The Ebb and Flow of Clean Tech and Entrepreneurs (Entire Talk) - Carlos Perea (Miox)

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Don't Lose Faith in Your Start-up - Carlos Perea (Miox)
Date: 4/21/2010
Length: 2 minutes
Speaker(s): Carlos Perea (Miox)
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Frazzled feelings and brick walls are frequently part of the trying path to start-up success. In this inspiring clip from Miox CEO Carlos Perea, he shares in that frustration, and also shares an anecdote that rekindles his company's opportunity to save lives and improve living conditions worldwide. Perea urges other entrepreneurs to find this kind of satisfaction - even at difficult moments.

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