Brian Ostrovsky

Brian Ostrovsky

CEO, Locable. Foster School of Business (UW) MBA, 2010

United States
Member since October 26, 2010
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2010 University of Washington , MBA
2004 University of North Dakota , MS , Master's Space Studies
2002 Azusa Pacific University , BA , Business Administration

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If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups: (I know, they've been acquired by the man), Pivotal Tracker (PivotalLabs), FreshBooks

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

Validation for ideas that were previously foreign is amazing. Hearing, "Hasn't that already been done?" or "So and so does that sort of thing don't they?"

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

View raising money as their primary objective.

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

It takes a while to become an overnight success. Becoming an expert in an industry can happen quickly when you talk to a lot of smart, and not so smart, people with experience.