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David Shein was an entrepreneur before it was in vogue. For over three decades, he’s founded, mentored, and invested in exceptional startups. He sold his first company, COMTECH, for over $1 billion–arguably Australia’s first tech unicorn. In 2021, he published his first book, The Dumbest Guy at the Table: How I Founded Australia’s First Unicorn, drawing on his experience and providing valuable advice to anyone looking to start a company.
Listen to Nathan and David discuss:
- Leaving a stable job in 1987 to start a business
- Why this current generation of founders will be the strongest
- The defining people in any business
- Finding a pathway to profitability
- How to hire for attitude
- Identifying the right business partners
- Why your actions have to match your words
- How to make tough decisions
- Red flags when investing in startups
- And more lessons for founders…
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