Ben is also an angel investor.
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I am a(n):
Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I've invested in:
tapulous, mesmo, spoke, longtailvideo, merchantcircle
Startups I worked for:
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to invent something cool.
My favorite startups:
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
people who are not as focused as you
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not staying focused
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Go for high velocity models, don't let investors decide direction, play to win.
|Type of investor||Angel|
|Typical investment size||$25,000 - $50,000|
|Typical investments in a year||8|
|Investments made||Over 20 Companies|
|Investments partners||DCM, Partech, Mayfield, USVP, Sequoia, Norwest, MDV|
|Categories of interest|
|Credentials||Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser|
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