Welcome to the Startup Junkies Podcast!
Our hosts Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley, and Davis McEntire, were joined by Carter Malloy and Michael Iseman of AcreTrader. AcreTrader's goal is to simplify farmland investment. It's no joke that the global population and, therefore, demand for food is proliferating, Carter and Michael believe in offering a truly diversified investment opportunity with long-term returns. Hear how this company is not only leveling up in asset acquisition but also a stellar company culture!
Thanks for joining us!
(1:03) Introducing Carter & Michael of AcreTrader
(5:07) From Listing to Sign-Ups
(7:49) Farm Styles Offered
(10:13) Due Diligence of Saying Yes or No
(15:53) Adapting to Challenges
(22:09) Evolution of Leadership from a Small to Large Team
(27:50) What Winning Looks Like
(30:45) Craziest Business Experience
(35:22)Advice to Younger Self
"And as a result, we ended up having a great product. We have really great investments to come through and ultimately really great outcomes for those that we work with." (4:15) - Carter Malloy
"Within your team, the people who are closest to any particular interaction are going to understand it better than you. So trusting your team, trusting the process, and ultimately trusting the data very quickly, in this case proved out." (16:46) - Carter Malloy
"We work really hard, but we have a lot of fun too. We celebrate the wins and the milestones, and then everyone comes back and works harder to achieve the next one." (29:19) - Michael Iseman