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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Richard Li. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Richard Li, often where they are interviewed.

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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Richard Li. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Richard Li, often where they are interviewed.

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May 09 2020



287: How July Founder Richard Li Grew His Luggage Company From $0 to $5 Million in 1 Year

Foundr Magazine Podcast with Nathan Chan
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Richard Li puts customer service above all when it comes to his luggage company, July.

This unfaltering commitment is why he personally makes house calls to address complaints and why he recently hand-delivered packages after realizing that some customers wouldn’t receive the luggage they ordered in time for the holidays. But this high level of service is only a small piece of Li’s success story with July.

Li, who has previous entrepreneurial experience from his furniture company Brosa, has also figured out a “magic” formula for manufacturing, marketing, and selling physical products. He used this knowledge to grow July from $0 to $5 million in revenue in just a year. And now he’s looking forward to opening up additional retail stores, introducing more products, allowing for more luggage personalization, and expanding into international markets in 2020.

If you want to learn more about what it takes to launch and scale a business that revolves around a physical product, be sure to give our interview a listen!

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Key Takeaways
  • The opportunity Li saw in Australia’s furniture market that led him to launch Brosa
  • Why he stepped back from Brosa after five years to focus completely on his new direct-to-consumer luggage company, July
  • An overview of July’s funding journey, go-to-market strategy, and first sale
  • The journey from $0 to $5 million in one year
  • How to find a manufacturer that can grow with your company
  • Why Li offers July customers a 100-day trial and lifetime warranty
  • The rules of product development that Li follows
  • Why Li decided to follow the direct-to-consumer trend of opening up a physical store
  • July’s four growth pillars for 2020
  • Li’s best advice for entrepreneurs building a business around a physical product

Feb 04 2020



EP 02 The Road To Tesla w/ Richard Li

The Proxy
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This episode's guest is Richard Li, a mechanical engineer and designer, and my long time roommate. Richard's experience solving mechanical engineering problems has spanned from robotics, to cars and even boats,  with his most recent work bringing him to his third internship at Tesla. We talk about how to getting a foot in the door of mechanical design experience, what his various internships at Tesla were like, and the direction his career, along with the field of mechanical engineering is heading.

Nov 11 2019



The Tycoon of All Times– Richard LI

Hall of Wisdom
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Richard LI, the son of the Hong Kong business magnate LI Ka-shing. Despite the wealth and power of his family, Richard LI chose to set up his own business, which covers financial services, technology, multimedia, communications and real estate. Conc...

Aug 02 2019



Microservices Practitioners with Austin Gunter and Richard Li

Cloud Engineering – Software Engineering Daily
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The word “microservices” started getting used after a series of events–companies were moving to cloud virtual machines. Those VMs got broken up into containers, and the containers can fit to the size of the service. Services that are more narrowly defined take up smaller containers, and can be packed more densely into the virtual machines–hence the term “microservices.”

As this change to software architecture has occurred, the DevOps movement has encouraged organizations to have better relationships between development and operations. Continuous deployment leads to fewer painful outages. Improved monitoring tools make it easier for developers to take on some of the pain that was previously centralized in operations.

Several months ago, I attended the Microservices Practitioner Summit, which brings together engineers who are working with microservices at their companies. The conference was organized by Austin Gunter and Richard Li of Datawire. In this episode, they joined me for a conversation about microservices.

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Apr 20 2017



Interview with Richard Li, CEO of Datawire on Microservices

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In continuing our coverage of Microservices I had a chance to speak with Richard Li, CEO of Datawire and how they are helping the MSA (Microservices Architecture) practice move forward. The episode was very interesting as we see the birth of a new "system" take shape and how Microservices can be a major competitive tool for Retailers, online and omni-channel both.

Jul 26 2016