Editor’s note: RAMP Conference is the second in a series of tech conferences organized in Budapest by three major Hungarian startups: LogMeIn, Ustream and Prezi. The series started with MLOC.JS in February 2013.
When you start a company, you are introducing a new idea to the world. Such a bold endeavor invites challenges that you didn't expect or plan for, perhaps even challenges that noone else has ever confronted. But just because something's new to you doesn't mean that it's new to everybody else. And chances are someone, somewhere has confronted a challenge at least similar to yours. When you're butting up against the frontier of the unknown, the experiences of the members of your community can be an invaluable asset. It's essential that we learn from them.