No.1 mistake: Hubris
We've recently created new profiles, specifically for innovators, to express themselves by sharing their interests, lessons learned, as well as bits and pieces of their unique journey.
One of the lessons 19-year-old Brian mentioned is to always use your gut.
Recently, the Wall Street Journal named Brian the "youngest person to ever receive funding by a venture firm."
I want to change the world.
Greplin, Airbnb, About.me, Context Logic, Crowdbooster, Hipmunk, Kickstarter
Fundraising is both frustrating and rewarding. But in all seriousness, everything along the journey is rewarding. What's frustrating is not doing it all soon enough.
Most of what you expect is half of what actually happens.
Be ready to use your gut. A lot.
Vision and direction is crucial early on.
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