I often think about how my mother raised me to become the person I am today. Not only was she a single parent, she was also an immigrant new to the country. Through her drive and dedication, my mother had the biggest impact on how I chose to spend my time. From a young age, […]
From knowing when to fold to choosing your ambitions wisely.
Recently, I met up with Cassie Wallender, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Invio Inc., a company on a mission to target and eliminate clinical trial inefficiencies that slow or block new medical innovations by lowering the cost of clinical trial data while increasing the quality. I met Wallender through the Red Scarf Project (#theRedScarfProject), […]
After many late nights staring at glowing fluorescent screens, drinking bottomless cups of coffee, and making endless to-do lists, it’s no wonder many entrepreneurs often find themselves burning out within months of taking the plunge into the world of startups. While a rewarding career, the life of an entrepreneur can be crazy and stress inducing […]
Managing people is no easy task, but no matter what business you are in, you are going to be working with people, and effectively managing them is critical to the success of your business.
Having a baby is a big deal. Having a baby while running a startup is an even bigger deal. When going through pregnancy, I learned some lessons that were applicable to both my journey as a new mother and as a startup founder. Here are 10 lessons: It’s not as easy as it looks. As cute as pregnant […]
Venture capitalists Sam Altman and Jason Calacanis both wrote posts recently on the topic of startup incubator-hopping. Altman says that participating in more than one startup incubator may actually decrease your chances of getting into Y Combinator, a goal many startups are vying for, whereas Calacanis says the question is not about Y Combinator — it is about whether or […]