Should you build a company from scratch in a highly regulated segment of the economy at the worst possible time? Is it possible to work outside of the regulations and requirements that stifle innovation in the legacy industry? How to succeed in an industry that talks about the importance of the personal touch between the client and the professional, yet where the professional and the industry seem opaque and self-serving? It’s not healthcare, but do study this classic story of entrepreneurialism. The parallels to healthcare are stunning and instructive. I went back and enjoyed again this segment on how Jon Stein founded and grew the financial services company, Betterment.
Listen: How I built this - Betterment