Today's Entrepreneur: Karen Bantuveris

Kristin Karaoglu · July 6, 2012 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/2821

No. 1 mistake: Waiting too long to seek feedback

Today's Entrepreneur is Karen Bantuveris, CEO of VolunteerSpot. VolunteerSpot, is the leading online coordination tool that helps busy moms, teachers and nonprofit leaders easily mobilize and organize volunteers in their communities and schools.

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I am a(n):
Entreprenuer, Connector, Advocate, Mom
 

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
VolunteerSpot, Radiance Learning
 

Startups I worked for:
VolunteerSpot

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I can't help it. It's exhilirating and it's the right thing to do!

My favorite startups:
Stormpulse, Famigo, Indiegogo

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Building something new: the process can be frustrating, while the result is deeply rewarding.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Waiting too long to seek feedback.

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

  1. Team is everything
  2. ASK lots of questions
  3. Strength in partnering opportunities

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