Entrepreneur Middle East published an article by Ambareen Musa, founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com.

This is probably one of the toughest pieces to write, as it is all about admitting where I went wrong in my startup journey. If you are an entrepreneur, you would know how hard it is to realize that you could have done things differently. But the real story is that no matter who you are, you will make mistakes, but the important thing is to, hopefully, learn from them.

1. Not hiring early enough

We were a very small team for quite a while and only started hiring properly post our second round of investment. To be fair, that was the time when we had the funds to do so, but hiring early on poises the company for a much faster growth. The hardest part was to trust someone else with what I believed was the core of my business.

For the full article go to Entrepreneur Middle East