Millionaire College Dropouts Score as Online Entrepreneurs

Top Quote Will Mitchell, founder of StartUpBros and, is confirmed as a guest on the TechSmart podcast.The podcast is featuring a new series about college dropouts who have succeeded in startups and online entrepreneurism. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) December 23, 2012 - College dropouts have run - and are running - some of the world's most profitable companies, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, not to mention Apple, Microsoft and Dell. TechSmart, a weekly podcast about online applications and the start up companies that create them, is embarking on a dropout journey to understand why some dropouts have become successful business leaders. Will Mitchell, a college dropout and successful founder of and StartUpBros, is confirmed as the first guest in the series.

    Fans of the book "The Education of Millionaires: It's Not What You Think and It's Not Too Late" or those who have been following the debate in the New York Times about the high success rate of dropouts in the tech sphere will be intrigued by the upcoming podcast series.

    The TechSmart Podcast has featured the people behind expense tracking applications like Expensify and social media wine marketing apps like VinTank. Recent interviewees have included Max Teitelbaum, co-founder of, Shahab Kaviani, co-founder and CEO of CoFoundersLab, and Andrew Yu, CEO of Modo Labs, who participated in a discussion of the future of mobile applications for prominent educational institutions like MIT and Harvard. Arin Sarkassian of Well, and formerly of Digg, has been interviewed about how to promote a startup and connect with an audience online.

    The podcast regularly features Jeff Haynes of, who provides thoughtful gadget and product reviews, and columnist and mobile marketing specialist Maribel Lopez. The podcast is available on the Red Cup Agency website as well as iTunes, SoundCloud and Stitcher Radio.

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