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3 words that describe Milyoni… “Scrappy, Tenacious, Exceptional”


Under the Radar exclusive interview with our CEO, John Corpus.

2. If your company was a movie, which one would it be and why? Toy Story because we are a bunch of old, scrappy misfit toys overcoming obstacles.

3. What three things should we know about your company?
1) We believe it is about the conversation not just commerce
2) Milyoni was created for the “convenience of the consumer”
3) Milyoni is revolutionizing the shopping experience as we know it

4. If you could give a TED Talk, what would it be about? Crowdsourcing a Cure – using Social networks to connect diverse skills and knowledge inside and outside of traditional research channels to find a cure for Rett Syndrome

5. What Hollywood star would play your CEO? Hugh Jackman

6. What one piece of advice would you give to other entrepreneurs? Think Big. Start Small. Grow Fast.

7. Which other internet startup do you respect the most? Zynga

8. Who’s the most impressive founder you’ve ever met and why? Chuck Williams, Founder Williams-Sonoma – He understands the importance of a GREAT customer experience, quality merchandise, execution of delivery, and the company exceeds the consumer’s high expectations.

9. Which industry would you like to disrupt the most? Social Commerce, Ecommerce

10. Who’s the most visionary developer you’ve ever encountered? (startup and big company) Steve Wozniak

11. What’s the first website you check out every day? Mashable.com

12. If you could have dinner with any living person in the world, who would it be? Oprah Winfrey

13. What’s the first thing you’ll do when you make your first billion dollars? Find a cure for Rett Sydrome

14. What’s your theme song? Lovely Day by Bill Withers – ” When the day that lies ahead of me seems impossible to face, And someone else instead of me always seems to know the way Then I look at you and the world’s alright with me.” Reminds me to keep going until there is a cure for Rett Syndrome!

15. If you ran a startup book club, what would be the first MUST READ book? Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh

16. What is your favorite “just for fun” blog? Should I dare say TMZ? Kidding! Thehuffingtonpost usually covers it all.

17. Whose Twitter feed inevitably makes you laugh? If my 9 year old son was to have aTwitter account – it would be his! He comes up with the funniest updates!

18. What food has your startup required to fuel itself? Diet Coke, Any appetizer menu item, and Motrin

19. What’s the biggest misconception about founding a startup? It is not about a great idea, it is all about great execution

20. What’s been your favorite moment since starting your company? Taking my 13-year-old son to NY to visit the corporate offices of one of our biggest customers.

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