Nay-sayers are whimps
Ian also did a post with his thoughts: What’s Broken About the Vancouver Startup Scene?
The problem is that it’s too easy to pick on us Vancouverites. We’ve just now found our way. If you look at how far we’ve come over the past year you’d agree.
All startups endure their share of criticism regardless of if their eventual success or failure. But, man, it sure is easy to predict a startup’s failure; After all, you’d be right 9 times out of 10. The really impressive thing is to predict the ones who succeed. If you do that, you have my ultimate respect, if you do the latter you have my ultimate disgust.