Episode 181

How Lark Took Flight with Pallavi Golla

This week on The Exit: Pallavi Golla, serial entrepreneur and mother of two young boys, walks us through her journey of building and selling her bamboo fabric baby activewear business, Lark.

She details the challenges faced during the sale process, including the sudden withdrawal of a key investor in 2022, as well as how she leveraged her social media following to find three serious buyers.

She emphasizes the importance of community building, strong relationships with suppliers, and maintaining transparent and organized finances.

Currently, Golla assists companies in scaling effectively using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) and highlights EOS’s benefits in streamlining operations and fostering organizational growth.

For more details and insights from her entrepreneurial journey, listen to the latest episode of The Exit.

Personal Bio: 

Pallavi Golla is a serial entrepreneur and mother of two young boys. She exited her first business in the wine industry in 2014. In 2017 she founded Lark Adventurewear, an eco-apparel brand that uses an exclusive Softek bamboo-cotton blend that is chemical-free, UPF 50+ and super soft.

Over the past 7 years, Pallavi scaled Lark Adventurewear into a 7-figure brand with a large and loyal community of customers with strong repeat buying behavior.  In December 2022, Pallavi sold Lark Adventurewear to strategic buyers. Pallavi now helps other business owners and leadership teams build better organizations by helping them clarify their vision, create traction and build healthier, more productive teams using a framework called EOS (entrepreneurial operating system).

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pallavip19/

Website: https://www.eosworldwide.com/pallavi-golla

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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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