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Relationships Are More Valuable Than Capital

In conversation with: Emily Ma, Stanford University

Rad co-founder and CEO Tony Mugavero advises first-time entrepreneurs, particularly engineers, to be proactive about building their networks as fast as possible. Don’t let lack of time be an excuse, he insists, because open-ended conversations with no agenda are the foundation of trust, and true friendships can be more valuable than capital when starting and scaling a business.