5 Best Startup Stories and Interviews Videos
If you’re an entrepreneur looking to start your own business, you probably want to get some inspiration from people who have gone through various hardships, failures and successes of starting their own company and following their passion and managed to rise above all the challenges that they encounter.
Below is a compilation of some of my favourite inspiring startup stories and interviews with its founders.
1. Honest Advice on Starting a Company by Mark Suster
Entrepreneurship is an emotional and economic roller coaster, says venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur Mark Suster.
In this candid and informative lecture, Suster defies some of Silicon Valley’s conventional wisdom. Based on his extensive experience with multiple companies, Suster shares his thoughts on the real day-to-day life of startups, smart ways to raise the right kind of funds, and offers honest advice in making your way as an entrepreneur.
2. Ryan Carson, Founder of Treehouse
Ryan Carson, Founder of Treehouse shared how he studied programming instead of business or joining some of the big companies which most of his friends joined at that time.
3. Pete Cashmore, Founder of Mashable
We all know Mashable as one of the most widely read blogs in the world. However, little did we know about how its founder, Pete Cashmore, started it in his bedroom in Scotland at the age 19 using his parents computer.
4. Ryan Allis, Founder of Connect.com
Ryan Allis of Connect.com shared how one can start a business from zero to million dollars. Without having much of an entrepreneurial background, he figured out how he can use his own skills to create an innovative business.
5. Brian Chesky of Airbnb
Perhaps the most inspiring talk on the first 1000 days of AirBnB. Brian shares the many challenges they’ve experienced starting the company, getting some traction and how they’ve managed to overcome those challenges and become one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups.
These companies all have one thing in common – the founders and the key people acted upon an idea which they thought could change the world. They weren’t afraid to change the status quo and bring forth a product or service from an idea.
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