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Simple startup advice – Ben & Jerry’s

Posted in entrepreneurship by Steve Sammartino on November 25, 2009

Today I was fortunate enough to meet Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Jerry is not only a smart guy, but a nice one too. I asked him one simple question for entrepreneurs and here’s what he had to say:

(More detailed insight will be the topic of subsequent blog entries)

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  1. Frank Lehmann said, on November 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    Did you get any free ice-cream?
    FL.

    • Steve Sammartino said, on November 25, 2009 at 3:49 pm

      Actually they did have ice-cream for everyone in little cups…. but I didn’t ahve any, I was too ensconced in the entrepreneur bromance to eat…

      Apparently they are giving away free ice-cream all day this Saturday at their new Manly (Sydney Australia) ice-cream shop.

      Steve.

  2. Michael Darby said, on November 25, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Hey thanks Steve great little snipit!

    Two simple but yet very valuable points!

    PS: luv ya sound track as well! ha

    • Steve Sammartino said, on November 25, 2009 at 4:12 pm

      Did you know the song of the soundtrack? It’s slightly esoteric but an old fav of mine…

      steve.

      • Andre Sammartino said, on November 27, 2009 at 2:27 pm

        That’d be The Penguin Cafe Orchestra-Telephone and Rubber Band

  3. Pieter said, on November 25, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    Good stuff. And whilst starting small, take advantage of it http://bit.ly/6tLSAX

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  5. stockhausens said, on November 27, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    Great stuff


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