Gabriel Weinberg is an entrepreneur whose last venture, Opobox, was acquired by United Online in 2006 for $10 million.
He is an active angel investor in several companies and is the founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track you and focuses on smarter answers.
He recently co-authored and self-published a book called Traction, a startup guide to getting customers. In less than 2 months they met their initial goal of 10,000 copies sold , and have sold more than 12,000 to date.
Now, let’s hack…
What you will learn in this episode:
- If you are working on the wrong thing, you will always fail
- You have to be good at the big and the small things
- Why it’s just as hard to start a big company as it is to start a small one
- How to deal with a huge business failure for the first time