Jonathan Wu

Jonathan Wu

Jonathan is one of the founders of RAVN, a discovery and booking engine for things to do.

San Francisco, California, United States
Member since February 03, 2012
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2008 University of Pennsylvania, Wharton , BS , Management, Finance, Legal Studies & Business Ethics

I am a(n):


If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Fab, Pinterest, Flipboard, PandoDaily, Pandora

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

Being an entrepreneur in SV, you have the chance to meet amazing people who have really changed the world and helped people live.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not working on something they love.

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

1) Don''t just make something people want, make something a lot of people want a lot.
2) Valuation is not important, investors that you trust is the most important
3) No matter how smart you are, you need help

Full bio

Jonathan is one of the founders of RAVN, a discovery and booking engine for things to do.

Previously a consultant with Oliver Wyman Consulting, Jonathan specialized in their media, technology, and strategy practice groups. He has extensive experience with value driven business designs, disruptive product launches and B2B2C strategy.

In his free time, Jonathan enjoys traveling around the world, meeting new people and cooking. His goals in life include: visiting all 7 continents before he is 30, learning how to cook in Paris, and training with the shaolin monks in China.