The ultimate entrepreneurial guidebook for navigating the start-up process, from pitching with power to coping with competition. Inspiring stories from respected entrepreneurs, intended to lift up anyone determined to keep pushing forward.
“This book shares valuable lessons for entrepreneurs and those in the business world. It is an easy, quick, conversational read that keeps the tone honest for readers. I found myself genuinely engaged throughout. A lot of founders don’t talk about failure and I think the honesty found among the founders in this book is commendable and will really help entrepreneurs.” (Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co- Founder of Gilt and GLAMSQUAD).
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About The Author
Mona has a demonstrated history of building online marketplaces across the consumer and luxury good industries. She founded JOOR, the largest online global B2B marketplace for wholesale buying, directly connecting brands and retailers. Mona is also the founder of Sol TV, a platform for emotional wellness and mental health creators. Mona is partner at the investment and advisory firm Kings Circle Capital, where she invests in online marketplaces, digital assets, and real estate.
In addition, she’s the Amazon best-selling author of Startups and Downs: The Secrets of Resilient Entrepreneurs and frequent contributor to TechCrunch, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Thrive Global. Mona earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.
About The Book
Start-Ups and Downs: The Secrets of Resilient Entrepreneurs shares the wisdom of one entrepreneur who successfully disrupted an entire industry but felt as if she wasn’t always mentally prepared for what came next.
Mona Bijoor has created a guidebook for navigating the process, from pitching with power to coping with competition, with inspiring stories from 10 respected entrepreneurs including Nat Turner, co-founder and CEO of Flatiron Health; Courtney Nichols Gould, founder and co-CEO of SmartyPants Vitamins; and Stephen Kuhl, co-founder and CEO of Burrow, intended to lift up anyone determined to keep pushing forward. This book is about resilience. How do the best entrepreneurs think about failure—as it’s happening and in hindsight—and ultimately win.
Mona in Media
The Mentors Podcast
How To Build A Fashion Marketplace With Billions In Transactions. Mona Bijoor speaks with Sergei and Vadim Revzin.
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Wharton Women In Business
Last week I spoke about the lessons from my book #StartupsandDowns @ the Wharton Women in Business Conference.
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