Are politicians like old companies or technology start-ups?

I liked this distinction by Sangeet Paul Choudary;

Technology startups are disruptive because they are driven by a desire to solve an unsolved problem in a unique way and create new value. Most large and established companies, in contrast, are driven by a desire to defeat competition and protect their market turf.

I can’t help thinking that there must be a similar distinction between the enormous number of more or less corrupt politicians and the tiny number who (are able to) operate with integrity


To read Sangeet Paul Choudary’ sarticle go HERE