In the year 2000, Chris Elmore started AvidXchange — a leading FinTech provider of accounts payable and payment automation now valued over $1 billion. In March 2019, CB Insights listed it as a “Global Unicorn” for the 3rd Year In A Row — making it one of only twenty four U.S. fin-tech companies to make the list. He is also a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at UNC Charlotte and Queens University of Charlotte. And, he has a great beard.
Back with the second half of this amazing and hilarious conversation with Chris Elmore, founder and evangelist for Avidxchange a 1.4Billion dollar startup that is changing the way companies issue invoices around the world. This week Chris is sharing some of the traits and habits that can help anyone become a billion dollar salesman and the 2 mistakes you may be making that could be killing your business. We also touch on the curse of knowledge and why those who are most likely to innovate tend be be newbies like you.
Ever wondered what it would be like to talk with Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg about their best business strategies. Well today’s guest is no Zucks but he did co-found a tech startup back in 2000 that is currently valued at 1.4 Billion, with a B! Not only is he able to break down automating the accounts payable process into an easy to understand process, but he is an extremely humble human being who deeply cares about mentoring the next generation of disruptors.