Episode #1241 Kellee Khalil: How Loverly Revitalized the Wedding World

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The interview video

Kellee and Jenna discuss key growth lessons learned leading Loverly and the team's mission to become "the biggest wedding planner in the world."  


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Kellee Khalil

Founder and CEO of Lover.ly View Full Profile

Learning Points

  • How to connect with and network with early stage investors and what to look for in potential partners
  • How to evaluate investor feedback; Use the rule of 3. When you hear three people say something, consider it. 
  • Tips to navigate early hiring — You need team members with a high threshold for discomfort — delegating tasks as a solo founder, and learning how to work with different personalities
  • Determining cultural fit at a startup and the 90-day gut check; Individuals’ values outside of work are a strong indication of their long-term potential at your company. 
  • How to navigate a startup pivot 
  • Micro-tests and determining which KPIs to test and why; “The small things have a big impact.”