Seth Kaplan is the Director of Mental Training for the Baltimore Orioles. He has tons of experience training elite military units and large executive business teams. Many people don’t associate mental training with entrepreneurship, but Seth shares how and why it matters.
Startups can be stressful. Those that are mentally resilient will prevail. Check out what Seth shares as to how you can improve your mental toughness!
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Kelly Hook runs marketing at Carolina Ballet. She is the former student body President at NC State University. During her college career, she was fortunate enough to be invited to Russia to discuss foreign relations.
Kelly is no stranger to grass-roots marketing. She has awesome insights into low-budget marketing, along with some cool ideas on how to gain attention! To find out more about what she does, check out this presentation or visit her website here.
What do you think about Kelly’s experience in Russia? What are some low-cost marketing tips you can share? Tweet us @TripreneurTV!
Ram Parimi runs Sales for Social Tables, a DC-based startup that was an inaugural member of The Fort. He is a Colgate University alumni and has done stints in NYC, San Francisco, and Eventbrite.
Social Tables is an awesome event planning software that allows you to stop worrying about the logistics, and start enjoying the moment. If you have a wedding or business conference coming up, check them out!
Have you ever worked out of your bedroom? What do you like about Social Tables? Tweet us @TripreneurTV, we would love to hear from you!
Jon Leonardo is a co-founder of DC and Triangle Entrepreneurship Week. He is also the founder of Reply Guy, a new mobile app that is saving lives! Not many entrepreneurs come in and have as much experience as Jon does. The great catch….he’s under the age of 25!
Entrepreneurship Week is spreading throughout the country and helping increase job creation and/or funding. You don’t want to miss this interview!
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Justin and Bennett are the co-founders of Hinge, an online service that recommends friends of friends who are single. They are backed by some great investors including Jonathon Perrelli and Paul Singh. Hinge just finished up the inaugural class at The Fort in DC and are ready to help you find your next date!
Blake Hall is a co-founder of TroopSwap, a DC-based company. He has an amazing story that took him from the streets of Iraq to Harvard Business School to entrepreneur. Blake holds nothing back in this interview as he talks about his military experience and how it has shaped him.
TroopSwap is an awesome company that is changing the way commerce is done online. It is always nice to see veterans helping veterans. Get ready to be overwhelmed by Blake’s humility, knowledge, and experiences!
How do you think Blake’s military experience helped shape him? How can we create more veteran entrepreneurs? Tweet us @TripreneurTV!
Carla Valdes took some time to give us a quick tour of The Fort, a tech accelerator based in the heart of downtown DC. Fortify.vc has backed the open and collaborative working space in order to help young companies accelerate their growth. It is not uncommon to see mentors and VCs making regular visits to The Fort.
Carla and her partner Jonathan Perrelli are great people who have done amazing things for the DC Tech scene. While we were there, the energy and enthusiasm was overwhelming. The Fort is making an impact…..stay tuned!
What do you think of DC becoming a technology hub? What is your favorite part of The Fort? Tweet us @TripreneurTV!