Zinn on when to pull the plug on your startup

June 17, 2016

Many startups are based on varying parts of inspiration, perspiration, and finances, amongst other ingredients. If you’re the person adding at least one of those ingredients, it may be difficult to see the forest for the trees and really know if success is possible. In this week’s interview with Ray Zinn, longtime CEO of Micrel, we talk about how to when enough is enough.

Previous Video
Zinn on Big Brother

Zinn on Big Brother

The technology is available to monitor peoples’ action 24/7. Is that a good thing? That’s a good question, ...


Next Video
Zinn on who to invest in

Zinn on who to invest in

Since retiring from Micrel, after 37 years at the helm, Ray Zinn is now an investor. In his bird’s eye view...



var disqus_shortname = 'embedded'; var disqus_identifier = '342098970'; var disqus_url = 'https://www.embedded-computing.com/lessons-from-a-leader/zinn-on-when-to-pull-the-plug-on-your-startup-3';

var disqus_config = function () { this.page.url = disqus_url; this.page.identifier = disqus_identifier; };

(function() { var d = document, s = d.createElement('script');

s.src = '//' + disqus_shortname + '.disqus.com/embed.js';

s.setAttribute('data-timestamp', +new Date()); (d.head || d.body).appendChild(s); })();


var Hubs = window.Hubs || {}; Hubs.recommendation = {"enabled":true,"isRecommendationFound":null,"id":46698,"isInternalRule":false,"isAiRule":true,"recommendationAiContent":"all_streams","recommendationAiStreams":[],"source_collection_id":0,"template":{"max_items_to_display":8,"max_item_age":365,"enable_panel":0,"panel_top_auto":1,"panel_top_pixels":20,"panel_delay":0,"override_next":1,"label_recommended":"Recommended","hide_publish_date":0}};