At StartEdUp, we wholeheartedly believe in the talent and power of student entrepreneurs. This is why we double-down on our mission by staffing almost entirely of student entrepreneurs.
Don Wettrick is the founder of StartEdUp, author of “Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level” and Innovation Specialist at Noblesville High School, central IN. Don is known for his award-winning work as a middle school and high school teacher; educational and innovation consultant; and educational speaker.
Hunter Stone is a student, entrepreneur, educator and consultant. He has honed his skills and passions in business by creating several software companies and consultancies, many in the EdTech sector. Hunter is also an instructor, curriculum developer and project manager for an Indianapolis coding school.
Jamal Crook is an educator at a Title I school in Tampa, Florida. As a pastor, social media specialist and father of two, his goal is to use the strategies of innovation and entrepreneurship to bring equity to all students.
Ryan Long is an entrepreneur with a focus on social media and content creation. As a former student of Don’s broadcasting class, he has competed in many film festivals in the greater Indianapolis area. Additionally, he manages his own YouTube Channel and Freelance Photography Business.
Dylan Listner is an alumni of the University of Indianapolis, an audio/video producer and content creator from Johnson County. He’s a former student of Don’s broadcasting and pilot Innovations Class and has over eight years of audio/video production experience, including short films, audio dramas, web series and documentaries with screenings at several film festivals.