Posts Tagged: startups
Last year, writers Susannah Luthi and Niree Perian launched Connu, a sort of literary magazine in app form that curates short stories for readers. (We blogged about their Kickstarter campaign back in June.)
You’d think creating apps and writing fiction would go together like water and oil, but Luthi says it was actually surprisingly helpful to approach business from a writing background:
I’ll paraphrase John Trimble’s Writing with Style: What you build (or write) should be worth people’s attention.
If there’s anything we in the United States know about economics, it’s that all you need to get rich is a stalwart work ethic and an original idea.
If you also happen to have an MBA from Stanford to help you on your way, what could possibly go wrong?...more