Entrepreneur story: Judd Armstrong and Jaybird Sport

Monday 11 September 2017, 6pm – 8pm @River City Labs
Startup Stadium, level 2, 315 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Additional Information

Today’s Entrepreneur Story will feature Judd Armstrong, founder of Jaybird Sport.

In 2007 Judd Armstrong while living in the United States, setup Jaybird Sport, the first bluetooth earbuds being designed especially for active sporting users (Jaybird promotion video).

Over the next few years Jaybird quickly gained success and popularity around the world, as an active lifestyle brand.

A sign of Jaybird’s success was when Apple began stocking the products in their stores around the world. Judd Armstrong BIGJUMP

In April 2016, Jaybird Sport was successfully sold to Logitech for approximately $90M USD.

In this presentation Judd will share his experiences:

  • how he started Jaybird Sport
  • challenges of building your first prototype
  • experiences with scaling
  • how it feels to sell your business
  • Q&A

This will be a great opportunity to learn from an entrepreneur who managed to build, scale and sell his business without the assistance of external investors.