Apr 1, 2020
The key to a successful business is finding a need and filling that need. That’s exactly what Maggie Drake did. As CEO of Bandolier, a luxury crossbody iPhone case and accessory brand, Maggie is full of creativity and innovation. Endorsed by numerous celebrities, Bandolier has truly set itself apart as a brand. Listen as Maggie shares her beginnings and gives some advice to aspiring female founders. Tune in!
Timestamped show notes
02:57 - Maggie tells us how she started!
06:32 - Filling a need that hasn’t been met yet
08:24 - Positive responses!
09:51 - It’s all up from here—magazines, newspapers, celebrities start noticing Bandolier
12:53 - Snagging Nordstrom
14:56 - How Maggie and her team come up with the styles
18:35 - Focusing on marketing and knowing your customers
21:52 - Maggie shares how her team keeps up with marketing trends
22:56 - Maggie wasn’t always planning to be an entrepreneur
24:07 - Entrepreneurial habits
29:42 - Important characteristics to have as an entrepreneur
31:39 - Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs