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21. Daniel Schindler shares how his company, Donuts, is disrupting the domain industry.


Daniel Schindler, Co-Founder of Donuts Inc., helped create a company that is the driving force of the "not-com" revolution. His company promotes top-level domains and has appeared in the LA Times, Wall Street Journal, and several other publications.

Passion Play:

Daniel's passion is making money, and he is not afraid to say it. He wants to change the Internet through domain names and accelerate success rates.

Fail Forward:

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, most of Daniel's customers went out of business leaving him with no income. He cut his losses and his entrepreneurial spirit continued to live out his passion.

Lightbulb Moment:

Daniel realized his company was going to take off, when investors stepped up to help pay for his company to launch in a new industry.

Success Hack:

Hire people smarter than you, in order to build your team up with passionate people.

Randomness Round:

Daniel looks forward to waking up every day and going to a job that he loves, while being a scratch golfer on the side.