Utilizing Tech To Make Home Maintenance Effortless with Andrew Wynn

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About Andrew Wynn

On episode 57 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with Andrew Wynn – He is the co-founder and CEO of Sheltr. Sheltr makes home maintenance effortless for homeowners and gives property insurers tools to mitigate risk, generate new revenue, and deepen customer engagement. Prior to Sheltr Andrew led consumer-facing product management at Looker Data Sciences and was Instacart’s 30th employee where he spent 3 years building the world’s largest digital grocery catalog. In his free time, Andrew swims year round in the San Francisco Bay.

On this episode we talk about how Sheltr helps homeowners take care of their home by being proactive and avoiding costly repairs. We also talk about how Andrew was able to take Sheltr to market from just an idea in a very short amount of time as well as some of the challenges he has encountered so far and the lessons he’s learned along the way.

Show Notes

  • Who is Andrew Wynn?
  • What is Sheltr?
  • How did the idea of Sheltr came about?
  • Andrew goes in depth about his background and how he got into the tech industry
  • How long did it take to go from idea to concept to market?
  • How long has Sheltr been around and how many employees do you have now?
  • How does the backend of the service work?
  • Where do most of your customers come from?
  • Andrew goes in depth about how he was able to make partnerships with contractors and vendors as part of the service
  • How do payments work with your vendor partners/contractors?
  • What does the client pay for? How does the subscription work? Also, what is included?
  • Do clients get preferred pricing? Flat rate? Or per hour?
  • What are some of the most common issues you guys see?
  • What markets are you in right now?
  • What does the future look like for Sheltr?

Questions

  • What do you wish you knew before you started?
  • Have you ever turned down a client? If so, why?
  • What have been some of the biggest challenges so far?
  • What habits helped make you successful?
  • Do you have a morning routine?
  • Why do you do what you do? What gets you through the tough times?
  • What living or dead person, other than family members, do you most admire?
  • If you got the chance to start over, what would you do differently?
  • What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
  • If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?

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