Nikhil Arora + Alejandro Velez: Founders of Back to the Roots

Nikhil Arora + Alejandro Velez: Founders of Back to the Roots

[quote style=”boxed”]Hard work, an understanding that there will be a lot of failures along the way and you can’t let that stop you,  and having a great team surrounding us![/quote] Nikhil Arora:A Phi Beta Kappa scholar, Nikhil is a May 2009 summa cum laude graduate of the University of California,…

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Sachin Rekhi – Founder and CEO of Connected

Sachin Rekhi - Founder and CEO of Connected

[quote style=”boxed”]I’ve learned now in retrospect that when you have a good idea and an itch to work on it, it’s important to just do it — and to release early and often.[/quote] Sachin Rekhi is founder of Connected, a professional contact manager that brings your contacts together in one…

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Jerry McLaughlin – CEO of Branders.com

Jerry McLaughlin - CEO of Branders.com

[quote style=”boxed”]Humility makes it possible for everyone to get what they need and keeps priorities straight.   Mercy enriches the merciful and creates second chances.  Discovery excites us and moves the world forward.[/quote] Jerry McLaughlin brings to Branders.com over 20 years of marketing and operations experience in the financial, technology and…

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Daniel Carroll – Founder of Wealthfront.com

Daniel Carroll - Founder of Wealthfront.com

[quote style=”boxed”]Stop thinking and start doing. Think. Code. Push. Iterate. Fail. Iterate again. Fail again. Move on. Rinse and repeat. Hire smart people and don’t accept mediocrity.[/quote] When Daniel Carroll founded Wealthfront in 2007, he started a movement towards transparency in investing that continues to evolve as Wealthfront moves into…

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Jenn Lim – Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness

Jenn Lim - Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness

[quote style=”boxed”]By sketching out a vision, putting together a smart and moderately weird team that will know how to “make it happen” and executing the details (on the line of benevolent obsession).[/quote] Jenn Lim is the CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh…

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Ethan Bloch – Co-Founder of Flowtown

Ethan Bloch - Co-Founder of Flowtown

[quote style=”boxed”]Wake up, breakfast, email session, start tackling MITs, lunch with the team, MITs, dinner, MITs, write out tomorrow’s MITs before bed, read: instapaper, twitter, maybe a little netflix, bed.[/quote] Ethan Bloch started an e-commerce site selling electronics at 13. He was an early adopter of social media, attracting an…

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Chadwick Meyer – Co-Founder of Park Circa

Chadwick Meyer - Co-Founder of Park Circa

[quote style=”boxed”]Good ideas are everywhere, you just have to pay attention to the things that bother you.[/quote] Along with co-founder Omid Saadati, Chadwick Meyer helped create and launch Park Circa in January 2011. Before Park Circa, Chadwick was Co-Founder and lead developer of Gutensite, a feature rich CMS with an…

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