Nicholas Donarski, Founder and CEO of Ore System: Returning to your roots: From Video Games to Blockchain Solutions and Back Again

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on March 8, 2023

Grit Daily Startup is the perfect podcast for an entrepreneur or startup enthusiast to stay informed about the latest in business. Host Sebastian Rusk interviews Nicholas Donarski, Founder and CEO of Ore System, this week. Donarski has dedicated his professional life to cybersecurity but is currently working on a game that supports veterans. The game shines a light on veteran-owned organizations and gives veterans an outlet to share their stories with the world while raising money for veteran charities through the proceeds. Donarski is excited to bring this game to life as it combines high-end graphics with deeper stories and meta. Tune into Grit Daily Startup now to hear all about Nick’s journey.

Topics Discussed and Key Points:

-Supporting Veterans through Video Games

-Fundraising for Veterans’ Charities Using Video Games

-Launching a New Business in the US

Timestamps:

[00:04:01] Supporting Veterans through Video Games

[00:07:35] Fundraising for Veterans Charities Using Video Games

[00:11:23] Launching a New Business in the US

Notable Quotes:

“The amount of office work that you don’t realize that’s involved in actually getting, you know, a successful startup off the ground.”

“I’m making video games for a living. Who can’t be happy about that?”

“Balancing being a startup with that home life, man. That’s probably the greediest piece of doing startups.”

“We’re donating through to veterans’ charities through the proceeds of it. And really kind of that’s our core element is to get the content out there, make it fun, allow vets to share their stories, allow people to experience what those veterans have actually done in their life.”

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

Jennifer Johnson is an Operations Specialist and Booking Producer at Grit Daily.

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