Engineer at Baltimore Gas and Electric. Online engineering tutor at InstaEDU. Grant writing and fundraising consultant. YouTuber. Freelance journalist.
Reaching a new audience through SEO!
I was the former editor-in-chief of the WordPress blog, "The Amateur Hour," and have written for isportsweb, Razzball, and SB Nation using Wordpress.
Developing your business strategy to surpass your goals!
Leas a strategic development team to create plan for maintaining company assets.
Surpassing your fundraising goals through crowdsourcing funding!
Pioneered Launch UMD program for crowdsourcing funding at University of Maryland.
Exceeded fundraising goals by 15%
As the founder of Launch UMD, a crowdfunding website at the University of Maryland, I developed the branding for strategy while working with the operations team to become one of the most popular on-campus networks.
Lead team of seven within The Neilom Foundation to allocate $100,000 grant to local charities
Authored 5-page Request for Proposal for potable water project in rural Ethiopia
Of course you can, provided you surround yourself with the right people
AirBnB's founders were not programmers; they were design guys. Now, it's a billion dollar tech company. If you have a dream to build the next big app or web startup, you'll need to know what the journey entails. The things that no one will tell you about, that you can learn only through experience.
That being said, there are a few things you need to consider before you pursue this as a second career:
1.) Outsource or build the product in-house?
2.) Target the right market.
3.) Search for a technical cofounder