Nanxi Liu

Nanxi Liu

CEO and Co-Founder of Enplug. Board member and founder of Nanoly Bioscience, a biotech company based in Colorado. Previously worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, derivatives trading at Citigroup, and engineering at Cisco Systems.

Member since April 11, 2014
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2012 University of California, Berkeley , BS

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Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

-Developed polymer that allows vaccines to survive without refrigeration (named Top Research at World Biomaterials Congress)
-Haas School of Business Leadership Award
-University of California, Berkeley Leadership Award
-Colorado State Music Festival Piano Solo winner
-Named onto All-American Team for cheerleading

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

I want to invent something cool.

My favorite startups:

Lyft, NeuroPace, Dropbox

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

Frustrating: nothing worth complaining about.
Rewarding: building a useful product with a great team.

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

Not doing market research.

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

1. Constantly ask for customer feedback.
2. As CEO, I should be the #1 salesperson for my company and product.
3. Be very picky about who I hire.