Squarespace CEO Anthony Casalena shares advice for new entrepreneurs and why he believes startups should carefully weigh the pros and cons before taking on investors. Casalena, who founded Squarespace in his college dorm room in 2003, bootstrapped his business for seven years before accepting outside capital. He discusses with Moira Forbes the advantages of growing at your own pace, and how to know if and when to start fundraising.
The Takeaway is a weekly series bringing together top leaders who distill decades of experience into the essential tools, practical advice, and timely insight to fuel your career growth and help navigate these defining times. Hosted by Moira Forbes. Tune in live every Wednesday at 12:00pm ET.
Subscribe to FORBES: youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1
Stay Connected Forbes newsletters: newsletters.editorial.forbes.com Forbes on Facebook: fb.com/forbes Forbes Video on Twitter: twitter.com/forbes Forbes Video on Instagram: instagram.com/forbes More From Forbes: forbes.com
Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.