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Cody Barbo

Cody Barbo is an entrepreneur and two-time founder from San Diego, CA. As CEO of Industry, a ‘LinkedIn’ for the service and hospitality industry, he took the company from idea to millions of dollars raised to build out their platform, team, and more.

Website: www.codybarbo.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/codybarbo
Twitter: https://twitter.com/codybarbo
San Diego, California, United States
Member since October 03, 2017
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2012 San Diego State University , BS , Communication

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

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Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

1st place at Vator Splash LA 2016

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

AirBnB, Casper, Warby Parker

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

It's a rollercoaster of emotions, and you better have some thick skin, and buckle in for the ride! It's worth it in the end.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not researching the industry, competition, and comparables. Not setting up vesting with co-founders.

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

Get comfortable being uncomfortable. Don't take no for an answer. Have fun.

Full bio

Cody Barbo is an entrepreneur and two-time founder from San Diego, CA. As CEO of Industry, a ‘LinkedIn’ for the service and hospitality industry, he took the company from idea to millions of dollars raised to build out their platform, team, and more. Cody is also the former CEO of Associated Students, a $26M non-profit in San Diego. Cody also serves on the San Diego State University Alumni Board of Advisors.