Entrepreneur Leadership Network Writer
Advisor, Board Member & Investor
The strategies are surprisingly relevant to the current business climate.
Founders have to be resilient and thick-skinned. Prepare yourself to exhaust your network of investors, and accept the fact that fundraising is going to take time, even if that's a hard pill to swallow.
Don't worry about what your future holds or whether you'll be able to sustain your early success. Get your first customers on board, treat them well and use that success to fund your next steps.