|Investments made||Quirky, FeeFighters, Greenleaf|
Jumpstart Automotive Media
Quirky, Jumpstart Automotive Media, OpenAuto
Love the mix of audacity, passion and creativity. Always energizing and never boring.
Not putting enough focus on hiring extraordinary people
1. Hire well
2. Get culture right
3. Prioritize brutally
Mitch Lowe brings more than 15 years experience as a founder, CEO, angel investor, startup mentor and board member. Mitch founded his first company at age 23 and was employee number two at consumer Internet startup OpenAuto in 1999. In 2001, he founded Jumpstart Automotive Media and was CEO until February 2009, seeing it from pre-revenue to more than $50 million, and from two employees to more than one hundred. In 2007, Jumpstart sold to HFMUS, and in 2009 Mitch invested in and became board chairman at Quirky, a social product development startup based in New York City.