Paulo is an authentic and unapologetic founder and definitely fits the “inevitable founder” ethos I always talk about. He bootstrapped a company that had global clients from Brazil. He travelled the world to sell to customers such as Home Depot and Lowe's. Most of their customers were in the U.S., and the contracts worthed more than $500k. Paulo’s story is fascinating and I learned tremendously from him.
In the episode, I asked him questions such as:
I hope you enjoy the episode as well.
Transparent VC is purely tactical advice on how to raise money in a clean, efficient way while giving you the heads up to avoid all the common pitfalls.
I recently read The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. I highly recommend you take a look and spend time reflecting on how you can be better at some of them.