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Today's Entrepreneur: Scott Painter

No. 1 mistake: Understand the importance of financial reports, legal provisions...

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
June 27, 2012 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/27ec

Today's Entrepreneur is Scott Painter, founder and  CEO of TrueCar. TrueCar is an online automotive information and communications platform focused on creating a better car buying experience for dealers and consumers.

Scott Painter gave a keynote at Vator Splash LA in May 2012. For a great write-up of the keynote, check out Krystal Peak's  TrueCar CEO: "The last six months sucked ass"

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:

TrueCar, Zag, CarsDirect, PriceLock, SharesPost, US Digital Gaming and more

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

TrueCar

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

As a young entrepreneur I want to stress just how important it is to be literate about financial reports, legal provisions and other elements that come into the weight of raising money

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