Daniel Epstein Staff 2012....
Living in: Boulder, CO — United States
There is a famous quote that asserts, "Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” I think that there is a more beautiful reality when what makes you come alive is what the world needs. This is an intersection I am relentlessly pursuing: Unreasonable is this dream realized.
"Only action validates theoretical knowledge. Life is too short not to be Unreasonable. "
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Daniel’s life has been shaped by a fundamental belief that entrepreneurship is the answer to nearly all the issues we face today. By the time he received his undergraduate degree in philosophy, he had already started three companies. In 2009, with a founding team who shared his healthy disregard for the impossible, Daniel founded the Unreasonable InstItute. In 2012 he was recognized by Inc. Magazine as a “30 under 30 entrepreneur” and by Forbes as one of the “top 30 most impactful entrepreneurs” of the year. Today, this passion for entrepreneurship and startups has led to the creation of Unreasonable Group (www.unreasonablegroup.com). The vision of Unreasonable Group is to create a portfolio of companies that will, together, put a dent on the seemingly intractable social and environmental challenges of this century. Daniel is proudly the founder of many other Unreasonable companies beyond the Institute, including UNREASONABLE.is, Unreasonable@Sea, Unreasonable Adventures, & co-founder of Unreasonable Media. Daniel believes in militant transparency in his everyday life and in all of the projects he is part of. He also has an overt love for Boulder, Colorado and for his dog Kaya.