Networking event, Stirr, held Founder’s Hacks, the entrepreneurial tips and advice, last night. Ted Rheingold of Dogster, David Marks from Loomia, PBWiki’s David Weekly, and CEO of Like- visual shopping- Munjal Shah talked about the lessons they learned when starting their companies. It was at Trader Vic’s in Palo Alto, on the El Camino Real. Here are the best tips they gave::
1. Heir your users.
2. Ask users who spend time on product- why you should love your haters
1. Get to know angel and VC folks well in advanced before you pitch them
I brought the live camera to broadcast the event on my channel and peeked into the chat room while the presentors were speaking. To my surprise there were some VC’s, investment bankers, and entrepreneurs taking part in the discussion. I’m so happy the conversation was so engaging.