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I would advise to launch with imperfect products. The first wheels didn’t have stickers, branding, or any of that fun design stuff, but it’s not necessary to start making money and prove you are not just wasting time on a side project when you are trying to start a business. I would also advise to spend money and time on yourself. People often tell me, “I don’t have time for that,” but everyone has time. They just don’t make time.

As a part of our series called “My Life as a Twenty-Something Founder,” I had the pleasure of interviewing Tate Stock.


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Have a clear vision. It may change along the way — but if you don’t know what it is at all when you start, you may have some shaky foundation. And people will see through or attempt to break you down where they see your weakness. Don’t let it happen. And don’t change what you want or who you are for someone else. If person A wants change, person D may not. Keep working, keep presenting and you’ll get there.

As a part of our series called “My Life as a Twenty-Something Founder,” I had the pleasure of interviewing Vicki Mayo.


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The most difficult part of being a founder is wearing all the different hats. In the beginning, you will likely be doing your own accounting, marketing, sales, product development, and the list goes on. …

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Carly Martinetti

2x pet tech founder, publicist, writer, and dog mom. I love learning about what makes CEOs tick.

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