Today's Entrepreneur: Adam Smith

Kristin Karaoglu · August 8, 2011 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Not asking for help early before it's too late.

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Today's Entrepreneur is Adam Smith, West Coast lead of AOL Ventures. According to his VEQ he is a thought leader and is good at sales execution and finance management

You are a(n):

Name companies you've invested in:
SocialFlow, Shopobot, SocialFlow

Name startups you worked for:

List your favorite startups:
SocialFlow, Shopobot, SocialFlow

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Not knowing that your idea is going to work

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not asking for help early before it's too late.

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Woman of many skills: Database System Engineer; SplashX event producer; Author of Startup Teams

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Adam has over twenty years of experience managing and building large scale technical organizations for both start-ups and major corporations. He is currently a partner at Bowery Capital.

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