It wouldn’t have happened otherwise.
As a parent of younger children, I felt the intense pressures and emotions tied to keeping everything running smoothly both at home and in the office. Though I managed, it felt crazy. I tried every possible work schedule.
There seemed to be no good solutions out there—until my co-founder Siva and I founded Kango , an app-based “Uber for Kids” service that provides safe transportation and childcare for kids, by background-checked, fingerprinted drivers and sitters.
If you are reading this, you may well feel a calling, like I did. Perhaps it’s an idea, a problem worth solving, or a mission you care about. If that’s the case, it’s time to GO FOR IT!
If you feel driven to found a startup, here are five tips, based on my own recent experience and success:
#1 I found a problem I was very passionate about solving.
Aim to solve a problem you’re intensely, emotionally driven to solve. That mission will propel you through the tough times more than anything else. When I was working at a startup, as a mom of two young kids, the pain of everyday conflicting priorities was intense. Several times a day, I had […]