I started the Sweaty Startup in December of 2018 because I believe the Shark Tank and Tech Crunch culture is ruining the real spirit of low-risk entrepreneurship. In college I connected with a lot of other entrepreneurs and of the 20 or so people pursuing tech and “new idea” startups, not a one succeeded. They all went and got real jobs.


157: #157 Update #9 // Life on the Road



157: #157 Update #9 // Life on the Road

This isn't for everyone. The last week has been mentally, emotionally and physically taxing.

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156: #156 Update #8 // The Rush to DC

Headed to DC for a big day of pickups tomorrow. We'll see what happens.

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155: #155 Three things (aside from COVID) that could wreck our economy

I've spent the last 2 weeks talking to as many smart people as I can about the economy, what they're afraid of, and what they think will happen. Here is a breakdown.

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154: #154 Update #7 // Now we wait

We're in limbo as we wait to see if the schools hire us to do the work.

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  • Must be your full-time gig
  • Must be willing to share financial information like revenue, margin, etc. (Name and location can be hidden in the post and podcast titling so you don’t show up in search engines if you would like privacy)


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