It's another week of the Startup Junkies Podcast! This week, Caleb Talley, Jeff Amerine, Jeff Standridge, and Matthew Ward talk with Martial Trigeaud, serial entrepreneur and Chief Operating Officer of Vascugenix Incorporated. Vascuegenix Inc. is a medical device company focused on developing innovative products to improve patient safety during interventional cardiology procedures. In this episode, you will hear about Martial's journey from France, his illustrious cycling resume, and Vascugenix's innovative product called the Speed-Torque. We hope you enjoy this exciting episode!
(01:52) Martial’s Story
(04:34) Vascugenix Incorporated Overview
(10:30) What are the future plans for vascular genetics?
(12:32) The transition from advisor to a member of an executive team
(15:58) Let’s talk cycling
(26:27) Work-Life differences between France and the United States
(28:05) Martial’s Remodeling projects
(30:05) If you could take all the knowledge that you've accumulated at your current age and give some advice to your younger self when you were starting out your journey, what would that advice be?
“And that's why I feel Vascugenix is going to be a very successful company because we really think about the 360 view from the worst scenario to the best scenario and everything in between.” (14:53)
So I feel like sometimes we need to push a little bit on people, but I understand at the same time, you don't want to push too hard on people because it's complex. Life in the US is very complex because you have family issues, financial issues. I mean, I understand all of that. I think we should do a mix of both where we need to push people a little bit more but manage them correctly for them to do a good job. (27:28)
“Be a learner. The first thing is to learn how to learn. Understand what is valuable and what is not valuable.” (30:24)