How a government hacked my startup and how I survived with Colleen Wong
What we cover
Keeping customers during Covid
Being hacked by a government body in Colleen's 2nd year of business
Learning all about Cyber security
How being let down by her first accountant led to a 3 year court battle
Why it's important to make time for other people in business
More about Colleen
Colleen started Techsixtyfour in her kitchen when her children were 18 months and 4 months old. Her first product, My Gator Watch, is now the UK's highest rated children's wearable phone and tracker. Colleen and her team are now working on a wearable for the ageing and dementia market which empowers them to live independently whilst giving their family peace of mind. Colleen has a team made up of entirely flexible working mums and dads. Colleen is a Sky Women in Tech Scholar and Techsixtyfour has been selected by the Mayor of London's Techinvest programme as one of the top 10 5G & IoT companies in London in 2020.
When I met Ashley, the CEO of the insurance company Bounce, and Rachel Brookes, the Network Development Manager, it was clear from the start that Bounce and Mpower share similar values around empowering others (particularly mothers) and creating opportunities to flexibly combine earning a great living with motherhood.
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So, I’m really excited to be bringing you this podcast series in collaboration with Bounce. I know how difficult it can be to earn a great living while your building your startup, particularly in those first few years. So the Bounce referral opportunity for a product which is all about essential peace of mind and protection could be a perfect business opportunity or compliment to your existing business. - you can find out more about creating an additional Bounce income by visiting the Bounce Nework website