Beg, borrow, do whatever it takes, just don’t steal–That’s the advice I received from a mentor when I asked him “How do I raise funds for my ideas”.
Now, this was at the start of my entrepreneurial journey. The mentor was a successful business owner. He was someone who had bootstrapped his startup to a million-dollar turnover in less than 3 years. I always held him in high regard for his work ethic and professional demeanor. His advice was always gold for me.
They raised most of the money through family,