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“The number one determinant of entrepreneurial success is persistence. If you are not prepared to go to superhuman levels that are beyond rationality to realize your dream, then your chance of finding success is virtually zero.” Chris Barton

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As far back as I can recall, I have loved hearing people’s stories. Learning how interesting and successful people got to where they are; the paths they took, the challenges they faced, and…

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Avery Wang (second from left) with co-founders Philip Inghelbrecht, Chris Barton and Dhiraj Mukherjee

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Host of Danielle Newnham Podcast — interviews with tech founders and innovators. Writer. Author. Recovering Founder.

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