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Josh Kopelman

Managing Director of First Round Capital.

espite being coastally challenged (currently living in Philadelphia), Josh has been an active entrepreneur and investor in the Internet industry since its commercialization. In 1992, while he was a student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Josh co-founded Infonautics Corporation – an Internet information company. In 1996, Infonautics went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

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The Big Five for Face Painters and Entrepreneurs

DutchwonderlandMy family and I spent the past weekend at Hershey Park and Dutch Wonderland -- we had a blast at the two great amusement parks located in Pennsylvania.  (Near Sand Hill Road in Hershey, PA.  Not quite like the California version of Sand Hill Road -- it's full of houses/farms and it has cell phone coverage).

Anyhow, during our visit to Dutch Wonderland, I noticed this sign posted behind the door of the face painting booth.  While it was obviously intended for their employees I managed to grab a photograph. 

I thought that their "Big 5" tips were applicable to both face painters and to entrepreneurs:

  • Be Seen
  • Be Heard
  • Be Active
  • Be Prepared, and
  • Upsell