Episode from the podcastVillage Global's Venture Stories

Lessons From Building Shyp and Airhouse with Kevin Gibbon

Released Thursday, 17th September 2020
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Kevin Gibbon (@kevingibbon), co-founder of Airhouse and formerly co-founder of Shyp, joins Erik on this episode. Airhouse provides modern, all-in-one ecommerce operations for direct-to-consumer companies.

They discuss:

- Kevin’s entrepreneurial journey and how he came to start Airhouse.

- Lessons learned from founding Shyp.

- Why entrepreneurs need to be clear about whether they are building a business that is truly VC-backable.

- COVID’s implications for ecommerce and which changes endure post-COVID.

- Which subspaces in DTC are more likely to be successful than others.

- How to start a DTC brand and how Airhouse helps.

- Why it’s so difficult to start a DTC brand these days.

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