Andrew O'Brien is CEO and founder of Goodbox. Andrew brings over one decade of experience in investment banking to the table from his time at Credit Suisse and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China. Andrew was introduced to FinTech during his time as Managing Director of QixPay, ultimately completing its sale in 2017.
GoodBox is a tech for good company, founded on the insight that a cashless society is having a negative impact on the charity sector. GoodBox have set out to develop the world’s best fundraising platform. Since then, they’ve raised over a million pounds for charities, and built a platform that ensures that when it comes to technology, charities never have to settle.
Goodbox - https://www.goodbox.com/
Andrew OBrien's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-o-brien-4b375b92/
[02:33] How much are charities losing out as society become cashless
[04:10] How did Andrew discover the problem?
[06:32] How is Goodbox different from other solutions
[09:30] How far have you come?
[11:30] How Goodbox is making a difference to churches, museums and charities
[13:20] Goodbox revenue model
[16:00] Why you shouldn't just take a leap of faith
[17:40] Working on an idea on weekends
[19:30] Importance of partnering with the best in the sector
[21:00] 10 year vision