The Startup Hats

You’re listening to “The Startup Hats: Master the Many Roles of the Entrepreneur” by David Gardner.

Chapter 4: The Construction Hat

“Do you know what kind of company you’re building and what business you want to be in? How do you lay the right foundation? How do you get to a place where you have something that delivers a customer experience that your customers value and appreciate and are willing to pay for? And how do…

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Chapter 3: The Banker’s Hat

“Fund raising can be all consuming, but it’s absolutely necessary to the success of your business, both short-term and long-term” – David Morris, Managing Partner, Forrest Firm Durham. This is Chapter 3: The Banker’s Hat. The author of Startup Hats is David Gardner, a seven-time successful startup entrepreneur who now spends his time advising and…

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Chapter 2: The Navigator’s Hat

“A flower doesn’t blossom without the right nutrients, water, soil, and sunlight; and neither does a company. The journey of a founder is just that – a journey.  And while often unpredictable, prioritizing just enough structure to cultivate the creative vision increases the probability for success.” – Molly Demarest, Former General Manager of American Underground….

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Chapter 1: The Entrepreneur Hat

“Hard work. Perseverance. Grind. It’s a way of life for entrepreneurs. Startup Hats is one of my favorite books, and in this chapter venture capitalist David Gardner provides invaluable advice to those select few that are hungry and crazy enough to start something.” – James Forrest, CEO of Forrest Firm David Gardner is a seven-time…

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Introduction

You’re listening to “The Startup Hats: Master the Many Roles of the Entrepreneur” by David Gardner. David is a seven-time successful startup entrepreneur who now spends his time advising and investing in early stage companies at his venture capital firm Cofounders Capital. Working with startups ranging from software to breweries, David provides firsthand knowledge of…

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