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Today's Entrepreneur: Jonathan Wu

No. 1 mistake: Not working on something they love

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
February 15, 2012
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/2462

Today's Entrepreneur is Jonathan Wu, CEO of RAVN, According to his VEQ Jonathan is good at fund raising, sales management 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):
Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:
Fab, Pinterest, Flipboard, PandoDaily, Pandora

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Being an entrepreneur in SV, you have the chance to meet amazing people who have really changed the world and helped people live.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not working on something they love.

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

  1. Don''t just make something people want, make something a lot of people want a lot.
  2. Valuation is not important, investors that you trust is the most important
  3. No matter how smart you are, you need help

(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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RAVN
Startup/Business
Description: RAVN helps people find unique experiences by offering a personalized activity recommendation engine.  RAVN’s mobile app and we...
Bio: Jonathan is one of the founders of RAVN, a discovery and booking engine for things to do.

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