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Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith

Cal engineer turned management consultant turned entrepreneur. Started and ran a $3M ecommerce company before starting Blueboard.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/taylor-smith/22/204/82b
San Francisco, California, United States
Member since May 13, 2011
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Education
2010 UC Berkeley , BS , Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

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

-Grew my first ecommerce company, Ruby Wallet, to annual sales of over $2.5M in just 3 years.

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Lyft, Simple, Square

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

It's frustrating that nothing ever happens as fast as you think it should. It's amazingly rewarding when you have customers honestly thank you for making their lives easier.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Hesitating, and not just diving in and trying their ideas out.