About

Hi, I'm Eric.

Hi, I’m Eric.

Thanks for visiting! This is my space to share thoughts on startups, travel, and financial freedom. I spent seven years bootstrapping my edtech startup, which was acquired in 2012. After traveling the world with my wife for nine months, I worked at Facebook and Instagram for two years. Now I’m an Entrepreneur in Residence at 500 Startups. You can follow me here, or on Twitter, LinkedIn, AngelList. Startups and organizations that I have founded, invest in, or advise:

  • Hustle Con – Events and resources to help non-techies start startups
  • Webflow – The coolest web/software authoring platform ever created
  • NerdWallet – One-stop shop to help you with your key financial decisions
  • Payable – A delightful 1099 contractor payments platform
  • Wiselike – A social network based on AMAs
  • Aireal – Augmented reality startup
  • Venture for America – On a mission to encourage smart people build things
  • Young Entrepreneur Council – The best network for young entrepreneurs

Take risks and embrace the failures along with the wins. Remember:

Fail enough and you'll eventually win