One big secret to success hides in plain sight - yet we frequently overlook it. It's the reason for Amazon's success and Apple's amazing brand: customer happiness. Making customer service a central part of your company's mission is an underrated key to success. By doing so, customers feel delighted and act as brand advocates - increasing sales and brand value. When customers are angry, they … Read More
One of the top entrepreneurs in the Internet of Things
Who is Andrew Thomas?
I’m an entrepreneur focused on creating meaningful companies and products. As a founder of SkyBell, an internet of things company, I’m making homes and neighborhoods safer with a video doorbell you answer from a smartphone. As an IoT expert, I’m shaping the future of the smart home. As an inventor, I envision products and platforms that bring meaningful impact to our lives.
As an advisor, I support founders and startups with direct experience and expertise in product, IoT, platform, funding and business development. As a writer, I contribute articles to Inc.com, Forbes and Huffington Post, sharing the lessons I’ve learned as a founder. As a person, I live the process of personal evolution – continually striving to be the best expression of myself.
Internet of Things | Startups | Crowdfunding | Product | Funding
The power to create is our greatest gift. We should use it to create meaningful products, organizations and relationships that uplift everyone they touch.
Raising capital is one of the most critical and intimidating parts of the startup journey. Capital is the fuel you need to obtain resources, scale and ultimately achieve the success you desire. But an idea, a great name and beautiful presentation are not enough to get investors to say "yes." At the end of the day, investors are looking for substance. Whether you're a new founder or raising your … Read More
Mention: Quoted in Forbes Article on IoT
“A couple years ago, people would dismiss our product,” said Andrew Thomas, cofounder of SkyBell, a maker of video doorbells. “It wasn’t a solution that unified the completely connected smart home. It wasn’t a platform and that was the industry holy grail.”Andrew Thomas
Mention: Named as a Hax Mentor
Hax, a hardware accelerator in San Francisco, has recently added me as a mentor! I'm thrilled at every opportunity to give back to aspiring entrepreneurs.Andrew Thomas