Patrick Frank, Founder and CEO of Float Factory: Patrick Frank is Changing How Adults Have Fun

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on March 10, 2023

Welcome to the Grit Daily Startup podcast with host Sebastian Rusk! On this episode, Sebastian interviews Patrick Frank, the founder and CEO of Float Factory, a company that creates the world’s craziest inflatable toys. Patrick shares how he was fired from every job he ever had and how he managed to turn his experience into a successful business. They discuss one of the company’s products, the 2023 water float, which has made over a million dollars in sales since it went viral. For Patrick, the best part of the startup process is the freedom of creativity. He encourages people to think about grit, show up every day, and put their best effort into their work. If you keep going, you will start to solve problems and achieve success. Tune in and listen to Sebastian and Patrick’s discussion to gain inspiration and motivation!

Key Takeaways:

  • The Success of the 2023 Water Float
  •  The Freedom of Creativity in the Startup Process
  •  Grit and Consistency: The Key to Overcoming Challenges

Topics with Timestamps:

[00:03:18] Making a Viral Inflatable Toy

[00:06:18] The Creative Freedom within the Startup Process

[00:09:05] Grit and Sustained Effort

Notable Quotes:

“The only person that you can rely on is really yourself.” 

“Creativity is freedom.” 

“Success is doing the things that other people are afraid to do.” 

“All you have to do is just take the steps. Right? So that’s it.”

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

Jennifer Johnson is an Operations Specialist and Booking Producer at Grit Daily.

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