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3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Posted by: james - October 24, 2013

I was a dev-head, I graduated with a Computer Science degree from UC Berkeley, and I thought that with my smarts alone I could build anything and become an instant startup success.  I was wrong.  After the excitement and the thrill of building wore off, I discovered there were core skills I lacked that my college experience did not equip me with to succeed as a startup.  Specifically, I thought my tech...

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When you're starting up your startup, its important to know who your competitors are because they will actually become some of your best friends in your startup journey!  But finding out who they are and keeping up with them is unfortunately difficult to do.   Some of your competitors are not searchable online, they are in the development phases, or maybe just have not been optimized for SEO.  But once you...

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