Pitching to investors can be a nerve-wracking and scary experience! Yes, you’re passionate, and yes, you’re convinced of your product’s value, but now you’ve got to convince investors that value and your passion equal big, healthy profits. It isn’t easy, especially when you’ve got two minutes or an elevator ride or less to do it.
Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong are joined by Nicole Haines-Thorn, co-founder of startup, MommyFit – she shares how her passion has allowed her to absorb some of the frustrations of starting her own business, as well as some of the lessons and insights her journey has taught her.
Tech solopreneurship can be both very liberating but also lonely – Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong talk to the founder of Value Forest, David Kaplan, about his experiences, challenges, and how he has created balance in his life.
Entrepreneurs make many mistakes during the startup phase of their businesses, most of which are valuable lessons to learn. Expensive mistakes and lessons are those that involve legal issues. The #FutureCEOs team talk to Kyle Torrington and Andrew Taylor, co-founders of Lexnove, about legal mistakes startups often make.
Do you have entrepreneurship in your blood? Is owning and running your own business in your DNA? Some people claim that anyone can be an entrepreneur; others say you need that something special – Hlubi and Gareth ask what makes up the DNA of a true entrepreneur as they discuss this with Carmen Di Rito,
Our guests have all at one point or another put their stake in the ground and declared, “Challenge Accepted”. This is because they, having dealt with often debilitating disabilities, are not going to allow these to stop them from achieving their career and entrepreneurial goals and dreams. Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong are joined in