COO and Sigma co-founder, Gabrielle Haddad, recounts her early professional story, letting go of what her career was "supposed to be", and her learnings and challenges to-date leading an AI tech company focused on building the world's first non-credit rating agency.
Find a support network - of mentors, investors and other founders - and don't be afraid to ask them for help when you need it. As an entrepreneur, new problems get thrown at you every day and you are forced to figure it out. What I've learned is that more often than not, the problem I am tackling is one that someone else has already struggled with and if I ask for help, I can learn from others' successes and failures. Plus, entrepreneurship is a constant roller coaster and knowing that you have support for the hard times will make the ride even more fun.