Andrew Goldner is the co-founder of GrowthX, a
trust-network of innovators and investors. GrowthX is more than
just a venture capital fund because it focuses on generating value
for others first, before making a pretty penny. Prior to starting
GrowthX, Andrew was a global business leader and senior technology
consultant. Andrew discusses with John on what makes GrowthX
different, as well as why startup founders do not need to move
locations to build their vision.
- 01:50 - How did Andrew go
from Reuters to becoming a VC?
- 05:15 - You don't have to
move locations to get funded.
- 08:10 - What is the
vision of GrowthX?
- 09:00 - Unless your
customers are in that expensive zip code, why even move there?
- 11:45 - GrowthX will be
featuring the founders' faces on their website instead of their
- 14:25 - GrowthX plays for
the long term and is more intently focused on building stronger
relationships than bigger and better profits.
- 16:50 - When you first
join a startup, it's best to just sit and listen to those around
you before acting.
- 18:55 - What kind of
attitude does it take to become a good startup founder?
- 21:15 - How can startup
founders remain focused?
- 23:25 - Remember, you
have a set of priorities and others need to respect that.
- 24:30 - Don't mistake
'being busy' as 'making progress'.
- 28:00 - Is the fund
you're trying to reach really the right fit for your vision
- 29:25 - How hard is it
really to change someone's behavior? Andrew explains.
- 32:35 - Visit Growthx.com
for more info!
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
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