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Embracing the Freelance Economy with Angie Moody of Ruby Money

EP166 | Embracing the Freelance Economy with Angie Moody of Ruby Money

About this episode: Angie Moody, founder and CEO of Ruby Money, shares her journey from corporate America to entrepreneurship, highlighting the freelance economy and transformative power of technology in managing finances and taxes for solopreneurs.

In this conversation, we tackle topics like the labels worn as a “badge of honor” in corporate America, the often awkward but revealing questions faced by entrepreneurs, the essence of creativity in business, the freelance economy, women in entrepreneurship, finance, and tech, and practical advice for students and recent graduates navigating their college choices and career paths.

This is Entrepreneur Perspectives: Introspective podcast conversations with and for entrepreneurs.

Topics discussed in Embracing the Freelance Economy with Angie Moody of Ruby Money

  • Angie’s transition from corporate roles at Instagram, Capital One, and Visa to founding Ruby Money – driven by a passion to empower entrepreneurs and freelancers.
  • Ruby Money’s mission is to simplify accounting and tax payments for freelancers and solopreneurs with smart, automated software.
  • The evolving landscape of work, from the traditional emphasis on employee numbers to the rise of the solopreneur and freelance economy.
  • The impact of societal norms and the redefinition of success in the entrepreneurial and freelance world.
  • Angie’s insights on the importance of mentorship, networking, and leveraging technology to foster creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • A discussion on the challenges and opportunities presented by social media and AI in both personal and professional contexts.
  • Strategies for entrepreneurs and freelancers to manage their finances, maximize tax benefits, and utilize technology to streamline their operations with Ruby Money.

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About Angie Moody: Angie is the founder and CEO of Ruby Money, a tax and accounting app for solo entrepreneurs. Angie has her MBA from Stanford University and previously held leadership roles at Instagram, Capital One, and Visa. Angie built Ruby Money for the mavericks like her who dare to bet on themselves. She currently lives in Charleston, SC with her husband and two daughters. You can find Angie on: LinkedIn:
About Ruby Money: The accounting app that pays your taxes.

Ruby Money is smart accounting software that detects what’s income, what’s a write-off, and pays your taxes for you.

How it works:

  1. Answer a few questions and securely connect your bank.
  2. Ruby goes to work, tracking your income, finding write-offs, and calculating your taxes in real time.
  3. When it’s time to pay taxes, you get personalized tax estimate and can pay from the app with a few taps. We track all your documents for easy end of year tax filing

You can find Ruby Money at and on Instagram:

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