Guest Profile: Jo Dickstein, Co-Founder of Flowers For Dreams

Tomorrow, we have Jo Dickstein on the podcast. Learn more about Jo and his company, Flowers for Dreams below!

  • What’s your title?
  • What city is the company based in?
  • In what year was the company founded?
  • How many employees do you have?
    31 (21 FT, 10 PT)
  • Is your company bootstrapped, or have you raised equity financing (VCs, angels, etc)? 
    We were bootstrapping the first two years and since then we’ve had two small seed rounds.
  • In 100 words or less, describe what your company does:
    Sourced ethically and crafted locally, we sell beautifully simple bouquets online for delivery, weddings, and events throughout Chicago and Milwaukee. Every bouquet benefits an amazing local charity.
  • What company accomplishment or milestone in the past 12 months are you most proud of?
    We’ve donated $200k to local charities to date.
  • What’s the #1 company issue or area of focus for you right now?
    Scaling the business.