Lessons from an AI Startup

Ambitious projects start with uncertainty.
The most successful leaders learn to manage the chaos and grow up fast.

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Embarking on the entrepreneurial journey is a thrilling, yet daunting endeavor. GROW UP FAST serves as your companion on this journey. Order Your Copy Now artistic splatter

About the Book

Zach shows us the lessons he learned along the way as he journeyed from an employee mindset to a founder mindset. The lessons he learned are universal amongst entrepreneurs, but Zach gives us a unique spin, as his startup is in one of the fastest growing areas in the business world – artificial intelligence.

Join Zach in GROW UP FAST as he explores the thrilling highs and lows of an AI startup journey. Learn to navigate uncertainties, validate ideas quickly, and build a trusted team.

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Test your assumptionsFeedback is dangerousConstraints are beautifulHarmony not homogeneityMake yourself uncomfortableManage uncertaintyEmpower others
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About the Author

Zach Rattner

Zach Rattner
Zach Rattner, the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Yembo, is a software engineer with over 15 years of experience. He has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech. Yembo is the leader in AI-powered virtual surveys with over 2 million videos inspected and customers in over 20 countries. Zach's previous projects include building a flashcard studying tool that scaled to over a million users and serving as the software lead for Qualcomm's internal innovation program, Qualcomm ImpaQt. He is in the top 2% of contributors on Stack Overflow and has 22 granted US patents with several more pending. GROW UP FAST is his first book. He has three children and lives in California with his wife Lindsay.


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Who this book is for

  • Students
  • Early career tech professionals
  • New or prospective startup founders
  • New managers
  • Experienced professionals who are new to AI

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