Today's Entrepreneur: Jeffrey Frichner

Kristin Karaoglu · June 1, 2012 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Not being humble or open to learning something from every experience

Today's Entrepreneur is Jeffrey Frichner, CEO of  Credential Protection. According to his VEQ Jeffrey is a thought leader and is good at fund raising and networking.

Credential Protection is one of the finalists in the Splash LA competition. Check it out here.

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I am a(n):

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Left Behind Games

Startups I worked for:
Contigo Software, Left Behind Games

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

My favorite startups:
Apple, Qualcomm, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Zynga

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Being able to get up everyday with purpose and desire to contribute something amazing but sad knowing that I am only one person and that I have to work relentlessly to communicate our vision to get others fired up too.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
One success comes not being humble or open to learning something from every experience and person they meet and thinking much too highly of themselves.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
1. I've still got a lifetime to learn
2. Stay humble
3. Be open to change

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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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Credential Protection®


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Credential Protection®, a California LLC, protects the public with Verified Reviews®, the gold standard for reviews™,   for healthcare professionals, products and services. Credential Protection®provides unbiased and ethical third party oversight of reviews posted through our proprietary system of patient satisfaction surveys.  Healthcare providers subscribing to our service have their Verified Reviews® listing appear on the first page of Google with star ratings based upon the composite score of their patients’ reviews. The public is protected from false, misleading and spam reviews.


Jeffrey Frichner

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Co-founder, with over 20 years public relations and corporate finance experience.