Deborah is also an angel investor, typically investing between $25,000 and $50,000 in two companies a year. Some of the investments she has made include Appguppy, Loudly, SQL Vision, Hat Size Cloud, Golden Seeds Fund 2, Medasorb Technologies, Gaiam, and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals.
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I am a(n):
Entrepreneur and Investor
Companies I've founded or co-founded:
PlumAlley.co, Women Innovate Mobile Accelerator
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to change the world.
My favorite startups:
Pickie and my own company-- PlumAlley.co
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Create something out of nothing, finding star team
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Raise too much money, grow too fast, no value proposition
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Hire the best, do trial periods
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