Unrealistic timelines, empty bank accounts, hiring disasters and oblivious investors. These are the stories of entrepreneurship, and specifically of entrepreneurs Anil Chawla of ArchiveSocial, Jody Porowski of Avelist and Brandon Magsamen of CrowdTunes.

The three Durham startup founders shared their biggest mistakes of the last year with a crowd of entrepreneurs gathered for HelpFest last week at American Underground. Learn how they handled intense team and investor discussions and made bold moves (like selling a house to fund the company) to keep their companies alive. Also, how they manage the risks of startup now that their companies are on solid ground again.