5 Things Every First Time Founder Needs to Know

by Nina Zipkin via Entrepreneur.com

No matter who you are and what you have achieved, there will be times when you doubt yourself. The co-founders of Shine understand that and want to help its users boost their well-being with free daily inspirational texts to encourage and motivate them to achieve their goals.
A little over a year after Shine’s official launch in March of 2016, Naomi Hirabayashi and Marah Lidey, also its co-CEOs, have significantly grown its user base. They started with a beta test of 70 people in 2015, and now send texts to half a million users, with no sign of slowing down.
They also recently announced that the company has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, resources that will be used to further develop user growth, as they test out models that would bring in revenue going forward...