Focus or Fail: Kazaa Ex-CMO and Pollenizer Co-Founder Mick Liubinskas Shares Lessons on Startup Failure
September 2, 2012 by Gwendolyn Regina T
“I’ve learnt that Focus makes everything easier, better, stronger. You can’t learn by thinking. Team are critical. Success is more about character than ideas.” ~ Mick Liubinskas
This coming Tuesday, SGE and Pollenizer have the privilege of co-hosting Mick Liubinskas, one of Australia’s leading web strategists. Mick has served in head marketing roles at Kazaa, Zapr and Tangler. He now runs Australia-headquartered Pollenizer, the business incubator he co-founded with former-Kazaa colleague Phil Morle, which has recently opened an office in Singapore.
Mick will speak on: Focus or Fail – Why startups fail, why you should be focused, some tips and tools on how to get focused and stay that way.
Come by and pick his brain.
When: Tuesday 4th September 2012
Registration and mingling – 6:30pm
Talk and interactive Q&A – 7:00pm-8:30pm
Where: The Hub, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore 238165
Entry: S$10 (US$8)
There will be drinks on offer.
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About The Author
Gwendolyn Regina T - Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Gwen is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of SGE. Previously, she was a partner of early stage technology investment firm, Thymos Capital and she has had two exits, one of which is iHipo. She is also an investor in Padlet, a Y-Combinator startup. Gwen also sits on the Board of Advisors for the Singapore Innovation & Productivity Institute, Steering Commmittee for the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation Awards 2013, and Board of Advisors for Social Media Week 2013. A frequent public speaker, mentor and judge at various startup bootcamps, events and competitions, Gwen loves meeting founders, developers, designers and scientists across all ages. An alumnus of the National University of Singapore and its University Scholars Programme, Gwen also spent some time in Silicon Valley and is a graduate of the NUS-Stanford University overseas college programme. She is also a mentor at Polish tech startup incubator Gamma Rebels, the Singapore curator for US-headquartered StartupDigest and the Singapore Ambassador for the Sandbox Network - the leading global network of innovators under 30. Gwen has also been a Worldwide Judge for Imagine Cup - the premier student technology competition helmed by Microsoft. She has also spoken in Hong Kong at one of its largest youth conferences, MaD Asia, and was recently in Austria to help envision the future of the country's economy in 2032 on invitation from an Austrian governmental organization. Gwen speaks 3.25 languages, loves physics, travelling, dance and adventure sports. She can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.Read other posts by Gwendolyn Regina T