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  • Ernie Garcia

    The Mistake: Before launching Carvana, I founded a startup several years ago called Looterang. This was the heyday of deal sites like Groupon and...

  • Jesse Weber

    The Mistake: I was viewing the business in terms of immediate results and underestimating the importance of relationship-building. I’ve been in real...

  • Hilda Perez

    The Mistake: Dwelling on bad decisions. I started my own company after working at a startup where I had really good mentors. I was the lieutenant for...

  • Mike Henry

    The Mistake: Underestimating the significance of the recruiting process. As many other first-time founders, I spent so much time on the fundraising...

  • Joah Spearman

    The Mistake: Having my priorities not be in line with my mission early on. Early on, I didn’t have a very firm perspective on what my vision for...

  • Barbary Brunner

    The Mistake: Not including sales, marketing and business development in the early processes of product development. Earlier in my career, I worked...

  • Tina Larsen

    The Mistake:   I didn't believe I could lead a project.   Early on in my architectural career, I was given a monumental assignment that was outside...