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9 key tips for launching a successful startup: Insights from entrepreneurial Leaders 

As a serial entrepreneur at the forefront of impactful change, I was honored to participate in a recent panel discussion on launching startups in just one hour. Joining me were Elodie de Marchi, COO of Kaiko, and Benjamin Gaignault, co-founder of Ornikar. 

Our collective experience and expertise gave us unique insights into what it takes to launch and grow a successful startup in today's fast-paced business world.

During the conference, we shared our top nine tips for success, based on our own journeys and the lessons we've learned along the way. I emphasized the importance of three key principles:

1 - Don't be afraid of failure. As a serial entrepreneur, I encourage everyone to take risks and embrace failure as a valuable learning experience. I'm proud to say that I've experienced my fair share of setbacks, but each one has helped me grow and improve. For example, I had to close one of my businesses after just four years, but this experience allowed me to build a strong community that continues to support me today.

2 - Embrace creativity. In the world of entrepreneurship, creativity is key. Whether you're developing a new product, creating a marketing campaign, or solving a problem, the ability to think outside the box is essential. As both Elodie and I emphasized during our talk, it's important to always make room for creativity in your work.

3 - Surround yourself with supportive people. Finally, I can't stress enough the importance of having a strong support system when starting a business. As I explained during our conference, it's crucial to share your ideas with others and seek out mentors and investors who can help you along the way. Elodie echoed this sentiment, emphasizing the invaluable support that her own network has provided her with throughout her entrepreneurial journey.

By following these three principles - embracing failure, fostering creativity, and surrounding yourself with supportive people - I believe that anyone can find success in the world of entrepreneurship. So if you're thinking about starting your own business, don't be afraid to take the leap!

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