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Today's Entrepreneur: Halvor Gregusson

No. 1 mistake: They don´t acknowledge the fact that things take time

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
December 14, 2011 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/22a3

Today's Entrepreneur is Halvor Gregusson, founder and the CEO of Yast. According to his VEQ Halvor is good at  product management, team management and fundraising.

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I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

Yast.com, nLink.no, Flakeblikk.no

Startups I worked for:

Yast.com

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

It´s what gives me energy!

My favorite startups:

Appdirect, Kanbantool,

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

It´s ups and downs every day. What starts out as a good day with only good news, can turn into your worst nightmare or the opposite way around.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

They don´t acknowledge the fact that things take time, and consequently underestimate the money needed to get there.

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

Things take time.
When it gets though, you stay in and you stay focused.
Bring on board people you trust.
Have your paperwork in order, make good agreements within the team before starting.

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