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Are You Too Infatuated With Your Startup Idea?

Posted by Amity Sims on 2014-07-11

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One of the biggest challenges for new entrepreneurs is trying not to fall in love with your idea. Being blinded by love, leaves startup founders vulnerable to making bad decisions, like squandering VC money and ignoring customer needs. Instead, in this talk from the Berlin Founder Institute, Ofer Akerman advises new founders to stay mindful, and remember - “Investors don’t give you money to stay in love. They give you money to make more money.”

Ofer Akerman is the CEO of hiogi and a mentor for the Berlin Founder Institute, which is currently accepting applications for the upcoming Spring Semester. Click here to learn more and start your application today.

In addition to his initial warning, Ofer Akerman offers valuable advice on ideation and shares how he has untilized outsourcing for all his businesses.

 

                              

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