There’s something interesting when you open the about us page on the business site owned by Siamak Taghaddos and David Hauser. On the page there are articles with subtitles that read “We’re Entrepreneurs Serving Entrepreneurs”. Yes, a company that works to provide services and assistance to entrepreneurs. The site was named GotvMail, which later changed its name to Grasshopper in 2009. The company was the collaboration of two young accomplished entrepreneurs who both won the title of Business week’s “Top 5 Entrepreneur Under-25”, Siamak Taghaddos and David Hauser.

The GotvMail company was founded in 2003 by Siamak Taghaddos and David Hauser. This company was originally engaged in communication relations between entrepreneurs, including by implementing a virtual phone system for entrepreneurs who are their clients. GotvMail through its official website claims that they have served more than 70 thousand business people who are clients. In May 2009, GotvMail changed its name to Grasshopper. This change of name also leads them to performance changes that are increasingly improving to help clients. Grasshopper has 4 keywords in each service that is, “go above and beyond”, “always entrepreneurial”, “radicaly passionate”, and “teamwork”. Who are Siamak and Hauser, the two founders of GotvMail actually?

Siamak Taghaddos is an American born in Iran and raised in Boston. He studied at Babson College, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. He is also known to be very fond of Sun Tzu’s philosophical teachings. Before succeeding in forming GotvMail, Siamak, who was very fond of the marketing field, also worked for a communications company that served many professionals and business people in America. In addition, Siamak also worked at College Coach and LLC, an educational consulting firm in Boston.

After meeting David Hauser, Siamak agreed to establish a company that aims to help entrepreneurs to advance their business. In addition to successfully developing his business, Siamak was also a panelist at the Harvard Business School, a speaker at Loyola University School of Business, and a judge for the Entrepreneurship Competition in various places.

A number of achievements that Siamak has received are as follows:

  • One of the youngest CEOs on the list of companies experiencing the fastest growth in America.
  • Appeared in the CNN series “Young People Who Rock”.
  • One of 40 successful entrepreneurs chosen by American Venture Magazine.
  • One of the 40 successful entrepreneurs chosen by Boston Business
  • Chosen as “Massachusetts Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the US Small Business Administration.
  • Perform in the Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, and Fox Business.

The second person behind GotvMail was David Hauser. He was clean and grew up in New York, America. He also graduated from Babson College with a Bachelor of Science degree. Only, he majored in Business. Hauser is a person who is very interested in the field of technology, he also likes to create a professional atmosphere but also benefits all of his employees. on the GotvMail company which later changed its name to Grasshopper, Hauser oversaw many divisions. Among them are the Division of Laboratories, Technicians, and Network Operations. Because of his high entrepreneurial spirit, Hauser was once asked to become an entrepreneurial mentor at his alma mater at Babson College. Hauser is also in the management Student for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE). He was also appointed several times as a jury in the Entrepreneur Competition held in various regions in America.

Here are the various achievements Hauser has received:

  • Appeared in the CNN series “Young People Who Rock”.
  • Chosen to be one of the Business Week’s “Top 5 Entrepreneur Under-25” choices.
  • One of 40 successful entrepreneurs chosen by American Venture Magazine.
  • Chosen as “Massachusetts Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the US Small Business Administration.

The success of Siamak and Hauser with Grasshopper places them both in the row of the richest young entrepreneurs in the world with accumulated coffers of wealth reaching 8 million US dollars, equivalent to 80 billion rupiah.