Ezra Roizen
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Ezra Roizen

Website: roizen.com/ezra
Oakland, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since June 07, 2007
I help new companies get noticed. Quote_down
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Credentials Accredited Investor
2001 Columbia Business School , MBA
2001 UC Berkeley, Haas Business School , MBA
2001 UC Davis , BA

I am a(n):

Former entrepreneur who now advises other entrepreneurs.

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I'm out of a job...

My favorite startups:

Vator, Pandora, Box.net

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

The money and the work (my answer to both).

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Everything takes longer than you think. A lot longer.

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

Solve a real problem that lots of people need solved. Don't raise more money than you really need. It's all about the talent you attract.

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Advisor-to and commenter-on emerging ventures.