Insights From the Founder of Automotive Startup GO

GO founder.

Any entrepreneur can tell you, launching a startup is a learning process. Therefore, one of the best things you can do prior to launching a startup of your own is to learn from those who have blazed the trail. We were fortunate enough to hear some valuable insights during our interview with Michael Beauchamp of GO that will inspire, motivate, and teach aspiring and established entrepreneurs alike.

What advice do you have for aspiring entrepreneurs?

“Bring in industry experts either on your team or as advisors. Don't bring on advisors unless they add real value, which is time or money. Do not bring advisors for [your] resume because investors don't care.”

What is your advice for entrepreneurs in your industry specifically?

“Bring in industry experts either on your team or as advisors. The industry needs innovation, but you need the pragmatism that is experience.”

What is your advice for coming up with a unique startup idea?

“Solve your own problem if nobody else has solved it to your satisfaction.”

What is your advice for overcoming challenges and failure?

“Manage your own expectations. Know you will fail. But, don't stew in misery; solve the problem.”

What is the biggest lesson you learned and what can aspiring entrepreneurs take from it?

“Nobody cares about your idea until you prove it works.”

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