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Today's Entrepreneur: Kelly Hoey

No. 1 mistake: Going it alone

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
February 6, 2012
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Today's Entrepreneur is Kelly Hoey, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) Accelerator, the first startup accelerator and mentorship driven program designed for female-founded companies in mobile technology. 

Vator’s community is the home to entrepreneurs who embrace their passion and follow their dreams. Our 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:
Women Innovate Mobile (WiM) Accelerator

Startups I worked for:
NewsCertified Exchange

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
Serendipitously fell into it...

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Being surrounded by smart people with innovative ideas. Constantly challenged. Constantly bombarded with ideas and opportunities which I'd like to pursue.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Going it alone.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Only 3? Too many lessons to list.

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