Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
There are many ways to start a company. Some people go through accelerators. Others get ideas from hackathons. And still others just bootstrap it for months. And then there are the crazies that get on a three-day startup competition on a moving bus traveling halfway across the country.