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Jam Narte

As an undergrad, she participated in several research projects under Behavioral Science and Gerontology. Right after graduation, Jam founded a hardware startup company that raised $132k in Kickstarter and over $3 million in seed investments.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamnarte
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamnarte
Member since September 02, 2016
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Education
2018 Graziadio School of Business and Management Pepperdine University , MBA , MBA with concentration in leadership and managing organizational change
2014 California State University, Dominguez Hills , BS , Health Sciences: Health Care Management

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I work or worked for:
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Portable Wireless Charger

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to invent something cool.

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

The late nights and late mornings :) I think the most frustrating is definitely the risk that you have to take, and the direct reward(s) is just having a working product.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not going all in.

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

1. Dont be afraid to take risk
2. Ask questions
3. Enjoy the ride

Full bio

Jam Isaga Narte - Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, Bezalel, Inc.

 Jam is a Cal State Dominguez Hills Alumna, class 2014, with a degree in Health Care Management.  As an undergrad, she participated in several research projects under Behavioral Science and Gerontology.  Right after graduation, Jam founded a hardware startup company that raised $132k in Kickstarter and over $1.5 million in seed investments, with 4,000 units sold to date.  Her company BEZALEL Inc. got accepted into the prestigious USC Viterbi Startup Garage Incubator program (only 10 startup companies each year).  Since Kickstarter, Jam and her team have been featured by major media outlets including the LA Times, ABC News 7, USA College Today, Tech Crunch, and a lot more.  The company has attracted the attention of product design and marketing executives of Target, Best Buy, and Apple Stores.  Jam has lead lengthy negotiation talks with these executives in the company's Marina del Rey office provided by USC.