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EntrepreneurShit Series | Pivoting more than a basketball player

Written by CS Haw Published on 

Starting a business is not easy, but starting one which you have absolutely no interest in makes it worse.

In this day and age, we’re familiar with the idea of media companies or thought leaders in fashion, but running it is another thing.

In this week’s episode of EntrepreneurShit, we introduce you to Gerald. Someone who has raised money, pivoted the business more times than a basketball player, and ultimately ended up in the media space for women’s fashion. However, the problem was that he had no experience in fashion, let alone in fashion that is catered for women. Hence,  he tried to mold himself into the right person for the job and ended up losing his own identity along the way.

Finally, he made one larger pivot. After going separate ways with his investors, he now owns a direct-to-consumer brand, making around $7 million in revenue within 3 years.

You’ll hear about his whole journey as well as his thoughts on:

–  Why raising money isn’t actually that important

–  The internal conflict of giving up after raising money

–  Creating sharable moments

Watch the interview here:

EntrepreneurShit is a series by The Financial Coconut, our community partner at Oasis.  To get future episodes, please subscribe to The Financial Coconut’s youtube channel.

CS Haw is the co-founder of The Financial Coconut. Before this, he had attempted 5 other startups and has also gotten the chance to learn how to spend over 8 figures in direct response advertising. He is currently focusing his free time on learning how to grow businesses through other avenues and is always on the lookout to be the dumbest person in the conversation.

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CS Haw


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