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Our newly-designed profiles allow members to express themselves by sharing their interests, lessons learned, as well as bits and pieces of their roller-coaster journey.
These profiles give entrepreneurs an opportunity to showcase themselves and tell their story. So if you are an entrepreneur, a serial entrepreneur, or even an aspiring entrepreneur, we'd like to hear from you.
Today's Entrepreneur is Michael Levit co-founder and president of Spigot, Inc. Michael is a thought leader and is good at marketing management and team motivation.
You are a(n):
Name companies you've founded or co-founded:
Founders Den, Spigot Inc, Bluelight.com, Redbooth
Name companies you've invested in:
Dot Cloud, Green Tree Apps, Spigot Inc
Name startups you worked for:
Hearme, Paltalk, Vendio, Spigot Inc, Bluelight.com, Redbooth
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to change the world.
List your favorite startups:
Spigot, Branchout, Quora, Square, Dot Cloud
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Things never go as fast as you hope no matter how much you will them to do so
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Trying to do too much and not focusing on one real customer problem at a time
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Focus, focus, focus (is that one or three?), don't count on a deal until the check clears, concentrate on building a great product that customers adopt in a big market and almost everything else takes care of itself
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