NewsWhy are many successful startup founders just utter jerks?This article was originally published onBy PhocusWire | January 20, 2014 STARTUPS: It is reasonably rare to find a startup (co)founder who doesn't have a bit of an ego - and it is sadly not that unusual to find quite a few who you probably wouldn't want to have dinner with as well. But how does being a bit of an ass work out for startups in the long term? And does it matter? Read more on Business Insider."Startup DNA" is the idea that the world's best entrepreneurs, like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos, have some inherent talent they were born with that made them successful.The DNA is comprised of characteristics like "resilience" and "ability to accept risk."Another characteristic many top entrepreneurs share is arrogance. Or worse, just being a huge jerk."Sometimes, assholes create great businesses." But why?Read more on Business InsiderNB:I am great image via Shutterstock.