August 11, 2020
For anyone who's built a course, don't laugh (just face palm silently ) Some lessons you have to learn the hard way-- by making the mistakes yourself, and experiencing the outcomes first-hand. I wanted to share what I've learned for anyone that might be thinking of launching their own online course.
Self-taught web developer
August 5, 2020
Student Entrepreneurs, Learn from my mistakes.
August 3, 2020
I want to share my story and insights from building a side-project. I could have achieved the same results in two years. Why? It took us over four years to get from $0 to $6k and then one year to go from there to $30k/ month. And it's all my fault...
Founder of Mindful Suite
July 25, 2020
This is not going to be a theoretical post with a vague conclusion such as: Either way is ok, it's up to you. That kind of posts doesn't end up telling you anything lol.
Founder/CEO of SuperPay
July 18, 2020
It was only a few months ago that SuperPay crossed the $1.3m mark, and now that we've passed $2m, it's even crazier
Location independent CEO of zenmaid.com
July 8, 2020
In 2015 my boss pulled me aside. He knew my little side project was failing harder than an Indian kid in gym class.
Founder of Startup Sanctuary
June 16, 2020
I read an article recently from a16z entitled “The Passion Economy and the Future of Work”. The article highlights some very interesting points about the future of work and how creators and entrepreneurs of all kinds are leveraging their uniqueness to create a living for themselves online.
Founder of Startup Sanctuary
June 15, 2020
It is no surprise that the topic of education and learning online is growing in popularity at this moment in time.
Senior Software Engineer
June 5, 2020
From a linguist to a programmer in 12 months. The offer email arrived at Lilian’s inbox at 10:09pm, at a chilling Friday night in late October 2019. She printed, signed, scanned, attached, checked the spellings, and hit “Send”. Hearing the Apple mail “whoosh” sound, she officially landed her first developer job.
Developer, writer, creator.
May 13, 2020
Six months ago, I had an idea for an online course. Today, I've made over $7,000 teaching online.
Curator of tldrnewsletter.com
May 2, 2020
Since starting TLDR (a tech newsletter targeted towards the kind of people who read Hacker News, Slashdot, Indie Hackers etc.) in August of 2018, I've been growing it steadily with a combination of forum posting, paid ads, word of mouth referral marketing, cross promotion, and link building.
Instructor at Tech Elevator
April 7, 2020
Starting a new job can be exciting, intimidating, and frustrating. The first few weeks can set the tone for how you are perceived in the organization as well as your opportunities to succeed in your new role. Here are my thoughts on how to start strong at your new job.
Cofounder and CTO at ConnecPath
March 7, 2020
My name is Pradeep. I am the Cofounder and CTO at ConnecPath. We are an EdTech company democratizing college counseling. Our flagship product is called WeAdmit. In the frontend, WeAdmit is an end to end data science-backed college counseling for parents and students. Whereas in the backend it is a platform for all underserved college counselors and college students who are also excellent mentors.
Senior Software Engineer at Zalando
February 26, 2020
My name is Andre Pena. I'm a 34 years old Brazilian. I have studied computer science and I have been a developer and a software architect for 11 years before moving to Berlin, Germany.
CEO of Millennial Moderator
February 25, 2020
My name is Aleksey Weyman and I’m the Founder and Chief Editor of Millennial Moderator. I was born out of the country and moved to the United States when I was young, eventually winding up in Seattle, WA, which is where I live now.
Founder of SafetyWing
February 14, 2020
My name is Sondre Rasch and I’m 32 years old and from Norway. Before SafetyWing I was founder of another company now called SuperSide. But before I venture into startups I was a policy advisor for the government of Norway
Senior VP of Sales
February 12, 2020
In my first startup, I tried to do it all on my own. I didn’t know who to reach out to, and I didn't have the resources available, no network, no community. I was on my own, and my ego wouldn't let me try and find the help that I needed. BIG MISTAKE.
Senior VP of Sales
February 10, 2020
It was cold, lonely and nothing like what I had to give up, but I learned something beautiful.
Founder of No CS Degree
January 25, 2020
My name is Pete and I live in Edinburgh in Scotland. I make No CS Degree, which is a blog where I interview developers without Computer Science degrees and show that anyone can be successful in tech.
Founder of Upvoty
January 19, 2020
My name is Mike, I’m 32 years old, and I’m from The Netherlands. I started working on my own business when I was 22 years old and dropped out of college. From the age of 16, I always knew school wasn’t for me.
Founder of Ennovate Hub
January 19, 2020
We entrepreneurs are a super optimistic bunch of people. It doesn’t matter what goes wrong, we always flip things around to a positive
Founder of ConnectPath Inc.
January 4, 2020
I was born in 1984 (35 years old) and originally from Tokyo. Before starting my own company, ConnecPath Inc. (our consumer-facing brand is WeAdmit.io), I worked for Mitsubishi Corporation, which is the biggest conglomerate in Japan.
Author, product and marketing expert.
December 26, 2019
Marketing strategy has evolved tremendously over the years. In this era of unprecedented technology innovations which has impacted greatly on how businesses operate, building a marketing strategy requires deep knowledge of modern trends in video content, social media stories, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), BIG data and data-driven marketing.
Founder of Patriot Chimney
December 21, 2019
My name is Mitchell and I’m one of the founders of Patriot Chimney. We sweep, repair, and build chimneys and also service and repair dryer vents around the Roanoke Valley in Virginia.
Founder of Botsify
December 19, 2019
I think education makes a big difference in the way you think and behave in the professional environment.
Founder of Appsitude
November 18, 2019
I am a 23-year-old entrepreneur. I recently acquired an app development company called Appsitude that a friend of mine started. I am not the original founder but I think of myself as one as I had to completely restart the company from the ground up and get it moving again.
Senior Software Engineer at Delivery Hero
November 17, 2019
I am Adeyemi Olaoye, I'm 26 years old. I studied Computer Engineering in Obafemi Awolowo university in Nigeria, so yeah I am a Nigerian :) I worked at Konga Online Shopping Limited, Cotta&Cush Limited and with a couple of clients as a contractor before moving to Germany all for about three years after school.
Software Engineer at Westwing.de
November 6, 2019
I'm Lawrence Agbani, 25, from Rivers state, Nigeria. I graduated from the department of Soil Science and Technology, in the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, at the Federal University of Technology Owerri.
CEO and co-founder of Sutori
October 30, 2019
I’m Thomas Ketchell, the CEO and co-founder of Sutori and have started a new project called Curvo. I’m 31 and currently living in Helsinki, Finland. I’ve been working on Sutori for six years now and love seeing our product used by thousands of teachers and students everyday.
Founder of ScrapingBee
October 17, 2019
My name is Kevin, and I’m 27. I’m French and I live in Toulouse, a beautiful city in the south of France. I’m the founder of ScrapingBee, a web scraping API that I co-founded with Pierre de Wulf my lifelong friend and partner.
Founder of TapSnap
October 1, 2019
Hi, I’m Scott McInnes, founder of TapSnap, a photo booth franchise with franchisees in most major cities in the United States, Canada, and Sydney, Australia. I’ve been an entrepreneur for over 20 years, and have founded 3 successful start-ups all related to technology.
Founder of E-junkie
September 22, 2019
Since starting in 2004, E-junkie has processed 3,67,00,636 transactions amounting to $1.38 Billion for over 55,379 makers. Robin now has financial freedom and focuses on his passion of helping animals.
Founder of Lazyjar
August 22, 2019
My name is Justin Anyanwu. I am the founder and creator of Lazy Jar. Currently, I work as a software engineer in Raleigh NC.
Founder of Festivilia
August 6, 2019
My name is Tobi Ogunwande and I’m 27 years old, currently living in Lagos, Nigerian. I love to describe myself as a lover of film, tech and good food.
Founder of Karmabot
August 4, 2019
I grew up in the far-eastern part of Siberia, studied computer science and nuclear physics, played in a band, got excited by indie game making, and left uni to become a digital designer. For several years in the early 2000s, I worked remotely, traveling and blogging extensively (before that became a popular mainstream thing), and ended up in New Zealand.