Startup in Estonia: S3 E3 - How to avoid the mistakes of first time founders

In the third episode, we talk about the common mistakes of first time founders and hear from an experienced entrepreneur on how to avoid them.

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Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia. In the third season, we are looking into how to build a successful startup.

In the third episode, we talk about avoiding the mistakes of first time entrepreneurs and founders. The guest of this episode is Taavi Tamkivi (@taavitamkivi). He has 15 years of experience working in Estonia’s most celebrated startups such as Skype and TransferWise. In 2018, he took his wealth of experience on data science and cyber fraud and started his own startup company Salv, which is now helping companies beat financial crime with an innovative anti-money laundering solution.

Tune in to hear Taavi reflect on his career of working at the forefront of Estonia’s biggest startup success stories. He is also humble to admit that despite those experiences, there was still a lot of unknown when it came to starting his own company: “I had seen companies grow from 50 employees to 2 000, but never from 1 to 50.”

Get ready to gather valuable tips on founding a company and climbing the career ladder from this episode of the Startup in Estonia podcast.

Startup in Estonia podcast is hosted by Adam Rang (@adamrangpr). #startupinestonia


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