Erin Pederson
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Erin Pederson

Santa Monica, California, United States
Member since August 08, 2016
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I am a(n):

First-time entrepreneur

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

I see an opportunity for something that did not exist and want to be the one to build it, rather than wait for someone else to build it

My favorite startups:

Doctor On Demand, Postmates, Airbnb, HotelTonight, ClassPass, TheSkim, Shyp

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

The hidden time and effort it takes to make an idea come to life is frustrating, but also so rewarding when it becomes reality!

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

Not understanding or focusing on how to actually monetize your idea.

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

1. Your team is the more important than your idea
2. it's the most flexible 24 hour a day job a person can have
3. Stress management is just as important as managing everything else