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Today's Entrepreneur: Jason Kulpa

No. 1 mistake: Not knowing when to pivot from the original plan

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
March 2, 2012 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/24bd

Today's Entrepreneur is Jason Kulpa, CEO, Underground Elephant. According to his VEQ Jason is a thought leader and is good at negotiation and team motivation.

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

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Underground Elephant

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

My favorite startups:
Facebook

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
The most rewarding part about building companies is watching the collaboration between employees. It is like a symphony and I can hear it in my soul.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
The biggest mistake is not knowing when to pivot from the original plan. Its good to have a vision, but the route to where you want to go can change often.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Surround yourself with the right team.
Learn how to align everyone's interests.
Declare victory when applicable.

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