Mon, 16 December 2019
Introducing Thomas Young
Thomas Young is today’s guest joining us on the Join Up Dots business coaching podcast is the co-founder & VP Marketing at Rocket Dollar.
Rocket Dollar is a self-directed investing company, which if you are like me you might be asking “Well what is self directed investing?” Self-Directed investing allows investors to make all investment decisions from a tax-advantaged retirement account.
This includes choosing assets, vetting deals, and writing checks. A Self-Directed account holder can invest in any asset class allowed by the IRS. Om. its still not that clear, but what is clear is the co-founder who is on the show, has shown serious hustle and commitment growing this company from humble beginnings to over 13 staff and counting.
Thomas Young is a marketing professional with years of experience in the start-up community.
He started his career at AngelSpan, Inc., before founding a marketing agency catering to financial professionals. How The Dots Joined Up For Thomas His experiences with clients led him to the self-directed space, where he quickly realised that people are yearning for more control and that there was a need for a company to make it safe, secure, and fast for people to invest their retirement savings in the assets of their choice.
Young’s close contact with many self-directed investors led him to identify a strong need for a platform combining the best attributes of a self-directed account while leveraging the best technology of the day to make it easy to operate these accounts. He currently lives in Austin, after attending the University Of Texas at Austin, although he is originally from Mexico City, although a When he isn’t working on is business he enjoys running around town lake when he’s not thinking of ways to share the Rocket Dollar story. So why did he go into an area that in so many ways is restricted by regulations and financial ombudsman? And looking back, does he see where the time was used up most as he got the business of the ground? Well let’s find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots with the one and only Thomas Young Show Highlights During the show we discussed such deep weighty subjects with Thomas Young such as: Thomas shares the story of how he first started to scale his business by making an equity split to gain his founding partners. We discuss the pride that Thomas has with the future that he has built himself over the last few years, and the control he has in his life.. Why it is so important to understand what the customer really needs before ever starting to build multiple products for a market that doesn’t exist. and lastly…… Thomas reveals why it doesn’t matter what you are selling. the mechanics are pretty much the same. Learn the process and then go out and conquer.