Building a company is a marathon and most businesses take at least one year to take off the ground. So when you are starting off, set realistic goals and give yourself and the business time to grow, says Akshay Bhatia, founder, Mutterfly, a rental marketplace.
The 20s are painted as the decade of making mistakes and live life on the edge, and why not?
Having graduated from college and fresh in the ‘real’ world, it is the perfect time to experiment and paint your ideas on a blank canvas.
Add to that, the success experienced by young founders like Bhavesh Agarwal (OLA) and Ritesh Agarwal (OYO) have proved that age is no bar when it comes to setting up successful ventures.
While business founders seem to be getting younger and the 20s might seem the perfect gamble, there are a lot of hidden costs that you realise only when you enter the startup world.