Griffin Sinn about.me

One Student’s Unexpected Journey to Entrepreneurship

Griffin Sinn never planned on being an entrepreneur. That was until he encountered a problem that he had to solve.

Now, with five patent pending products under his belt and a hustle like no other, this Indiana University student looks forward to pursuing his dream of working for a startup in Silicon Valley. Check out our interview with Griffin to find out what drives him and what set him off on the entrepreneurial path.

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Tony Conrad about.me

Disruption & Innovation Panel in San Francisco – February 10th

It’s time to break the rules or create new ones to forge innovative careers.

Join about.me CEO Tony Conrad, Google Venture’s David Krane and a power panel as they  discuss disruptive innovation, the art of failure, and how to be entrepreneurial whether you are a business owner or not.

The event, brought to you by the Indiana University Alumni Association, takes place at WordPress’s Automattic Lounge in San Francisco on February 10th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm PST.

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One Student’s Journey from Blogging to The Grammys

Not many college students can say that their life consists of meeting top artists like Nick Jonas and Adam Levine, or interning for the Grammy Awards. For Jacklyn Krol, that’s not the case.

When this self-proclaimed music fanatic realized that popular music sites weren’t giving her what she wanted, she started the music blog Stage Right Secrets to feed her appetite and offer a more unique experience to music fans fans.

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3 Students That Have Founder on Their Resume

Meet three guys who are students by day and entrepreneurs by night.

Targeting various industries, these young founders hope to disrupt the status quo and have fun while doing it.

Queen’s University student Michael Warshafsky, pictured in our header photo, is the founder of Encore. It’s an app that lets you relive your favorite concert experiences. Michael also has a passion for exploring new opportunities as he shadowed 60 different professionals in 60 days and chronicled it all online.

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Students of the Week: Hoosiers at Heart (Indiana University)

This week’s student highlights were chosen from Indiana University, where last week our co-founder Tony Conrad spoke on the importance of entrepreneurship and visual storytelling. Our four featured Hoosiers are a dancer, weekend warrior, entrepreneur, and world traveller. 

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An Evening with Tony Conrad

On Thursday, September 18th, Tony Conrad will be in his home state of Indiana and at his alma mater, Indiana University, for a day of special programs with students and the community. In the evening he will host a talk on entrepreneurship and owning your online identity, as well as about.me! His presentation begins at 7pm and is open to the public.

If you’re in the area, or know someone who is have them check out the Facebook event here and RSVP to let us know you’re going!

Who: Tony Conrad (CEO of about.me)
What: A presentation on entrepreneurship and owning your online identity
When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00PM
Where: Whittenberger Auditorium in the Indiana Memorial Union

Tony Conrad by Christopher MichelPhoto by photographer and about.me advisor Christopher Michel.

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