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No. 1 mistake: Growing too fast and not putting the user in the center of the design process
Innovators 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 entrepreneurs.
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.
I Am: An Entrepreneur
ActiveComm Labs LLC, Metric Lab
I like the process of taking an idea and working with talented people to bring it to market.
Metric Lab, Job Rooster, Groupon, Vator.tv, and GoPro
The most rewarding part about being an entrepreneur is making real change in the world - building products that help people have a better life.
Growing too fast and not putting the user in the center of the design process.
Keep it simple, keep a tight budget, and work with talented people.
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The goal of Metric Lab is to to create product experiences and brand loyalty through consumer insight.
We support product design from inception to market and beyond. We employ a variety of research approaches ranging from market research like ethnography and contextual inquiries to product testing like usability and competitive benchmarking. We even perform human factors and ergonomic evaluations. Metric Lab has the research capabilities to meet your every need.