My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

Risk

Student Pulls Epic Skydiving Stunt to Land Startup Internship of Her Dreams

Former Staff Writer
2 min read

How much would you risk to land the job of your dreams?

In an eye-popping video application for an internship with the Australian ecommerce startup Alphatise, one University of Sydney student sought to prove she possessed the brazen audacity that is requisite for any startup to truly soar.

“If you were to say ‘jump,’ I wouldn’t ask ‘how high?’” says 19-year-old Anna Bezuglova, bedecked in skydiving gear in front of an airplane runway. “I would say, ‘Is out of a plane okay?’”

Related: Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

Alphatise, an app that aims to upend the traditional retail model by enabling consumers to set the prices they want to spend on a variety of items, is currently hosting an internship contest, where one winning applicant will receive a $50,000 salary and $50,000 in stock as well as a company car, laptop and phone.

“P.S., I’m terrified of heights,” says Bezuglova, perched atop the plane’s open door, “but for Alphatise, I’m willing to take the plunge.”

Check out Bezuglova’s brave stunt, which perfectly encapsulates the dauntless spirit of entrepreneurship, right here:

Related: To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face

Related: How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

More from Entrepreneur

Jason's expertise and experience can help you with storytelling, motivation, and pitching your business to media.
Book Your Session

In as little as seven months, the Entrepreneur Authors program will turn your ideas and expertise into a professionally presented book.
Apply Now

Create your business plan in half the time with twice the impact using Entrepreneur's BIZ PLANNING PLUS powered by LivePlan. Try risk free for 60 days.
Start My Plan

Latest on Entrepreneur