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By putting customers first, Ticket Cake co-founders Dylan Jorgensen, Jacqueline Jensen, and Joe Henriod are taking on industry incumbents.
When Tony Hsieh went out of his way to give one of the Ticket Cake founders a thoughtful gift, it left a lasting impression.
Having community support and feedback can help a startup get to the next level.
The founders envision the future of Ticket Cake by thinking of themselves as 'event scientists.'
Meditation can be a valuable daily habit for entrepreneurs.
It's essential to get enough rest, especially when you have a lot of information to synthesize.
Every action is an opportunity to make sure you're doing the most with what you have.
There's a difference between people liking your idea and customers actually spending money on your product.
Dylan Jorgensen and Joe Henriod quickly realized that the best part of their web design business was actual about ticket sales.
For Dylan Jorgensen, money is a sign that the business is working, not the ultimate goal.
Don't get frustrated answering the same questions over and over. Instead, use it as an opportunity to make sure everyone is clear on the mission.
The Ticket Cake team unwinds by finding new perspectives from others in the community.
Jacqueline Jensen advises entrepreneurs to step away from the computer in order to meet inspirational people.
After quitting her day job, Jacqueline Jensen went 18 months without a normal paycheck.
The Ticket Cake team learned a valuable lesson about customer service from Slash.
The larger the problem that you're trying to solve, the more you need a strong team.
Developing a good communication system will help avoid problems before they start.
Ticket Cake begins every day with a "10 at 10 Meeting" to keep business on track.
For the Ticket Cake founders, curiosity and innovation are the keys to happiness.
Until the Ticket Cake founders became more active in the entrepreneur community, getting investors was difficult.