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Sept. 26, 2020

#185: Jordi Hays, Co-Founder & CEO of Likewise, the End-to-End Platform to Find and Work With the World's Best Creatives

#185: Jordi Hays, Co-Founder & CEO of Likewise, the End-to-End Platform to Find and Work With the World's Best Creatives

Jordi Hays is the Co-Founder & CEO of , the end-to-end platform to find and work with the world's best creatives. Connect with Jordi Hays Some of the Topics Covered by Jordi Hays in this Episode How Jordi decided to start Likewise...


Jordi Hays is the Co-Founder & CEO of Likewise, the end-to-end platform to find and work with the world's best creatives.

Connect with Jordi Hays

Some of the Topics Covered by Jordi Hays in this Episode

  • How Jordi decided to start Likewise and focus on the needs of eCommerce companies
  • The pain point of accessing creative talent
  • The initial version of Likewise and bootstrapping for the first 6 months
  • Growing 100% MoM, multiple months in a row
  • The business model and pricing behind Likewise
  • Getting their first freelancer to earn $100,000 through the platform in their first 6 months
  • The customer acquisition strategy of Likewise
  • Hitting a $1M run rate without any outbound sales or marketing
  • How Jordi decided to raise outside capital for Likewise
  • The importance of founder-market fit
  • Closing a pre-seed round of funding during the global pandemic
  • Equity splits and founder agreements
  • The brand experience when working with Likewise
  • How Jordi is looking at which creators to bring on the Likewise platform
  • Use of funds for the pre-seed round of funding for Likewise
  • The evolution of Co-Founder roles for Jordi and Matt
  • Jordi's book suggestion
  • What Jordi's day-to-day looks like in the time of COVID

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