Adam Ayers
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Adam Ayers

My Startups: rundavoo, MOEO (co-founder), Arkayne (co-founder), BigRentz, Earthbar

Personal blog: about.me/adamayers
Los Angeles, California, United States
Member since July 06, 2009
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Scrappy Growth Hacker. Digital technology product development and customer acquisition for Internet Companies and Brands including rundavoo, MOEO, earthbar, and BigRentz. Former work includes Arkayne, Paris Hilton Entertainment, and CRMMetrix. Lives in West Hollywood, California. Studied Mechanical Engineering at Arizona State. Quote_down
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2009 Arizona State University , BS , Mechanical Engineering

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

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If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I was born this way.

My favorite startups:

AirBnB, MailChimp, ZenDesk, Turntable.FM, ZopIm, Wordpress, MixPanel,

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

All the odds are stacked up against you, but you must continuously overcome the hurdles and break past the heart ache to breathe success.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

They forget to focus on the customer.

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

Choose your partners wisely!
Make sure your customers actually like your product, if they don't, fix it!
Build a team and partner with other companies, you can't do this by yourself!

Full bio

Business Development, Customer Development, Marketing and Sales, but I can get my hands dirty if needed in the product development process.

More on my companies:

Finally... an easy, visual and collaborative way to plan rendezvous with your friends! That's rundavoo! Let's do this.

MOEO is Social Reality Gaming that lets friends compete alongside the pros. Providing the ultimate social gaming experience. Don't just watch professional sports, compete with your friends using our simple and contagious mobile apps!

Arkayne provided Internet marketing software that helped businesses get found online, generate more leads and convert a higher percentage of those leads into paying customers. Arkayne's suite of software solutions included tools that allowed professional marketers, businesses and agencies to manage Web presence, content optimization, search engine optimization, blogging and social media, and content metrics.