Dave Elchoness – Co-Founder and CEO of Tagwhat

Dave Elchoness - Co-Founder and CEO of Tagwhat

  [quote style=”boxed”]Learn to enjoy the moment. In the past, I’ve gotten too focused on what’s next rather than living in the present.[/quote] Dave Elchoness co-founded Tagwhat with Don Cramer and Angus Shee in 2009 to create new mobile experiences for people at places. The team launched Tagwhat in 2010…

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Erik Severinghaus – Founder of KoalaDeal

Erik Severinghaus - Founder of KoalaDeal

Erik Severinghaus is a Chicago based entrepreneur and business leader. As a student at the University of North Carolina, he founded a successful consulting company, helped launch iContact (a leading and fast-growing email marketing company) and ran a K-12 education software infrastructure company that he later sold. In 2004, Erik…

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Lawrence Coburn – Founder and CEO of DoubleDutch

Lawrence Coburn - Founder and CEO of DoubleDutch

[quote style=”boxed”]I believe strongly in hiring the best available entrepreneurial talent over the best available experience fit.  At a startup, everyone has to do bit of everything… it’s best to have talented, fearless folks who can pick up anything as opposed to specialists.  We always tell our new hires that…

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Nalden – Creator of Nalden.net

Nalden - Creator of Nalden.net

[quote style=”boxed”]Every day is different, but most days I try to get my mail done in the mornings and evenings. In between it’s meeting people, connect, share and build.[/quote] Nalden is regularly sought out for his fresh perspective and obstinate but clever style of consulting on everything from music and…

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Dayson Pais – Founder and Janitor of Textme

Dayson Pais - Founder and Janitor of Textme

[quote style=”boxed”]I have an idea that could improve sales. I’ve always felt that web services from the west (for example: Google Apps, Get Satisfaction, Mailchimp, etc.) should price differently for Asia / Africa than they do to the rest of the world. Something like 10 USD / month which appears…

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Marcelo Pham – Founder of Akibot

Marcelo Pham - Founder of Akibot

[quote style=”boxed”]I believe in teamwork. In my opinion, a good team is not defined by a few (engineers, soccer players, anything…) but the performance of the whole team altogether. So I would rather hire 5 good engineers and get the best out of them, whether they become rockstar engineers or…

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