Interview With Mark Horoszowski, Co-founder at MovingWorlds
Who are your ideal clients?: Leaders that develop other leaders and work on corporate social responsibility.
Is this your first business?: No
What is the biggest reason for your success so far?: Hard work and sticking to our true mission as a social change organization.
What were the earliest indications that this business could be successful?: We ran lots of experiments
What position did you hire first?: Software Engineer
What is working best for your marketing right now?: Writing great content that is actually useful to our partners.
What is your biggest differentiator?: A true social mission made more efficient by our unique process, technology, partnership network, and awesome support team!
What is the toughest decision you’ve had to make in the last few months?: I can’t tell you that.
If it was possible, what advice would you give yourself 10 years ago?: Purpose is everything. Have one, and stick to it. Things will get hard, but with purpose, it’s always enriching.
How did you meet your co-founders or business partners? : As part of a year I spent traveling and volunteering around the world.
Favorite place to travel to?: The place I haven’t been to yet.
What is your background?: Lifelong volunteer, Master’s in Accounting, and great early career experience at PwC and then a small digital marketing agency.
What book are you most likely to give as a gift?: Let My People Go Surfing
What is your favorite small business in your neighborhood? : Amandine Bakeshop & Empire Espresso.
Do you have a favorite freelancer you have worked with?: Lots on Upwork!
What is your favorite app or online tool? : Google Apps :)
What was the best event that you recently attended?: No idea
How did you finance your business?: Hard work.
What business would you love for someone else to start?: I don’t know…
What advice do you have for new founders? : Have a mission worth fighting for that other people can rally behind — in other words, it should make the world better.