About the episode:
In this episode, Nadim Sadek has a conversation with Wade Eyerly, Co-founder and Chief Executive of Degree Insurance. Founded in 2017, the startup is working to remove the risks inherent in seeking higher education in America by guaranteeing that students make more money by graduating from college. Before this, he pioneered the all-you-can-fly subscription airline model as co-founder and CEO of Surf Air, and later Beacon. In this discussion, Wade describes how the brand ‘Degree Insurance’ came into being, with the freedom of re-branding being a key tenet of its early stages before it became what it is today; Wade explains his passion for investing – a career fuelled by new inventive ideas and business opportunities. Lastly, Nadim provokes Wade’s thoughts on the best and worst moves of his career to date.