Startup Advice From A Serial Entrepreneur – With Mark Montgomery of FLO {thinkery}

Have you ever wondered how an experienced entrepreneur goes about building a new business? Having previous entrepreneurial experience is quite an advantage, an advantage, today’s guest, Mark Montgomery wants to share with you.

During his career, Mark has co-founded several companies including echo, which he sold to Ticketmaster and has held a board seat on several companies including StudioNow. Most recently, Mark founded a company called FLO {thinkery}.

On this episode, I am going to talk with Mark about what he learned during his career that led him to launch FLO {thinkery} and how he did it.

Questions Answered

• What is FLO {thinkery}?
• Where did the idea come from?
• What about this idea really got you fired up?
• Why didn’t you pick one of your other ideas?
• How did you know this was the right opportunity to pursue?
• What were you looking for in a business idea?
• Are you modeling flo after another company?
• What was the first thing you did once you had the idea?
• How did you go about building the team around you?
• Who are your customers?
• What does your sales process look like now?
• What did you learn from your time at echo that you see yourself using at FLO?
• How has having that experience helped you in future?

Relevant Links

New Course: How To Raise Seed, Angel and VC Funding In Nashville With Mark Montgomery of FLO {thinkery}


About Mark

Mark Montgomery -- Nashville, TennesseeMark Montgomery is a pioneer in the e-commerce and business to consumer marketing space. Over the past 15 years, he has worked with hundreds of entertainment and corporate clients, including names like Sony, Kanye West, Keith Urban, RIM/Blackberry, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Bon Jovi, Pearl Jam, Best Buy, Gnarls Barkley, Rascal Flatts, and General Motors to name a few.

Connect With Mark

http://findyourflo.com/
http://hellomarko.com/
https://twitter.com/#!/hellomarko
http://www.linkedin.com/in/hellomarko/



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