September 14, 2021
Ep 22: Startup Advice – Failing forward? What does that mean? How to Move on to the Next Big Thing, When the First Thing Wasn’t so Good? with Jon Shower
“Fail fast. Fail Forward.” We have all heard that Silicon Valley saying. But what does that mean? In this show, Jon Showers, share his brutally honest journey about what it means to Fail Forward. You’ll hear that his founder journey is only just starting. Jon has a great background from a military career, to athletic injury recovery training business owner, to high-tech high-growth founder, and now a serial entrepreneur in the next generation of secure messaging. Jon shares his non-technical founder perspective and lessons learned. We cover what it takes to jump into a high-tech business when all you know is non-technical things. Jon provides advice to founders on finding and hiring a CTO; and outsourcing development to a software company; product development; raising money; building a network; dealing with investors/angels; selecting advisors and much more.