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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:
Hatch Labs, CrowdFail
Startups I worked for:
CombinatoRx, Hatch Labs
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I'm bursting with ideas!
My favorite startups:
CrowdFail, Eventbrite, Dropbox, Kickstarter, Airbnb, Flipboard
What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Most Frustrating: Seeing inferior products become popular
Most Rewarding: Reading emails from users
What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Pulling the plug because of competition
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
- Listen to everyone, but tune-out most of them
- Exhaust all your connections and ask for a lot of favors
- Tweet hard, fast, and often
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Hatch Labs is a mobile technology sandbox creating new products for 5 billion people with wireless devices. With investment and resources from IAC and Xtreme Labs, our entrepreneurial team rapidly prototypes new applications and services to best serve the evolving world of mobile. We spin out the best products while inventing new ones to make our lives more fun and productive