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This Founder Is Sparking Up The Conversation About Avoiding Burnout

Constantly answering phone calls, attending meetings, and searching for funding can take a toll on any entrepreneur’s mental health. While founders are trying to balance it all, many forget to take a little time for themselves. That’s why Damon Brown — Co-Founder of Cuddlr — believes the key to having a healthy company is having a healthy mind. Cuddlr was a Tinder-esque app that launched in 2014, specifically for people who wanted to cuddle, not those looking to hook up. It quickly gained attention with more than 200,000 downloads in the App Store. “As an entrepreneur, you have to be ready for your company to go from zero to 100,” Brown said. “Because once it does, there’s no going back, and there’s no more free time.” The app was set to be a hotspot for platonic friendships and affection. However, things backfired once users with ulterior motives began using the app, which was acquired in 2015 by NYC-based company Hiplex and rebranded to Spoonr. Brown was forced to deal with all of...

Arriana McLymore

Oct 8, 2019