Categories How I Did It

Movies and reality TV, move over. Let's talk about what really happens behind a startup’s closed doors.

For one thing, entrepreneurship isn't as glamorous as the big screen would have you believe. (If you’re already working on your business, you probably know that.) But there's no better way to learn the ins and outs of starting a business than from the people who are one step ahead of you.

Read on for candid stories (including some embarrassing fails) from real-life startup founders.

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