Today's Entrepreneur


Today's Entrepreneur: Marie Wold

No. 1 mistake: Giving up too early

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
December 2, 2011
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Today's Entrepreneur is Marie Wold the president and CFO of OnRelay. According to her VEQ Marie is a thought leader and is good at fund raising and finance management.

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.

I am a(n):


Companies I've founded or co-founded:

OnRelay, started Deloitte Research in EMEA as part of Deloitte Consulting

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:


What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Rewarding is actually building something, adding to the economy, employing people - not just pushing paper around. Frustrating is things moving too slowly.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Giving up too early.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

(1) Seek council wisely, quickly filter through the chaff
(2) Believe in yourself, no one else will until you are proven
(3) Revenue is king

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