Founder Spotlight: Shayne Morten of Flexiship— From Race Car Driver to Entrepreneur
Our team had an amazing opportunity to shadow Shayne Morten, Founder of Flexiship, for a few days. Flexiship is an on-demand delivery service in Montreal! We posted about Shayne’s tips and trick for lead generation, sales, and much more! To see these videos, check out our Facebook page.
Tell us about your company
Flexiship is an on-demand delivery app you will no longer have that problem. With the Flexiship on-demand delivery service you can get your packages immediately! It allows you to request any type of delivery to be picked up and dropped whenever and wherever you need it.
As soon as an agent accepts your order, you will be able to track the progress of your delivery until completion. It’s that easy!
What is founder Shayne Morten’s background?
Shayne used to be a racecar driver who sold ad space on racecars to corporations for sponsorship. This on the field training gave him the drive and sales experiences to turbo charge his startup. Shayne Morten is a graduate from Defi Montreal in 2017 where he learned traditional business process. Since then he has done business on the product side, team management side, sales side at the same time.
“Shayne drives to get things done. When [something] needs to be updated, he is on these guys right away day after day. Persistent and consistent!”
— Bill Lowson, Investor & Partner, Flexiship
As a sales focused entrepreneur, we can easily see how his actions affect his success metrics. Check out his scores below.
What does a typical week look like for this founder?
- Wakes up 8AM
- Answer emails to confirm meetings
- Product meetings to focus on what to build and which agencies to hire
- Interview new team members
- Strategy updates with investment partner
- Make cold calls, visit local stores for lead generation and sales
- Steps to making lead generation for geography based enterprises
- Googles Map flower shops in the area, and visit each one, leaving a card with a unique promo code
- Family time
- Answer sales emails
We got some great sales inspiration from Shayne, like what do you if a lead already uses your competitor. Clearly Shayne knows how to hustle.
Also check out Shayne’s awesome live interviews at: https://www.facebook.com/venturx.ca/videos/328915414197137/
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