From raising venture capital to bootstrapping marketing efforts there are many things to consider when it comes to scaling your startup. It’s one thing to have a vision or a business model, but it’s an entirely different beast to take that idea and build it into a successful, scalable business. True, the first step can seem ridiculously daunting and complex, but as you know, it’s not impossible.
There are shining stars, iconic leaders, or — unicorns, if you will — that have seem to have gotten it right. Of course, their success didn’t come without hardships, obstacles, or lessons learned but it can appear that way on the surface. To help you get started in the right direction, Embroker collected advice from a cohort of self-made billionaire startup founders based on their years of experience in the startup world.
If there’s anything you need to know about scaling your startup — from developing products that can survive a competitive marketplace to getting your name out there — this list of leaders have been through it. Read the infographic below to learn 13 lessons from iconic startup leaders to point you in the right direction.