How many times are you willing to fail to succeed? Apoorva Mehta endured over 20 failed startups before starting Instacart - and today, 5 years later, he has just raised $400 million, valuing Instacart at $3.4 billion.
His key to success? To not only be patient enough to wait for the wave to come, but to surf it when it arrived.
Startup 101: You just need 1) a great idea, 2) money, 3) marketing, right?
Just ask Brian Chesky, Billionaire CEO & Co-founder of AirBnB, who will tell you… err… the exact opposite.
Brian says of AirBnB: “It wasn't supposed to be the big idea - it was supposed to be a way to pay the rent while we thought up the big idea.”