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Today's Entrepreneur: Anthony Goldbloom

No. 1 mistake: Spending too much time rushing and not enough time on strategy and research

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
December 19, 2011 | Comments
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Today's Entrepreneur is Anthony Goldbloom, CEO of Kaggle. According to his VEQ Anthony is good at marketing management,  networking and sales 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.

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to invent something cool.

My favorite startups:

Zilok, Factual,

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

Frustrating is being so busy and not having time to go deep on anything.

Rewarding is seeing your creation add value.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Spending too much time rushing and not enough time thinking strategically and researching

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

1. Things are never as serious or important as they feel at the time
2. Deal with important and difficult issues as they arise
3. Slowing down and doing research is more productive than racing around without direction

(Want to be profiled? Just fill out your Vator profile and we'll find you! Or you can email

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Description: Kaggle is a platform for data prediction competitions that allows organizations to post their data and have it scrutinized by the world's...
Anthony Goldbloom
Bio: Anthony Goldbloom is the founder and CEO of Kaggle. Before founding Kaggle, Anthony worked in the macroeconomic modelling areas...

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