It takes more than having great ideas to make a startup work. It has become a part of Silicon Valley culture to understand that being first and blazing a trail may not be the best path to success. Some companies such as 3DFX Interactive, Napster, and Wang Laboratories began and built amazing technologies that would eventually become huge components of many of our lives, yet didn’t last to see their dreams fulfilled. Others stepped in and made it happen. Let’s take a look at their stories below.
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