Lessons Learned: Blake on ignoring naysayers

Lessons learned from entrepreneur by Bambi Francisco Roizen
July 2, 2007
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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.