Kristaps Ronka cofounded and exited his first startup in 2011. He now advises and backs companies, and runs NameSilo, a top Domain Registrar.
Launching a startup is a gamble. It may succeed beyond all expectation, but maybe not. The early days are especially nerve-wracking. Trying to establish proof of concept. Hustling for seed money or those first sales or clients. There’s a reason why only one percent of sea turtle babies survive to maturity – early days are minefields of vulnerabilities.
Even when you’ve successfully exited from a startup and you’re looking for the next opportunity, there are no guarantees of success on your new venture. However, if you’ve exited from one startup and done well, you have options. You don’t have to start a new business from scratch. You can step over that early-day pain and buy a growing business that’s already operating.
There are plenty of