The Shovel of
Entrepreneurship
Jeff Hoffman
ColorJar
Entrepreneurial
background
Funded college via startup
Serial entrepreneur (7 startups)
IPOs and Acquisitions
Internet, Mus...
Giving back to
entrepreneurs
Global Entrepreneurship Week
White House, State
Department, USAID, Commerce
Department
Foreig...
I don’t launch
companies anymore
I launch entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship World Tour
Entrepreneurship Sale!
Entrepreneurship is
the shovel you use to
dig a path to a
brighter future
I ask people to tell
me their dreams
before I ask to see
their financials
People driven by
purpose far
outperform people
d...
We need to study
lives as well as we
study spreadsheets
We need to invest in
PEOPLE, not just
companies
Unreasonable@Sea
Investing in our future
Agua
Investing in our future
Prakti
Investing in our future
Prakti
Investing in our future
Solar Ear
Your business may
not change the world
But your life can
Everybody has a
GOLDEN PURPOSE
in life
We need to help
them find it
PASSION is the secret
sauce of everything
good in life
Entrepreneurship is a
great way to live a life
of passion and
purpo...
Thank you!
Jeff Hoffman
ColorJar
jeff@colorjar.com
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Startupfest 2013 - Entrepreneurship is the shovel you use to dig a path to a brighter future - Jeff Hoffman

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Entrepreneurship isn't a goal—it's a means to an end. It's the tool with which we bend the world to our vision. The greatest founders are driven by more than merely a payday: they want to create a better life, both for themselves and for others.

Join serial Entrepreneur and innovator Jeff Hoffman—founding member and CEO in numerous startups, including Priceline.com, uBid.com, and ColorJar—and entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and author, Ruma Bose, for a look at the higher purpose that drives the best founders and delivers true success for a look at the higher purpose that drives the best founders and delivers true success.

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Startupfest 2013 - Entrepreneurship is the shovel you use to dig a path to a brighter future - Jeff Hoffman

  1. 1. The Shovel of Entrepreneurship Jeff Hoffman ColorJar
  2. 2. Entrepreneurial background Funded college via startup Serial entrepreneur (7 startups) IPOs and Acquisitions Internet, Music, Movies
  3. 3. Giving back to entrepreneurs Global Entrepreneurship Week White House, State Department, USAID, Commerce Department Foreign governments, NGOs Hundreds of private entities
  4. 4. I don’t launch companies anymore I launch entrepreneurs
  5. 5. Entrepreneurship World Tour
  6. 6. Entrepreneurship Sale!
  7. 7. Entrepreneurship is the shovel you use to dig a path to a brighter future
  8. 8. I ask people to tell me their dreams before I ask to see their financials People driven by purpose far outperform people driven by money
  9. 9. We need to study lives as well as we study spreadsheets We need to invest in PEOPLE, not just companies
  10. 10. Unreasonable@Sea
  11. 11. Investing in our future Agua
  12. 12. Investing in our future Prakti
  13. 13. Investing in our future Prakti
  14. 14. Investing in our future Solar Ear
  15. 15. Your business may not change the world But your life can
  16. 16. Everybody has a GOLDEN PURPOSE in life We need to help them find it
  17. 17. PASSION is the secret sauce of everything good in life Entrepreneurship is a great way to live a life of passion and purpose
  18. 18. Thank you! Jeff Hoffman ColorJar jeff@colorjar.com

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