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Today's Entrepreneur: George Uy

No. 1 mistake: Assuming too much

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
June 6, 2012 | Comments
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Today's Entrepreneur is George Uy, Co-Founder of  Xfluential, LLC. According to his VEQ, George is a thought leader and is good at marketing management and product 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):

Aspiring entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

Orphionics, LLC, Xfluential, LLC

Startups I worked for:

Xfluential, Chroniclr, Abraxis Oncology, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Hana Biosciences

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to start a revolution!

My favorite startups:

Airbnb, Quora, Meetup, Pandora, Instagram, Pinterest

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Facing the truth

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Assuming too much.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Trust your instinct.
Never give up
Principles and integrity

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

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Xfluential, LLC
Description: Xfluential provides a platform to assess and leverage one's social assets, an absolute essential in the online economy, from relationship...
George Uy
Xfluential, LLC
Bio: What I have done: Co-founder of path-breaking social media applications- Xfluential and Chroniclr Directly responsible for launching seve...

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