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On episode 31 of The Founders’ Fable, we're talking with Ben Smock. They're a motivated connector who’s passionate about social enterprise. Ben is the Director Of Development at Canopy Kentucky as well as President at Venture Connectors.

Topics we discuss include the art within startups, startups as more than profit, being a sponge, purpose-driven business, a ‘no-wrong-door’ policy, balance is key, and not being defined by just one thing.


Savannah is our one-woman marketing department. She posts, writes, and creates all things Slingshot. While she may not be making software for you, she does have a minor in Computer Information Systems. We’d call her the opposite of a procrastinator: she can’t rest until all her work is done. She loves playing her switch and meal-prepping.