Today's Entrepreneur


Today's Entrepreneur: Rodney Nguyen

No. 1 lesson: Have trust and faith in the right people to do the job.

Innovation series by Kevin Hsu
July 11, 2011
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Vator is the home to entrepreneurs who embrace their passion and follow their dreams.

Our entrepreneurs create ideas, products, and teams which innovate and create.

On Vator, entrepreneurs can have profiles that allow them to tell their stories and share their ups and downs. 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 Rodney Nguyen, founder of RoomPlug, a website where finding/advertising a rental, applying to the rental, performing background checks, signing lease agreements and paying rent, are all seamlessly provided within a single platform.

According to his VEQ, Rodney is good at technology design and project development. He's also a thought leader.

I am a(n):

Name companies you've founded or co-founded:

Name startups you worked for:

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to change the world.

List your favorite startups:
Zappos, Youtube, Etsy

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

The most frustrating is when your mom tells you to get a real job and stop chasing dreams, then walks out on you.

The most rewarding is connecting with the right people that see your vision and make it a success!
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Waiting until tomorrow for a perfect time to start when they could do something today.

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

1. Have trust and faith in the right people to do the job.
2. Failure is a formation of future Success.
3. Be Consistent Persistent and Trust Your Gut!

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