FORBES - Aug 17 - The League, which is live in 16 cities and growing quickly, is one example of innovation in the dating space. It sets a daily limit of three to five matches. "You have to login every day. I like to think it makes you value each profile a little more," said the app's founder Amanda Bradford. Bradford herself is an alumnus of Sequoia Capital, Salesforce, Google, Carnegie Mellon and Stanford. She shared her top three strategies for building a company in an undervalued space at a recent brunchwork at Galvanize, the 21st century school for engineers, entrepreneurs and data scientists.
- Don't hesitate
- Invest in yourself Regardless of your industry, you have to "be okay with using your own funding," Bradford said.
- Get comfortable with hearing 'NO.'