Making something that matters

A buddy of mine sent me an email with a quote from a book he is reading – a book written by a well known VC investor in Silicon Valley. I’ve not read this book so I am not sure the exact context around this quote – but to me it kind of stands out…

"I never thought I’d open a restaurant"

Van Nolintha began applying for jobs at the height of the recession after finishing both undergraduate school and graduate school. He was turned down nearly 300 times, so he and his younger sister, Vanvisa, returned to his home country, Laos, to reconnect with their roots. Returning home reminded him that much of his early life…