Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics with Radu Palamariu

#32: Laura Behrens Wu Founder & CEO at Shippo

November 29, 2018 Season 1 Episode 32
Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics with Radu Palamariu
#32: Laura Behrens Wu Founder & CEO at Shippo
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Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics with Radu Palamariu
#32: Laura Behrens Wu Founder & CEO at Shippo
Nov 29, 2018 Season 1 Episode 32
Radu Palamariu
Laura Behrens Wu, CEO of Shippo. Shippo is the best multi-carrier shipping software which empowers retailers, e-commerce platforms, marketplaces, logistics providers with the building blocks they need to succeed with shipping.
Show Notes

Laura Behrens Wu is the founder and CEO of Shippo. Laura, 26 years old, and Simon Kreuz, 28 years old, they started Shippo in 2013. Laura had her first experience with a startup while working as an intern at a startup company LendUp, which was a Y Combinator alumni startup (as the combinator that invested in Dropbox, Airbnb, and many other top startups). She grew up in Germany, China, Ecuador, and Cairo went to school in Switzerland and started Shippo in the U.S.

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Some of the highlights from the episode:

  • Shopify, Facebook Marketplace - Partners
  • Offering shipping options to grow their business
  • Building tech experiences
  • Helping them FedEx to reach more clients - smaller
  • Competitor or not - Amazon.com or Alibaba - how do you compete with this guys?
  • Amazon is driving the shipping standard - so our clients come to us for help to compete
  • Customization and authenticity - tell a certain story - millennials
  • Talking about a hard time when being an entrepreneur - founders go through a huge amount of pressure.

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