Jon Gonen

Jon Gonen

Co-founder of Curious Minds, and was on the founding team of TeleSign (raised $78millio, 200+ employees), Ringadoc (acquired by Practice Fusion), & ShowKit (TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist). Also have held board seats at LoanMart & IsItYou.

West Hollywood, CA
Member since May 10, 2013
I am an entrepreneur, in all its manifestations. I make investments into disruptive startups but also practice what I preach and develop early stage companies as well. I focus on the business development side and enjoy working with early stage founders Quote_down
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If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to be my own boss, and be in control.

My favorite startups:

LendingClub, Uber, Zenefits, Google

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

Tendency to get comfortable

Full bio

I am co-founder of Curious Minds since 2004 with has the aim of launching disruptive technology companies. I am a founding member of TeleSign and have held Board of Director seats for Ringadoc, 800LoanMart, IsItYou, and TeleSign. I have received my bachelor's degree in political science & economics from Emory University.