Today's Entrepreneur


Today's Entrepreneur: Philippe Honigman

No. 1 mistake: Mismanaging work-life balance

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
April 30, 2012 | Comments
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Today's Entrepreneur is Philippe Honigman, Co-founder and CEO of SocialFolders. According to his VEQ Philippe is a thought leader and is good at product management and sales execution.

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:
SocialFolders, ftopia, SkyRecon, Erisma

Startups I worked for:
SocialFolders, ftopia, SkyRecon, Vignette, Erisma

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I'm bursting with ideas!

My favorite startups:

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Frustrating: inventing takes seconds, executing takes years.
Rewarding: when a project is no longer yours, but belongs to your users and teammates.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Mismanaging work-life balance.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Decide, listen, adapt. And do that again and again - sorry that's four!

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Description: SocialFolders is rethinking the way you can manage your dynamic, social online content — from Facebook to Flickr — all in one...
Philippe Honigman
Co-founder and CEO,
Bio: Tech entrepreneur with a broad experience of international business development, product strategy, fund raising, software engineering, co...

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