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Smart People Should Build Things - Avi Millman, Founder & CEO of BobbyPin
On walking away from cushy situations to build companies
3 years ago
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· Senior Comms & Development Mgr at VFA
In this episode of Smart People Should Build Things,
sits down with
, Founder & CEO of
, a company that has created an easy way to keep track of and share your favorite spots with trusted friends. Avi's first job out of college was at Steve & Barrys, a now defunct retail clothing chain whose training program he likened to a "private version of Venture for America". Just before Steve & Barry's shut its doors for good, Avi went on to do a variety of things including selling tonic door to door and a brief stint at a small company in the British Virgin Islands. In 2008 Avi co-founded Stray Boots, a mobile scavenger hunt company that gamifies walking tours. Avi is currently in the process of building BobbyPin and candidly shares his progress on this week's episode. Tune in to hear Avi's honest take on growth, experimentation, and walking away from some very cushy situations.
3 years ago