hey, I’m Ari :)

I build online communities, startups, and side projects.

currently interning at Corner, where I work to build a community of people wanting to reconnect with the world around them. I’m also founding Buildergroop where we make it our mission to support young people entering tech. hackathons, podcasts, $500k in exclusive perks, a free, continuously updated handbook, and our online community. most recently, I’ve been building a potential solution to hunger in India called UltraRice. my story started 3 years ago when I created Photography Lounge, which has since become the top community for photographers on Discord.

this substack is my tiny chunk on the internet for personal and startup updates, articles I write, movie recs, interesting links, and pics I click.


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