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 Elin Bostrom, Co-Founder of Fun2Rent.
Fun2Rent is a semi-finalist in the Splash Competition.
According to her VEQ Elin is a thought leader and is good at marketing and product management.
I am a(n):
Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I've invested in:
Startups I worked for:
Fanfare, Electric Cloud, Coverity, Fun2Rent
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I'm bursting with ideas!
My favorite startups:
Getaround, Facebook, and of course Fun2Rent :-)
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Most rewarding is the joy of seeing your own making bring value to peopleMost frustrating is wanting to do more than one have resources for
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Getting too focused on their own business idea/product, and forgetting to listen to customer and consumer needs
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
- With passion and hard work, anything is possible!
- Networking is key
- Challenges turns into opportunities