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Bogdan Nicoara has been an entrepreneur even before he knew what that meant. He earned his first money as a teenager, drawing graffiti for a gaming corner shop in Bucharest. The young entrepreneur is оur next guest at The Recursive podcast.
Bogdan Nicoara created Bright Spaces, an end-to-end digital leasing platform for commercial real estate in 2019 and now the startup is setting the stage to become a global tech disruptor in real estate. He has a background in software development and digital marketing and no previous experience in real estate. But his love for creativity and finding solutions, and the right mentors brought him to a flying start in the field.
In his conversation with Irina, Bogdan Nicoara explains how he managed to grasp such a complex industry as real estate and land their first client Skanska Group. In the episode he shares a lot of insights from his journey as a startup founder from how to move from a service to a product mindset to how to process negative feedback, and how to get the smart money investors to invest in your business.
Bogdan Nicoara also talks about the advantages of starting a global-oriented business from Romania. He believes that startups coming from Eastern Europe are more used to work in uncertainty and thus are more agile compared to their Western counterparts.
And in the end, he opens up about how his family is the pillar that keeps him balanced and happy as a person. It is important to be joyful in the process of trying to achieve the best version of yourself, Bogdan says in conclusion.
Watch the previous episode where serial entrepreneur and business angel Gregoire Vigroux talks about his ADHD condition. He explains how being a hyperactive person has impacted his life and career path.
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