Colin Campbell: What is the formula to launch a successful startup?

Colin C. Campbell has been a serial entrepreneur for over 30 years and is the author of Start. Scale. Exit. Repeat.: Serial Entrepreneurs’ Secrets Revealed! that debuted #1 Best Seller on Amazon. He has founded and scaled various internet companies that collectively have reached a valuation of almost $1 billion. Having successfully navigated the exits of companies like Tucows Interactive, Internet Direct Canada, Hostopia, GeeksForLess, and .CLUB Domains, Campbell has not only cemented his name as a start-up expert but has also collected an array of accolades – including spots on the Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 rosters for several years in a row. He currently runs an incubator with several successful companies including, Escape Club, HipOptical, Pencila and others. A sought-after speaker in the world of entrepreneurship, Campbell has spoken at several high-profile universities and events. He also leads Startup Club, with almost one million members continuing to share his experiences as he interviews experts, authors, and serial entrepreneurs.

In episode 404 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Colin decided to attend University of Toronto Scarborough, what inspired him to write the book ‘Start. Scale. Exit. Repeat’, what is the formula to launch a successful startup, how you can hire the right people to help your company grow, how you can dress for success online, what is a mistake that newcomers often make, what are some startups that he didn’t pursue, what is a good scaling strategy for businesses, and what does the ideal exit strategy look like. Enjoy!