Enthusiast

[Operator Stories] Gerry Giacomán (Clara) on always be changing, building compounding value and how to balance profitability and growth

March 07, 2023 Season 4 Episode 7
Enthusiast
[Operator Stories] Gerry Giacomán (Clara) on always be changing, building compounding value and how to balance profitability and growth
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On this episode Pat sits down with Gerry Giacomán, CEO and Co-Founder of leading B2B fintech Clara. We dive into Gerry's journey into the world of startups, his learnings along the way, how he scaled the company in rapid pace and what role culture and team-building played in this. Crucially we explore the intersection between profitability and growth and why it pays to always be changing. 

On this episode you will learn about: 

  • How to be ready for hypergrowth mode for your startup
  • The value proposition of Clara within the LatAm space and how to differentiate your product through continuous innovation
  • Why ABC - always be changing is one of the core values for Clara 

You can find Gerry on LinkedIn here

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Gerry's way into the world of startups
Early origins of Clara
Core product and when to go beyond
Key hires and setting Clara up for scale
Balancing profitability and growth
Fast Speed Round