Trust Your Gut and Collect Experience

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram

Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to avoid following trends. He explains founders deal with uncertainty everyday, so you should pursue ideas that you truly believe in. Krieger also believes it’s important to collect experience, including the completion of side projects on nights and weekends. Fellow Co-Founder Kevin Systrom also warns against becoming caught up in entrepreneurship as a lifestyle choice.