Startup founders are going to face major challenges. The key is to keep pushing forward, says Dan Swygart, founder and CEO of Alpacr.
Alpacr, a social platform for sharing and discovering travel and adventure, is a finalist for the Eagle Labs Innovation category for the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards.
In this video Dan discusses coming from “rock bottom” when one of his main investors unexpectedly dropped out at the last minute, which forced him into debt and on a flight to Silicon Valley with not much else but a cardboard sign.
Dan also discusses the importance of innovation at Alpacr and its plans to challenge the big social platforms.
The Eagle Labs Innovation Award is part of the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards.
This year the event will be held virtually, on 26 November.