AnswersNow Podcast with Jeff Beck — Entreverted

Posted by Eric Lomax

The ideal business is profitable but why? Because it offers unique products and services that the customers value. It is not mired in profit-killing competitive wars. It erects barriers to block other businesses from following. And if it’s really skilled, it performs meaningful work to boot. Employees at all levels leave each day knowing they’ve done something personally substantive. AnswersNow meets all of these criteria and more.

Listen to podcast here.

Profile: Jeff Beck/AnswersNow

Description: Disruptive Telehealth Provider

Website getanswersnow.com

Service Area

Presently Virginia with immediate plans for Florida, Texas, and Georgia. Carolinas, Maryland and New Jersey under consideration. Support for all 50 states in the works.

Focus Areas

  • Serve children and adults with autism
  • Provide a support system for their parents

Advantages over in-home care

  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts with master’s degree and 1000+ hours of clinical experience
  • Convenient scheduling
  • Access for patients in underserved geographies
  • Focused training for parents

Advantages over other Telehealth Providers

  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts with master’s degree and 1000+ hours of clinical experience
  • Home-grown purpose-built video platform
  • In-network insurance support means low-cost or no-cost for the family

Idea Source

  • Significant demand and opportunity from insurance companies to serve children with autism
  • Dearth of support for parents in the market

Struggles

  • Almost closed the company twice
  • Salary cuts due to COVID

Support System

  • Wife
  • Weekly meetings with mentor/investor

Advice

  • “Find the intersection of what you do well and what you love with an emphasis on what you do well.”

Originally published at https://entreverted.com on February 28, 2021.

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