Isaac Raichyk, is the 69-year-old founder and CEO of dating app Clover. What’s his secret to staying on top of the fast-moving tech world at any age? He says it just requires a little curiosity:
“In my world, I work with young people every day. Young people are always talking about dating. I’ve dated a lot in my life, so I have my own opinions. I think I understand human nature better than a 20-year-old does.
“For instance, I don’t believe you can fall in love with someone from a picture. If you want to find the love of your life, you have to go out and meet a lot of people. That’s why we developed our on-demand dating feature. You can say, “I want a date tomorrow at 7 p.m.” and get one with our app.
“But I stay in touch with what’s happening today because I’m always wired in. I have my iPhone with me everywhere. I work out a lot, so if I’m on the elliptical, I’m on Twitter. I’m reading what people are saying about Tinder, about us. I read the comments on articles. I want to see what people are actually saying.
“It’s not big, philosophical knowledge that matters in business. It’s the details, the in-the-weeds knowledge. In the end, you just have to be curious.”
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