August 19, 2020
Ryan Coon started out as an investment banking associate at BMO Capital Markets, then left this high paying job to travel, taught himself to code and launched a tech startup called Avail, an all-in-one software solution designed for DIY landlords that is now used by more than 600,000 landlords and tenants across the US. He is passionate about hustling and building wealth while remaining strong-willed and purposeful and wants to help others to do the same.
What we discussed:
What it takes to leave a high-paying job and build a business from nothing.
Everything you need to know about building a software as a service (SAAS) company: from coding to partners & everything in between.
Why persistence is key in running a venture capitalists (VC) backed start-up.
How to stay positive & keep investing in yourself