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Why Did You Become an Entrepreneur? a photo gallery
November 13, 2012

Diane Hessan
Diane Hessan is founder and head of Communispace, an online market-research firm.

They were inspired by others, driven by the desire to do something that matters or prompted to take action and seize opportunities.


Diane Hessan

In my previous job there was a moment when all people got their payout. And I remember an old leader walking around and giving everyone checks, saying “thank you” and talking about the difference they had made for the world. And I wanted to have a similar moment – to do something that really would make a difference and change the life of people and their families.

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