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David Barlev

David Barlev

David Barlev graduated from UC Davis in 2010, with a BS in Applied Physics and an MS in Electrical Engineering. He has worked as an Electrical Engineer, Software Engineer and Product Manager in several companies spanning multiple industries.

LinkedIn: https://il.linkedin.com/in/davidbarlev
Los Angeles, California, United States
Member since August 10, 2015
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2010 University of California, Davis , MS , Electrical Engineering
2009 University of California, Davis , BS , Applied Physics

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Developer

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If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Airbnb, Invision

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

It's all on you.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

They are too risk averse.

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

Build a strong team.
Don't be too spendy but also not too frugal.
Set clear goals.

Full bio

David Barlev was born in Israel and moved to Silicon Valley at the age of 13. He graduated from UC Davis in 2010, with a BS in Applied Physics and an MS in Electrical Engineering. He then moved to Israel where he worked as a research analyst on the 'Autonomous Vehicle' project at General Motors R&D. During this work, he completed a certificate in Software Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology, then went on to work as a test engineer and software developer at MyHeritage, where he worked on several of the company's products. David returned to the US in April of 2014, and currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife.