Startup Culture Isn’t As Glamorous As I Thought It Would Be

When fantasy does not line up with reality.

Photo by Andy Li on Unsplash

We made mistakes.

Of course, it wasn’t all compliments and kisses: Marco Z from Yelp found our concept “confusing and awkward” and gave us a 1-star rating.

Our family lived this way for three years while we ran a semi-successful sandwich shop.

Opening a business isn’t about the fame or fortune of entrepreneurship despite what so many Hollywood movies tell us.

Mother, writer, user of too many hashtags.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store