A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Rob Kalin

Founder, Etsy

RobKalinRob Kalin initially started Etsy—the online marketplace for handmade goods—as a way to sell his own furniture in 2005. The company has become a vehicle for more than one million artisans who sell their products—ranging from knit-wear to musical instruments to clocks—through the site.

Rob speaks with Jessica about how he built Etsy, from scratch.

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