Getting into the head of a skilled entrepreneur is one of the simplest ways to learn about their thought process while finding a path through the industry. Eric Pulier is one of the foremost tech investors and adventure capitalists working in tech industry right now and he has been that way since he first jumped to L.A. back in 1991. Eric Pulier is most well known for his work at the XPrize Foundation but he has founded or funded 15 different start ups, raising millions of dollars along the way. Eric Pulier gracious enough to sit down and share what makes him tick so that entrepreneurs who come after can learn from his work.
To start with you need to understand that Eric Pulier has a very specific process that he goes through when bringing an idea to fruition from the back of his head to the front of his business. Pulier firmly believes in taking notes and every good idea that he has he’ll make sure to jot down somewhere. Pulier fears that not writing down his thoughts and ideas will lead to him passing up on the concept at a later date, and you never know which concept is going to be the big one. After he’s written down a few ideas, Pulier likes to let them ruminate in the back of his mind for a few days. While he does this he tries to develop them passively, if something pops then he’ll take it to market after workshopping it.
The next best thing you can do if you get a chance to talk to an entrepreneur is to ask them what makes them excited. It’s pretty simple for Eric Pulier: genome editing. Okay, genome editing is far from a simple process but it is something that he is fascinated with right now. Pulier says that he is specifically excited about, “Genome editing with technologies like CRISPR-Cas9″. His reasoning goes, “These techniques have massive implications for the human race.” Genome editing is definitely a trending field in the medical world and one we should all pay attention to.
About Eric Pulier: https://ideamensch.com/eric-pulier/