Ep 207 – The Founder of Bike Club On Being An “Accidental” Entrepreneur
Ep 207 - The Founder of Bike Club On Being An “Accidental” Entrepreneur
While some people have a clear vision for their entrepreneurial journey, many others tend to fall into it. This was certainly the case for today’s guest, Alexandra Rico-Lloyd who claims to be an “accidental” entrepreneur. And while Alexandra started her business with an aim to help children, the Bike Club has now raised over $17 million from investors.
In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Alexandra shares how her winning idea came about, why you shouldn’t compare yourself with other people’s social media highlight reels, and how to make sure you start your business for the right reasons.
Sometimes, it feels like there’s a set timeline for us all. Go to school, head off to university, get the dream job, before settling down and getting married. But the truth is, there’s never really a “right” time for anything.
In today’s episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, we speak with Alexandra Rico-Lloyd, the Founder of Bike Club. The monthly bike rental service aims to solve the problem many parents face with children quickly out-growing bicycles and, as Alexandra explains, there was never a perfect moment to launch it – she just did it.
Alexandra shares how she overcomes impostor syndrome as a woman in business, why she was brought up to challenge the status quo, and how to avoid the dreaded social media comparisons.
Alexandra Rico-Lloyd is the Founder of Bike Club, a monthly bike rental service that aims to solve the problem many parents face with children quickly out-growing bicycles. Bike Club was launched from Alexandra’s London apartment in 2016 and now has over 40,000 customers and has raised over $17 million from investors.