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No. 1 mistake: Not focusing on the core idea
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):Entrepreneur
Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Shooka.com, Opes Financial Solutions, GATeIC Inc.
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to Create not paper-push.
My favorite startups:
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Nothing is easy about being a business owner or an entrepreneur, so being frustrated is really not an option.Challenges will arise but those are the moments when leaders rise and creativity is at its peek.
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not focusing on the core idea that initially drove you to become an entrepreneur. Don't let the side noise steer you towards the wrong direction. Stay true to your idea and focus on what you must accomplish.
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
- Never become discouraged
- Don't focus on the word no
- You might not be smartest person in the room, but you can always be a great leader.
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