Stepping into the world of inventing requires that you never give up on the goal. Inventing is a journey that is full of hope and uncertainty, as well as mistakes and failures. Giving up can easily be justified by the magnitude of the mistakes and failures, but you must remain hopeful and you must embrace the excitement of the uncertainty. You have to remember that you are trying to do something that has not been done before. The development of Koala Bottle was littered with moments of despair. Somehow this train wreck pulled into the station.

Anthony Goldman was raised in Newton, Massachusetts, and is am one of five siblings. After graduating from Newton South High School, he moved to Columbia, South Carolina to attend USC. He enrolled as in the school of journalism with aspirations of being a National Geographic writer, but changed his major to Economics. After college he moved back to Boston and worked for Mellon Bank. Unsatisfied with my career, however, he applied to graduate school and attended Arizona State University where he earned a MS in Economics. He worked for Bank of America in Charlotte for a few years before applying to law school. In 2004, he enrolled at Charleston School of Law as member of its first class. Upon graduation, he accepted a job in Columbia, SC, working as a staff attorney at the Administrative Law Court. Currently, he is a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable John D. McLeod.