After spending a few years in corporate finance, Sam Sisakhti left his job and started a business, called UsTrendy, that helps fashion designers reach consumers. Creating a revenue model for the business was difficult until it became an e-commerce marketplace platform, he said. When building a business, it's important to "[e]njoy the ride and keep a level head during both the best and worst of times," he said. "Entrepreneurship provides you the highest of highs and the lowest of lows."

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