Without Fail

Candid conversations with people who have done hard things: what worked, what didn't and why. Hosted by Alex Blumberg.

New episodes drop on Mondays.

Apple podcasts Spotify

Relentless: How One Guy Brought the Internet to America's Schools

November 5, 2018

How to listen:

Subscribe (it’s free!) in your favorite podcast app.

iPhone X

Show Notes

When you run a company, you hear two pieces of advice over and over again. One is that you must persevere at all costs. And the other is that you have to be ready to pivot on a dime. To persevere or pivot: it can be hard to tell which is right. But when Evan Marwell set out to tackle a huge national problem seven years ago, he didn’t really have to choose. Persistence is his default. Evan tells Alex the crazy story of how he helped to bring high speed Internet to American school children — thanks to a bit of luck and a lot of perseverance.

Without Fail is hosted by Alex Blumberg. It is produced by Sarah Platt and edited by Alex Blumberg, Devon Taylor and Nazanin Rafsanjani. 

Jarrett Floyd mixed the episode. Theme and ad music by Bobby Lord. Additional music by Jupyter.