Neel Murthy

Neel Murthy

Co-Founder & CEO of Swapbox. Got my BS in Computer Science from Stanford, and dropped out of the masters program to work on Swapbox. Along the way worked at various start-ups, and Zynga as a PM.

San Francisco, California, United States
Member since December 04, 2013
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2010 Stanford , BS , Computer Science

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Entrepreneur

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If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to create something lasting.

My favorite startups:

Square, Tesla, Airbnb, Goldbely

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

The momentum swings.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

They give up.

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

1. It's a financial kick to the head, and isn't always expected
2. Surround yourself with smarter people and things will go as well as can be expected; it's okay to not be the best at everything
3. There's always trade-offs. Always.

Full bio

Co-Founder & CEO of Swapbox. Got my BS in Computer Science from Stanford, and dropped out of the masters program to work on Swapbox. Along the way worked at various start-ups, and Zynga as a PM.