Nick Hughes is joined by Fernando Corral CEO of Gabu from Guadalajara, Mexico. Where children have fun safely on the internet, Gabu is a safe online platform for children where they play Roblox, Minecraft and Fortnite supervised by adults.
The episode starts with Nick and Fernando giving bit of background and his journey into entrepreneurship and startups. Why did he go from a full time job to jumping into starting his own company? We then hear about his experience Pitching at Founders Live, as he was the Guadalajara winner - and Nick was also at the event in Mexico as well. They then talk about why he started the company Gabu, and why he feels its so important to improve the safety of children when they are online gaming. Fernando shares the status of the company, where they are going and some good news about being accepted into an accelerator. Lastly, we hear about the vision, what does Fernando see in the next 5 to 10 years from now, including AI enhancements to the gaming experience. To end the conversation, Fernando shares his advice for founder and early stage entrepreneurs. This is a great interview with an inspiring founder from Mexico, we hope it helps you today.