Today's Entrepreneur: Ken Lynch

Kristin Karaoglu · March 21, 2012 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/253e

No. 1 mistake: Giving up too early

Today's Entrepreneur is Ken Lynch, Founder and CEO of Reciprocity, Inc. According to his VEQ Ken is a thought leader and is good at team motivation and product management.

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I am a(n):
Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Reciprocity, Inc

Startups I worked for:
Consilient, Avolare, Outlook Technologies

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

My favorite startups:
4sq, opower, and kiva

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Startup life is holding onto success by the skin of your teeth.
It's growing a tree across a chasm.
It's fly fishing for the stars.
It's dreaming up a thousand futures, and choosing which one you will make real.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Giving up too early.

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

  • Trust your dream
  • Trust your team
  • Genius comes from fixing 10 thousand small mistakes.

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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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