Today's Entrepreneur: Geoffrey Fahey

Kristin Karaoglu · October 7, 2011 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Lack of ambition

Today's Entrepreneur is Geoffrey Fahey Founder & CEO  of Qoggo Inc. According to his VEQ Geoffrey is good at networking, team motivation and fund raising. 

Vator’s community is the home to entrepreneurs who embrace their passion and follow their dreams. 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.

I am a(n):

First-time entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

Qoggo Inc

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Localmind, Foodspotting

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

Because failure is likely for most, it keeps entrepreneurship/innovation a challenging, but exciting and rewarding enterprise, especially if you stay optimistic and passionate to overcome obstacles.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Lack of ambition. Several give up, or fail to constantly think of innovative ways to execute new or existing ideas into a successful business model even after success or failure.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
  1. Be persistent.
  2. Be open to advice and feedback from others that most likely have more experience than you.
  3. Share your thoughts and ideas with others to get constructive criticism, which can improve the idea and help you discover new ways to execute them successfully.


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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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Geoff is Founder and CEO of Qoggo. He is excited that Qoggo (kwo-go) will increase marketing effectiveness, reduce costs, and bolster innovation.