Video: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Listen to Angel Investor Naval Ravikant

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When it comes to starting a business, it’s hard to top Naval Ravikant’s CV. As an entrepreneur, he co-founded Epinions.com and Vast.com; and as an angel investor, he’s helped fund companies like Disqus and Twitter. We wanted to find out what makes an ambitious man like this tick, so we asked him to sit down for a brief video chat about entrepreneurship.

If you have aspirations to start your own business, watch the video as Ravikant discusses:

  • The three traits you need to look for in a partner
  • How important it is to be in Silicon Valley
  • How to get a meeting with an investor
  • Whether you should be public or private with your idea

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Doug

Naval is a machine. He could write a chapter before I finish the first paragraph.
Thanks for the interview.

sharelomer

I loved it, Thank you for posting it.
I learned a lot, even though i am a big fan of Venturehacks…

I loved the focus on:Integrity and passion i see it a lot…

I know the best place to make it is in the valley, but.. if you can make it outside, you can make it there :)

Daniel Ghazi

amazing how much experience and intelligent thinking it takes to be able to issue clear and honest advice

Saïd

A very good interview indeed. He’s knowledgeable and articulates key points in a clear and succinct manner. The editing also contributed towards the effectiveness of the interview.

Well done!

My Locator ®

Simply one of the best entrepreneur videos i have ever watched. He speaks my religion.

Chris Albrecht

Thanks! I’m glad you enjoyed it. Naval was a great interview.

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