If you’re good at what you’re doing and you have friends in the start-up scene then there is a chance that at some point you will be offered the chance to join a newly minted company. Imagine two guys, one has the idea for a product, the second can sell it. They incorporate, maybe they have a bit of savings, maybe they have a third guy with some money as an initial investor. Now all they need is to get a guy to build the thing.
Worth to read!