#14 – Alex Brown – Raising money on crowdfunding
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00:00 / 01:24:06
 
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 Alex Brown is an ecommerce entrepreneur, crowdfunder, speaker and active consultant with countless success stories under his belt. After building The Beard Club to $10M in its first year, his passion for startups and helping companies grow led him to share his knowledge through advisory work and on multiple stages all around the world.

  • Bullet points
  • 00:30 – Intro
  • 04:30 – The start of the entrepreneurial journey
  • 08:00 – The college experience
  • 10:20 – Meeting a business partner
  • 11:20 – Raising money on crowdfunding
  • 16:20 – How to have a successful campaign
  • 20:05 – What to do before launching
  • 22:35 – The most important drivers behind pre-launch in today’s age
  • 24:30 – The Dollar Beard Club
  • 28:22 – Getting funding and cash flow
  • 31:50 – Selling in the USA, Canada and globally
  • 35:00 – Focus on encouraging consumption
  • 34:50 – Don’t overcomplicate things
  • 40:00 – Subscriptions aren’t always the best strategy
  • 41:23 – The importance of social and environmental consciousness in brands
  • 44:30 – You don’t have to be perfect
  • 51:18 – Stepping back from the day-to-day operation
  • 57:52 – The Mastermind event
  • 01:01:16 – Rapid fire question round
  • 01:01:18 – Any unusual drinking or eating habits?
  • 01:05:07 – How do you get into a state of flow?
  • 01:06:37 – What silly thing should people do more of?
  • 01:07:24 – What habit or opinion do you have that people tend to disagree with?
  • 01:09:45 – What non-traditional lesson would you teach at school?
  • 01:12:29 – What books had the biggest impact on your life?
  • 01:14:07 – What do you do or where do you go to get inspired?
  • 01:15:05 – What’s the best advice ever given to you?
  • 01:16:17 – Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or one hundred-duck sized horses?
  • 01:17:22 – How would you convince someone to do something that is good for them, but that they don’t want to do?
  • 01:19:13 – What makes you happiest?
  • 01:22:00 – Any asks or requests for the audience?

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