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4 Reasons Choosing Startup Life Over College Is Totally Worth It
Sep17

4 Reasons Choosing Startup Life Over College Is Totally Worth It

In 2011, I wrote a post called “Why I Didn’t Get A Real Job” that got a lot of attention. Admittedly, it was a childish reaction to a relative’s assertion that I needed to go get a “real job.” After a few months of full-time entrepreneurship that same summer, I thought I was finally experiencing the startup life…

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Alex Schiff, Founder And CEO, Fetchnotes
May31

Alex Schiff, Founder And CEO, Fetchnotes

“The best part about being an entrepreneur is that you get to choose who you work with – don’t take that for granted!” says Alex Schiff, founder and chief executive officer of Fetchnotes, which makes productivity as simple as a tweet. Prior to Fetchnotes, Alex was the vice president of Benzinga and a…

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A Better Way To Ask For An Email Introduction
May28

A Better Way To Ask For An Email Introduction

I ask for and receive a lot of requests for introductions. Whether it’s someone at a company looking for a partnership or job, an investor, a journalist, or someone else, it’s an integral part of pretty much any profession. At the same time, such requests often arise in the least efficient way possible…

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Fetchnotes New iPhone App For Your Collaborative Note-Sharing Pleasure
Nov14

Fetchnotes New iPhone App For Your Collaborative Note-Sharing Pleasure

I had a great interview with the guys over at Fetchnotes back in July, and I recently caught up with co-founder Alex Schiff to talk about the startup’s new iPhone app. Man, I love this little web of awesome ‘trep contacts I’ve created! Right, where was I? Oh yes, I should tell you about said iPhone app…

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The Startup Sit Down: Alex Schiff And Chase Lee Talk Fetchnotes And Programmer Patch Kids

Alex Schiff and Chase Lee have been running around the country, sleeping on floors and accumulating some serious laundry all in the name of promoting their simple, free note-taking app Fetchnotes. After some schedule shuffling, I managed to sit down with the youngsters to talk Fetchnote beginnings, hiring weird 21-year-olds and European rave music on this session of The Start-up Sit Down.     Hey Alex and Chase, thanks for...

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