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Vator’s community is the home to entrepreneurs who embrace their passion and follow their dreams. Our 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):
Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Glueper.com, eGamePlace.com, IPGaming.com
If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to invent something cool.
My favorite startups:
What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
At a young age I founded eGamePlace.com my first successful business. I have learned many important lessons since then:
1. You need to move fast! That is your true advantage being a start up
2. Don't let anyone tell you "No" or "Your idea is stupid," Never give up!
3. Surround yourself with a team that complements your weakness
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The word "Glueper" originated from the word "Glue" for stickiness and "Per" for Person. The idea was voiced around the need for an entertaining and rewarding way to bring consumers to businesses. The concept was then shaped using the gamification techniques to drive foot and social traffic in a manner that appeals to consumers via treasure hunts while provides merchants with a liable tool for measuring, monitoring and optimizing social engagement of their consumers.
Glueper was incorporated in 2011 by Adrien Abbasi and Brian Heshmat while pursuing their MBAs at Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine. The team then connected with Todd Herschberg, a 15-year veteran of digital and social media marketing and Evan Paul, a serial entrepreneur with 7-years of experience in successfully launching and growing an on-line gaming business. Glueper is currently operated and run from the Digital Media Center Incubator in Santa Ana, California.
Joined Vator onEvan Paul is a seasoned proven serial entrepreneur, with the unique ability of incorporating strong management techniques over the past 7 years driving businesses to increased levels of success.