Tatyana Mitkova is a Bulgarian entrepreneur and the Co-Founder of ClaimCompass, a company that helps you get money back from airlines if your flight has been delayed or canceled. She has traveled to many countries and been the winner of many entrepreneurship competitions leading up to be one of the selected startups to be chosen by 500 Startups, one of the best incubators of the world, where she received $150,000 and was mentored in Mountain View, California by many great entrepreneurs from small to huge companies.
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Tatyana Mitkova covers in this interview the several benefits that comes from thinking about projects in the entrepreneurial way. We decided to interview her to show the tools available to all of us in the world as many people don’t even know that incubators or accelerators exists such as Y Combinator or 500 Startups, which can be a huge help when creating your own project and making things happen faster.
Interview with Tatyana Mitkova:
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In this Episode, You Will Learn:
- Tatyana Mitkova’s Story
- How to bootstrap your project
- How to find partners to cover for your weaknesses
- How to win investment from Venture Capitalists
- How to find the right incubator / accelerator for you
- Tips on how to think about entrepreneurship
- Start working as soon as possible on your projects, try to travel, try to explore, take internships, take jobs, gain as much experience as possible, don’t keep on thinking about it.
- Try to communicate your idea as best as possible, be really clear in about 2 minutes, and don’t be afraid of being rejected, keep trying over and over.
- Even if you find the right people to work with, you have to keep that going, you need to maintain the same goal and high spirits through the challenges for a long time, when people fall into different paths, that’s when partnerships start to fail.
- Go to events and participate in them, pitch your idea, find the people who want to invest in it, find the people who will be your customers, just don’t overdo it, remember that you have to work on your business as well.
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