Nick is a serial entrepreneur in the mobile/web and biotech spaces. He has launched, funded, and operated four startups: Fabric Media, Triton Algae Innovations, Verdant Therapeutics, and Fat Envelopes. Nick has also worked at Sapphire Energy (algae biofuels), Bain & Company, and Microsoft. He dedicates time to advising startups, including as a mentor for TechStars and CanopyBoulder. He has a BS in Computer Science from Northwestern and an MBA from MIT Sloan.
History of Fat Envelopes
Nick is a successful entrepreneur. He also wrote some really terrible essays while trying to get into business school. During the interview to get into MIT, an admissions officer said that the essays conveyed none of his personality. The concept of Fat Envelopes was born in that painful moment (which was very much relieved by getting into MIT and loving it). Years later, Nick decided drive around the US to gather up the stories of successful MBA applicants. How did they get in? How can their struggles help a new generation of applicants? 12,000 road miles and 55 interviews later, Fat Envelopes became reality.
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