Experience isn’t everything.
Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each misguided venture, bad decision or management mistake is rebranded a “lesson” on the path to that eventual multimillion–dollar valuation.
Here are five lessons she learned along the way:
If you can’t answer the question “why isn’t there an easier way to do this?,” you may have stumbled upon a business idea.
You don’t have to be a tech expert to start a tech-based business.
Get comfortable asking for help and advice.
Understand you can’t listen to everyone.
Tap your network to market your product.
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