Episode 391

Two Failed Startups Before Acquisition with Marc Lafleur

Rick Spence

Marc Lafleur

Episode Overview

“If you think I can’t do it, that will give me fuel for a year.”

Building three businesses from the ground up has given Marc Lafleur a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in today’s competitive business landscape. As the Co-Founder and Former CEO of truLOCAL, he’s built it into a team of 60+ people, expanded across Canada and the US, and successfully led its $16.7 million acquisition — all within five years. 

Most recently, Marc is celebrating the launch of his first book with Forbes, True Founder: What No one Else Has the Guts to Teach You About Starting Your First Business, available everywhere today! And of course, for fun, Marc is currently racing a Mercedes AMG GT4 in Canada’s professional sportscar racing series, FEL.

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