Otto Hilska
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Otto Hilska

Founder of Nodeta Consulting, Nodeta Hosting, APIdock and now Flowdock. 8+ years of software entrepreneurship, agile methods, huge Ruby on Rails projects, real-time web and scalable architectures.

Helsinki, Finland
Member since December 29, 2011
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"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay Quote_down
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Aalto University , MS , Computer Science

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Facebook, GitHub, Zendesk, 10gen, Ovelin

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Taking too long to validate crucial parts of the business model.

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

- Your initial assumptions are wrong, validate them.
- Premature optimization is the root of all evil.
- Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.

Full bio

Founder of Nodeta Consulting, Nodeta Hosting, APIdock and now Flowdock.

8+ years of software entrepreneurship, agile methods, huge Ruby on Rails projects, real-time web and scalable architectures.