Adam Huie

Adam Huie

Co-Founder at Hatch Labs & CEO of CrowdFail

Oakland, California, United States
Member since January 17, 2012
I love technology and sports...I hate mustard Quote_down
  • About
2001 UCSD , BS
2001 Umass Boston , MBA

I am a(n):


If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I'm bursting with ideas!

My favorite startups:

CrowdFail, Eventbrite, Dropbox, Kickstarter, Airbnb, Flipboard

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

Most Frustrating: Seeing inferior products become popular
Most Rewarding: Reading emails from users

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Pulling the plug because of competition

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

1. Listen to everyone, but tune-out most of them
2. Exhaust all your connections and ask for a lot of favors
3. Tweet hard, fast, and often

Full bio

Adam started his career with IAC in 2006 where he developed financial models for's emerging businesses and steered the implementation of the financial systems infrastructure. In 2008 he was recruited by IAC’s Mobile division, which led him to co-founding Hatch Labs. Having worked with a diverse set of mobile products, he is our guru in anticipating trends and opportunities in the mobile space. He is also responsible for the overall strategy and operations of the products pipeline, including financial control of the lab.