I had an interesting conversation with Melanie Aronson who moved to Sweden as a documentary filmmaker and ended up starting a company (Panion) to build a community engagement platform. I was curious to understand how she translated her background for the
[1:03] - Journey from documentary filmmaker to startup founder[3:41] - What was your strategy as a first-time founder for attracting people who are really motivated and engaged to work with you?[4:52] - What does Panion do and why is it called Panion?[9:05] - How do you build engaged communities?[14:53] - What are you seeing as successful monetization strategies for community-based platforms?[17:22] - Advice on angel funding[21:28] - How did you keep yourself motivated in your early days[23:00] - How do you de-stress?