In 2017, the “entrepreneurial bug” is prolific. For those bitten by it, there is nothing more invigorating than the seed of a successful business idea.
But in our startup-saturated society, with an abundance of businesses that promise to disrupt everything from the daily commute to dental floss, the truth is that only a small percentage of companies ultimately make the cut. When it comes down to it, entrepreneurship is hard — and reaching the upper echelons of success requires a serendipitous cocktail of dedication, passion, people, and sometimes, a little bit of plain luck.
The right advice is key, too. There’s no better source of wisdom than those who have navigated the stormy seas of entrepreneurship and emerged victorious on the other side — especially if they’ve managed to do it not just once, but repeatedly. We spoke to several such serial entrepreneurs on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 list (read their success stories here) to get their top tips. Below are the key takeaways for budding entrepreneurs. Read more…
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