Dan Abbotoy and John Weiksnar

Co-founders, Dan Abbotoy (32) and John Weiksnar (54), discuss the creation and future of Venture Herd, a project geared towards supporting the startup and entrepreneurial community in Western New York.

Business as Usual

Over 30 years ago, my dad started his own business. Since then, he has worked numerous jobs and owned different businesses. As someone who is interested in entrepreneurship, I ask my dad about his career, and he highlights some of...

Typical day for people with 9-5 vs entrepreneurship!

We spoke about, what it is like being an entrepreneur; working with eBay e-commerce V.S a typical 9-5!

Bryan Feldhiser and Timothy Huck

Friends and One Small Step conversation partners Bryan Feldhiser (43) and Timothy "Tim" Huck (46) discuss their backgrounds and how they influenced their current beliefs.

Thanksgiving Listen

Me and my grandfather talked about his life, what he took from his service, and how his upbringing, and the people around him has changed him, and how he has unto them.

Jeryl's Justification

Entrepreneurship comes in many different faces. As I was discovering new moving stories of incredible people and their passion for creation, I found one that spoke to me. Jeryl's Journey, Jeryl is the mastermind that came up with the incredible...

Andrea Sorenson and Brittany Hansen

Colleagues Brittany Hansen (37) and Andrea Sorenson (48) talk about being co-founders of a language technology company.

Martha Lutman Brogan and Margaret Sullivan

Martha Lutman Brogan (69) talks with her colleague Margaret Sullivan (47) with whom she worked on the Ives Squared innovation space at the New Haven Free Public Library. They remember the community stakeholders they collaborated with on the project, as...

UMD Activation Academy Storytelling

Small town guy raised to be passionate about his community, helps others, and making an in pact on anyone that he can. At a young age, he incorporated entrepreneurship and altruism by helping to mow lawns and show bel snow...

Dan’s tips for success!

Reed and Dan Cruikshank talk about Dan’s life story and how he has been successful through hard times

Marianne Dunklin and Laurie Tidyman-Jones

Marianne Dunklin (63) and One Small Step partner Laurie Tidyman-Jones (69) discuss how their family backgrounds influenced their political beliefs, the role of big business and government, and their differing views regarding why people can or cannot escape poverty in...

Being/becoming an entrepreneur

This interview is about my dad and starting his own businesses

Ruby Lockhart, Zakiya McAdams-King, and Anthony King

Spouses Anthony King (48) and Zakiya McAdams King (46) share a conversation with friend Ruby Lockhart (75) about their experiences working together at ‘All Day Sunday’ and the impact the store had on them personally and in their community.

Interview with Richard Murad

My grandfather addressed four questions throughout the interview... he discussed who he drew greatest inspiration from, and learned from the most, his proudest achievement, some regrets he's had, and what advice he would give to future generations.

Cassandra Little and Tania Santiago-Greathouse

One Small Step conversation partners Tania Santiago-Greathouse (36) and Dr. Cassandra Little (58) talk about their frustrations with partisan politics and how it affects their work, as well as their roles on the Central Valley Community Foundation's DRIVE committee to...

3 Day Startup – Entrepreneurship

I interviewed one of the directors of the 3 day Startup Program, Maia Donohue.

Entrepreneur meets Nursing
December 12, 2022 App Interview

Entrepreneur and current nursing student, Denise Johnson was my choice of interviewee because of her inspiring story. Her determination to explore and achieve all the things that she wants out of life is beautiful to see. It shows people that...

May Chan, Christine Chan, and Kevin Longa

May Chan (96) and her daughter Christine Chan (65) talk with their grandson and son Kevin Longo (25) about the food traditions in their family.