52 minutes | Jan 26, 2021

16. IDG Interview with Ryan Green, CEO of Gridwise

🛫 Ryan is an ex-naval flight officer and after the military, he started working in the banking niche. 1:01 🚖 Driving for Uber and Lyft after the military was an amazing experience in gig working and gig economy for Ryan. 3:03💵 Gridwise app is focusing on the ride-share and delivery area of the gig economy by helping drivers boost their profits. 4:34🙃 When Ryan worked as a gig driver, he realized that the core problem is in the fragmentation and inaccessibility of key data drivers need to have. 09:08👦 Ryan was intrigued with sales from a young age, and he continued with his entrepreneurial ideas in sixth grade too. 12:27✨ What can you do to affect the young population and spark innovative and entrepreneurial thinking in them?  14:03📱 How GridWise was made, and how the app succeeds to answer all needs drivers have. 18:13😇 Gridwise app helps, even with estimated tax deductions for drivers, and it is free. 24:06🛣️ Marketing for the app started from personal advertising all the way to digital advertising channels. 29:01  📊 Harvesting metadata and analytics from the app are valuable for other stakeholders but also a significant source of new revenue income. 30:53📅 About the future of gig drivers. 35:14💲 Gridwise will help drivers earn more profit directly from their platform in the future. 37:40📈 In five years from now, Ryan plans to add more insurance products, financial services, income protection, phone protection, in healthcare and other benefits to his app. 39:04🔥 Ryan's advice for future entrepreneurs. 45:30✌️ Do not forget to tip service drivers in these hard times and mention Gridwise to help them even more. 49:07 Links https://gridwise.io/🔗Connect with David:david@davidpeterson.comhttps://www.facebook.com/DPSpeaks/ 
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