September 30, 2012 by Orr Fellowship

Over the past five days I have been to Techpoint’s Entrepreneur Bootcamp, Rose-Hulman’s Homecoming, and Mark Hill’s Informatics Class with Bill Godfrey.  Each of these had their own entrepreneurial twist. The Bootcamp was obviously centered on entrepreneurship, even better for me it was focused on starting up and decision making.  …

September 25, 2012 by Orr Fellowship

  In late June, I started working at Angie’s List. Orr Fellows at Angie’s List are given the great opportunity to have Angie Hicks, the founder and CMO, as their executive-level mentor. I asked Angie if she would speak for our August Business Leader Meeting (BLM). About once a month, …

September 18, 2012 by Orr Fellowship

As I walked to my desk at Angie’s List this morning, I asked about everyone’s weekend. Several of my young coworkers replied “boring”.  As I downed my 3rd cup of coffee and burned through my emails, I reflected on how my friends in the fellowship had spent their weekends. Many …

September 13, 2012 by Orr Fellowship

I recently graduated from DePauw University and started my journey with the Orr Fellowship a few short months ago. I heard about this program from one of the second-year fellows, and I was instantly drawn to the entrepreneurial spirit, the unique work experiences and the constant social and professional growth …

September 12, 2012 by Orr Fellowship

                My favorite day of the (work)week is Monday. Everyone I know thinks that is ridiculous, but to me, it makes perfect sense. Monday is the exciting beginning to a who-knows-what’s-gonna-happen kind of week. And in a start-up, that is almost every week. Monday’s are for reinvention. Working for my …

September 11, 2012 by Orr Fellowship

  When thinking of Entrepreneurial hubs, big cities like Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and, of course, Silicon Valley probably come to mind. A place you may not consider on first thought is the great city of Indianapolis. I have learned that Indianapolis is not only host to some top …