Designing your path with Francois Arbour, CEO @ Design Stripe

April 9, 2021

On this week’s show, we spoke with Francois Arbour, CEO @ DesignStripe

François Arbour started coding at the age of 6 and launched his first business when he was 19 years old. With over 10 years of experience in advertising, he collaborated with brands like Cirque Du Soleil, Adidas and Red Bull to name a few.

He is the founder of Premiumbeat, a company he ran for over 10 years before it was sold to Shutterstock in 2015 and for whom he worked as a VP Products for two years.

He is now an investor for 60+ companies and multiple VC funds. François is also an active advisor to multiple founders. More recently, he co-founded Nolk (e-commerce/DTC aggregator) and he is the founder/CEO of DesignStripe (Design Assets & Tools).

On the show, we spoke about:

  • His new company, DesignStripe and the vision behind it
  • Being a leader during the pandemic and how it benefited his startup
  • The application of management principles he’s learned like collaboration and transparency
  • The new angel group he started, Angels of Many

I learn so much every time I speak with François. I’m grateful for the time he took and lessons he shared. I hope that you enjoy the conversation!

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