#011: Sebastian Francis Talks Success With eLearning

Sebastian Francis is the Co-Founder of Titus Learning, a tech company that provides bespoke virtual learning environment solutions and more, to International Schools around the globe. Seb is also a Virgin StartUp Ambassador.

 

In this Podcast we discuss ( SPOILER ALERT )

  • [02:00] An introduction to Sebastian Francis
  • [03:42] Sebastians motivation for becoming an entrepreneur.
  • [05:50] We hear a story about one of Sebastians first money making venture
  • [08:20] Sebastian explains if you need to reinvent the wheel in creating a new business?
  • [10:10] What is a lifestyle business
  • [12:00] We find out if sacrifices helped Sebastian get to where he is today in business
  • [14:00] Sebastian shares how his company grew internationally
  • [16:38] We learn how to deal with cultural challenges of doing business abroad
  • [20:41] We find out how web Titus Learning is doing in business
  • [22:50] We find out how education if affecting the education industry
  • [27:00] What to do, if you want to create software for your business
  • [30:11] What to do if you don’t have money to develop your idea, and your scared of someone stealing your idea
  • [33:27] Sebastian shares where he gets his inspiration from
  • [36:40] What Sebastian learnt from Sir Richard Branson
  • [38:10] We find out more about Sebastians up and coming podcast, Startup Secrets
  • [41:10] Sebastian shares a story about one of his failures in business
  • [43:10] We learn what Seb wishes he knew, before he started in business
  • [45:30] Good places to network
  • [46:50] We find out what is working in promotion Titus Learning

You will learn

  • How to deal with the cultural challenges of doing business abroad
  • What to do, if you want to create software for your business
  • What to do if you don’t have money to develop your idea, and your scared of someone stealing your idea

Links and resources mentioned

Homework

  • Make a list of problems or things that bug or pester you everyday.
  • Then review your notes to see if there is anything in your list, that could be applied to a wider audience.
  • Use this to find a real market pain point, not just an irritation.

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