Simple startup advice – Ben & Jerry’s

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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9 comments

  1. Frank Lehmann · November 25, 2009

    Did you get any free ice-cream?
    FL.

    • Steve Sammartino · November 25, 2009

      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 · November 25, 2009

    Hey thanks Steve great little snipit!

    Two simple but yet very valuable points!

    PS: luv ya sound track as well! ha

    • Steve Sammartino · November 25, 2009

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

      steve.

      • Andre Sammartino · November 25, 2009

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

  3. Pieter · November 25, 2009

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

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  5. stockhausens · November 25, 2009

    Great stuff

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