Today's Entrepreneur: Reuben Katz

Kristin Karaoglu · February 1, 2012 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/2400

No. 1 mistake: Underestimating the amount of time it takes to build

Today's Entrepreneur is  Reuben Katz, CEO of Geeklist. According to his VEQ Reuben is a thought leader and is good at fund raising and negotiation.

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I am a(n):
Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:
Spotify, Airbnb, Uber, Spreecast, Observe.it, Chartbeat, Nodejitsu

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
The only frustrating item is not having enough time to do everything... everything else is 100% rewarding. Especially recently having people in 9 countries volunteering to promote Geeklist at meetups and hackathons. That's awesome.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Underestimating the amount of time it takes to build, grow and gain traction and how much money it takes to get there.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Choose wisely your investors, co-founders and team.


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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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Geeklist is the first ever achievement based network for developers to showcase their accomplishments, share their resources and connect with companies. ( Here's a private beta invite for Vator/Splash geekli.st/invite/founders code: bloodymary )

There is no other place on the web where you can find out who built what, using which technologies, who they built it with, when and for whom.

Inside Geeklist you'll find the worlds leading developers sharing great achievements like:

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I'm building Geeklist. I founded my first VC backed company in '99 and sold it in 2002. Been building businesses since. This is by far my most exciting...