David Chen is the Co-Founder & CEO of Strikingly, a company who's mission is to give everyone the power to turn their creative ideas into reality and build brands around them by allowing anyone to set up gorgeous, mobile optimized website in minutes. After dropping out from the University of Chicago he and two friends co-founded Strikingly in 2012. They moved to Silicon Valley with $100 in their pocket and ate ramen noodles in a 1 bedroom apartment for 5 months they were finally accepted into Y Combinator.
You should trust your own creative intuition, simplify and keep in mind what's important: what is the fundamental problem you want to solve? Who will your art serve?
Book: "The Hard thing about hard things"