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The Power of Resilience | Soulaima Gourani's Journey from Adversity to Silicon Valley Success

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Dive into an episode featuring the remarkable Soulaima Gourani, a masterclass in resilience and ambition. From her dramatic escape at 13 to dominating Silicon Valley, Gourani's story is a rollercoaster of triumphs and trials. Discover how a troubled childhood fueled her rise in the corporate world, leading to prestigious roles at IBM and Hewlett Packard, and her bold ventures in the tech startup scene. It's more than an interview; it's a journey through adversity to success, offering priceless insights for anyone dreaming big. Tune in for an unmissable episode that's both a heart-tugging narrative and a playbook for aspiring entrepreneurs and dreamers.

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Early Struggles and Fundraising for Startup [00:01:30 - 00:03:10]

  • Gourani discusses her admiration for Altucher's podcast, which supported her during her startup's fundraising phase, marked by personal challenges and rejections.

Traumatic Childhood [00:04:04 - 00:07:21]

  • Gourani recounts her tumultuous childhood, including running away from home at 13, her father's bankruptcy and abuse, and her family's multiple relocations.

Education and Early Career Moves [00:07:32 - 00:13:45]

  • Despite being kicked out of school, Gourani completed her education. She discusses her early career, including jobs in the hospitality industry and moving to Switzerland to work as a waitress.

Career Growth and Success [00:17:04 - 00:20:01]

  • Gourani's career growth included working in tech, scaling a software company internationally, and holding high-profile roles in large corporations.

Entrepreneurial Ventures and Personal Life [00:20:01 - 00:22:32]

  • She talks about her entrepreneurial ventures, starting several companies, moving to Silicon Valley, meeting her husband, their family, and the importance of her support system.

Challenges as a Silicon Valley Founder [00:31:33 - 00:35:46]

  • Gourani shares the psychological pressures and challenges of being a tech startup founder in Silicon Valley, including fundraising and dealing with rejections.

Current Ventures and Reflections [00:53:55 - 01:03:40]

  • The interview concludes with Gourani discussing her current startup, a software company, and reflecting on the lessons learned and experiences gained throughout her life.

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Manage episode 393433837 series 42508
Konten disediakan oleh James Altucher and Jay Yow. Semua konten podcast termasuk episode, grafik, dan deskripsi podcast diunggah dan disediakan langsung oleh James Altucher and Jay Yow atau mitra platform podcast mereka. Jika Anda yakin seseorang menggunakan karya berhak cipta Anda tanpa izin, Anda dapat mengikuti proses yang dijelaskan di sini https://id.player.fm/legal.

Dive into an episode featuring the remarkable Soulaima Gourani, a masterclass in resilience and ambition. From her dramatic escape at 13 to dominating Silicon Valley, Gourani's story is a rollercoaster of triumphs and trials. Discover how a troubled childhood fueled her rise in the corporate world, leading to prestigious roles at IBM and Hewlett Packard, and her bold ventures in the tech startup scene. It's more than an interview; it's a journey through adversity to success, offering priceless insights for anyone dreaming big. Tune in for an unmissable episode that's both a heart-tugging narrative and a playbook for aspiring entrepreneurs and dreamers.

-----------

Early Struggles and Fundraising for Startup [00:01:30 - 00:03:10]

  • Gourani discusses her admiration for Altucher's podcast, which supported her during her startup's fundraising phase, marked by personal challenges and rejections.

Traumatic Childhood [00:04:04 - 00:07:21]

  • Gourani recounts her tumultuous childhood, including running away from home at 13, her father's bankruptcy and abuse, and her family's multiple relocations.

Education and Early Career Moves [00:07:32 - 00:13:45]

  • Despite being kicked out of school, Gourani completed her education. She discusses her early career, including jobs in the hospitality industry and moving to Switzerland to work as a waitress.

Career Growth and Success [00:17:04 - 00:20:01]

  • Gourani's career growth included working in tech, scaling a software company internationally, and holding high-profile roles in large corporations.

Entrepreneurial Ventures and Personal Life [00:20:01 - 00:22:32]

  • She talks about her entrepreneurial ventures, starting several companies, moving to Silicon Valley, meeting her husband, their family, and the importance of her support system.

Challenges as a Silicon Valley Founder [00:31:33 - 00:35:46]

  • Gourani shares the psychological pressures and challenges of being a tech startup founder in Silicon Valley, including fundraising and dealing with rejections.

Current Ventures and Reflections [00:53:55 - 01:03:40]

  • The interview concludes with Gourani discussing her current startup, a software company, and reflecting on the lessons learned and experiences gained throughout her life.

-----------

What do YOU think of the show? Head to JamesAltucherShow.com/listeners and fill out a short survey that will help us better tailor the podcast to our audience!

Are you interested in getting direct answers from James about your question on a podcast? Go to JamesAltucherShow.com/AskAltucher and send in your questions to be answered on the air!

------------

Visit Notepd.com to read our idea lists & sign up to create your own!

My new book, Skip the Line, is out! Make sure you get a copy wherever books are sold!

Join the You Should Run for President 2.0 Facebook Group, where we discuss why you should run for President.

I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast.

------------

Thank you so much for listening! If you like this episode, please rate, review, and subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” wherever you get your podcasts:

Apple Podcasts

Stitcher

iHeart Radio

Spotify

Follow me on Social Media:

YouTube

Twitter

Facebook

------------

  • What do YOU think of the show? Head to JamesAltucherShow.com/listeners and fill out a short survey that will help us better tailor the podcast to our audience!
  • Are you interested in getting direct answers from James about your question on a podcast? Go to JamesAltucherShow.com/AskAltucher and send in your questions to be answered on the air!

------------

------------

Thank you so much for listening! If you like this episode, please rate, review, and subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” wherever you get your podcasts:

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