079: Tobi Skovron from Zingy


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Tobi Skovron by is own admission is an unashamed entrepreneur, his drive has seen him grow a business from Australia to be acquired by Petsafe. Now he is heading up Zingy an app for on-demand pet services, starting with dog walking. Here is what we learned from Tobi in this podcast Learn about Tobi's humble beginnings How Tobi's mother's love of pets influenced his career Importance of a chance meeting at a pet trade show How having someone believe in him was a big driver Sometimes the exchange rate can be cruel, find out what happens when you convert $300K at wrong time The importance of cereal to Tobi & his wife The hard slog of sales in USA after the GFC What is it like to be acquired Why Zingy will be a success Got more feedback, please email sean AT sportsgeekhq.com or tweet @BeersBlokesBiz or @seancallanan. Some insights & links from this podcast Check out Zingy, available on US iTunes only Connect with Tobi on Linkedin and @TobiSkovron on Twitter Tobi's first product - Pet Loo Tobi on Business Rockstars Profile on Zingy from IDEO Related episodes Thanks to Denis Merkas for the introduction Time Bull from Ivanhoe to Silicon Valley iTunes reviews - 76 listeners have left an iTunes review for the podcast - THANK YOU read them all here Got a question? Tweet the Blokes or @BeersBlokesBiz Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @BeersBlokesBiz or on Facebook with your opinion. Connect with these Blokes The blokes on this podcast were: @seancallanan from Sports Geek and SeanCallanan.com, and Sports Geek Podcast @TobiSkovron from Zingy Thanks for review Do yourself a favour and have a listen. Great podcast featuring some decent blokes with great business, startup and tech knowledge. - SarahCND Join the BBB Army Are you on Facebook? Like BBB here and join the BBB Army Facebook group to chat with guests and listeners. Download episode below but we'd prefer you to subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud or this feed if you don't use iTunes. Don't forget you can get these show notes via email subscription. Let us know your thoughts in the comments

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