Today's Entrepreneur


Today's Entrepreneur: Jeffrey Frichner

No. 1 mistake: Not being humble or open to learning something from every experience

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
June 1, 2012 | Comments
Short URL:

Today's Entrepreneur is Jeffrey Frichner, CEO of  Credential Protection. According to his VEQ Jeffrey is a thought leader and is good at fund raising and networking.

Credential Protection is one of the finalists in the Splash LA competition. Check it out here.

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:
Left Behind Games

Startups I worked for:
Contigo Software, Left Behind Games

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

My favorite startups:
Apple, Qualcomm, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Zynga

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Being able to get up everyday with purpose and desire to contribute something amazing but sad knowing that I am only one person and that I have to work relentlessly to communicate our vision to get others fired up too.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
One success comes not being humble or open to learning something from every experience and person they meet and thinking much too highly of themselves.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
1. I've still got a lifetime to learn
2. Stay humble
3. Be open to change

(Want to be profiled? Just fill out your Vator profile and we'll find you! Or you can email

Related companies, investors and entrepreneurs

Credential Protection®
Description: Credential Protection®, a California LLC, protects the public with Verified Reviews®, the gold standard for reviews™,&...
Jeffrey Frichner
Credential Protectio...
Credential Protectio...
Bio: 54, Co-founder of Credential Protection, LLC.  Managing Director of Good News Capital, LLC, an investment and public relations consu...

Related news

blog comments powered by Disqus

Featured Stories

Other episodes of this series

Today's Entrepreneur: Eldar Razroev


Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Overestimation during initial planning

Today's Entrepreneur: David Hini-Szlos


Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Just using their opinion and not thinking outside of the box

Today's Entrepreneur: Gabriel D. Kruse


Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Never googling to see what the landscape of the market they are entering

Today's Entrepreneur: Michael Won


Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Underestimating the impact launching a startup has on one's family

Today's Entrepreneur: Patrick Aylward


Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Building a solution to a problem that is perceived and not real