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Looking for Unconventional Inspirational Quotes? Consider Your Rejections.

Hundreds of investors turned me down, so I put their rejections on a wall for everyone to see. It quickly became our call to succeed.

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I was co-CIO of MetLife when I got tired of waiting for solutions to the problems I knew were holding enterprises back. So in 2017, after 25 years in corporate, I left to build the solution myself.

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I founded Unqork, a platform that helps large enterprises create complex, custom software without writing a single line of code. “We will become the only technology every company is using” — that was the pitch. Then I set out for both coasts to raise a lot of money.

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