How to Start a Business

Looking to escape the 9 to 5 to become your own boss? Risk with confidence is exactly what you need.

From Corporate to Entrepreneurship

leo mesquita

My name is Leo Mesquita founder of risk with confidence. I help recent college graduates find their entrepreneurial journey and beat the 9 to 5. 

After graduating from college in 2014, I thought working at a fortune 500 company was a dream come true. Well, I later realized that was someone else’s dream.

That’s when I started to look for ways to start my own business. 

How did I do it? 

I created a schedule with a timeline filled with due dates, objectives and checkpoints. 

It was the only way to hold myself accountable for making the change I wanted in my life and career. 

I named this timeline, the 9 for 90 formula.


9 for 90 formula

What matters the most are your CHOICES!

You choose how to feel, how to act and how to live your life.

How to Start a Business?

Start with some of the resources below. These are all the tools I used in order to beat the 9 to 5 to open my restaurant and start my marketing business.

Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Starting a business seems like an impossible task. It's something that comes across on a weekly basis to many people. Sometimes its during a conversation with friends or during a moment of inspiration. The "what if" starts to dominate you with endless possibilities...