Born in England and raised in Italy by a trend-spotting mother and entrepreneurial father, innovation infused his education, welcome this week’s guest, and founder of social impact and sustainability start-up AWorld – Alex Armillotta.
In this episode, Alex discusses how his childhood prepared him, how his father coached him and his mother inspired him to his life as an e-commerce and now social impact entrepreneur.
Alex explains the evolution of his entrepreneurial journey in eCommerce, how his experiences led him to conceive and launch the innovative social impact and sustainability eCommerce app, AWorld.
Alex breaks down the elements of this ground-breaking app and provides insight into how AWorld enables people, companies, and organizations to collectively invest in creating a more sustainable future for our planet.
I hope you enjoy the conviction, faith, and focus of New York-based social and environmental entrepreneur Alessandro Armillotto.
What We Discuss
Moving to Italy age six
Alex’s comfort with difference
His Father’s approach to educating him and supporting his self-discovery
Underperforming at school
Early entrepreneurial risk-taking
Creating his most successful business Buy2Bee
Affiliate marketing explained
Building and scaling eCommerce businesses
Building and selling his technology business
Being hired and moved to New York
Gaining insights from China and learning about affiliate marketing
Building a tech company in Italy
How he started to connect the dots and form a plan
How he first conceived the AWorld idea
The importance of making a sustainability impact and not just profit
The core elements of the AWorld application
Where the AWorld application could go
His quick-fire questions and answers
What he has learned from Tommy Hilfiger
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