Have we reached peak ‘entrepreneur’?

Jules Evans
6 min readJan 7

A cult of the entrepreneur mushroomed in the last two decades, but there are signs the cult may have peaked.

Elon Musk, with his mother as usual

Being an entrepreneur is arguably the highest status job in the world at the moment. In the 1960s, it was the rock star. In the 1980s-1990s, investment bankers were the ‘masters of the universe’, the object of cultural fascination (and loathing), depicted in books like Bonfire of the Vanities…