Today's Entrepreneur


Today's Entrepreneur: Robert Arauz

No. 1 mistake: Leave legal issues for later

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
September 5, 2012
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Today's Entrepreneur is Robert Arauz, president of Innovation Choice Group. Innovation Choice Group is bringing to market a professional online network that finds rapid solutions to the urgent questions of biotechnology researchers, scientists, students and others central to the life sciences by providing a collection of trusted experts who can assist with their questions.

(Innovation Choice Group is one of the startups competing in Vator Splash SF. If you want to see Taylor on stage, or another startup in the competition, vote for them 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:
Innovation Choice Group

Startups I worked for:
Innovation Choice Group

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

My favorite startups:
Quirky, Mancx, Klout

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
That you need money just to begin, otherwise you just have an idea that can't be turned into a company.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Leave legal issues for later

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
1) Patience
2) Take your time to make mistakes early
3) Don't expect things to happen the way you plan

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Innovation Choice Group
Description: Innovation Choice Group is bringing to market a professional online network that finds rapid solutions to the urgent questions of biotech...
Bio: Founder and CEO of Innovation Choice Group LLC. Trained as a Bioengineer and chemist, I have worked in the biotech field long e...

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