.. fast-paced overwork at startups reflects the economic interest of investors.
Rapid productivity means higher capital with lower overhead. Higher profits. A bigger payout in a quicker exit.
Look to the “10x engineer”: the willingness to work longer, harder, produce capital, is prioritized above all.
The newest trend is to seek success with as few engineers as possible.
Tech workers are chasing the high of the win; tech investors are chasing the high of ROI.