Jeff Bezos' parents were the original funders of Amazon.com. They invested $300,000 in the company, a reasonable large fraction of their life savings. Jeff's Dad first question was: What's the Internet? So Jeff's parents were not betting on the concept or the idea, they were betting on their son. Jeff told his parents that there was a 70% chance that they will loose their money - He was being very optimistic!...Get the message? Don't need to say more.
Whatever it is that you want to do, there is going to be risk in your life. Risk is a necessary component of progress!
Before you take any risk in life, make sure that you are focused on something that you are passionate about.
Cheers to your success,