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About This Show
Founders Nextdoor features stories of local entrepreneurs in DC who created successful businesses that make a positive difference in their community. FN’s founder interviews provide inspirations, resources, and practical tips for entrepreneurs and biz owners on how to build a great local business while making an impact.
Most Recent Episode
How to Juggle Multiple Businesses While Serving Your Community with Tien Wong, Ep 037
2 days ago
Tien Wong is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and super connector in the DC entrepreneurial community. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Tech2000, an IT firm that provides advanced technology training and mobile device software to the federal government and Fortune 500 companies, Chairman of Lore Systems, an IT services firm specializing in managed datacenter hosting, cloud computing, IT networking, and Chairman and CEO of Opus8, a private investment and advisory firm. Tien is also the founder and host of Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum, a community that connects entrepreneurs and investors in the Mid-Atlantic region.
In this episode, Tien talked about how to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time, what are the most important considerations when evaluating your business ideas, and how to know that your product/service really solves a customer problem. He also shared other lessons learned through years of entrepreneurial experience and explained why “your network is your net worth” for an entrepreneur.
“Be self-aware. Know your limit. But you have to have the supreme confidence that you are going to win.”
– Tien Wong
Big Idea CONNECTpreneur
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