Episode 171

Treating Marketplace Businesses Like They’re Ecosystems with Elias Chavando

This week on The Exit, host Steve McGarry sits down with marketplace expert Elias Chavando. The two discuss the intricacies that come with scaling a marketplace and how the strategies used by Elias can be applied to any type of business. Elias is more than qualified to provide wisdom on marketplace businesses, having founded both Progresando.com and Yoover.com. He’s also consulted some of the biggest digital marketplaces in the world as one of the few experts in what is an emerging business type.

Elias Chavando is the Founder at Progresando.com and Yoover.com. Both of which are online marketplaces targeting Mexico and the United States respectively. Elias is also currently the Managing Director of a leading sales and strategic business development consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Dublin and Mexico City, and offers his consulting services to companies looking to seek guidance from an expert in Marketplaces. 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chavando/ 

Progresando: https://www.progresando.com/

Yoover: https://yoover.com/

X (Twitter) @EChavando: https://twitter.com/EChavando

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Steve McGarry

An entrepreneur, content creator, and investor based in sunny Tampa, Florida. In 2015, while living in San Francisco, Steve sold his first fintech startup LendLayer to Max Levchin’s (founder of PayPal) consumer finance company Affirm.

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