About Us

About Us

What is Starter Story?

At Starter Story, we interview successful entrepreneurs and share the stories behind their business. In each interview, we ask how they got started, how they grew, and how they run their business today.

The stories are inspiring and also provide specific advice and insight into starting a business. By sharing these stories, we want to help others get started.

Today, it's easier than ever to start a business or side hustle and make money online. Subscribe to get our new content in your inbox!

Who runs Starter Story?

My name is Pat Walls and I founded Starter Story in November 2017.

I've been documenting my journey starting Starter Story since 2017. I also share updates on my Twitter.

How do I get my business featured on Starter Story?

We are always looking for new people to interview - submit your business here.

If you're interested in learning more about our various partnership opportunities, please fill out this form here.

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Our team

Pat Walls
Founder

I'm Pat Walls and I created Starter Story - a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. We interview entrepreneurs from around the world about how they started and grew their businesses.

David Bustos
Head of Email Marketing

Hey there! 👋 I'm David, and if you ever got an email from Starter Story, I probably wrote it. With a background in working with startups and writing, being part of this team is kind of a perfect fit for me.

Gemma Paredes
Content Manager

Hi, my name is Gemma, and I'm a Content Manager at Starter Story. I've worked with entrepreneurs around the globe to put together the thousands of amazing case studies and interviews that we've published on Starter Story.

Samantha Walls
COO

I'm Sam Walls, COO of Starter Story - a platform and community for entrepreneurs and future founders to learn what it takes to build a great business. I joined the Starter Story team approximately 3 years ago, with the goal of providing our readers with the best, most valuable, and inspirational content on the internet.

Noman Bhagad
Content Creator

I'm Noman Bhagad - Content Creator, Lead Generator, and Researcher. I am an extremely motivated and detail-oriented individual with 10+ years of administrative task experience.

David Gitonga
Content Creator

"The best life hack of all is to just put the work in and never give up" - Bas Rutten (UFC Heavyweight Champion). Hey there! I am a talented freelancer passionate about writing and researching all topics business and entrepreneurship.

Ankita Ghosh
Content Creator

I'm Ankita Ghosh and I am working with Starter Story as a content creator for more than a year. I write content around various business-related topics with the goal of helping small businesses launch and grow.

Ales Wilk
Head of Content

Hi, I'm Ales. I love creating content that helps people - whether it's through my work as Head of Content at Starter Story or my own portfolio of content sites.

Demi
Quality Control

Demi was adopted from Big Dog Ranch Rescue in 2021 at the prime age of 9 years old and 107 lbs. Every day, she wakes up excited about helping people around the world start their own business, but she quickly gets distracted by squirrels or by the mailman.

Questions about Starter Story?

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