The Journey of Survival with Daniel Edge

Founders Fortitude

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In this gripping episode of Founders Fortitude, Daniel Edge dives into the harsh realities and tough decisions he’s had to make as a founder. Struggling with financial constraints and an uncertain path, he opens up about one of the hardest moments in his startup journey: letting his entire development team go. Daniel credits the unwavering support of his board and loved ones for helping him survive and thrive through the challenges.

Key Takeaways

  • The journey to startup success is rife with financial constraints and difficult choices.
  • Having a solid board and support network can make all the difference when the chips are down.
  • Partnering with a co-founder who is emotionally invested, as in Daniel’s case with his wife Alicia, can provide added strength during low points.
  • Being guided to make timely and critical decisions is invaluable.

Tune into Founders Fortitude to gain insights, find encouragement, and realise you’re not alone.

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About Founders Fortitude

Founders Fortitude is a LinkedIn video series by Day One that unveils the challenging and triumphant moments of a founder’s journey, offering encouragement and insights to bridge the often lonely path to success. Don’t miss out on the inspiring stories that await; tune into Founders Fortitude and follow Day One on LinkedIn to keep at it and realise you’re not alone.

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