How Experience Is the Best Teacher The founder of a cattle-tracking platform talks about how her business mistakes helped her get to where she is.

By James McKinney

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Victoria Alonsoperez is the founder of Chipsafer, a platform for tracking cattle. In this clip from an episode of "The Startup Story" podcast, she talks to host James McKinney about how COVID created yet another challenge to her company's growth, the importance of mentors and how she wouldn't change anything from the last eight years.

Listen to the complete interview on this episode of "The Startup Story."

Alonsoperez talks about how COVID derailed a company fundraising event, complicating an already challenging stage of her company's growth. She acknowledges having insecurities, but that she never says, "I can't do it," and instead asks for help.

Alonsoperez discusses the importance of having mentors and talking with other entrepreneurs going through similar challenges. She talks about how much she learned from her eight years growing her company and that even the scary experiences contributed to her current success.

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James McKinney

Creator & Host, The Startup Story

James McKinney is the Founder & Host of The Startup Story, a multi-channel brand platform that brings the lessons of highly successful founders directly to the everyday founder. Whether it is through The Startup Story podcast or via the Startup Story LIVE event series, entrepreneurs everywhere can receive tactical and practical guidance from founders who are a few steps ahead.

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