Joe Du Bey and Kyle Wilkinson, Co-Founders of Eden
Duos The Co-Founders Podcast
In this episode we sit down with Joe Du Bey and Kyle Wilkinson, co-founders of Eden, the all-in-one workplace management platform that makes it easier for companies to run their offices. Joe and Kyle walk us through their early years launching out of Y Combinator in 2015, the challenges they faced when they decided to pivot to a completely different customer base and business model, and how in the midst of Covid-19, they launched their new SaaS suite that empowers office teams to safely return to work and streamline their operations. Joe Du Bey – CEO and Co-Founder of Eden Kyle Wilkinson – CTO and Co-Founder of Eden Eden Founded in March 2015 by Joe Du Bey and Kyle Wilkinson, Eden’s the all-in-one workplace management platform that makes it easier for today’s most innovative companies to run their offices. The company’s best-in-class Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) suite empowers workplace teams to safely return to work and streamline their operations through its COVID Team Safety, visitor management, modern ticketing, room booking, facilities management software, as well as facilities services marketplace. Based in San Francisco, Eden’s investors include Y Combinator, Bessemer Venture Partners, Fifth Wall, S28, Reshape & JLL. Eden’s mission is to create a better place to work, for everyone. To learn more, visit eden.io. The post Joe Du Bey and Kyle Wilkinson, Co-Founders of Eden appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.
The Technology of Placemaking, Ep. 5: Joe Du Bey (Eden)
On this episode of TRECcast, we're wrapping up our 'Technology of Placemaking' series with an interview with Eden Founder and CEO Joe Du Bey! Joe was a panelist during our April 3 Bank of Texas Speaker Series event and talked to us about how Eden is striving to be a one-stop-shop for building, tenant, and office needs!TRECcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Stitcher and Google Play. Follow The Real Estate Council on Facebook @therealestatecouncil and @trecdallas on Instagram and Twitter.Notes:-Join us at Belo Mansion on May 14 for our first Market Matters breakfast of the year on the future of retail. We’ve got two panel discussions lined up about repurposing existing retail buildings and how the retail sector will evolve in the years to come.-Our next TREC Talk will take place at our offices (3100 McKinnon Street, suite 1150, in Dallas) on Tuesday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. We’re welcoming DART board members Jon-Bertrell Killen, Dominique Torres, and Patrick Kennedy for an informal happy hour, where they will share their priorities and answer questions from guests. This event is open to all members but is free for PAC members.Tickets for both events are available at http://www.recouncil.com.
Chris sits down with Joe Du Bey, Founder and CEO of Eden, a management solutions company based in San Francisco. They discuss the process of raising capital, finding investors, the life of a start-up CEO and more. They also discuss mentorship, learning, their favorite podcasts and social media. You can see more about Joe and Eden at www.eden.io Follow Chris on Twitter: @Fortworthchris For more information on Chris Powers and Fort Capital, visit www.fortcapitallp.com Make contact with The FORT: firstname.lastname@example.org 7:02 - How did you meet your co-founder 9:24- How does someone without a tech background find a great engineer 11:00- What did YC do for you 18:14 - what did you decide to do with your first round of investment 19:18- smart marketing with a start up 21:30- How much has OKR helped you 22:57- How do Vc encourage growth 25:11- Whats the best advice you’ve received from one of your investors 26:28- Being the CEO of a startup 31:46- Determining the best metrics 32:33- The notion that you don’t need to be in SF to start a tech company 35:06- The perfect customer for Eden 37:27- Biggest problems people face in their office 40:53- The future of Eden 44:27- Joe’s experience raising capital 46:45- What does a good VC do for a startup 50:23- Pressures in the start up world 52:00 Mentorship, learning, podcasting, social media and life balance
Brad and Joe Du Bey, Co-Founder and CEO of Eden, discuss the future of work, innovation in the workplace as a service vertical, and dive further into the Eden & Fifth Wall partnership. About Eden: Eden's mission is to create a better place to work, for everyone. Founded in 2015, Eden is a marketplace that connects small businesses with office managers through an intuitive interface to make office management more effective, cooperative and transparent. For more information, please visit: https://www.eden.io/