Now Reading
How Futuristic Visionary VOIP Founder Alex Mashinsky Is Innovating with Celsius Network — After Building Seven Companies with Total Exits over $3 Billion

How Futuristic Visionary VOIP Founder Alex Mashinsky Is Innovating with Celsius Network — After Building Seven Companies with Total Exits over $3 Billion

On today’s episode of Gritty Founder, Kreig Kent talks with Alex Mashinsky about his journey as an entrepreneur and his vision for Celsius Network. Alex shares fascinating insights on the Silicon Valley mindset and decentralization.

Alex is a serial entrepreneur and founder of seven New York City-based startups, raising more than $1 billion and exiting over $3 billion. Alex founded two of New York City’s top 10 venture-backed exits since 2000.

Some Questions Kreig asks Alex:

– When did you decide you wanted to come to the United States? (9:07)
– What advice can you give founders who are in the early stages of starting a company? (42:43)

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

– About Alex’s background and how he became an entrepreneur (4:20)
– How Alex started his first company, Arbinet in 1995 (16:35)
– How Alex built, GroundLink, the idea for Uber in 2004 (33:24)
– Sometimes you have to step on or cross over the gray line in order to be successful (42:55)
– The mindset in Silicon Valley and thoughts on decentralization (48:03)
– About Celsius Network (49:27)

Connect with Alex Mashinsky:

Twitter
Celsius Network

See Also

Also Mentioned on This Show…

Alex’s favorite quote:
“The future is here.”

Alex’s book recommendation:
Any book on decentralization

What's Your Reaction?
COOL
0
EXCITED
0
HAPPY
0
IN LOVE
0
SILLY
0
View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

© 2020 Gritty Founder. All Rights Reserved. · Privacy · Terms

Scroll To Top