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eric olden

eric olden


Accredited investor
Member since October 17, 2013
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel Accelerator Seed Fund Early stage VC Consulting
Typical investment size $25,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - $100k
Typical investments in a year 1
Categories of interest
School/Associations of interest
Berkeley
Credentials Accredited Investor
Education
1995 UC Berkeley , BS

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
If you are an entrepreneur, why?

Be The Change You Want To See In The World - MG

My favorite startups:

I'd have to think about this...

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

Higher highs and lower lows

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Thinking people care about their product. People only buy to solve their pains. Once you see the world the way the buyer does it completely transforms the way you build companies.

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

1. Do what you love, with people you like and don't be an asshole
2. Understand value - what drives it and how to create it.
3. Bootstrapping is the best way to build a solid business.