Despite being hey an introvert you are extremely empathetic and that is something that will help you succeed in your life hey. You should follow your emotions as they will show you the right path in every situation.
Your gut instincts will help you move forward with your start-up and will also be responsible to help you gain new friends and acquaintances who will help you gain a lot of knowledge that will help you improve the quality of life.
You should however make sure that they do not drive you down the wrong path by keeping in check all your emotions so you do not have to do something that you will regret later in your life by being mindful while making all decisions or fixating your opinion about something.
You should also take others’ opinions and be emphatic, keeping in mind, and recognizing their emotions.
It is up to you to decide whether to let your emotions bring out the best in you or to let them drown you into the downward spiral that will deteriorate the quality of life and will help you have an unsuccessful life which is something that you never want.