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Sept. 5, 2020

#164: Paul Dashevsky, Co-Founder of GreatBuildz, a Company Connecting Homeowners with Reliable General Contractors, on Deciding to Bootstrap, Navigating the World of Digital Marketing, and His Experience Flipping Over 350 Homes

#164: Paul Dashevsky, Co-Founder of GreatBuildz, a Company Connecting Homeowners with Reliable General Contractors, on Deciding to Bootstrap, Navigating the World of Digital Marketing, and His Experience Flipping Over 350 Homes

Paul Dashevsky is the co-founder of , a free service currently operating in Los Angeles that connects homeowners with reliable, pre-screened general contractors. They connect each client with three contractors who are individually selected for their...


Paul Dashevsky is the co-founder of GreatBuildz, a free service currently operating in Los Angeles that connects homeowners with reliable, pre-screened general contractors. They connect each client with three contractors who are individually selected for their specific project; then provide ongoing support to make sure everything goes smoothly.

Paul is a serial entrepreneur, real estate investor, active Angel investor and member of Tech Coast Angels.

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Some of the Topics Covered by Paul Dashevsky in this Episode

  • What is GreatBuildz and why Paul founded it
  • How Paul developed the idea after years of flipping homes and how he began to build it with his co-founder and nephew John Grispul
  • GreatBuildz' business model
  • The challenge of customer acquisition and navigating the world of digital marketing
  • Bootstrapping and why Paul hasn't decided to fund-raise yet
  • The big vision for GreatBuildz
  • The process of vetting and onboarding contractors
  • How Paul views growth and expansion
  • Paul's experience flipping over 350 homes with Westcliff Realty and how he knew when it was time for something new
  • Where Paul got his entrepreneurial spirit from and what he has learned from his failures
  • Paul's experience joining the Entrepreneurs' Organization

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