"Learn How To Ride The Highs And Lows" Says Luis Perez, Remoov CEO by@remoov

"Learn How To Ride The Highs And Lows" Says Luis Perez, Remoov CEO

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HackerNoon Reporter: Please tell us briefly about your background.

I am originally from Venezuela. Moved to the US for college and have jumped around a bunch of industries until I was able to finally start a company.

What's your startup called? And in a sentence or two, what does it do?

Remoov - Remoov is enabling the circular economy by making it simple to upcycle unwanted goods, ensuring we end up with value in hand rather than at the dumpster.

What is the origin story?

We originally launched at Stanford to help graduate students.

What do you love about your team, and why are you the ones to solve this problem?

Hustlers, everyone willing to wear many hats and figure things out daily.

If you weren’t building your startup, what would you be doing?

Probably some corporate job.

At the moment, how do you measure success? What are your core metrics?

Revenue, pickup, NPS.

What’s most exciting about your traction to date?

Great product-market fit.

What technologies are you currently most excited about, and most worried about? And why?

AI, CRISPR - what it can mean for the future of medicine.

What drew you to get published on HackerNoon? What do you like most about our platform?

Great stories about inspiring entrepreneurs.

What advice would you give to the 21-year-old version of yourself?

It is going to be a rollercoaster, learn how to ride the highs and lows.

What is something surprising you've learned this year that your contemporaries would benefit from knowing?

It is never as good or as bad as you think.

Remoov is nominated as a startup of the year in South San Francisco. Go vote!

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