Carl Turner

EP 5  /  Jun 18, 2020

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Carl Turner is the founder of SWIPEBY, launched during his final semester at Wake Forest University, where he graduated with his Bachelors degree in Finance and Computer Science. Growing up in Berlin, Germany and living there most of his life, Carl had the honor of gaining experience before SWIPEBY through working with Google, A.T. Kearney, and The Boston Consulting Group. He also co-founded SEON, a startup democratizing access to fast security response, starting with South Africa and neighboring markets.

Show Notes

  • What led Carl to starting SWIPEBY
  • How the app’s initial struggles brought it to where it is today
  • “There aren’t a lot of startups who are doing what they were originally doing.”
  • The huge benefit of starting a business while young: experience
  • Why surrounding yourself with supportive family and friends is so important
  • “The younger you start, the better you get.”
  • Carl’s last piece of advice for those who want to start a business

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