Lessons Learned: Blake on ignoring naysayers

Bambi Francisco Roizen · July 2, 2007 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/1c

Innovative companies often ignore what the market is telling them. When Apple launched the iPod in 2001, it was ridiculed, according to the Economist magazine. In similar vein, when Blake Krikorian started Sling Media, his idea wasn't cheered at the onset. Rather, it was looked upon as a bit crazy. It took persistence in an idea and vision to convince the market a Slingbox would be in demand, according to Blake. Want to know what other nuggets of advice Blake has to share? Watch his video.
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Bambi Francisco Roizen

Founder and CEO of Vator, a media and research firm for entrepreneurs and investors; Managing Director of Vator Health Fund; Co-Founder of Invent Health; Author and award-winning journalist.

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