The startup life is reserved for the brave. It takes an enormous amount of patience, passion and grit to take a bright idea and scale it. But everyone could use a little help — like tips on raising early-stage money, connecting with investors and building a thriving team. With lessons from brilliant people who have done it all before, and the savvy investors who partnered with them, this stage is for the brave pioneers looking to drive their ideas forward.
We welcome the fast-growing startups, the rare unicorns, the hard-working camels and the impressive scale-ups at every stage of the cycle to share their personal stories and real-world experiences. From scaling ideas faster to building an ethical business, this stage features the most awe-inspiring innovations, the challenges that plague most startups and the golden opportunities every entrepreneur needs to know about.