In this episode, I talk to Alex Dascalu about his startup failures, he is very vulnerable and open about them, we also talked about what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and discussed Luck what it means. Enjoy!
Alex brought to Romania Founder Institute, the world’s largest 0 to 1 accelerator, helped launch 27 tech-enabled startups, was selected as advisor of the Shark Tank Show in Romania (Imperiul Leilor). Also, on the other end of the scale, passionate about corporate governance – for more than 4 years, member of the board of directors of the Romanian Mineral Waters Company
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