Episode 163 | Point

Summary:

Madison is the founder and CEO of POINT, as well as the Director of Corporate Development at GnomeDX. POINT is a 501c3 non-profit organization, which has designed an application to help connect volunteers with charity opportunities in their city. Last September, they secured $200k in funding, and they currently have over 4,000 users and 125 Columbus-based nonprofits using their platform.

Milestones:

(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:37) Small Biz Cares
(00:01:23) The SunDown Group
(00:01:48) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:02:20) Conquering Columbus Introduction
(00:03:15) Introduction to Madison Mikhail Bush
(00:04:07) Childhood, upbringing, entrepreneurship, and first experience with fundraising
(00:08:30) College
(00:10:30) The idea for Point
(00:13:20) Bringing Point to life and raising funds
(00:18:00) Getting the MVP of Point off the ground
(00:22:30) Columbus Gives Back
(00:22:04) Eleventh Candle Co.
(00:23:48) The process of iterating on Point
(00:25:40) Point, present-day
(00:27:23) The challenges that lay ahead for Point
(00:28:22) The goals for the next 3-5 years for Point
(00:31:30) Advice for young professionals and entrepreneurs
(00:32:40) Live Uncomfortably
(00:33:15) Closing Remarks
(00:33:40) Like, subscribe, and share Conquering Columbus
(00:34:05) Small Biz Cares
(00:34:51) The SunDown Group
(00:35:15) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:35:48) Conquering Columbus Outro

Links:

Madison Mikhail Bush
Point
Small Biz Cares
The SunDown Group
Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
Columbus Gives Back
Eleventh Candle Co.
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