Today, students had the opportunity to ask a panel of successful entrepreneurs about how they came up with their ideas, what they did to test to make sure it was a good idea, and how they had to pivot based on feedback. The crucial things they learned were that getting customer feedback early is critical, all of these ideas had changed from their early days, and success requires being truly passionate about your idea.
The entrepreneurs gracious enough to spend time with the students were:
Jonathan Yaffe – Co-founder and CEO of AnyRoad
Clemens Raemy – Co-founder and CEO of Safer Taxi
Ryan Adams – COO at Jewish Venture Mentoring Service
Chris Goldstein – Co-founder of Kartis