Describe your business:
Our core business is e-commerce business that sells interior automotive accessories in the USA, Canada and until recently the UK. Since we started we divested into a stock options investment options trading branch, currently generating a 40% return on investment
Describe the growth of your business between where you are now and where you started?
We started with $8000 and are on target to reach $4 million in sales this year for e-commerce. For our investment branch, to have started with $25,000 and now to be investing/trading over $1 million. The goal is to get to $5 million in the next 3-5 years.
What are you most proud of as an entrepreneur?
I am proud of having created a successful multi-million business from scratch from patent to multi-market places. I am also proud to have diversified from just e-commerce to an investment business corporation and into real estate as well
What is one of the most significant challenges that you have faced and overcome as an entrepreneur?
Being sued and forced to shut down on my first of operations.
What is your mindset when it comes to running your business?
It is always day one, obsessing over the customer and constantly learning and innovating.
What are you hoping to gain from joining EO Calgary?
To network with like-minded entrepreneurs, to leverage their knowledge and expertise
What advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs who are looking to start and run their own business?
Trust your instincts