Hosted by Social Starts/Joyance Partners Managing Partner Mike Edelhart, Inception is a series of conversations about the beginning of things - of companies, careers, new science, breakthrough technology, and a peek into the future. Each episode features an intimate talk between Mike and a founder or investor in our extensive worldwide network. Together, they explore the grit, determination, and skill required to start a company, the underlying philosophies and psychologies of entrepreneurship, and the secrets of how startups are created, funded, and ultimately, win.
Austen Allred is CEO of Lambda School, the online software engineering training school for no up-front cost. In this episode, Austen shares the powerful personal story behind founding his company, what it feels like to have a bullet in your back, the one big worry that keeps him up at night, and more.