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Eric Green

DaoCloud naturally evolved as I learned to reverse Crohn’s disease and create software that could help people feel and live better. I was determined to start my own company while studying tech entrepreneurship in the Hinman CEOs incubator @UMD.

Website: http://www.poeticmarketing.com/
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ericgreendaocloud/
Others: DaoCloud.com
Member since December 11, 2014
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Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Recruited world-class development team after over a year of prototyping and customer discovery. Built beta platform --> generated over $10k revenue in pre-sale subscriptions.

Won 3rd place @HealthHack DC.

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

It's what I was born to do.

My favorite startups:

DaoCloud, Uber, Heroku, RelayFoods, HeadSpace

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

Frustrating: it takes time to pay off --> being in the dip isn't always fun.
Rewarding: high risk --> high reward. helping people is worthwhile.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

perceiving mistakes as failures rather than lessons, and not being flexible enough to pivot.

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

simplify complex systems, eat well, and be patient.