Today's Entrepreneur: Jason Martin

Kristin Karaoglu · November 28, 2011 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/220e

No. 1 mistake: Failing to see the forest for the trees

Today's Entrepreneur is Jason Martin, co-founder of TechTalks.TV. According to his VEQ, Jason is a thought leader and is good at marketing management 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):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

The Sky District

Startups I worked for:

iCopyright

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Turntable.fm, 37Signals, Dropbox

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

You must build a network of other entrepreneurs, advisers and investors to help you along, otherwise it can be an isolating journey. Reach your milestones and the adrenaline high makes you feel on top of the world. You learn to keep a balance and determined face regardless the road bumps or the yellow brick road.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Failing to see the forest for the trees.

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

1. Build something that people want to use
2. Surround yourself with A+ talent
3. Act fast on opportunities

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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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Jason Martin

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25 year old entrepreneur and graduate from the University of North Dakota. Born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. Passionate about marketing, strategy and customer development.