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Jess Lee: Building texting tools for car dealerships
Jess Lee is the founder and CEO of Bitesize, a startup helping car dealerships communicate with thousands of customers at once.
About This Episode
Jess Lee is the founder and CEO of Bitesize, a startup helping car dealerships communicate with thousands of customers at once. Jess is also an active angel investor working with the Hustle Fund.
In our conversation with Jess we cover:
- Immigrant activism and getting the idea to build texting tools
- Why did Jess decide to build software for car dealerships
- The business model behind Bitesize
- How did Jess decide on being a solo founder
- Pros and cons of going it alone
- Why investors aren’t willing to fund solo founders
- Investing through Hustle Fund
- Female founders, and women in the VC world
- Coffee, donuts, and the early days of Bitesize
- Raising first investor money for Bitesize
- Jess’s background and her journey to becoming a startup founder
- Tips for first-time founders
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