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

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"Don't be afraid to fail," - Oliver Bleuer of Go Bleuer

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"[Limit] your goals to three a day," - Géraldine Holliday of E-Panneur

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"Being right is not enough," - Michael Kosk of XYZ Interactive

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"It's about the work you put in, not the good idea you have," - Kevin Li of Ahvoda

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"Don't be afraid to pivot," - Victor Gomez of Mojo!

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"Know your customer," - Gurmeet Tagore of Laritzy

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"The worst that can happen is they say no," - Sean English of Food Room

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"It's never too early to talk to customers, "Charlotte Rydlund of Pacta

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"There is no job beneath you," - International Startup Festival founder, Phil Telio

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