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Today's Entrepreneur: Lei Sun

No. 1 Mistake: Thinking the technology is everything

Innovation series by Mingmei Niu
April 28, 2014 | Comments
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Today's Entrepreneur is Lei Sun, CEO and Founder of Yozio, which presents a solution to amplify mobile growth. Yozio's Mobile Growth Platform brings you the same powerful mobile growth technologies that Twitter and Netflix built for themselves, so you can understand what your best users looks like. You can then find the best channel and context to message and acquire them. 

Yozio is one of the top 15 finalist to present at Splash Oakland on May 6-7. Be sure to support Sun and YozioRegister here.

Here's a look at his entrepreneurial background.

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

Companies I work or worked for:

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to build a great company

My favorite startups:

Apple, BrightEdge, Yozio

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

It's not frustrating at all. Everything is a part of the learning experience. The key is to figure things out before you run out of funding!

The most rewarding part is you will always running into warm hearted people who would give you insightful feedback and advice, help you in any way they can, and they turn out to be or become your customers, advisors, and investors.

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

Building of a great company is much more than just technology. It's everything along with it, and you can't do it alone.

Stay hungry. Stay foolish. Do the right thing.


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