Today's Entrepreneur: Steve Rosenbaum

Kristin Karaoglu · December 23, 2011 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Listening to people who tell you what you can't do

Today's Entrepreneur is Steve Rosenbaum, CEO of According to his VEQ Steve is a thought leader and is good at marketing management and networking.

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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):

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
OurTown TV, CamerapPlanet,, Magnify. et
Companies I've invested in:

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
No other choice - born this way

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
The world needs new ideas, put in to action.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Listening to people who tell you what you can't do.

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

  • You're right, even when you're wrong.
  • Very few people have the vision, drive, and resilience to survive a start up
  • If it isn't fun, you aren't doing it right.

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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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Sites are hungry for video content.  Magnify provides a turnkey solution: Video Discovery (search), Upload, and sharing, all to increase site revenue.


MAGNIFY is a video tech platform that is a tech-enabled ad network. Platform allows customers to add a configurable suite of User Generated Video (UGV) related applications to their site. leverages integrated standard IAB ad units into its platform in order to sell to online ad market demand in place today. We also offer "pro" and "enterprise" offerings on a fee for service basis. Over 30,000 publishers have adopted in last 12 months.


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