Words of Advice for Those Wishing to Start a Start-Up
There was an interesting article in the Record last month. It was called: “Serial entrepreneur questions Waterloo Region’s startup culture”. You can find it here.
It offers sobering advice for those wishing to engage in tech start-ups. In essence its:
- Make sure there is a market for your product;
- Build a good team
- The Technology
The entrepreneur in the title, Mike Janzen, had a very successful start-up in Kitchener-Waterloo. He is very familiar with our city’s attempts to create a technology hub. Mr. Janzen recommends, however, that you get experience working for a larger company before doing it yourself. You get valuable experience, network talent and also build up capital.