Why an Inspiring Mission is Everything | Simon Mellin, CEO of The Modern Milkman (Series A)
How much plastic do you consume?
Meet Simon Mellin, CEO of The Modern Milkman a company that delivers plastic-free milk and groceries to your door.
In this episode, Simon talks about how a milk cart became venture-backed, we discuss his journey to Series B, and the importance of hiring when building a low-ego culture.
The Modern Milkman website: https://themodernmilkman.co.uk/
Simon Mellin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonmellin/
[00:44] How did a milk cart become a venture-backed business?
[05:31] What's going on in groceries right now?
[10:44] What's it like to be based in Lancashire?
[12:29] What's your management philosophy?
[13:54] What's happened as you've scaled?
[16:18] What's the value of an inspiring mission?
[18:20] How are you thinking about market expansion?
[20:53] Where do you find yourself spending your time?
[23:22] Quickfire questions
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