Please state your name and a little about your current status.
Charlene Consolacion, Founder and CEO of Biig. Charlene Consolacion is a technology entrepreneur who founded the World’s First Smart Lockbox for Cars: The BiigVault.
What exactly does your company do?
Biig Technologies Inc. “Biig”, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, is renowned for its smart lockbox, the BiigVault, providing remote access to cars for purposes such as in-car delivery, roadside assistance and enabling seamless mobility services within the vehicle.
Biig is in the mission to turn your car trunk to your own personal post office box by providing remote access via its BiigVault and the Biig App.
How did you start your company/business as a startup?
Charlene Consolacion’s background is in the automotive industry. Being in the automotive industry for almost a decade, she sees the need for innovation. With all the available technology of today, she believes that technology can be leveraged to create new business opportunities in the automotive industry while improving customer experience in and out of their vehicles.
What struggle did you go through to reach your current status now?
Entrepreneurship is lonely. Nobody will know how hard you work at what you do. Nobody will be able to tell you which direction is right or wrong. In fact, failure is your closest friend. You must be OK with failure being with you most of the time because what matters is you wake up the next day and try again, and again, and again.
How did you manage to cope up with those struggles?
By constantly reminding myself of my purpose- why I am doing what I am doing. Regardless of the struggles, I am grateful that I have the opportunity to create, to contribute and to have an impact in this world.
Who inspired you to move forward and influenced you in all your achievements now?
My investors, my stakeholders, and my colleagues. These are the people who inspire me to move forward because of the trust and belief that they have given me when I was starting out Biig. Being responsible for their future, well-being and investment has given me the drive to be the hardest-working version of myself.
What piece of advice will you share with those who would like to follow your footsteps?
You have to be ready to develop an iron jaw. Entrepreneurship is not for the faint-hearted. You are going to get hit and knocked down. Learning to take the punches and continuing to get up gets you one step closer to your goal.
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