Richard Price is the founder and CEO of Academia.edu, a platform used by nearly 7 million academics to share their research freely. Backed with $18M in venture funding from VCs like Khosla Ventures, True Ventures and Spark Capital, Academia.edu’s goal is to get every single science PDF ever written available for free on the internet.
Launching a company is no joyride. Entrepreneurs often face major pressure to succeed. When it feels like the whole world is on your shoulders, it is important to step back and put things in perspective.