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Why I Went from a Corporate Position to Kids Food Entrepreneurship

It’s easy to forget that changing careers will affect your family, too. Be 100 percent certain that you and your loved ones understand the implications of running a startup.

Aparna Pande, a former vice president at Disney and founder of Kidstir, knew starting a company would be a massive risk for her family, and she worried about the sacrifices they would have to make. But for Pande, the potential rewards outweighed the risks.

“Ultimately, I realized if I didn’t start my own company, I would always regret it, both for myself and as a role model for my children,” she says.