“I was not earning the money I had been,’ she said of her financial issues at the time.
“I couldn’t afford to live in the house I was living in, so I rented it out, and sold quite a few of my clothes.
“I then did a small raise, which I used for product development. When that ran out, I sold some more clothes, then sold my house, because I couldn’t afford the mortgage.
“It did take balls – it was very scary. But I knew I had no alternative,” she admitted. “Nobody becomes a great entrepreneur from a place of comfort.”