Distilled thinking is “thinking based on information around us that is stripped of meaningless [and] diverting clutter.” – Nassim Taleb, Fooled By Randomness
My name is Dan Shipper. In 2012 (my sophomore year of college) I started a company called Firefly with some friends. Since that time we bootstrapped our way to the mid-six figures in revenue and are used by thousands of SMBs, financial advisors, and a few huge companies. In July we sold the company to Pega. Read more about the experience here.
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