PODCAST:
In this episode of Mission Driven Entrepreneurs I talk to Kate Andrews, an avid traveller who saw a gap in the market with her co-founder brother for an easier way to book train journeys across Europe. This led to the creation of Loco2 with the mission of making it as easy to book a train in Europe as it is to book a flight.

In this session you’ll find out about: 

  • How Kate came up with the idea for the business
  • Challenges she has had to overcome
  • What she loves about being an entrepreneur and what she doesn't like quite as much! 
  • If she was going to start again, what she would do differently
  • How the site makes money

Success Quote

"Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children." Kenyan Proverb.

Small Business Technology Resources

http://www.getflow.com

Best Business Book

Sheryl Sandberg Lean in

Other Interview Links

www.loco2.com

Twitter @loco2

http://www.pivotaltracker.com

Download the transcript here (PDF):  

Full transcript Kate Andrews

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Thanks again to Kate for joining us today on The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs Podcast.

Next time…

I’ll be talking to Dan Brousson, who took his business Onya Bags from zero to £500,000 pa turnover in four years - all from his kitchen table! Until then, have a great week.