TheBizFix Podcast 02: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook with Rob Chang of Halo Home
Rob Chong is a Los Angeles based entrepreneur and co-founder of Halo Home. Halo Home is a home monitoring solution at the intersection of decor, fashion and smart technology. He’s an influential leader behind some of the world’s most recognized retail brands. In this episode of TheBizFix, Rob shares his entrepreneurial playbook for launching an IOT startup.
The inspiration for Halo Home came, as both Rob and Brian (who are new dads) were looking into how to protect their families at home. After researching home safety products, the two entrepreneurs discovered they had similar ideas for home security. A business was born.
He’s a member of the prestigious 500 Startups accelerator. In this episode, he’ll layout the framework for why he joined an accelerator to help grow his business and the process. He’ll go into the specifics around building a pitch deck, hiring team members, and give advice on whether or not a startup accelerator is for you.
Rob and his co-founder Brian Cox literally both quit their day jobs to start Halo Home. Rob recently left his corporate job at Guess Jeans while Brian left his job at Apple to build their Halo Home product. Rob is the former creative director at Guess Jeans, and head of digital, ecommerce and marketing at PacSun and Scripps Networks Digital.
Check out: www.halohome.io and the Podcast below