Advice for entrepreneurs from the man who wants to mine the moon


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1st May 2016

Internet pioneer Naveen Jain on being a successful entrepreneur
Naveen Jain, the technology entrepreneur known for his innovative ventures during the early 2000s, such as Infospace and Intellius, is currently focused in other revolutionary enterprises. These include Moon Express –which aims to become the first privately-held firm to reach the moon to exploit it for economic purposes– and Bluedot, which supports utilizing government research to support business startups in health care and energy.
Mr. Jain spoke to Latin Trade about his views on beign a successful entrepreneur.
 
What is the best advice you can give to someone starting a business?
Do what you believe in; what you are passionate about. Dream really, really big. Never be afraid to fail. And do something that will help millions of people; the best way to become a billionaire is to solve a ten-billion dollar problem.
How do you build confidence as an entrepreneur?
Positivity comes from inside, from believing that you can do anything. Only you can motivate yourself. I am optimistic and energized because I want to go out and do things, I know that the biggest problems have a solution, and I feel I can make a difference.
Another key aspect to start a business: how do you raise money?
Capital has no geographical boundaries, so it goes wherever opportunities are. Raising money is easy because humans are driven by greed and fear to be left out, so if you can show that you have an amazing opportunity, they …

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