In this episode, serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Chris J. Snook welcomes speaker, author and entrepreneur, Stacey Ferreira. Stacey is the co-founder and CEO of Forge, an on-demand labor app that allows individuals to select their own work hours at participating retailers. She also authored the book, 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World.

Stacey speaks to some of the highs and lows of her entrepreneurial journey. She opens up about the challenges of securing funding for her company and the value of capital partners. Chris and Stacey talk about the addiction that is entrepreneurship. Finally, Stacey shares her thoughts on college, motivation, and personal growth.



  • 01:03 – Introducing today’s guest, Stacey Ferreira
  • 02:52 – The moment Stacey realized she wanted to be an entrepreneur
  • 05:15 – How Stacey and her brother initially entered the entrepreneurial space
  • 08:37 – Where Stacey got her entrepreneurial spirit
  • 11:51 – The importance of being rich in time and love
  • 13:30 – Stacey shares some of the highs of her entrepreneurial journey
  • 16:34 – Addicted to the thrill of entrepreneurship
  • 24:02 – Stacey recalls a specific challenge she encountered as an entrepreneur
  • 30:18 – How Stacey navigated getting funding for her company
  • 33:29 – Maintaining a motivated mindset
  • 34:23 – Stacey speaks to the importance of capital partners
  • 39:05 – Chris and Stacey talk about their thoughts on college
  • 45:43 – The importance of personal growth
  • 47:14 – Stacey shares with the audience what they can do to increase the dosage
  • 49:31 – Chris thanks Stacey for joining the show



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Stacey’s Twitter – @StaceyFerreira
Stacey’s Instagram – @staceyferreira
Stacey’s Email –
Forge Website
Stacey’s Book – 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World


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