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The Failory Podcast - 
May 18, 2020

Turning a Side Hustle into a $9k/mo Business, with Pat Walls from Starter Story

Pat Walls
Pat Walls
Founder of Delite & Starter Story

This episode is sponsored by Acadium, a tool that connects startups & entrepreneurs with marketing students for a 3-month internship. It costs $299/3 months, though they are offering a $50 discount for Failory users. Here's an article we've written about our experience using the tool.

Show Notes

  • Pat goes over his timeline on how he got into Tech.
  • Switching from industry to startup.
  • Delite; the challenges that ultimately lead it to fail.
  • The beginnings of Starter Story.
  • Quitting his full-time job.
  • Being vulnerable with publicity.
  • What would Pat say to his past self.

Links & Resources

  • Pat’s Twitter
  • 24 Hour Startup Challenge - Livestream event where over 200 founders launched a project in 24 hours.
  • Deloitte - Providing audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to select clients.  
  • Anaplan - Anaplan gives you unprecedented line-of-sight across your business, to orchestrate operational execution based on financial priorities.
  • Y Combinator - A new model for funding early-stage startups.
  • Delite - Pat shared the details behind Delite failure on a written interview on Failory.
  • Starter Story - Pat's site where he interviews successful entrepreneurs.
  • Starter Story /open - Pat shares Starter Story's numbers transparently.
  • Pigeon for Gmail - Turning your Gmail into your full business hub.
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