✅ Making a Bold Startup Decision: Starting a business amidst personal life changes requires courage and timing may never be perfect.
✅ Choosing Accountability: Venture-backed businesses bring external accountability, while bootstrapping provides autonomy but slower scaling.
✅ Investor Relationships Matter: Select investors carefully; their involvement, especially in tough times, reveals their true character.
➡️ Book a Call with Chad
In this episode 168 of "Failing to Success", Sharekh Shaikh, founder of CleverX, shares his journey from starting a business while expecting a newborn to building a successful tech-driven market research platform. He emphasizes the significance of being in an environment of creators and builders. The first venture, bootstrapped, taught him accountability. The second, venture-backed, reinforced the value of wise investor choices.
Sharekh Shaikh from CleverX: https://cleverx.com/
Chad Kaleky from Cosmic Design: https://www.cosmicdesign.io/
00:00:18 Startup Story
00:04:03 Bootstrapping vs. Raising Capital
00:10:15 Contact Sharekh