Today's Entrepreneur


Today's Entrepreneur: Alon Girmonsky

No. 1 mistake: Tend to think that plans are there to stay

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
December 7, 2011
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Today's Entrepreneur is Alon Girmonsky, CEO & Founder of BlazeMeter, Ltd. of. According to his VEQ Alon is a thought leadership and is good at marketing management, technology design. 

Girmonsky's company BlazeMeter, just raised $1.2 million in Series A capital from YL Ventures this week.

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:

BlazeMeter, iWeb

Startups I worked for:

Same as the above :)

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:


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

Frustrating: People tend to think that being an entrepreneur is cool .. and easy. It maybe cool but it's not easy. And it's cool only some of the times.

Rewarding: you get the chance to build something from scratch to a full product. It's kind of like giving birth ..

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Tend to think that plans are there to stay, does not prepare for the change and does not adopt to it once it comes.

Want to change the world? be ready to move with the change ..

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
  1. The term "not possible" can not take space in the entrepreneur 's vocabulary. 
  2. Money usually runs out much faster than anticipated 
  3. The entrepreneur's path is long. You must come prepared.

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Description: BlazeMeter is a self-service, web and mobile load testing platform (PaaS) providing developers an enterprise grade, out-of-the-box load ...
Bio: Seasoned entrepreneur with over 16 years of experience developing enterprise grade software systems.

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