Monday 21 October 2019

The Ready Business Podcast: Meet the Dubliner helping to shape the future of your home

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On this week's show, we speak to the Dubliner who has made two 30 Under 30 Lists and for two different industries.  Simon Phelan's latest venture, Hometree, in the UK, is looking to disrupt the home services industry starting with gas boilers. 

The potential, he says, for changing how energy in the home is delivered and received is an exciting business that promises to shake up a traditional industry now and into the future.

Having raised over €3m since the start of the year Phelan and Hometree are looking to scale rapidly and he explains why digital tech is going to dominate our homes more and more.

As for his tips to succeed in business?  He says you need three things:

“You need to set the vision, raise the capital and hire the people.”

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