Do Startup founders have challenge finding investment if they don’t have big industry experience?

I was told from a YC founder when looking for funding VCs invest in people not ideas and they prefer past work experience in big companies because it shows you can deal with a big team. I can understand if this is true, but should I make this a priority for my path?

Quick bio: I have startup only experience with a unicorn startup and do not want to work for a big company. I want to work for startups/join to be a cofounder to eventually begin my own company. I worry that since I don’t have experience working for a big industry company this may affect funding opportunities. Of course I’m knowledgeable in creating teams just hiring ppl with this experience but still will my startup only experience mess with my chances.

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Then how did they do it?

Every post here that's seeking any form on idea validation always gets bombarded with, "what problems are you solving", "is there a market for it", "how is your product better than the existing ones", "i dont see any barrier to entry for this" blah blah blah…

How did Onlyfans, Facebook, Zoom and Whatsapp do it? There were already social media sites before Facebook, there are already streaming platforms before Onlyfans and you get my point. Did they simply ignore everything(mike the advices most people give here) and went with their startup? Or they got extremely lucky. I get companies like Google and Airbnb providing significant for value than their competitors but Onlyfans?

I am curious to know what is the secret ingredient in these mediocre ideas that made them huge.

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[DailyPay in Business Insider] Workers may be too scared to tap early-paycheck cashouts if they think their employer is watching. Here’s how players like DailyPay and ADP are making privacy a priority

Earned wage access — giving employees access to their wages between paychecks —  has become a growing trend in recent years.

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Can you trademark a name in same class if it is already registered but they are using it for different service?

I have a great distinct name in my mind for an app idea but while running trademark search I found it has been already registered by a movie director in my country, India.

Since class 9 (under NICE classification) deals with downloadable mobile app, can I use the same name for my app and marketing or I stand no chance?

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