17 Startup Founders Give Us Advice On How To Become Insanely Successful

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Starting or working at a startup can be one of the most stressful things a person does in his or her life. 

Despite the fact that thousands have done it all before, it can be daunting to take your first step without a mentor as a guide.

Thankfully, the social question-and-answer site Quora has a Startup Advice and Strategy section, which is full of awesome entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who want to help others learn from their mistakes and accomplish their goals.

We’ve searched through them and pulled out the very best advice that founders have given to help others be successful.


Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora

Tim Westergren


Dan Cristo, founder of Triberr

Dan Cristo


Farhad Meher-Homji, founder of Brightlabs

Farhad Meher-Homji


Saul Klein, founder of Kano Computing


Saul Klein

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Michael Wolfe, CEO of Pipewise

Michael Wolfe


Edmond Lau, early engineer at Quora


Edmond Lau

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Phineas Barnes, partner at First Round Capital

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Chris Prescott, founder and CEO of Fantasy Shopper

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Peter Berg, founder of October Three, currently on Visa’s innovation team


Peter Berg

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Mark Otero, founder and CEO of KlickNation


Mark Otero

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John Lilly, partner at Greylock Partners


John Lilly

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Jeremy Liew, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

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John Seiffer, founder of CEO Boot Camp

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Jon Davis, employee at Quora and owner of a private real estate firm


Jon Davis

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Hassan Baig, founder of White Rabbit Studios

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Joshua Ledgard, founder of KickoffLabs.com

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