The Paradox of Being Scrappy: Why First-Gen Founders Need to Learn to Spend
FEBRUARY 23, 2023
Putting on your mask first: knowing when to spend as a first-time founder. “Be scrappy” is great advice for most founders, but for first-generation and minority founders, it’s often the wrong advice — and one of the most challenging things I had to unlearn when I built my first company. Of the many lessons that come with entrepreneurship, learning how to spend as a first-time founder was brutal.