Should You Start A Startup? | Startup School
In this episode of Startup School, YC Group Partner Harj Taggar shares his advice on the types of people best suited to be startup founders and how to prepare to start a company in the future.
Apply to Y Combinator: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/
Work at a startup: https://www.ycombinator.com/jobs
Chapters (Powered by https://bit.ly/chapterme-yc) -
00:00 - Introduction
00:48 - How to decide whether to be a startup founder.
02:42 - Resilience is the most important quality
03:35 - Founder of Benchling (S12)
05:11 - Startup resilience - Initial motivation isn't important
07:04 - As a curious founder ask "What do I have to lose"?
09:10 - Startup experience can improve your career opportunities
10:50 - Getting ready to start a startup in the future
12:52 - Best environment is working at a startup
14:28 - When to take the leap and start a company?
16:14 - Advice
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