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"One of the most important things to remember is that these companies don’t happen over night. They’re not an over-night success story, as I think a lot of people view certain companies. It’s really about finding what works and iterating your product."

Danielle Abes, director of Qwiki, a video-sharing app that turns pictures and videos from events you’ve captured on your iPhone into brief, sharable movies.

Qwiki was named one of Time.com’s top 10 startups to watch in 2013, and was just bought by Yahoo. 

It’s the person who can continually get up after every failed attempt and learn something from their mistakes. They can move forward.

Jason Sosa, founder of IMRSV, one of Time.com’s 10 startups to watch in 2013, shares his thoughts on what makes a person successful. 

IMRSV is the company behind Cara, a software that allows developers to turn any webcam into a real-time video analytics sensor. 

Take big risks and take big challenges. The worst thing that can happen is that you learn.

We asked Jason Sosa, founder of IMRSV, one of Time.com’s 10 startups to watch in 2013, what advice he’d give to people trying to get a startup off the ground. 

IMRSV is the company behind Cara, a software that allows developers to turn any webcam into a real-time video analytics sensor. In a fast-food restaurant, it could track how many people are standing in line. In a house, it could help control the temperature based on who is home. It could even monitor a driver’s attention, alerting him if he falls asleep…