In this episode, Harry speaks with Brandon Gerson. Brandon Gerson is an entrepreneur, sales person, venture partner, and angel investor. Throughout his career, he has co-founded 3 companies, 2 were small exits, 1 was a small failure, and he is now working to ensure one - or more - of his portfolio companies delivers a big exit. At present he oversees deal flow and pipeline management at Expert Dojo, one of the world's most active startup accelerators. In between professional endeavors he is a blessed family man who is working with his wife on raising 2 little girls to become future leaders in the free world.
Where to Listen and Watch:
0:00 - Intro
2:19 - How did Brandon get into angel investing?
5:51 - Brandon’s angel investing journey.
8:33 - How important are sales in product and business development?
11:19 - Great sales tip for founders
13:32 - Brandon’s role at Expert Dojo
16:18 - Why did Brandon join Expert Dojo?
17:50 - What does Expert Dojo look for?
19:57 - Application process for Expert Dojo
22:15 - What is the key to standing out at Expert Dojo
26:29 - What categories is Brandon most interested in?
30:23 - How to learn more about Expert Dojo
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Website - https://expertdojo.com/
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About Colin: Colin Gardiner has spent over a decade building startups focusing on online marketplaces. Most recently, he worked for Outdoorsy as Chief Revenue Officer. He advises marketplace/platform startups on growth, analytics, monetization, fundraising, and strategy. He also runs the rapidly growing syndicate Yonder Ventures, which invests in marketplaces and platforms and the SaaS, Fintech, Insurtech, and the technology enabling them.
Colin LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/colingardiner/
Colin Twitter - https://twitter.com/ColinGardiner
About Harry: Harry Campbell runs The Rideshare Guy, a popular community for drivers and gig workers. He’s an active angel investor having invested over $500k of personal funds in 30+ companies and funds over the past few years, still trying to figure it all out though! Harry also has a $500k mini-fund that invests in early stage mobility, logistics, marketplaces and his network.
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Harry LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrygcampbell/
Harry Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheRideshareGuy