Alex Deve

Alex Deve

Product guy. Ex Yahoo!. Ex Six Apart. Current CEO & Founder at Whitetruffle, matching tech talent with companies. Father of 1. Crazy about sports. Keep hoping I can improve at golf.

San Francisco, California, United States
Member since September 13, 2013
  • About

I am a(n):


Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I work or worked for:
Yahoo, Six Apart
If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to disrupt a major industry and change the way people get jobs.

My favorite startups:

Voxeet, Bandcamp, Uber, Evernote, Dropcam

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

Most frustrating: you're the only one to blame.
Most rewarding: see your team grow and learn.

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

Look for perfection.

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

1- Your mental game has to be really strong.
2- Most people have no idea what they're talking about.
3- The only thing that matters is your users / traction.