Joshua Bob

Joshua Bob

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Member since December 15, 2009
  • About

I am a(n):


Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I work or worked for:
KangoGift, 8minuteDating, WAKA Kickball
If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to invent something cool.

My favorite startups:

Twilio, StarStreet, BuyWithMe, MailChimp

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

Most frustrating is explaining to people every day what I do. But that's also the most rewarding thing - I'm creating and reinventing my own job, every day of the week.

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

Overthinking things.

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

1. Learn as much as you can, but do it while you're doing things.
2. Align yourself with the right people. It can make all the difference.
3. JFDI!

Full bio

Josh Bob is the Founder and CEO of Textaurant, the company that is changing the way people wait. Josh has made a name for himself in the Boston community as a go-to guy in business development, marketing, and networking. He has also led numerous Startup Weekend events, in multiple countries, and spearheaded the successful international Global Startup Battle.