Today's Entrepreneur

1528

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

(Want to be profiled? Just fill out your Vator profile and we'll find you! Or you can email newsroom@vator.tv)


Related companies, investors and entrepreneurs

11929
TrueCar Inc
Startup/Business
Description: TrueCar, Inc. is an online automotive information and communications platform focused on creating a better car buying experience for deal...
120215
Scott Painter
Founder and CEO,
TrueCar, Inc
Bio: As the Founder and CEO of TrueCar, Inc., Scott Painter has created an online automotive information and communications platform focused o...

Related news


blog comments powered by Disqus

Featured Stories

Other episodes of this series

Today's Entrepreneur: Sachin Jain

160211085439231

Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Believing they need to have all the answers all the time

Today's Entrepreneur: Eric Dy

17188

Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Underestimating the time something is going to take and trying to take on too much

Today's Entrepreneur: Tomio Daumit

17079

Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Giving up and not believing in oneself

Today's Entrepreneur: Saurabh Radhakrishnan

17080

Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Building something that nobody wants

Today's Entrepreneur: Jacqueline Morck

160117213904939

Today's Entrepreneur

by Mitos Suson
No. 1 Mistake: Not paying enough attention to what is actually working