Being an Entrepreneur at Heart with Founder Kimon Fountoukidis | C-Suite HotSeat E23

Episode 23 January 19, 2022 00:12:47
Being an Entrepreneur at Heart with Founder Kimon Fountoukidis | C-Suite HotSeat E23
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Being an Entrepreneur at Heart with Founder Kimon Fountoukidis | C-Suite HotSeat E23
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Kimon is the Founder/Chairman of Argos Multilingual, a top global language service provider. Kimon has led four successful acquisitions in the language industry and is a strong believer in M&A as a powerful growth tool available to all business owners. Kimon was born in New York and moved to Krakow in 1993 where he currently lives. A podcast of Kimon's story can be found here: http://projectkazimierz.com/kimon-fou... Sarah Hickey, VP of Research, Nimdzi Insights VP of Research at Nimdzi Insights by day, podcaster at The Troublesome Terps by night, conference interpreter DE - EN by trade Inge Boonen, VP of Consulting, Nimdzi Insights Is dedicated to providing localization, globalization, and multicultural insights to enterprise companies and language service providers. Head to https://www.nimdzi.com/ for cutting-edge market research and consulting in the language industry. Visit https://multilingual.com to catch up with the latest news of the language industry. This show is made possible thanks to a collaboration between MulitLingual Media and Nimdzi Insights. Oscar Betancourt - Video Director and Producer Evelyn Najarian - Communications & Marketing, MultiLingual Isabel Romero-Ruiz - PM, Nimdzi Insights Nika Allahverdi - Product Antonella Tiezzi - Design 00:00 Kimon Fountoukidis 00:45 What does your company do? 01:01 What was your dream career as a child? 02:32 How do you like to spend your free time? 03:10 What is the best advice you've ever been given? 04:05 What inspired you to start your company? 05:50 First breakthrough moment 07:21 Your biggest failure 09:09 How was your transition from CEO to Chairman? 10:27 What to look for when acquiring a company? 11:06 Advice for entrepreneurs

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