David Wedderburn: Finding Purpose and Balance during a Virtual Summer

This summer, I have encountered a numerous amount of challenges and obstacles. Throughthese challenges, I learned a lot about myself, my goals, strengths, and weaknesses. At thebeginning of my internship with Tampa Bay Wave, I was unaware of what I wanted. I wasunintentional in my actions. I knew that I wanted to learn about buildingContinue reading “David Wedderburn: Finding Purpose and Balance during a Virtual Summer”

Thalia Mendoza: Where I’ve Grown

Working in an entrepreneurial setting can certainly be nerve-racking. It is easy to develop imposter syndrome and be harsh on yourself when completing tasks, due to fear of failure. My first few weeks as an intern were a struggle as I stepped into the entrepreneurial world for the first time. I fought fear, nervousness andContinue reading “Thalia Mendoza: Where I’ve Grown”

David Wedderburn: Seeking Out the Work

Since joining Tampa Bay Wave, I have experienced the most significant overall growth in my communication skills. Linda Olson and the Tampa Bay Wave team have consistently given me the fortuity to speak my mind during our operational and team meetings. Additionally, my first task as an intern was to book a venue for theContinue reading “David Wedderburn: Seeking Out the Work”

Nicholis Perez: Researching the Unknown

As I continue my internship with Starter Studio I face more and more challenges along the way, serving to test of my skills and determination as a future entrepreneur. One of the biggest and most recent challenges I’ve been given is being the lead intern on an AG Tech Profile, a detailed project scope andContinue reading “Nicholis Perez: Researching the Unknown”

Nicholis Perez: Improving Time Management

Reflecting up till this point, one area that I’ve grown in would have to be my time management skills, since the research project I am working on takes a lot of planning and delegation. Since I must interview individuals with ties to the hospitality industry it is my job to reach out and set upContinue reading “Nicholis Perez: Improving Time Management”

Thalia Mendoza: Some things that have Surprised Me

I always tell people that I live life as if it is never ending. I am always in a rush, always one step ahead of the game, I am never not doing something. For me it was always like that. Even in high school, I was always ahead in my classes. I used to takeContinue reading “Thalia Mendoza: Some things that have Surprised Me”

Lapadre Proctor: A Warm Welcome and Hubspot

There were a couple things that I didn’t expect when I first started working at Domi Station. I initially expected them to be strict. But once I met everyone on zoom everyone was so relaxed and level headed. I expected everyone to be so busy they would not have much time to talk with the interns and also justContinue reading “Lapadre Proctor: A Warm Welcome and Hubspot”

David Wedderburn: A Few Surprises from the Start

Being completely new to the entrepreneurial sector, I wasn’t quite sure what to expectgoing into my internship with Tampa Bay Wave. Nevertheless, I was taken aback by a fewsurprises that I have noticed during my time with the organization. The immediate Tampa Bay Wave team is composed of the Chief Executive Officer–LindaOlson–and six other ofContinue reading “David Wedderburn: A Few Surprises from the Start”

Nicholis Perez: May Pitch Night and What has Surprised Me

So far, as an intern for Starter Studio, many of the events and the individuals I have interacted with have truly gone to surprise me in the fondest of ways. This feeling of surprise has come from the amazing leadership and mentorship I see at Starter Studio on a daily basis, admiring just how strongContinue reading “Nicholis Perez: May Pitch Night and What has Surprised Me”

Nicholis Perez: Hitting the Ground Running

Since I’ve started at Starter Studio, my first impressions of the startup accelerator and its operations have been stellar to say the least. Most of my experience has been participating in the Build Program they offer, a 90-day accelerator that focuses on how to build and run a sustainable business and create a successful go-to-marketContinue reading “Nicholis Perez: Hitting the Ground Running”