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How Visionary Entrepreneur David Hose Built Seven Businesses and Is Now the CEO of AirMap

How Visionary Entrepreneur David Hose Built Seven Businesses and Is Now the CEO of AirMap

On today’s episode of Gritty Founder, Kreig Kent talks with David Hose about his journey as an entrepreneur. David shares valuable advice on setting goals, finding a great team, and knowing your customers.

David Hose is CEO of AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones. He’s a seasoned technology leader and has founded seven businesses over the course of his career.

Some Questions Kreig asks David:

– How did you persevere when you would build an idea and not see traction? (18:35)
– Why do you think so many startups fail? (24:45)
– If you were starting a company from scratch, what would you make sure you have in order before starting? (26:55)
– What is one skill founders should focus on developing? (36:21)

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

– About David’s background and how he became an entrepreneur (4:25)
– The story of how David built Signalsoft (7:54)
– How setting goals will help you persevere (18:51)
– Why a great team is more important than a great idea (27:20)
– Timing plays a huge role (30:40)
– The first order of business is to stay in business (32:41)
– The importance of knowing your customer (36:36)
– Why David thinks most business success stories are largely because of luck (41:08)

Connect with David Hose:

Twitter
AirMap

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Also Mentioned on This Show…

David’s favorite quote:
“Never mistake activity for achievement.” —John Wooden

David’s book recommendation:
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

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