Entrepreneur and Investor
Epinions.com, Shopping.com, Round Zero, Fanbase.com, Nextdoor.com
Yahoo!, Epinions.com, Shopping.com, Round Zero, Fanbase.com, Nextdoor.com
I want to change the world.
Uber, Quora, Path, DropBox, Twitter, Flipboard
Rewarding: Creating a service that improves people’s lives.
Frustrating: It's difficult to put a dent in the universe - its an all consuming, draining activity that takes an incredible amount of life force.
Being an entrepreneur means you’ll make many mistakes. The important thing is to recognize your mistakes and not repeat them over and over again.
1) Surround yourself with great people
2) Build something that people really want
3) Let the journey be the reward
Nirav Tolia is CEO and Co-Founder of Nextdoor, a consumer Internet startup that is dedicated to helping neighbors create happier and safer neighborhoods. Nextdoor is funded by Benchmark Capital, where Nirav served as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Prior to Benchmark, Nirav was COO of Shopping.com, a company created through the merger of DealTime and Epinions, where Nirav was CEO and Co-Founder. Prior to Epinions, Nirav was an early employee at Yahoo!. He graduated from Stanford University and is originally from Odessa, Texas.