Startup Stories – A Constant Source of Inspiration

Nothing inspires you more than hearing the story of a startup. Here is one I love:

Right now BabyList is moving quickly. If I was trying to impress you I might mention that BabyList was accepted into the startup accelerator program 500 Startups in Silicon Valley. That we are profitable, and growing. And most importantly, that our users love us.

But none of this really tells the story of BabyList. It leaves out the part about only working 10 to 15 hours a week during the first six months of my son’s life. It leaves out the fact that as recently as six weeks ago I was only working four days a week, so that I could spend an extra full day with my son. It leaves out the fact that I found the first months of my son’s life so difficult, that I might not have survived it without my company.

Read the full story at – Mom Entrepreneurs Are Going to Eat Your Lunch