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:
Hatch Labs, CrowdFail
Startups I worked for:
CombinatoRx, Hatch Labs
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I'm bursting with ideas!
My favorite startups:
CrowdFail, Eventbrite, Dropbox, Kickstarter, Airbnb, Flipboard
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Most Frustrating: Seeing inferior products become popular
Most Rewarding: Reading emails from users
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Pulling the plug because of competition
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
- Listen to everyone, but tune-out most of them
- Exhaust all your connections and ask for a lot of favors
- Tweet hard, fast, and often