Episode 184 | BOLD PENGUIN


John Young is the CFO for BOLD PENGUIN, an insurance focused startup. Prior to BOLD PENGUIN, John garnered extensive experience as the CFO for several other technology startups such as Nikola Labs, SestraSystems, Micropact, RedCloud Security, and more. He’s also an alumni of The Ohio State University!


(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:42) Small Biz Cares
(00:01:16) The SunDown Group
(00:01:40) FMX
(00:02:15) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:10) Introduction to John Young
(00:04:20) John’s background and early career
(00:09:20) John’s first CFO position
(00:14:20) John’s experience with acquisitions
(00:15:05) The different initiatives that John has going on today
(00:15:28) Mix Wonders
(00:16:20) BOLD PENGUIN
(00:20:30) What does BOLD PENGUIN do, and how does it work?
(00:23:20) BOLD PENGUIN’s most recent round of funding and the plans/strategy for deploying it
(00:24:15) The biggest obstacles for BOLD PENGUIN moving forward
(00:25:40) A deeper dive into some of the other initiatives that John’s involved in
(00:26:55) John’s goals for the foreseeable future
(00:28:15) When’s the right time to bring a CFO into your business?
(00:31:20) The metrics in a SaaS based business
(00:35:23) Live Uncomfortably
(00:38:30) Closing remarks
(00:38:53) Like, subscribe, and share Conquering Columbus
(00:39:16) Small Biz Cares
(00:39:50) The SunDown Group
(00:40:15) FMX
(00:40:43) Conquering Columbus Outro


John Young
Mix Wonders
Small Biz Cares
The SunDown Group
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