A familiar face joined us this week with some great updates! Edwin Ortiz, founder of Rejoicy, stopped by to tell us all about the traction, vision, and future of this service. Rejoicy helps small businesses create websites and start selling in less than 10 minutes, which is a victory if we have ever heard one. Hear all about empowering merchants and being where your customers are in this episode.
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(0:53) Introducing Edwin Ortiz
(1:47) Serial Entrepreneurship Starting with Luncher
(3:42) Who Should Use Rejoicy?
(8:24) Shopping Local Internationally
(10:20) Let’s Talk About Techstars
(13:49) Farmer's Markets Are an Open Door
(16:00) Building Brand Awareness
(18:00) Pandemic Impact on Online Market
(20:23) Serial Entrepreneurship
(23:55) Five Year Plan
(35:26) Closing Remarks
"That's probably our beachhead; bakers, makers, movers, and shakers." (5:57) - Edwin Ortiz
"We see a lot of opportunity for the international market, but in a very hyper-local way." (8:40) - Edwin Ortiz
"We want to empower all those local merchants." (16:13) - Edwin Ortiz
"It's okay to learn from other people. It's okay to talk about competitors. Don't be scared." (21:22) - Edwin Ortiz
"eCommerce on its own is not important. It is the fact that your customers are there that matters."
(31:19) - Edwin Ortiz