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Silicon Valley is full of people who call themselves serial entrepreneurs. You can’t walk down the street in Mountain View or Palo Alto without bumping into two or three of them. But calling yourself a serial entrepreneur doesn’t actually make you one.Real entrepreneurs take big risks, have skin in the game, raise capital, and found real companies that employ real people. I’d even say that, until you’ve successfully developed and sold a real product, built and scaled a real business, and achieved a decent return on investment capital,  you’re no entrepreneur.Truth is, few people have done that more than once. I’ve known a few, and one thing they have in common is they don’t call themselves serial or any other kind of entrepreneur, for that matter. They just sort of do what they do best, and that means developing innovative products and, sometimes, new business models.One guy on the short list is Anthony Wood, founder and CEO of Roku. The name Roku, which means six in Japanese, refers t...

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