“5 Things They Don't Tell You About Starting Up” on Entrepreneur.com


By Harry Whitehouse

An incredible amount of literature is available about what you should and shouldn't do when founding a startup. The advice is usually a lot of the same thing: Find your niche, hire a strong team, iterate/innovate and get funding. But while these tips are true and valuable, they really only scrape the surface.

Take it from someone who's been through the startup process -- there's no clear-cut formula for success. So, plenty of aspects of starting a business tend to get overlooked. Here are just a few of these "extra" lessons I've learned from my own experience as an entrepreneur.