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Today's Entrepreneur: Christina Grushkin

No. 1 Mistake: Not sure yet, as I'm still learning

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
June 22, 2011 | Comments
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Vator’s community is the home to entrepreneurs who embrace their passion and follow their dreams.

Our newly-designed profiles allow members to express themselves by sharing their interests, lessons learned, as well as bits and pieces of their roller-coaster journey.

These profiles give entrepreneurs an opportunity to showcase themselves and tell their story. So if you are an entrepreneur, a serial entrepreneur, or even an aspiring entrepreneur, we'd like to hear from you.

Today's Entrepreneur is Christina Grushkin, founder and owner of The Ladybug and Bean, LLC.  According to her VEQ, Angelica is a good at , product management, project development and  marketing management.

I am: A Momtrepreneur

Name companies you've founded or co-founded:
The Ladybug and Bean

Name startups you worked for:
Offerpal Media

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
My daughters inspired me to become a momtrepreneur!

List your favorite startups:
Facebook, Twitter, Groupon, Zynga, Etsy, Sweet Lucies Ice Cream and Treats

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
The most rewarding thing about my job is that I am able to raise my two children full time, while staying
creative and utilizing my past skills to build my business. Frustrating!? Gaining AWARENESS! Others....get followers, educating consumers about the product, and figuring out how to use social media effectively.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not sure yet, as I'm still learning.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
You get very little sleep, I don't mind making mistakes anymore because I've learned a lot and can "perfect" the product, things don't move as fast as I expected.

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The Ladybug and Bean
Description: The Ladybug and Bean is an online boutique featuring the Original Criblanket {blanket is multifunctional + chic in design}. Our target ...
Christina Grushkin
The Ladybug and Bean...
Bio: From 2000-2009 I worked in the video gaming and social media industry {advertising and advertising sales} for top companies. I was taske...

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