13 Tips For Starting Your Own Business From Collision Conference 2016

by Kaitlyn Cawley

On April 26, the tech world gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana (N'awlins for the locals) for a three-day conference to discuss the collective future of technology.

The Collision Conference, which is now in its third iteration, has grown exponentially in the short time it's been around; about 7,500 people from over 50 countries turn up for the event.

The speaker list boasts CEOs and co-founders (and a ton of fantastic and weird titles, too) from some of the top startups, investment companies and the general media landscape.

Each participates in speeches, fireside chats and panels that provide insight into how modern businesses run.

If you're interested in starting your own business -- or are in the midst of doing so -- these are the 13 best pieces of advice from the Collision Conference 2016.

First, you need a dream.

Then you need to work for it.

Success isn't simple.

And if it were, what fun would that be?

You've got to trust the people you work with.

And love the people -- the consumers -- you work for.

And the one thing to remember always...