Benjamin Garcia is an entrepreneur that started his journey into tech startups by dropping out of college at the age of 19 and joined other high school and college dropouts in the exploding tech scene in London There he co-founded 5 tech companies and has since built his life around being location independent yet still working with one of those startups as a Business Intelligence Officer. This startup has grown to over 100 employees but that’s only part of Benjamin’s story.
The other part is that he’s now back in the US and has built a Tiny House Community in Spur, TX trying to attract young tech professionals to move to west Texas by blending technology with a do-it-yourself mentality and in the process saving a small town from further decline.
And we discuss his latest endeavor of converting a short school bus into his work space, living quarters and traveling home.
Living Intentionally, Traveling Indefinitely & Building Sustainable Communities from His Converted School Bus.
In this episode we discuss…
Dropping out of college to join other like minded tech entrepreneurs in the London tech startup scene.
Being location independent while being a Business Intelligence Officer for one of his startups, Verve Software.
Being drawn to Spur, TX to build a Tiny House Community attracting technology do-it-yourselfers.
Being a $4,000 short school bus to convert into a fully function work station, living quarters and traveling home.
His goal of driving his traveling home to South America next July to watch the eclipse.
If you are interested in another Van Life story from Go Hunt Life, check out Emily, Corey and Penny Rose with WheresMyOfficeNow on episode #28.
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