He is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, bestselling author, blogger and podcaster.
He is an active angel investor in several companies and is the founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn’t track you and focuses on smarter answers.
Today’s guest is a 24-year old entrepreneur from Utah who believes that most entrepreneurs fail due to not being determined enough. This guy has determination.
The idea of creating art as a business, rather than just for arts sake, is an idea that I have always been intrigued with. I have often wondered why more artists don’t choose to take that route in order to turn their art into a business.
This realization is one of the things that I wish I would’ve learned earlier on in my business journey and the conversation I had with today’s guest would have helped me immensely.
Almost 2 years ago today, I was preparing to attend my first online business conference and it was being held in Las Vegas. Two things from this time make it very memorable and meaningful.
First off, the day before I was to leave I was struggling to get a simple landing page up on WordPress, with the intention of sending people to it so they could give me their email and I could keep in touch — 2 years ago this was no easy task. After pulling my hair out and slamming my laptop shut, it dawned on me that I can’t be the only person with this same struggle; this was the birth of VelocityPage.
When we get so immersed within our work and projects that we lose this focus on the big picture we tend to end up doing things that we shouldn’t be doing.
In this, the very first episode of Hack The Entrepreneur, we kick things off in a big way with an amazing guest, Chris Brogan.