JESSICA WILSON – BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL TECH FOUNDER, BUILDING RESILIENCE, CREATING OPPORTUNITIES & MAKING YOUR MARK (EPISODE 06)
Jessica Wilson is the CEO and founder of Stashed, a company bridging the gap between Western Brands and Chinese Millennials. Jess noticed the emergence of tech and the change in buying cycles, and booked a one-way ticket to Silicon Valley at 21 years old. In 2016, Jess took Stashd into China, and was a contestant on one of China’s biggest reality TV shows called ‘The Next Unicorn’ which was televised as a global search for the next billion dollar business in China. The judges included the seed investor in PayPal and the ex CEO of Alibaba. The show was aired to 15 million people per episode and Jess placed in the grand finals with a bronze trophy as the last standing western team and the last standing female founder.
Jess has spent time with Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island, has been featured by Forbes as one of 1,000 entrepreneurs to change the world in 50 years and featured in Smart Company’s 30 Under 30 on 3 occasions. Jess is known for being an extraordinary entrepreneur, she has shared the speaking stage with the likes of Tony Robbins and Tom Bilyeu and is renowned for her sharp business acumen, overcoming adversity and building resilience.
In this podcast episode, we cover:
- The journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur and tech founder.
- Having vision, creating opportunities and successfully executing on an idea.
- Overcoming challenges and adversity.
- Strategies for building confidence in business and life.
- Creating space and instilling good routines and practices.
You can listen to the episode here: