In part two of this two part special, we rejoin the founder and CEO of Firef.ly with one of his investors. Lindsey Grossman works within the Small Business Group at Intuit, and she recently invested in Firef.ly via the crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
If you missed part one, it’s definitely worth a listen and you can find it here. This episode is equally informative and there are a lot of learnings to take from it that include work/life balance, managing finances and the million dollar question…… how will you monetize your startup?
Below is a summary of the questions Lindsey poses to Chad in this second and final part of the episode.
How do you consider supporting and developing relationships with small businesses?
Content to Monetization- How do you see Firef.ly incorporating e-commerce and travel purchases into the platform?
How are you going to use your funding from Seedrs to build your team? What kind of people are you looking for?
When will there be a beta version available?
Customer Experience- what makes you feel confident consumers are going to put all their personal data from their trip into one place?
How do you build culture within a startup and what are some of the values you see within your team?
How do you manage your time running a startup and a young family?
What experience have you brought from your role at Sapient Nitro to your new role as founder of Firef.ly?
What apps/tools are you using to manage your finances?
What kind of skills did you look for with you financial director/accountant?