Every entrepreneur dreams of the opportunity to pitch his or her business idea to a group of high-powered investors. But few are lucky enough to do it on Shark Tank, the popular reality TV show where budding entrepreneurs present their business ideas to an impressive panel of judges in the hopes that one or more will invest in them. (more…)
I am truly excited and passionate to become the CEO of Ideator. It’s been a career-long dream to make this happen.
I came up with the idea for Ideator back in 2008. I had recently moved from San Francisco to
Los Angeles and the venture idea started from hanging out with my good friend Aber Whitcomb. Aber was the CTO and Co-Founder of MySpace. The MySpace social events were pretty wild. Since MySpace’s HQ was in L.A., their events attracted not only serial entrepreneurs but also lots of Hollywood actors, actresses, musicians and lots of famous people. I would watch Aber get repeatedly approached by people who would say, “Hey – I have a great idea, I would love to chat with you about it.” At the time, I realized there was not an easily accessible place to get help with an idea and start a business. (more…)
The Ideator team was out in New York City last weekend for the Next Gen Summit. The conference surpassed all expectations. And our expectations were pretty darn high. From our online snooping of one of the founders of the conference, and community, we saw that they had been in multiple high-profile publications including Forbes, Huffington Post, and Inc., to name a few.
But how could millennials really be all that accomplished? What can other generations learn from millennials who are so young?