View profile

From student to founder 🔥 - (StartupWatching #152)

Happy Monday Watchers! I'm writing this newsletter sitting in the backseat of my dad's truck on the w
From student to founder 🔥 - (StartupWatching #152)
By Andrew Askins • Issue #152 • View online
Happy Monday Watchers!
I’m writing this newsletter sitting in the backseat of my dad’s truck on the way home from a weekend in the mountains ⛰ with my fam.
This same truck almost got us stuck on a narrow mountain road. My dad wanted to go look at a kayak just outside of Boone, NC. We were following the seller’s directions down the steepest gravel road I’ve ever seen. All of the sudden the truck started slipping! 😨 We realized we’d gone too far and tried to back up, but had zero traction in the back wheels.
Trying to turn around only made things worse. ❌ Just as we were feeling royally screwed, the friendly kayaker came and found us. He brought over his tractor 🚜 and slowly hauled my dad’s Toyota Tundra up the mountain road. Needless to say - we bought the kayak.
What are you feeling thankful for today? Right now I’m feeling thankful for family, friendly tractor drivers and unlimited data.
Cheers from Charleston ✌️
Andrew

Did you enjoy this issue?
Andrew Askins

Curated knowledge, inspiration and background stories from the startup world. Delivered to your inbox every Monday and Thursday 📬 | Curated by @andrewaskins (and sometimes other cool people).

If you don't want these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here
Powered by Revue
4151 Spruill Ave, Suite 120, North Charleston, SC 29405