This week we drop in on a live interview at The Office in Berkeley with Sequoia Blodgett, a former Los Angeles Entertainment Director turned venture backed startup Tech Founder and Content Creator. Host Ahyiana Angel chats with Sequoia Blodgett who currently serves as a Tech Editor working with media companies like Black Enterprise. The Telly Award winner gets candid about everything from raising startup capital to developing relationships that helped her land her current role.
Guest Website Link: sequoiab.com
The Office Co-Working Space: theofficeberkeley.com
What we’re talking about:
The shift in the entertainment music video industry that led her to a new career
Going through the all immersive Draper University program created by Tim Draper, which aired as a reality show on ABC family
Developing an app
Learning to fail and fail fast
How relationship building helped her raise $12k to fund her dreams
Her experience having an opportunity to fly in Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh's private jet to Las Vegas to hang out with Tony
“Something will be successful and something will fail and that’s totally fine.” - @sequoiablodgett
“If you don’t try, you’ve already lost.” - @sequoiablodgett
“You build it, you try it, it fails, you do something else.” - @sequoiablodgett
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