What are the biggest challenges of building a startup?

Slava Rubin / November, 2017

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Slava Rubin, Chief Business Officer, co-founder, and former CEO of Indiegogo share the biggest challenges you’ll face when building a startup.

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What are the biggest challenges of building a startup? 

There are so many challenges to creating a new startup. There are so many people out there that don’t believe you, not because they’re mean, but because it’s such a risky endeavor, and they are not sure whether or not it will work out, so you need to be passionate and persistent on your own. You’re trying to create something out of air, you have this idea this spark in your mind and you’re trying to turn it into something that actually customers use. It’s just all these roadblocks, you’re constantly trying to persevere. For every one yes you probably gonna get 9 no and you just have to let the water flow off your back, just as a duck would, and just keep on moving forward.

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  • Slava Rubin, Indiegogo
  • November, 2017
  • 0:52
  • Startup Basics

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