Q. Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
A. Simple Surrogacy is a full-service Surrogacy Agency based in Dallas, Texas. We were founded in 2002 to assist couples and individuals with the desire to achieve a family through third party assisted reproduction. We were founded on one simple principle: to provide our clients with the highest standard of care in the surrogacy industry at an affordable price. Creating families through Surrogacy and EGG DONATION since 2002, our agency offers a fully rounded knowledge of the experience. Simple Surrogacy does not discriminate based on sexual preference, marital status, race, religion, age, or gender.
Q. Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
A. Don’t want to focus on myself at all.
Q. What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
A. Stephanie and Kristen met through Surrogacy and Egg Donation and as previous surrogates and donors were inspired to bring a more compassionate service level to the industry, with personalized service and lower costs.
Q. What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
A. I don’t have any advice other than be prepared to work hard.
Q. What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
A. Hard work, dedication and a goal.
Q. How many hours do you work a day on average?
A. 36. Wait, are there not that many hours in a day? Then 18 or so.
Q. To what do you most attribute your success?
A. Hard work, and an honest and open personality.
Q. How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
A. In person marketing, where we meet the people who are interested in our cervices is the best. I feel our genuine personalities show through.
Q. Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
A. We did not have capital, we built little by little.
Q. What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
A. Hard work.
Q. Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
A. Hopefully even more successful.
Q. Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?