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For every success, there are countless failures that should not be ignored. As Thomas Edison once said: “I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
Forbes recently published an infographic highlighting the "Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail” — useful knowledge not only for startups, but for established organizations, as well.
To celebrate and learn from these failures, we are presenting a Fail Forward event series. Join us as we dive into some of these common failures, answer questions, and engage in a stimulating discussion to motivate you on your entrepreneurial journey!
Co-Founder & CEO,
Alexander is the Co-Founder and CEO of HowGood, the independent organization that researches and rates the environmental and social of food products. His deep industry knowledge and connections have helped guide HowGood's growth from a good idea to a reality. With over 200,000 products rated, the organization now boasts the largest database based on food sustainability in the world. Alexander’s understanding of the food business landscape makes it possible for a transformative idea like HowGood to bloom in a neophobic industry. Overseeing the business from administration to strategy, he has taken HowGood from concept to game changer.
Yaniv Davidson is the Founder of Tunity. Tunity enables people to hear any mute TV in locations like Airports, Gyms, Sports bars and in any waiting area – now serving hundreds of thousands of users. Tunity is working with Turner and other major TV networks to truly measure Out-of- Home viewership in the US. Prior to founding Tunity, Yaniv was the VP of Business Development for mySupermarket.com, a consumer internet company backed by WPP. Earlier in his career, he worked as a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on helping Fortune 500 CEOs with Digital strategy and Corporate Development. Yaniv founded and managed, U-TX a startup in the mobile communication space, which was later sold to Verint (NASDAQ:VRNT). He started his career as an R&D engineer at Intel in Israel. Yaniv holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
Michael Rogers (Moderator)
Mike Rogers is a Venture Partner at Interplay Ventures, a New York City based foundry and investment firm. He also serves as a Vice President of the New York Venture Community a community focused on supporting the northeastern startup ecosystem. Mike is passionate about innovation and actively volunteers his time to help entrepreneurs by making connections and designing coherent strategies. When he's not working you can find him skiing, surfing or otherwise outdoors.
Interplay Ventures incubates, partners and invests in diverse businesses.
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