Today's Entrepreneur: George Uy

Kristin Karaoglu · June 6, 2012 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Assuming too much

Today's Entrepreneur is George Uy, Co-Founder of  Xfluential, LLC. According to his VEQ, George is a thought leader and is good at marketing management and product management.

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):

Aspiring entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

Orphionics, LLC, Xfluential, LLC

Startups I worked for:

Xfluential, Chroniclr, Abraxis Oncology, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Hana Biosciences

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to start a revolution!

My favorite startups:

Airbnb, Quora, Meetup, Pandora, Instagram, Pinterest

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Facing the truth

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Assuming too much.

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

Trust your instinct.
Never give up
Principles and integrity

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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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Xfluential, LLC


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whisPERK is currently in Private Beta with early adopters ranging from filmmakers and writers to non-profits such as museums and film festivals.  To be part of our next Beta round, please visit our website and request an invitation.


George Uy

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Co-founder, Xfluential & Chroniclr SVP, Commercial Ops, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Exec Director, Marketing, Abraxis Oncology Exec Director, Commercial Ops, Roche China Intnl Product Mgr, Roche Basel