44 min

018: Giving Back Through A One-For-One Business Model with Betsy Drach of Dot Steadfast Society with Beth G. Harper

    • Business

Isn’t it the freaking worst when a tampon starts to leak?
Don’t even get me started on pads that feel like adult diapers!
Now, can you imagine living in a third world country where you don’t even have the luxury of a tampon or pad?
On this episode, I chat with Betsy Drach who is the founder of Dot, a modern menstrual cup company, all about her one-for-one business model (similar to brands like TOMS or Warby Parker) where for every Dot cup purchased, one will be given to a girl in need. She also shares the journey she’s gone through to build her business will being a first-time mom.
By the way, Dot is less than a year old and these mighty cups are already in stores like FreePeople and been featured in magazines like Darling!
 
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS

How she came up with the idea for Dot and the perks of using a Dot cup instead of tampons


Betsy educates us on how to use a menstrual cup and how to use it


Her top tips when it comes to starting a 1-for-1 business model


What caused Betsy to put he dream on hold for 4 years and her advice when you’re in a season of waiting


What finally pushed her to launch the business she’d been dreaming about for years


Launching a business with a newborn and how Betsy deals with mommy guilt


How to find manufacturers for your product based business


When a closed-door becomes a blessing


Finding the right partnerships


Top two tips for women who want to start a product based business 


 
Be sure to head over to Instagram and let me know what your biggest take away was.
 

SHOWNOTES: https://www.steadfastsociety.co/blog/dot-cup
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/bethgharper

Isn’t it the freaking worst when a tampon starts to leak?
Don’t even get me started on pads that feel like adult diapers!
Now, can you imagine living in a third world country where you don’t even have the luxury of a tampon or pad?
On this episode, I chat with Betsy Drach who is the founder of Dot, a modern menstrual cup company, all about her one-for-one business model (similar to brands like TOMS or Warby Parker) where for every Dot cup purchased, one will be given to a girl in need. She also shares the journey she’s gone through to build her business will being a first-time mom.
By the way, Dot is less than a year old and these mighty cups are already in stores like FreePeople and been featured in magazines like Darling!
 
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS

How she came up with the idea for Dot and the perks of using a Dot cup instead of tampons


Betsy educates us on how to use a menstrual cup and how to use it


Her top tips when it comes to starting a 1-for-1 business model


What caused Betsy to put he dream on hold for 4 years and her advice when you’re in a season of waiting


What finally pushed her to launch the business she’d been dreaming about for years


Launching a business with a newborn and how Betsy deals with mommy guilt


How to find manufacturers for your product based business


When a closed-door becomes a blessing


Finding the right partnerships


Top two tips for women who want to start a product based business 


 
Be sure to head over to Instagram and let me know what your biggest take away was.
 

SHOWNOTES: https://www.steadfastsociety.co/blog/dot-cup
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/bethgharper

44 min

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