The CEO of Dropbox explains the one thing that’s worse than having your startup fail: becoming a ‘zombie startup’

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  • At Business Insider’s Ignition conference, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston explained the one thing that’s even worse than a failing startup: a “zombie startup.”
  • A zombie startup is a company that’s neither “succeeding nor dying.”
  • Houston said focusing on growth is the best way to avoid “zombie mode.”

Turns out, there might be one thing even worse than a startup that’s failing: a “zombie startup.”

In a conversation with Business Insider’s editor-in-chief, Alyson Shontell, and Y Combinator’s Paul Graham at Business Insider’s Ignition conference in New York on Monday, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston described how having a “zombie startup” can sometimes be even worse than heading up a company that’s failing.

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