Ep 86 – A Spoonful of Persistence
Ep 86 - A Spoonful of Persistence
Good news, peers. Spending time in front of the TV when you’re a kid can actually lead to a bright, bright future. Just ask Michael Pirone; who went from watching videos to producing them for some of the most innovative tech companies. While this may sound like a dream come true, it wasn’t always a smooth ride to the top. In this episode, Michael opens up about the early struggles he faced when co-founding Vidioco, and how peers everywhere can learn to persist in the right direction. Michael Pirone is the co-founder and director of Vidico, a video production agency for large brands and innovative tech startups.
Ever since they could remember, Michael Pirone and his brother have always had a love for watching videos. From impersonating movie characters to creating their very own web series, the Pirone siblings knew that producing videos was their life’s mission.
Combining this passion for video and storytelling, Michael and his brother banded together to create Vidico, a video production agency for large brands and innovative tech startups. Since its inception, Vidico has produced video content for tech companies like Square, Amazon Web Services, and Uber, to name a few.
Producing videos for the biggest names in tech wasn’t always smooth sailing, though. Instead, it took a few rock bottoms and a ton of cold, hard persistence before Vidico became the award-winning company it is today.
In this episode, Michael Pirone opens up about the struggles to get Vidico off the ground. Along the way, he shares his insight on how we can persist in the right directions and the qualities we should be looking for in a co-founder.
Michael Pirone is the co-founder and director of Vidico, a video production agency that produces stunning visual content for large brands and innovative tech startups. Since its inception, Vidico has produced over 400 videos and obtained over 1.1 billion views.
How we can persist in the right direction[16:23]
How we can find the right co-founders [25:00]