The Foundr Podcast with Nathan Chan

This is a story not to be missed.


So often in the startup world, we only hear about the successes, the acquisitions, and how much money this person is making.


But how about the real story of entrepreneurs? The struggles? The failures?


Enter Nikki Durkin.


Nikki Durkin founded 99dresses, a company that allowed women to trade fashion items with other users.


99dresses was a Y-comibnator backed startup that had thousands of users and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for it, but recently had to shut down.


In this interview you will learn:


•How Nikki started her business

•What her biggest lessons and realizations were as an entrepreneur and what you can learn from her mistakes

•The best way to approach launching a startup

•Why you have nothing to lose when starting a business

•How to overcome the fear of failure

•Why she has no regrets what so ever

•The power of vulnerability

•How the media really thinks and glamorizes success

•Biggest takeaways a startup founder

•Future plans for her next startup


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Direct download: FP022_Nikki_Durkin.mp3
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