In this episode, we chat with Evan Luthra. Evan has been an entrepreneur since first developing and designing mobile apps at 13 years old…and he hasn’t stopped since. You do not want to miss Evan’s story, as he talks about growing up, being self directed, and leveraging UnCollege to make him better.
Evan Luthra is a 19 year old entrepreneur who is thinking of new ideas to make this world a better place. He conceptualizes, innovates and then works on executing world changing ideas. He loves building and rebuilding products. Using creativity, ideas and magic, he build products in a way you’ll never forget.
Evan started out by curating technology news at the age of 12, After crossing 200,000 readers – he moved on to developing mobile apps when he was just 13 , since then Evan has not looked back and created various web 2.0 companies with user bases of over 1,000,000 users. He’s founded a startup and now consults on others. On top of it all, Evan occasionally speak sat universities and corporations about entrepreneurship.
(1:10) Intro to Evan and his journey
(4:25) Being entrepreneurial and developing a social media following of over 100,000 Twitter followers
(10:28) How did you find out about UnCollege?
(12:00) How has the experience been?
(13:15) Have you been able to develop the connections and skills you expected?
(13:45) Do you believe most kids/students can learn the way you’ve learning (being self-directed)
(18:18) If you could have dinner with one person you admire, past or present, who would it be and why?