The STARTedUP Foundation
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This is the official Blog for the STARTedUP Foundation. Look for Student Success Stories, Memoirs from Don Wettrick, Advice for young people, and more!

Antidote For The Youth: An Entrepreneurial Way of Being

At the STARTedUP Foundation, we believe we are at an epidemic of purposelessness, complacency, conformity, entitlement, consumerism, loneliness, selfishness, addiction to technology. And that is why we believe that the “antidote” is “an entrepreneurial way of being.” Does that mean we want all students to become entrepreneurs? No. 

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Don Wettrick
How One Student Navigated through Self-Discovery with STARTedUP

Before this trip, I struggled with how important it was to pursue my passion. I could have continued my business and felt safer because I was a student entrepreneur, but instead, I left to pursue my biggest passion in life which is debatably one of the least “comfort blanket” career fields around, journalism.

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