Today's entrepreneur: Jay Jamison

Meliza Solan Surdi · January 31, 2011 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Aiming too low in their aspirations

Entrepreneurs  will often live unstable lives. But as they courageously take risks, they'll make several mistakes which become valuable lessons for the rest of us.

They have their ups and downs. But at the end of the day, these creative daredevils are the ones who are changing the world.

Within our community you will find a number of talented innovators.

We've just created new profiles for our Vator members to share their story. So if you are a first-time, serial, or even an aspiring entrepreneur, we'd like to hear from you.

Today's entrepreneur is Jay Jamison, founder of Moonshoot and Berna Studios LLC.

Right now, he's a Venture Partner at BlueRun Ventures. But once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur.

I Am: An Investor

Name companies you've founded or co-founded:

Moonshoot, Bema Studios LLC

Name companies you've invested in:

Foodspotting, others not yet announced

Name startups you worked for:

Microsoft, Moonshoot, Bema Studios LLC

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

List your favorite startups:

Foodspotting, others not yet announced

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

The most rewarding thing to see is the outstanding value passionately committed people can create with very little money.

Frustration goes with the territory.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Aiming too low in their aspirations.

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

1) Aim high
2) Work fast
3) Engage with users every day

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