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Today's Entrepreneur: Dylan Bathurst

No. 1 mistake: Focusing too much on networking, instead of building the product/company

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
February 8, 2012 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/242e

Today's Entrepreneur is Dylan Bathurst, CEO and Co-Founder of Rumgr. Rumgr is an iPhone app that brings the garage sale experience to the palm of your hand.

According to his VEQ Dylan is  good at technology desig, team motivation and product management.

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):
Developer

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Rumgr

Startups I worked for:
Zappos

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

My favorite startups:
Instagram, Pinterest, Square, Ayloo.net, Counterless

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Building a great, polished product is definitely the most frustrating and rewarding part of being an entrepreneur.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Focusing too much on networking, instead of building an awesome product/company.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
1. An idea alone isn't worth much.
2. Someone has or is already trying to do what you're doing. (You're not a unique snowflake)
3. You don't have to be in San Francisco.

(Want to be profiled? Just fill out your Vator profile and we'll find you! Or you can email newsroom@vator.tv)


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Rumgr
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Description: Rumgr is an iPhone app that brings the garage sale experience to the palm of your hand. If you’re looking to browse or buy treasure...
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Dylan Bathurst
CEO & Co-Founder,
Rumgr

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