Is it possible to create a Start Up while doing a PHD?

I aspire to complete many things. One of which is completing my PHD. Is it too much to create a Start Up while working on this?

To paraphrase The Hunger Games.

The odds will forever be against you.

But so what?

  • You lose nothing from trying
  • It is simply a lack of other people’s vision, ambition to say it cannot be done

To Take A Quote From: How Champions Think in Sport and in Life

“Most people want to achieve greatness in their lives. But few ever become truly exceptional. Why is that? Because they expect far less of themselves than they really should .”

And anyway. Apparently, it can be done:

transcribed from Creating a startup while working on a PHD