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"It's Easy to Start but Very Hard to Finish Strong" - Marketing Founders

"It's Easy to Start but Very Hard to Finish Strong" - Marketing Founders

Update: 2021-08-20
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Amy Tom chats to Gil Allouche (CEO of metadata.io) and Tom Coburn (CEO of Jebbit) about starting a marketing data company. They chat about how they each started their companies, the mutual challenges they face, and give advice on growing a company. 💯



On this episode of the HackerNoon Podcast:



  • What was Gil's very first job? (00:56 ) And Tom's? 👶 (02:30 )


  • Why didn't Tom pursue a medical career after school? 🚑 (06:48 )


  • How did Gil start metadata? (10:00 ) And how did Gil grow his company? 👷‍♂️ (15:03 )


  • When is the right time to pivot your business? 🛋 (17:50 ) And how do you know when things aren't working out? (19:47 )


  • What are some business scalability challenges marketing founders face? 📈 (21:00 )


  • If Tom knew what he was getting into 10 years ago, would he still have started Jebbit? 🧐(28:00 )


  • Is reiteration just part of the entrepreneurship game? 🔁 (35:00 )


  • What is Tom's #1 piece of advice for a first-time entrepreneur? (39:07 ) And Gil's? 🙏🏻 (40:35 )



🐣 Vote for Jebbit for Startup Of The Year in Boston:



https://startups.hackernoon.com/us/boston



🦆 Vote for metadata.io for Startup Of The Year in South San Fran:



https://startups.hackernoon.com/california/south-san-francisco-united-states



💳 All Startups Of The Year Nominees get $300 in Pre-paid Brex Credit (conditions apply) - thanks Brex!



Connect with Tom and Gil:




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READ MARKETING STORIES AT HACKERNOON.COM/TAGGED/MARKETING 🤘

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"It's Easy to Start but Very Hard to Finish Strong" - Marketing Founders

"It's Easy to Start but Very Hard to Finish Strong" - Marketing Founders

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