Indiana Gregg, Founder, and CEO, Wedo

Overview

The term “gig economy” refers to a free market system in which traditional businesses hire independent contractors, freelancers, and short-term workers to perform individual tasks, assignments, or jobs. Indiana Gregg, Founder, and CEO, of Wedo, has created a platform to help freelancers take ownership of their lives.

00:33- About Indiana Gregg

  • Indiana Gregg is the Founder and CEO of Wedo.
  • She is a former singer and a songwriter.
  • She was born in America.
  • She moved to Europe and started working in digital spaces.

00:43- About her journey

  • After completing my education in America, I moved to Europe around 30 years ago.
  • I started working in digital spaces, developing websites and looking after people’s digital designs.
  • I decided entrepreneurship was my route. I started importing goods from Asia and selling them.
  • After my husband left us, I worked in the music industry.
  • Currently, I am working on a project called Wedo to help people help more people. We are moving towards a knowledge-based economy.

03:01- About Wedo and the motivation behind building it

  • I spent thousands of hours building things for others. And I realized there are quite a few problems with the gig and freelance economy.
  • These platforms take a big chunk of your salary.
  • We have created a social mobility tool that helps people run their WFH and take ownership of their lives.
  • The recession caused a lot of disruption in work, fast-forward to the pandemic, and more and more people were in positions where they could not fend for themselves.
  • I had been involved in quite a few fintech companies, and it seemed like the playing field was so unfair for the individual, I decided to create an application that would help level the playing field.

10:16- Journey as a startup entrepreneur

  • Being a startup founder is a learning curve.
  • Being an entrepreneur makes you more in control of your destiny and less at the hands of someone else.

11:47- Qualities a startup founder should have

  • As a startup founder, you need to have patience.
  • You need to develop your leadership skills and understand your leadership style.
  • Transparency and visibility are very important.
  • You should be organized and focused.

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  • Indiana Gregg is the Founder and CEO of Wedo.
  • She is a former singer and a songwriter.
  • She was born in America.
  • She moved to Europe and started working in digital spaces.

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