Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Alex French, CEO, and co-founder of Bizzy Coffee, located in Minneapolis, MN, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
We are one of the fastest-growing cold brew coffee companies in the U.S., and we are the #1 bestselling cold brew coffee on Amazon. We always strive to produce the highest quality cold brew coffee in the market, and we are on a mission to help people be at their best.
Tell us about yourself
I co-founded Bizzy Coffee with my buddy Andrew Healy. We met when we were 12 in middle school became classmates in high school. While we went to different universities, we remained friends, and this was when we became passionate about fitness. After university, we both had corporate jobs and ran some side-businesses together. Then we also decided to join The World's Toughest Mudder - an extreme endurance race. Juggling training for the race, working our jobs and running our side businesses. So we wondered if there was something that could provide us the stamina and the energy to manage all 3. There were a lot of drinks out there that provided energy, sure, but we wanted a healthy, convenient source of energy. It was during this time that Andrew and I discovered cold brew coffee. Today, we are the #1 bestselling cold brew coffee on Amazon. And being able to help many people become more productive and be their best selves with the help of our cold brew coffee products is something really rewarding and really something that motivates us to keep pushing.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Being the #1 bestselling cold brew on Amazon.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Having to always be on our feet, top of our game, so we can continue to be #1 and provide the best cold brew in the market.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
- Find a Business Partner Who Aligns With Your Values.
- Know Your Why: A Strong Mission Is Crucial.
- Build a Network of Mentors.
Is there anything else you'd like to share?
We're really grateful to all the believers/customers of Bizzy Coffee. The entrepreneurial journey has its many challenges, and those are all rewarded by the ardent support of our thousands of supporters all over the country.
Where can people find you and your business?
If you like what you've read here and have your own story as a solopreneur that you'd like to share, then email email@example.com; we'd love to feature your journey on these pages.
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