3 March 2021|Latest Posts, Meet the Successful Founder
Katharine Wooller is Managing Director for Dacxi in the UK and Eire, a leading crypto wealth platform in hypergrowth which intends to list on the London Stock Exchange later this year. Katharine writes extensively for the press across fintech, banking and mainstream publications, has co-authored a book available on Amazon, and maintains a blog about scaling the business which is syndicated. She hosts what is believed to be the world’s largest online meet up of Women Who Crypto. She has been nominated for industry awards, and currently holds a board position of the UK trade body.
What would you love to love to share to encourage other women to start their own business?
Starting your own business is one of the most frightening, amazing and rewarding things you’ll ever do. It doesn’t matter what your background, education and age is long as you have a good idea and a bucket load of commitment. Of course there will be set backs, but the learning curve is like nothing else. I wish my talented female friends had half the confidence that my less talented male friends have!
What are your 5 top tips for entrepreneurial success?
Network! You’ll never know who you will meet, or who they will know that can help you
Ask questions, all the time: of your customers, your suppliers and your employees
Find a mentor: they can provide inspiration, introductions and a sounding board for ideas
Find a problem to solve
Don’t be afraid to disrupt: the most successful businesses are unique
Who are the 5 women who inspire you the most?
Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer
Katherine Johnson, NASA scientist
Nancy Astor, first female MP
Some of my school teachers who inspired me to learn
My female colleagues who educate and inspire me every day
What is your favourite saying/inspirational quote?
“Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult”.
Charlotte Whitton first female mayor of a major city in Canada
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