“What happens when you’re not ‘killing it”
Mike Belsito talks candidly about his startup failure and the lessons learned through the experience.
About the speaker
Mike Belsito is a startup business developer who loves creating something from nothing. Mike is Author of the book Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us and currently serves as VP of Product at Movable, a B2B fitness activity tracking platform. Mike is also the Co-Organizer of Industry, a conference in the midwest for people that build, launch, and scale world class products.
Mike has spent nearly ten years in various startup companies as an early employee, leader, and co-founder, including being hired as Employee #1 at Inc. 500 company, Findaway, and co-founding eFuneral. Products and businesses created by Mike have been featured in national media outlets like The Atlantic, Inc Magazine, CNN, PBS and the New York Times.
Mike earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University in 2005 and his Bachelor’s Degree from Bowling Green State University in 2003.
Mike, his wife, Hannah, and their 2-year old son, Edison, reside in Lakewood, Ohio – where Mike also serves as the City’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
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