Oct. 20, 2020

14 - From Side Hustle to Startup: Donald Boone from BoxedUp

How do you go from side hustle to startup? Further, how do you balance a full-time job at a place like Amazon, a marriage, and kids, yet still stay sane growing a new venture?


How do you go from side hustle to startup? Further, how do you balance a full-time job at a place like Amazon, a marriage, and kids, yet still stay sane growing a new venture? Donald Boone, CEO and Founder of BoxedUp, is doing just that. Hear about everything from how he *almost* beat KD in one-on-one to his perspectives on when taking venture funding makes sense. Plus we talk about lessons learned from his first venture Oleo, which Ken helped him build.

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Topics

  • 5:25 - How to survive as an entrepreneur
  • 7:04 - Job, family, and side hustle
  • 18:53 - Lessons learned from Oleo 
  • 27:10 - Identifying the proper time to raise funds
  • 30:25 - What is BoxedUp?
  • 36:16 - Moving from side hustle to startup
  • 45:06 - Where to find BoxedUp and Donald

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