33 min

#35 Take Risks When You’re Young: Liz Wessel, Cofounder of WayUp Broadmic Startup Shortcuts

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Liz Wessel is the cofounder of WayUp, an app that helps college students find jobs and internships. After graduating from Penn, she worked at Google, first in Mountain View on the Partnerships and Grants team and then in India to lead brand initiatives. After her tour of duty in India, Wessel returned to the U.S. and cofounded WayUp. Season 3 Host Erica Duignan and Liz chat about the inspiration for WayUp, how much money you should raise for your seed round, and her secret to finding mentors and advisors.



Show Notes



UniEats Gives College Students 10% Restaurant Discounts Peter Cohan, Forbes



Money Millennials: Liz Wessel and J.J Fliegelman Making Job Hunting Easier by Kofie Yeboah, The Huffington Post



An ex-Googler turned startup CEO asks all her employees to 'cold email' their idols — here's why by Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider



How To Change Your Startup's Name: A Checklist by Brian Solomon, Forbes



Do Things That Don't Scale by Paul Graham



Guest bios & transcripts are available on www.broadmic.com.

Liz Wessel is the cofounder of WayUp, an app that helps college students find jobs and internships. After graduating from Penn, she worked at Google, first in Mountain View on the Partnerships and Grants team and then in India to lead brand initiatives. After her tour of duty in India, Wessel returned to the U.S. and cofounded WayUp. Season 3 Host Erica Duignan and Liz chat about the inspiration for WayUp, how much money you should raise for your seed round, and her secret to finding mentors and advisors.



Show Notes



UniEats Gives College Students 10% Restaurant Discounts Peter Cohan, Forbes



Money Millennials: Liz Wessel and J.J Fliegelman Making Job Hunting Easier by Kofie Yeboah, The Huffington Post



An ex-Googler turned startup CEO asks all her employees to 'cold email' their idols — here's why by Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider



How To Change Your Startup's Name: A Checklist by Brian Solomon, Forbes



Do Things That Don't Scale by Paul Graham



Guest bios & transcripts are available on www.broadmic.com.

33 min