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Inside building a franchise business for facials // Adam Ross, Founder & CEO of Heyday
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Inside building a franchise business for facials // Adam Ross, Founder & CEO of Heyday
The Consumer VC episode #274 with Adam Ross, Founder & CEO of Heyday

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Hey Friends,

Our guest today is Adam Ross, Founder & CEO of Heyday. Heyday is a skincare establishment that is overhauling the facial experience.

We discuss:

  • Why start a retail shop focused on facials

  • How he thought about expanding his footprint

  • Corporate store model vs. franchise model

  • Approach to partnering with franchises

  • Heyday’s product business

  • What he learned from the pandemic & much more

Thank you for listening.

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The Consumer VC

The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.