#101: TRADSEY - Tracy DiNunzio, CEO & Founder of Tradesy - How To Start A Business With Minimal Resources, Pitching Investors & Raising Capital, Building Mental Muscles for Failure & Rejection
This week on THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HIM & HER PODCAST…
( 1:25 ): Welcome back to TSC HIM & HER Show. This week we are joined by Tracy DiNunzio, founder & CEO of Tradesy. Tradesy is the world’s leading peer-to-peer marketplace for women’s fashion. On this episode we dive into starting a business with limited resources, building mental muscles to deal with failure and rejection, and receiving feedback in the right way.
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( 20:30 ): Tracy DiNunzio is the founder and CEO of Tradesy. As an artist turned entrepreneur, Tracy started renting out her bedroom on AirBnB. Today Tradesy has 100 team members and over 5 million customers. I’ve had my closet on Tradesy since 2013. Let’s welcome Tracy!
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS WITH TRACY
( 21:45 ): Lauryn asks: “Tell us how you got started.”
( 24:55 ): Lauryn asks: “What’s your advice for someone just starting who has a big idea?”
( 26:15 ): Michael asks: “if you knew everything you knew now would you have started?”
( 27:30 ): Michael asks: “What are the benefits of bootstrapping a business?”
( 28:45 ): Lauryn asks: “Is there a book or resource you recommend for someone who is looking to raise capital?”
( 31:40 ): Michael asks: “What is one quality you see in successful entrepreneurs consistently?”
( 34:40 ): Michael asks: “Do you have any failures that were crippling and ended up being a blessing?”
( 36:50 ): Lauryn asks: “What is Tradesy’s WHY and how important is that why to you?”
( 40:25 ): Lauryn asks: “What is a perfect customer experience for someone on Tradesy? Walk us through the process.”
( 42:10 ): Lauryn asks: “How has your business evolved from the beginning to now?”
( 43:15 ): Michael asks: “How did you manage to navigate the Ebay’s of the world?”
( 47:25 ): Lauryn asks: “Talk to us about your morning and nighttime routine?”
( 49:20 ): Lauryn asks: “What is the best advice you’ve received from Tim Ferriss?”
( 50:20 ): Lauryn asks: “What are two resources that you continuously look to?”
( 54:30 ): Lauryn asks: “Your team is super important to you. Can you elaborate on that?”
( 56:30 ): Lauryn asks: “What is some bad advice you’ve heard along the way & how do you navigate it?”
( 59:15 ): Lauryn asks: “What does success mean to you?”
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