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Ep 11 - Nicholas Ayala

Nick shares his story about exploring various ventures & startups through college to building early-stage operations at Clubhouse, Legion Technologies, and Fair Square Medicine.

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This week, Raj and Saif interview Nicholas Ayala!

Nick shares his journey and insights as a college student exploring various ventures, to co-founding his first startup QMi, to building operations at early-stage startups like Clubhouse, Legion Technologies, and Fair Square Medicine. Nicholas talks about the challenges faced by first-generation entrepreneurs and emphasizes the significance of small wins in motivating a team. His experiences offer valuable insights into the early days of startups and the lessons learned along the way.

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