STARTUPS: Travel startups, like newbies focusing on countless other industry verticals, fail fast and fail often (to coin a well-trodden phrase). You might assume over time, given the increasing number of "What went wrong..."-type memoirs, people would learn from the mistakes of others. Especially those detailed in this piece.... Read more on Medium.
Nine out of ten tech startups fail, but most founders never think their own baby will be one of them.
If there is one thing that doing a startup has taught me, as founder of 99Dresses, it's that I am much more resilient than I could have ever imagined.
Looking back, when I started the company fresh out of high school, I was very naive and had zero idea what I was doing.
I just knew I wanted to solve a problem I personally experienced: having a closet full of clothes but still nothing to wear.
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NB:Chess fail image via Shutterstock.