Are All Startup Founders Psychopaths?


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Because at the end of the day, a psychopath is just someone with a different personality type.

“the odds of a company being run by a star CEO are between two and three times higher if it has a psychopath as a chief financial officer than if it has an ordinary CFO.”

Is Donald Trump a Psychopath?

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The short answer, according to Dr. William Hirstein, is “yes.”



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Alexander Lim

Founder of Cudy Technologies (, a full-stack EdTech startup helping teachers and students teach and learn better. I am also a mentor and investor.