Mike Awada is an entrepreneur and the founder of Astounde.com, a site that covers future technology and innovation in a number of different fields. He received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Denver with a focus on international business. Awada had the awesome privilege of studying abroad in Guadalajara, Mexico, and Dubai. Awada started an eBay business at age 11, and it was at that time that he built his first website on Geocities. Awada has always enjoyed writing and learning about upcoming trends. His daily thirst for knowledge led him to start Astounde in February of 2012. He enjoys sharing new ideas with as many people as possible. When he's not surfing the Web, Awada enjoys playing and watching every sport he can.