A journey into the dedication and sacrifice of building a startup and becoming an entrepreneur
The movers and shakers of the world. They make up the second cohort of Extreme Startups and are building tech startups that hope to change everything.
Sunil Sharma, EXTREME STARTUPS
Sunil is a former diplomat, having never taken the leap to be an entrepreneur he now helps young entrepreneurs chase their dreams. He leads the growth of Extreme Startups by building a network of mentors, investors, and advisors.
Jayesh Parmar, CEO of PICATIC
Jayesh drove 2000 miles to join Extreme Startups. You can easily find him in a crowd he's the one using big arm gestures to sell you his own watch. He helped co-found Picatic, a crowdfunding platform for events.
Jeremy Potvin, CEO of SHIFTHUB
Jeremy is a father of two, a self proclaimed foodie (we found homemade beef stock in his fridge), and a lifelong entrepreneur. He sat in a coffee shop and saw a staffing problem, but more so he saw a multi-million dollar business. That is how Shifthub was birthed, staff scheduling made easy and accessible all in the cloud.
Max Cameron, CEO of KERA
Having an undergraduate degree in history, Max found his path to becoming an entrepreneur. Kera is a platform that creates guided browsing directly into your app.
Jon Carr-Harris, CEO of VENIO
While still in school Jon and Nima, his best friend and co-founder, started Venio. Hoping to tackle the poor eating habits of college students. Now, Venio is looking to make eating healthy and simple one meal at a time.
We are Fidelity Format, a creative production studio with a passion for crafting moving pictures. Day Job is a little project of ours currently in
the post-production stage, and will be our first feature production. We’re hoping to release the film to everyone sometime in 2013.
We would also like to give a heartfelt thanks to all 45 supporters on Indiegogo who believed in us right from the start. Thank you to Ian King, Justin Jones, Jordan Mayes, Lorena Chan, Murray McKercher, Jason Florentino, Herbert Lui, Matti Ranta, Stephen Cosman, Boris Chan, Ben Zifkin, Mark Cline, Joann Chan, Ashish Bidadi, Ravi Gummadi, Karim Rabiey, Peter Dassenko, Chris Ye, Michael Mak, Nima Halfmoon, Yat Chang, Craig Morantz, Peter Sum, Jordan Saxe, Jet Cooper, Peter Newhook, Matthew Roberts, Ial Sharma, Karen Manchur, Cody Barnett, Joe Mellin, Jayesh Parmar, Jonathon Abrametz, Sunil Sharma, Mimi Ng, Matthew Willis, Cheryl Ho, Brett Ede, James Sapara, Abhilash J, Dan Kalmar, Andy Yang, Brett Shellhammer, Michale Kyllönen, and Roxanna Keshavarznia. Without your support, Day Job would have never gotten this far, thank you for believing in us and in this project. You guys are the best!
Dave is the man with the plan. He turned to film as a creative outlet and is always scared of showing people his work. He likes to use that fear to keep pushing the envelope.
Ever since he was a little boy, Calvin wanted to be an inventor. He went on to become a designer and uses it to tell stories and craft things people love. In the end, his dream came true. Day Job is one of Calvin's first inventions.
Director of Photography
While blasting Korean pop on his MP3 player and finishing his algebra homework, inspiration struck Joel and he realized he wanted to become a cinematographer. Sadly, he forgot the song he was listening to. But since then, he has been capturing beautiful things with a camera.