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Why are so many YCombinator startups focussed solving logistics, marketplaces or business problems rather than true hardcore engineering problems?

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Because building a successful startup isn’t about solving difficult engineering problems, it’s about Making Something People Want. Customers pay for services that solve problems they have. They don’t care how hard it was to build.

This is Why are so many YCombinator startups focussed solving logistics, marketplaces or business problems rather than true hardcore engineering problems? by Simon Willison, posted on 2nd October 2013.

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