Ep 52: Fluent in Startups?  Gavin Dove Will Get You Speaking Startup Journey Success, Fast!

PodcastEp 52: Fluent in Startups?  Gavin Dove Will Get You Speaking Startup Journey Success, Fast!

Ep 52: Fluent in Startups?  Gavin Dove Will Get You Speaking Startup Journey Success, Fast!

Are you fluent in startups? Need to become fluent? Need to shorten your startup journey?

Then listen to this episode with Gavin Dove, co-founder of Fluent.co. His company tagline is “Learn languages by browsing the web” and as you can tell, his company helps people learn a foreign language. More impressively, in this podcast interview, he helps you become fluent in startups.

But more importantly, he shares some fabulous insights into the startup journey. 

We cover:

What is it like with four co-founders? Is that the right number? What do investors think about four co-founders?

How do you stay focused? How do you avoid distractions? 

How did you find your product-market fit?  

With 1000 things to do, what do you focus on? 

 Let me recommend The Four Disciplines of Execution https://www.chrismcchesney4dx.com/

How did you raise money?

How did you get started?

How do you know who to hire?

How did you come to find your values?

What’s next for Fluent?

About the Guest:

Perhaps, one of the most modest and understated bios from a fantastic person. Yet super good advice you’ll want to hear to shorten your own startup journey:

Gavin Dove – Co-Founder & CEO of Fluent. Mechanical engineer & roboticist turned NLP dev & language enthusiast


About the Host:

Philip Topham is The Savvy Founder. Philip has an inquisitive mind and a passion for ideas. He’s impatient to see tomorrow’s future today. He helps technical founders build the business they want. He helps established businesses tap into their start-up founder to conquer a changing world.  With more than 25 years across start-ups and corporate roles, Philip has been everything from janitor to the Founder and Chief Everything Officer.

Words of Wisdom

  • Ideas are worthless; revenues are priceless; surround yourself with smart people.
  • Life is a journey – mole hills or mountains? it’s your choice.

Ask The Savvy Founder:


Connect with The Savvy Founder:

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/thesavvyfounder

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thesavvyfounder

Website – https://philiptopham.com

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