Podcast with Tony Shu, Co-Founder of Parker & Breaktime

On Season 5 Episode 9 of Think Like A Founder, SNP Communication’s Co-Founder and CEO, Maureen Taylor, interviews Tony Shu. Tony Shu is the Co-Founder of companies Parker & Breaktime.

Parker works to empower individuals to achieve financial freedom through fractional real estate investing. And Breaktime is a non-profit that breaks the cycle of young adult homelessness through purposeful transitional employment. 

Tony is a recent graduate from Harvard University, where he created his own major around housing and urban innovation. He has been recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30, BostInno 25 Under 25, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Ten Outstanding Young Leaders for his work.  

Podcast with Tony Shu, Co-Founder of Parker & Breaktime

“I reflected on my own life and saw that for my mom, it was that first job at that Chinese restaurant that helped her earn her first wage in the US and of course afford her first apartment. And not have to sleep in the backseat of a rental car. That first job can have ripple effects on one person’s life as
well as the lives of future generations. For me that was a really fascinating problem to address.”

Tony Shu

On this episode of Think Like a Founder, SNP’s Co-Founder & CEO, Maureen Taylor gets Tony Shu’s thoughts on…

  • Problems that strike a chord in your heart
  • Being a hummingbird
  • Improving by 1% each day

Learn more about Tony Shu on his website. Check out more of his work on the Parker website and the Breaktime website

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Visit the Think Like A Founder website to learn more about the podcast and curriculum or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there. 

Missed the last episode? Find Think Like A Founder Season 5 Episode 8 here.

Series Producer: Mike Sullivan

Sound Design: Marc Ream 

Content and Scripting: Catherine Hardy and Jaselin Drown

Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas

Thanks also to Róisín Hunt, Selena Persiani-Shell, Jordan Bailey, Matt Johnson, Eli Shell, John Hughes, and Renn Vara.

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