Anatole Faykin on How Personal Priorities Change With Age

In Chapter 5 of 12 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Anatole Faykin answers "How Are Your Personal Priorities Changing as You Get Older?"  Faykin notes how not settling down in a marriage while he was in his 20s has him looking for love in his mid-30s.  As he looks for a long-term relationship that he hopes turns into marriage and starting a family, Faykin notes the challenge of having big conversations on early dates.  He also addresses challenges that come from society not encouraging waiting to get married as well as the challenge that comes with his jet setting international lifestyle. 

Anatole Faykin is an entrepreneur currently working on a new startup as part of the Startup Chile incubator program in Santiago, Chile.  Previously, Faykin founded Tuanpin, a Shanghai, China-based daily deals site he grew to 25 employees and sold in the fall of 2011. He has worked for British Telecom in London, Intel in Shanghai, American Express in New York, and Oracle in San Francisco as well as several startups. He holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and a BS in computer science and biology from the California Institute of Technology.