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Clearco founder Michele Romanow. Source: supplied.

My Biggest Mistake
Stephanie Palmer-Derrien

My biggest mistake: Michele Romanow, founder of Clearco

Stephanie Palmer-Derrien
3 minute Read

Michele Romanow is a tech entrepreneur, a former dragon on the Canadian Dragon’s Den, and founder of revenue-based funding provider Clearco. But even she makes mistakes.

In her first business, Romanow struggled with execution, and even simply sourcing the knowledge she needed to operate on a day-to-day basis.

But the biggest challenge, it turned out, was launching a luxury product at exactly the wrong time.

“The reality is entrepreneurs fail way more often than they ever succeed,” Romanow tells SmartCompany Plus.

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