Danny is a professional motocross rider turned husband, father, and entrepreneur. He is married to his lovely wife Sarah and they have a little boy named Daniel Raymond Beckett the III.
Danny likes to make stuff and things happen. Family is first, and after that, he’s all startups. He is a statewide leader of California for Startup America Partnership and an early stage founder and advisor to several startup companies that include: Fundourcommunity, Think Tables, Citizenshirt, Startup Generation, schwagon and more.
Danny is also the the co-founder and chairman of FLF (Free Lunch Friday), where they are on a mission to feed the hungry startups and entrepreneurs that feed our global economy.
Prior to Danny’s current startups and co-founding FLF, Danny helped start four e-commerce brands that produce today between 90-100M in revenue per year, started a digital agency that grew to more than 25 employees and two locations, he built a professional motocross team, and help found and advise several early stage startups. He attended Cornerstone University as an undergraduate just after racing professionally and eventually dropped out to pursue his passion for startups.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, cycling, riding motocross, writing, and reading.
MORE ABOUT DANNY & HIS BLOG
Over the years Danny’s learned what it means to succeed and fail and he has the scuffs on his shield to prove it.
Outside of family Danny enjoys nothing more then working with entrepreneurs, leaders, and startups that tackle big, ambiguous challenges – the things that other people are afraid to face. And, defining profitable new growth platforms that make significant change a reality.
He also likes to stick to his strengths: competitor, activator, futuristic, constructive input, and achiever. He recommends that you do the same – this took him years to learn, but once he got it right, it changed his life.
This post and many others can be found on his personal blog and website where you can find and keep up to date with him. His blog is here to educate, inspire, empower, and move people to talking to doing.
He likes to write about startups, entrepreneurship, strategy marketing, leadership, motivation, and every once in a while the random things that inspire him. He also hosts a guest post when he has time on his blog. If you are interested in guest blogging, please click here to read more about it.
Why does Danny blog? He aims to create and share relevant content, discuss ideas, tell & create stories, and build a community of people who seek to make an impact.
If you are into making things happen, and aspire to do something bigger than yourself, then this blog is for you.
He tries to post as much as possible. To make sure you don’t miss any of his latest posts, you can subscribe via RSS or email.
You can also check his blog’s archive for a list of every post he has written, or you can use the search function on the right hand side to find other posts that might be of interest to you.
MY CONTACT INFORMATION
If you want to connect with Danny about any of the startups he’s currently working on, please contact him. If you have a startup that you would like to pitch hom, please send him either an executive summary or two to three paragraphs about the company.
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This my personal blog. These are my daily random thoughts, ideas, and opinions that I express freely. I understand that you do not have to agree with me. I appreciate and openly accept any thoughts, concerns, or recommendations. The information I provide is on an as-is basis. I make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this blog and will not be held liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its use.