Nick Hughes is joined by Eddy Connors who is cofounder and CEO of Goodie Bag and who joins us from Boulder, CO. Goodie Bag is a marketplace solution for retail food shops' surplus food; connecting customers to perfectly good food at a discounted price for pickup.
The episode starts with Nick and Eddy talking about his background and journey, with some interesting early experiences learning the value of travel. Eddy discusses his experience in Indonesia and the lesson of 'Being different" which still greatly influences him and his businesses today. We learn Why is he drawn to entrepreneurship and why did Eddy choose to start a company?
Also, Eddy is the Founders Live Denver winner from Dec 2022. We hear about his Founders Live event experience and his tips for 99 Second pitch! Then they talk about what problem did he see in the world, and why he started Goodie Bag. Eddy and his team are tackling Food waste and food insecurity, and we hear about the vision of the company of how they see improving food waste and food insecurity not just in the US but around the world. Closing out the conversation Eddy describes the challenges they have overcome and their advice to early stage entrepreneurs. This is a fun inspiring interview with an exciting up and coming startup entrepreneur, we hope it helps you today.