1 hr 6 min

I Built + Sold Two Billion-Dollar Companies. Here's What I Learned with Cindy Eckert the bossbabe podcast

    • Entrepreneurship

We’re joined by Cindy Eckert, Founder and CEO of The Pink Ceiling, a business incubator and VC firm that invests in women-led and female-focused companies. A self-made serial entrepreneur, Cindy is one of the few women to have ever sold a company for a billion dollars, let alone two pharmaceutical companies. In fact, it was Cindy’s second venture, Sprout Pharmaceuticals, that brought Addyi aka “the female Viagra” to market.
Having successfully built two billion-dollar companies, Cindy has such a wealth of knowledge and experience that we had to invite her back for part two which will air on Wednesday, 10/28.
So tune in to part one as Cindy reveals the true story of how she built her own startup and sold it for over a billion dollars, only to buy it back and rebuild the company when she learned that her life-changing product for women was not going to market.
We’re also diving deep into the narrative surrounding female sexuality and the challenges with research for female products, as well as, funding for companies founded or led by women.
If you have a mission and are in need of motivation, this episode will inspire you to keep going even when the odds are stacked against you!
Links:
Sign up for our free training: How to Plan and Execute Profitable Repeatable Launches with Our 4-Step Formula. https://bossbabe.com/launchformula (https://bossbabe.com/launchformula)
Join Online Launch School, our 12-week program designed to take the guesswork out of sold-out launches. https://bossbabe.com/ols (https://bossbabe.com/ols)
Organifi’s mission is to empower you to live a happier, healthier life with organic superfood blends. Use code BOSSBABE for 15% off your purchase at https://bossbabe.online/organifi (https://bossbabe.online/organifi)
Follow:
https://www.instagram.com/bossbabe.inc/?hl=en (@bossbabe.inc)
Danielle Canty, https://www.instagram.com/daniellecanty/?hl=en (@daniellecanty)
Cindy Eckert, https://www.instagram.com/cindypinkceo/?hl=en (@cindypinkceo)
Mentioned in this episode:
The Société
Join our private, online community of female entrepreneurs where you can connect, build and grow.

https://bossbabe.com/The-Societe (https://bossbabe.com/The-Societe)
Athletic Greens
https://athleticgreens.com/bossbabe (Reclaim your health and arm your immune system with convenient, daily nutrition! Visit athleticgreens.com/bossbabe to get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase.)

We’re joined by Cindy Eckert, Founder and CEO of The Pink Ceiling, a business incubator and VC firm that invests in women-led and female-focused companies. A self-made serial entrepreneur, Cindy is one of the few women to have ever sold a company for a billion dollars, let alone two pharmaceutical companies. In fact, it was Cindy’s second venture, Sprout Pharmaceuticals, that brought Addyi aka “the female Viagra” to market.
Having successfully built two billion-dollar companies, Cindy has such a wealth of knowledge and experience that we had to invite her back for part two which will air on Wednesday, 10/28.
So tune in to part one as Cindy reveals the true story of how she built her own startup and sold it for over a billion dollars, only to buy it back and rebuild the company when she learned that her life-changing product for women was not going to market.
We’re also diving deep into the narrative surrounding female sexuality and the challenges with research for female products, as well as, funding for companies founded or led by women.
If you have a mission and are in need of motivation, this episode will inspire you to keep going even when the odds are stacked against you!
Links:
Sign up for our free training: How to Plan and Execute Profitable Repeatable Launches with Our 4-Step Formula. https://bossbabe.com/launchformula (https://bossbabe.com/launchformula)
Join Online Launch School, our 12-week program designed to take the guesswork out of sold-out launches. https://bossbabe.com/ols (https://bossbabe.com/ols)
Organifi’s mission is to empower you to live a happier, healthier life with organic superfood blends. Use code BOSSBABE for 15% off your purchase at https://bossbabe.online/organifi (https://bossbabe.online/organifi)
Follow:
https://www.instagram.com/bossbabe.inc/?hl=en (@bossbabe.inc)
Danielle Canty, https://www.instagram.com/daniellecanty/?hl=en (@daniellecanty)
Cindy Eckert, https://www.instagram.com/cindypinkceo/?hl=en (@cindypinkceo)
Mentioned in this episode:
The Société
Join our private, online community of female entrepreneurs where you can connect, build and grow.

https://bossbabe.com/The-Societe (https://bossbabe.com/The-Societe)
Athletic Greens
https://athleticgreens.com/bossbabe (Reclaim your health and arm your immune system with convenient, daily nutrition! Visit athleticgreens.com/bossbabe to get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase.)

1 hr 6 min