Bridget Thornton

Bridget Thornton

Entrepreneur, self-tracker. I've been involved in startups for 16 years. I love to create products that work simply and work well. Products should work ubiquitously and solve a fundamental problem.

San Francisco, California, United States
Member since August 23, 2010
Self-tracker, entrepreneur, tech junkie. Keeping track at Quote_down
  • About
2006 UC Berkeley , BA , Political Economy Industrial Societies
2007 Sonoma State University , MA , History

I am a(n):


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

Serendipitously fell into it...

My favorite startups:

Ifft, Square, LaunchRock, Mint

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

Not moving fast enough. Moving too fast. Entrepreneurship is a dichotomy.

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

Not using their own product. You need to feel your users' pain to create an elegant product.

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

1. Admit failure and move on.

2. Don't love your product too much.

3. Be confident and be your product's super user.