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Today's Entrepreneur: Adam Huie

No. 1 mistake: Pulling the plug because of competition

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
February 24, 2012 | Comments
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Today's Entrepreneur is Adam Huie, Co-Founder of  Hatch Labs. According to his VEQ Adam is  good at technology design, product and finance 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):

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?

  1.     Listen to everyone, but tune-out most of them
  2.     Exhaust all your connections and ask for a lot of favors
  3.     Tweet hard, fast, and often


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Hatch Labs
Description: Hatch Labs is a mobile technology sandbox creating new products for 5 billion people with wireless devices. With investment and resources...
Adam Huie
Hatch Labs
Bio: Adam started his career with IAC in 2006 where he developed financial models for's emerging businesses and steered the implementa...

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