Adam Tishman, Bringing Customization To Your Sleep

Adam Tishman, Co-Founder of Helix Sleep

Adam Tishman, Co-Founder of Helix Sleep

Do you have to be an expert on a product in order to become a successful entrepreneur? Let’s ask today's guest, Adam Tishman. Tishman is a New Yorker through and through, growing up in Manhattan helped his independence from a young age. He received his Bachelors Degree at Princeton in History before he decided to pursue an MBA where he met his co-founders of Helix Sleep.

Tishman knew he wanted to be a successful entrepreneur one day, however, he never thought it would be in mattresses. Knowing that mattress buying was confusing, expensive and hard for a lot of consumers, Tishman and his co-founders knew there had to be a better way. Listen for more details on how they have developed an amazing product, and what lead to Tishman's success:

  • Born and raised in NY
  • Growing up with a metro card
  • Obtaining a BA at Princeton
  • Tishman’s early on careers
  • Meeting his co-founders
  • How Helix Sleep came about
  • The research behind Helix
  • How sleep is innovative and necessary
  • The meaning behind the name “Helix”

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As an entrepreneur: How important is sleep to you?

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“As you build your business, it is not just product at the end of the day, it is also the vision that you have and the story that you tell.”

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