Interview with David Epstein, Founder of StafQuik
The founder series explores the minds of business owners and their journey to make a difference in their industry. We interview these business founders to understand the life lessons that mold them into who they are today. We also learn more about their company, their products or services, how they are different from their competitors, and the problems that they are trying to solve for their customers. The information that these business owners provide to us helps inform other entrepreneurs who are looking to make an impact in the business world. We all can take these lessons and apply them to our entrepreneurial journey. We want to thank every business owner who volunteered their time to participate in these interviews and share their knowledge with the community.
Great to meet you. Thank you for doing the interview. We want to know more about your journey, early struggles, success, and some wisdom that we can pass on to others who are interested in walking your footsteps toward becoming an entrepreneur.
Let us start off with some basic questions to learn more about who you are as a person.
Ricky: Can you tell everyone your name, please?
David: David Epstein
Ricky: Where did you go to school?
David: Hofstra University
Ricky: Can you give an example of an early lesson in life that helped shaped who you are today?
David: My father went to Johns Hopkins at 15 years old. Following in his footsteps, I learned early on in life that you always need to strive to be the best you can be at anything you do in life. Do it right and give it your all or don’t do it!
Thank you for providing background on who you are as a person. I always find it fascinating to learn who a person is and their early life lessons.
Let us move forward with the interview and discuss what you are doing now and how you are making a difference in your industry.
Ricky: What is the name of your company?
David: StafQuik, Inc.
Ricky: Where is your company located?
David: HQ is in Baltimore, MD but we are a national service.
Ricky: What services or products does your organization provide?
David: Technology platform for staffing agencies
Ricky: What problem is your business trying to solve?
David: Engaging with your entire talent pool in seconds and redefining the worker deployment process.
Ricky: How is your business unique against your competitors?
David: Our platform uses username and password credentials, not voice, SMS or email!
Ricky: How did the idea for your business come to fruition?
David: It was in my first UBER ride that I knew this new technology could integrate and redefine contingent workforce management and deployment.
Ricky: Where can people go on the web to learn more about your business
Final question. We want to thank you for the interview. We have one last question to ask you about imparting some wisdom to future entrepreneurs.
Ricky: What one tip would you give to other entrepreneurs who are starting out on their journey?
David: People have great ideas every single day. An idea is just an idea without execution. Don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort zone and go for it, if you believe in it!