The Dude works in a big company. This is OK, as he knows how to deal with the politics and the various eccentricities that come with the territory. That doesn’t mean he isn’t at times completely frustrated.
Startups have one huge benefit. Often a single product or service, and everybody focused on success, that truly amazing results can be accomplished in very short time scales.
However, once you add a second product or service, the rate of progress begins to slow. You need to decide how to focus resources, and where the investment is best.