169 - Bryan Clayton of GreenPal: Bootstrapping and Self funding A Business To National Growth
Nick Hughes is joined by Bryan Clayton, CEO and co-founder of GreenPal from Nashville, TN. GreenPal an online marketplace that connects homeowners with local lawn care professionals, and has been called the “Uber for lawn care” by Entrepreneur magazine with over 200,000 active users completing thousands of transactions per day.
As the episode starts, Nick and Bryan quickly jump into the conversation starting with Bryan's journey into entrepreneurship and how he learned what Agency over our life really is. We then hear the insight for GreenPal and what challenges did Bryan face building the company and what was the hardest part to overcome. Bryan shares his thoughts on how to get started on your business when you have little money, why one would move forward self funded vs VC funding, and how did they grow and expand to additional markets/cities/states? Next, we hear the plans for expanding GreenPal and what’s is Bryan's ultimate vision for the company. Lastly, we hear Bryan’s advice to early stage entrepreneurs, which is great! This is an awesome conversation with an entrepreneur who has made significant impact and created a high growth company, we hope it helps you today.