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The Real Cost of Starting a Business

Look past startup prices and consider the emotional, psychological and physical toll that becoming an entrepreneur has.
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On this episode of Resilience, Entrepreneur Network partner Jason Saltzman sits down with Fraser Patterson, founder and CEO of Bolster, a home renovation platform based in New York. In the interview, Patterson talks about the struggles of entrepreneurship. On his quest to improve home renovation options, Patterson has gone bankrupt twice, moved to new countries twice and gotten divorced. He even relates the story of how he once had $60 in his pocket.

Saltzman talks about how he fought through those setbacks to get where he is now.

Watch the video to learn more and catch the full episode here.

Related: How One Entrepreneur Earned His First Paycheck Playing Video Games

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