The Immigrant Entrepreneur
About This Show
The Immigrant Entrepreneur (TIE) is created for you, the present and future business owner, looking for models of success. Immigrant founders create over 40% of Silicon Valley start-ups, (Google, eBay, Yahoo and PayPal) and 40% of Fortune 500 companies (AT&T, IBM, and McDonald's), and 1/3 of main street businesses. Something remarkable happens when those with the entrepreneurial gene come to this country and it has been going on a long time. You will meet these awesome entrepreneurs each week on this podcast, hear them share their success formulas and resources, and by listening to their stories pick up on traits that speak to you!
Most Recent Episode
055 Interior Design Can Change Your Life - Jaime Gonzalez - The Man Home
2 days ago
Listeners - Please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Google Play. And please give your feedback. If you love this podcast - your feedback and positive review will keep us highly ranked allowing more people to listen. Thank you for doing that! Think about it. Entrepreneurs are often in the same room for 24 hours per day. It can be stressful. Why not enjoy better interior design? Why not add some life and make it a positive place! Especially if the design fee is a low, fixed price! This brings us to the most recent startup of Jaime Gonzalez – is an interior design company, called The Man Home. It serves the large market of single guys who can use a little help in ho w their apartment looks, that would be about 100% of them. Clients upload photos of the room, dimensions, and of which furniture you want to keep Clients also fill out survey on their design Designers do not visit the home, which means big savings for clients, The Man Home charges a low fixed price, per room, and by the way is offering a fantastic discount for listeners, at the end of this podcast. Jaime grew up poor in Latin America’s poorest Spanish speaking country. He family’s properties had all been confiscated, and his grandfather, an American, was kidnapped. Jaime only had his guitar and through his guitar he earned full scholarships to two top American universities, Loyola in New Orleans and The University of Southern California. After college he survived by playing music in restaurants around Los Angeles. At night he studied finance and business which allowed him to start a successful insurance consulting firm, which partially funds his latest startup The Man Home! In this episode - Jaime talks about the imagination of an immigrant, teaching yourself when there are no teachers, finding the world in books, and the value of charm. And don’t forget to sign up for your big discount Jaime offered during the episode!