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

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. […]

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