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Tulip's Tom Harries: "Ashes to airmail"

Tulip's Tom Harries: "Ashes to airmail"

Update: 2019-12-20
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The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Tom Harries, founder of Tulip, to talk about disrupting the cremation industry (0:30 ), starting with an obituary app (2:20 ), selling it and selling Tulip (3:45 ), what’s wrong with funerals (6:00 ), the fragmented death market (9:00 ), sending ashes through the post (11:45 ), cremating 10,000 people in two years (14:00 ), scaling from 5 to 95 people (17:40 ), hiring a professional chief executive then quickly selling (21:00 ), losing control of his baby (25:00 ), spreading the word online (28:30 ), the lows of starting a business (30:50 ), making mistakes (32:30 ), being a non-technical founder (34:20 ), why bring in a CEO went wrong (35:50 ), and raising $10 million (41:00 ).

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Tulip's Tom Harries: "Ashes to airmail"

Tulip's Tom Harries: "Ashes to airmail"