I quit a 6-figure job for a startup that failed in under a year — and I’d do it all over again

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Startup experiences can vary — while we often hear of the success stories, it is rare we hear of the startups that fail. 
Even if the startup proves unsuccessful, it is healthy to take the risk and pursue an entrepreneurial endeavor that you are passionate about.
The experience of joining a startup can be beneficial when applying for future professional roles, as it shows drive and self-motivation. 

There are a lot of 20-somethings in America dreaming of launching a startup. I should know, as I was one of them for a long time.

Renting beach chairs and umbrellas, a vitamin subscription service, curated cigars, an app to pay your restaurant or bar tab — these are all startup ideas that I have had over the last 10 years. I even set up limited liability companies and began development work on some of them, but none ever got off the ground.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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