The things I’ve wasted money on in my startup and what I learned from them

Elizabeth Shassere
Feb 28, 2018 · 5 min read

In reviewing the financial state of my company, I was gutted to see the things I had paid money for that I never used or that simply didn’t pay off. They include:

  • Beta agreements
  • NDAs (non-disclosure agreements)
  • A bad hire
  • Events/travel that came to nothing