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Entrepreneur Jake McKeon, Founder Of Coconutbowls.com - Talking Start Ups And Perseverance

By Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories

Episode 01 of the Plant Proof podcast with Jake Mckeon This episode of the Plant Proof podcast features Jake Mckeon, founder of Coconutbowls.com. Jake's story is one of both perseverance and dedication and offers insight into how you can use failed start ups to build something truly great. From working a 9-5 office job and a string of 'failed' or 'semi-failed' start ups Jake has gone on to create an astronomical business that has reclaimed and sold 100's of thousands of Coconut Bowls in just the first two years of operating. Coconut Bowls now sell online and in retail reaching customers in over 50 countries and have an annual operating revenue in the millions of dollars growing at 500% year on year. And the greatest part of this is that Jake's passion and spirit to continue to find ways to reduce waste and epicycle goods has just been ignited. Play Now: Who will enjoy this podcast: Any one who has experienced start up failures or wants to start a business with minimal funds (bootstrap). Particularly anyone who wants to start a product based business and use an e-commerce platform like Shopify and Third Party Fulfilment companies to ship out goods. Any one who is interested in the environment and in particular reducing waste products to create functional products that we can reuse daily rather than single use products (i.e plastic bowls and plastic cutlery) Anyone who just wants to hear a great story about perseverance and determination. I hope you enjoy the podcast. This was a bit of a test run so take it easy on me haha. I will 100% have to get Jake back on the podcast in the future and learn more about the new product development he has in store - he's got some more 'upcycle' based products which are currently under wraps and sound very exciting! The Vegan Bowls for Vegan Souls book we chat about is available online here From here with future conversations on the Plant Proof podcast I will dig deeper into plant based nutrition with experts in the medical field, chat with elite athlete's who live a plant based lifestyle, talk business with entrepreneurs in this health and wellness space and have a chit chat with any inspirational person that is helping change the world for the better whom I think has a story that you will enjoy. So be sure to subscribe on iTunes and share with any friends or family members. REVIEW/SHARE: If you enjoyed the episode and have a spare 1-2 minutes please leave a review on iTunes so the Plant Proof podcast ranks higher and becomes more discoverable for other listeners. And if you have any friends that you think will benefit from listening to this episode or any of the other Plant Proof episodes please share the link - together we can make this world a healthier place. WHERE TO LISTEN TO THE PLANT PROOF PODCAST? Currently the Plant Proof podcast can be listened to on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify Stitcher, Soundcloud or on the Plantproof.com directly. If you listen on iTunes be sure to hit 'subscribe' so you are instantly notified when I release new episodes. Keep your Space Suit Plant Proof, Listen Now:

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