We asked the people behind some of the most innovative startups at this year's festival to answer one question: What was the best advice you ever received?
Here's what they told us:
"Don't get lost in features," - Francois Poirier of MakerBloks
"Don't be afraid to fail," - Oliver Bleuer of Go Bleuer
"[Limit] your goals to three a day," - Géraldine Holliday of E-Panneur
"Being right is not enough," - Michael Kosk of XYZ Interactive
"It's about the work you put in, not the good idea you have," - Kevin Li of Ahvoda
"Don't be afraid to pivot," - Victor Gomez of Mojo!
"Know your customer," - Gurmeet Tagore of Laritzy
"The worst that can happen is they say no," - Sean English of Food Room
"It's never too early to talk to customers, "Charlotte Rydlund of Pacta
"There is no job beneath you," - International Startup Festival founder, Phil Telio