No. 1 mistake: Not putting enough focus on hiring extraordinary people
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According to his VEQ, Mitch is a thought leader and is good at team motivation and fund raising.
I am: An Entrepreneur
Name companies you've founded or co-founded:
Jumpstart Automotive Media
Name companies you've invested in:
Quirky, FeeFighters, Greenleaf
Name startups you worked for:
Quirky, Jumpstart Automotive Media, OpenAuto
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
Love the mix of audacity, passion and creativity. Always energizing and never boring.
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not putting enough focus on hiring extraordinary people
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
- Hire well
- Get culture right
- Prioritize brutally
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Greenstart is an accelerator program providing a fast runway to success for entrepreneurs addressing the energy challenge at the intersection of cleantech and IT. Greenstart provides seed funding, mentoring, and connections with fellow entrepreneurs and investors in order to give startups an advantage in launching the cleantech ideas of tomorrow.