In this episode of the Business Lunch podcast, host Roland Frasier sits down with Lucy Guo, a remarkable entrepreneur who made her mark in a short amount of time. Lucy takes us through her inspiring journey, starting from her early days as a kindergartener selling Pokemon cards and colored pencils to her groundbreaking roles as an intern at Facebook and the first female designer at Snap.
Lucy’s shares how she leveraged platforms like PayPal and eBay to turn her skills into financial opportunities. Lucy and Roland delve into the topic of coding and its importance in today’s landscape.
While Lucy acknowledges the rise of no-code tools, she emphasizes the value of understanding coding fundamentals, particularly when it comes to managing engineering teams and making informed decisions about app development.
This podcast episode offers a captivating glimpse into Lucy Guo’s entrepreneurial journey, filled with valuable insights and lessons for aspiring entrepreneurs.
“I was always an entrepreneur growing up… I was selling Pokemon cards and colored pencils for money.”
“Knowing how to code is important… the best sites today and the best apps today, you still need a team of engineers.”
“If you are just a business person and you are hiring a team of engineers, you’re gonna get ripped off.”
- 00:00: Introduction
- 01:40: Starting Out Young
- 02:50: Facebook Opportunity
- 03:52: The Future Of Coding
- 07:22: Strength In Numbers
- 12:00: Finding The Right People
- 16:05: Delegating
- 18:37: AI Investments
- 19:34: NFT’s
- 29:24: Funding/Raising Capital
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