Founded & Grounded
Founded & Grounded
UK's No.2 ranked startup podcast. We bring you the honest realities of startup life, from early-stage founders who are only a couple of steps ahead.
Ollie CollardBecky SageLaura RawlingsAndrew Parsonage

Sharesy - Growing communities one local authority at a time

S5 E9 • Feb 19, 2024 • 88 mins

The innovator turning forgotten spaces into thriving community hubs. Meet Felix Atkin, founder of tech startup Sharsey - the Airbnb for community spaces. What stemmed from a personal problem of trying to book a local venue for his kids' birthday party has blossomed into a business that has already generated over £1million in bookings. Felix delves deep into his journey, unveils the strategic steps behind Sharesy's considered growth, and shares invaluable insights on coping with the demands of startup leadership.

Key Points

  • Self-Care Is Paramount. Amidst the drive for success, remember that personal well-being is crucial for sustaining long-term ambition.
  • Resilience in Fundraising. Embrace rejections as learning opportunities. Maintain transparency with your investors and lean on your support network during challenging times.
  • Learn the secret of how to context switch between high-level strategic planning and the nitty-gritty of day-to-day operations in your business
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