How I Built My Business &...  lūüĒ®

How I Built My Business &... lūüĒ® Podcast

The Podcast for those who want to Build & Improve their business via stories of entrepreneurs that have built their own businesses!

The Wonderful Story of Tint World & How to Start a Franchise Business just like it...
165. Tint World | Charles J. Bonfiglio is the Franchise Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Tint World. The company is a privately owned franchise chain of independent retail window tinting, mobile electronics, auto accessories and appearance centers. As the lead executive of Tint World, Charles is responsible for all functions related to the development and leadership of the company in growing the family of franchise stores.This Episode is Sponsored By:Fiverr connects businesses with freelancers who offer...

Time Tracking & Productivity Monitoring for Your Virtual Staff (w/ Hubstaff)
164. Hubstaff | Dave Nevogt is the Co-Founder of Hubstaff, which helps virtual teams communicate better through automatic time and activity tracking. He runs the day to day marketing, operations, and support for the company. Hubstaff is currently a team of 25 across marketing, development and support that are driven by changing the way remote teams work and communicate.This Episode is Sponsored By:Freshbooks invoicing and accounting software is designed specifically for small business owners. Freshbooks gro...

Automatically Schedule Profitable Appointments with this Website Contact Form (via Chili Piper)
163. Chili Piper | Nicolas Vandenberghe is the Co-Founder and CEO of Chili Piper. Nicolas began his career selling newspapers in the streets of Paris in high school, studied Maths at Ecole Polytechnique and then received his MBA from Stanford GSB. He started and sold 3 tech companies with up to 65 employees and $11M in revenues, and also ran sales for a $2B telecom firm negotiating billion-dollar deals with companies like Google. Most recently in 2016, he co-founded his 4th startup and presently is the CEO ...


Building a Digital Agency from your College Dorm Room - Vincit Software
162. Vincit Software | Dalip Jaggi is head of business at Vincit. Dalip has been recognized as an active entrepreneur filled with high-energy, passion, and new ideas. He kicked off his career as the Founder of Devise Interactive, a brand-focused, engineering studio. Leading a team that concentrated on helping entrepreneurs & companies with their early-stage concepts & innovations. The agency was acquired at the end of 2018 by an international public-traded company, Vincit.This Episode is Sponsored By:Freshb...

Using Menu Pricing to TRIPLE your Sales!!! The New Flat Rate System to Increasing Sales...
161. The New Flat Rate | Rodney Koop is the Founder of The New Flat Rate and Danielle Putnam is the President. Rodney has been in the industry for 40+ years and a business owner for over 3 decades. Danielle has experience in everything from business development and management to operations and technology. Therefore, she handles the day to day operations, marketing, advertising and quality control for The New Flat Rate.This Episode is Sponsored By:Capterra is the leading, free online resource to help you fin...

Starting a Policy Management Software for Healthcare - PolicyMedical
160. PolicyMedical | Saud Juman is the founder of PolicyMedical Inc., a healthcare software company. Over the following years, Saud grew the company to serve more than 3,000 hospitals and healthcare systems worldwide, growing it to serve millions of patients, clinicians and community members daily.This Episode is Sponsored By:Freshbooks invoicing and accounting software is designed specifically for small business owners. Freshbooks grows alongside your business, so you’ll always have the tools you need when...


Changing the Contact Lens Industry with Hubble Contacts (an ECommerce Success Story)
159. Hubble Contacts | Jesse Horwitz is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Hubble Contacts, the e-commerce contact lens company. As a serial entrepreneur, Jesse co-founded Hubble in 2016, which has raised over $75 million from groups including Wildcat Capital, FirstMark, Greycroft, Founders Fund, and Colgate-Palmolive, and serves hundreds of thousands of consumers around the world.This Episode is Sponsored By:Ashford University offers online Masters Degree Program that allows you to learn at your own pace. Ashfor...

Building a Mobile App... with an Expert from thoughtbot (the iOS, Android, & Web App Experts)
159. thoughtbot | Chad Pytel is the developer, founder, and CEO of thoughtbot. He leads the day-to-day operations of thoughtbot, including human resources, hiring, and growth, and is responsible for overall strategy for the company.This Episode is Sponsored By:Aircall is a call-based phone system that helps thousands of sales and support teams stop wasting their time on the phone. Aircall integrates with popular CRM, HelpDesk, eCommerce, and other business software to help your team understand and log vital...

Breaking Away from Marijuana & Starting a CBD Business Instead (via Extract Labs)
157. Extract Labs | Craig Henderson is the CEO of Extract Labs, a Boulder, Colorado-based full-service hemp extraction laboratory offering a proprietary line of boutique CBD-infused products. Craig started the company in his garage in 2016.This Episode is Sponsored By:Ashford University offers online Masters Degree Program that allows you to learn at your own pace. Ashford University is fully accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission. Enroll now by going to: millionaire-interviews.com/ashf...


Growing a Premier Athlete Development Business - Phase 1 Sports
156. Phase 1 Sports | Michael Waters started Phase 1 Sports in Las Vegas, Nevada. He built a name in the sports industry by combining exceptional skills in performance training and his leadership, which has played a major role in the success of hundreds of athletes.This Episode is Sponsored By:Aircall is a call-based phone system that helps thousands of sales and support teams stop wasting their time on the phone. Aircall integrates with popular CRM, HelpDesk, eCommerce, and other business software to help ...

Veteran Raised Wagyu Beef... How a Former 1st Ranger Built: KC Cattle Company
155. KC Cattle Company | Patrick Montgomery is the owner of KC Cattle Company. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Patrick returned to the University of Missouri as a full-time student to earn a B.S. in Animal Science. Upon graduation in December, he will continue to develop KC Cattle Company's customer basis in the greater Kansas City area.This Episode is Sponsored By:Capterra is the leading, free online resource to help you find the best software solution for your business. With over 850,000 r...

Driving Retail Sales at a Lower Cost: The Revenue Optimization Companies (aka T-ROC)
154. The Revenue Optimization Companies | Brett Beveridge is the President of The Revenue Optimization Companies. Brett is an entrepreneurial, results-driven executive with over 20 years of experience and success in the wireless and technology industries. He has hands-on success in start-ups, profit turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and fundraising and is the driving force behind T-ROC’s ambitious growth.This Episode is Sponsored By:Castbox is the best podcast app out there. If you’re tired of usi...


From Family Business to Franchise Business (with this Moving Business: Two Men and a Truck)
153. Two Men & a Truck Moving | Brig Sorber is the Chief Brand Officer at Two Men and a Truck. Brig is one of the original two men along with younger brother Jon Sorber. The two started the business in the early 1980s in Okemos, Mich. to earn spending money. Using a 1966 pickup truck, the brothers placed an ad in a local shopping guide that read ‚ÄúMen At Work Movers‚ĶTwo Men and A Truck.‚ÄĚ The ad also included a stick figure logo designed by their mother, Mary Ellen Sheets.This Episode is Sponsored By:Online T...

Bringing Efficiency to the Ganja Market via Carbon Dioxide Extraction Systems | Apeks Supercritical
152. Apeks Supercritical | Andy Joseph is the President of Apeks Supercritical. Andy founded Apeks Supercritical in 2001 while serving as the Director of Welding and Testing Labs for Edison Welding Institute (EWI), developers of manufacturing technologies. He first learned about mechanical operations and principles during his six years in the Navy operating nuclear submarine reactors. He is a two-time Navy Achievement Medal recipient.This Episode is Sponsored By:Online Trading Academy is the leader in inves...

How to Raise a $100MM+ for your Next Startup... with Under Canvas, the Premier Camping Provider
151. Under Canvas | Sarah Dusek is CEO of Under Canvas. Sarah and her husband, Jacob Dusek, were inspired by the African safari experience and they set out to create an immersive outdoor escape that serves as a unique bridge between travel and the outdoors. Under Canvas began in 2009 with the opening of an all-inclusive glamping adventure package and has since grown to include eight luxury glamping resorts and a customized event’s offering, bringing the glamping experience to life anywhere in the country.Th...


Nutrition & Training that Works with RP Strength (aka Renaissance Periodization)
150. Renaissance Periodization | Nick Shaw is the Founder and CEO of Renaissance Periodization, a training and diet services company for world-class athletes. Nick is also a competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder and has had the opportunity to work with numerous national level physique athletes as well as world class strength athletes. Nick holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Sport Management. He currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two kids.This Episode is Sponsored By:Honeyboo...

How do you Standout in the Window Business? Promote Outdoor Living! | Western Window Systems
149. Western Window Systems | Scott Gates is President of Western Window Systems. Prior to beginning his role as president and CEO in August 2015, Scott served as the company’s president and chief operating officer following assignments as vice president and general manager and marketing director. He played a key role in growing sales over 800% over a five-year period, an increase that led to Inc. magazine naming Western Window Systems as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. in 2014, 201...

The Standardized Testing Business Wars & How to Build a 7-Figure Side Business From It (w/ the Prep Expert)
148. The Prep Expert | Shaan Patel is the Founder of Prep Expert. Shaan grew up in Las Vegas in his parents' budget motel, attended inner-city public schools in the worst school district in the nation with a 40% dropout rate, and was clueless about standardized tests. After spending hundreds of hours studying for the SAT, he was able to raise his score from average to perfect ‚ÄĒ a feat achieved by only 0.02% of all high school students. His life completely changed because of his perfect SAT score! He was adm...


The Virtual Receptionist & Chat Company trusted by 10,000 Small Businesses | Ruby Receptionists
147. Ruby Receptionist | Jill Nelson is CEO of Ruby Receptionists. She's grown the business into a four-time winner of FORTUNE magazine’s top five Best Small Companies to Work for, and a Portland Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon recipient for the record breaking past twelve years. Today, Ruby's 600+ employees provide friendly, live, receptionist service integrated with a "front desk in your pocket" mobile app, helping over 10,000 small businesses across the US win new business and crea...

Manufacturing your Custom Plastic Molding, Silicone Molds, Membrane Switches, & More (with RSP)
146. RSP Incorporated | Mike Ryan's company (RSP Inc.) is an end-to-end solution provider for engineering, prototyping, production, logistics, warehousing, and order fulfillment. RSP Inc.'s core product offering includes membrane switches, plastic injection molding, silicone rubber molding, printed circuit boards, electronics manufacturing, packaging and turnkey contract manufacturing. RSP has over 120,000 square feet of manufacturing and assembly in the US and China to serve their global customer base.This...

Looking for High Quality Packaging for your Products? Find out more with... Hawk Packaging!
145. Hawk Packaging | Raine Mahdi is the founder and CEO of Hawk Packaging. He has over 15 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. The industries he was involved throughout his career were in Food, Manufacturing, and Importing.This Episode is Sponsored By:Gusto is making Payroll, Benefits, and HR easier for small businesses. In fact, 9 out of 10 customers say Gusto is easier to use than other payroll solutions. Gusto also saves you time ‚Äď 72% of customers spend less than 5 minutes...


Starting a National Motorcycle Dealership... with Next Ride Motors ūüŹć
144. Next Ride | Trever Varney is a driven American businessman, entrepreneur, speaker and the owner of Next Ride, a multiline full-service motorcycle dealership offering financing, sales, apparel, and service. With two locations in Tampa Bay, Trever’s brand has been a staple for the areas riding community since starting his business in 2010.This Episode is Sponsored By:Volusion is the easiest and fastest all-in-one E-commerce platform designed specifically for small businesses. With Volusion, you get stunn...

Creating a Speaker Booking Agency after Two Decades in the Corporate World | GDA Speakers
143. GDA Speakers | Gail Davis is the Founder and President of GDA Speakers. Under her passionate leadership, GDA Speakers has vetted and curated a number of highly qualified speakers who they trust and deliver with confidence. In the first 17 years, they assembled a database of over 5,000 speakers. Then in order to add more value to their clients they cut the list in half. Only featuring and working with the top speakers in each of the many categories sought by their clients.This Episode is Sponsored By:Ca...

Building a REAL Amazon FBA Business with Commerce Labs ūüß™ & MarketplaceOps ūüĆ°
142. Amazon MarketplaceOps | Fernando Cruz oversees operations, product development, and finance of MarketplaceOps. Prior to founding MarketplaceOps, Fernando came from tech, where as Head of Sales, he helped his company secure over $30M in venture funding and scale to over 80 employees. In 2014, Fernando jumped ship and cofounded MarketplaceOps with his best friend Nick from the University of Southern California. Together they’ve grown the business to gross 8 figures annually in just under 4 years.This Epi...


Lessons from a Successful SaSS Business: FreshBooks Cloud Accounting ūüďĖ
141. FreshBooks Cloud Accounting | Mike McDerment is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built-in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since then, over 24 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Meb Faber Show is one of the Top 5 Investing Podcasts as listed by the Wall S...

Turning his BBQ Business into a Successful Restaurant... BBQ King Smokehouse ūüź∑
140. BBQ King Smokehouse | Jason Szmurlo is the Owner and Founder of BBQ King Smokehouse. BBQ King Smokehouse has been feeding foodies flavor-packed BBQ food for over 8 years. His restaurant was built with two things in mind - to serve great BBQ just the way they like it, and to provide diners with a place to hang out.This Episode is Sponsored By:Keeps offers proven treatment that could combat the symptoms of hair loss. Keeps treatment start at just $10 a month. To get your First Month FREE, go to: milliona...

How to Vacation Anywhere¬ģ with Anywhere Travel ūüŹĚūüŹúūüŹĒ‚õļūüŹĖ
139. Anywhere Travel Agency | Zachary B. Smith is the CEO of Anywhere, Inc. What started out as an after-college travel adventure in Central America has turned into a multi-million dollar travel and tourism business with over 200,000 adventurers served globally by Anywhere, Inc, a hybrid travel agency co-founded by Zachary Smith and Anthony Landis.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Wall Street Journal named the Meb Faber Show as one of the top 5 investing podcast that you should not miss. The show is hosted b...


The Answer To All of Your Warehousing & Fulfillment Needs - Symbia Logistics ūüöõ.....
138. Symbia Logistics | Megan Smith is the CEO at Symbia Logistics. Growing up on the floor of a warehouse, Megan has been getting her hands dirty since day one. She’s started and sold multiple businesses and found opportunities in the most challenging of situations. Megan is a pioneer among women in the rugged logistics industry, and she is now situated at the top of her game overseeing a workforce of 1,300 employees.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Simple Habit app offers quick audio meditation so that bu...

How Lavu developed the Original iPad PoS System in Restaurants ūüćĒūüćü
137. Lavu Inc. | Saleem S. Khatri is CEO of Lavu Inc, a global mobile point of sale software and payments platform. Before joining Lavu, Mr. Khatri was Co-Founder and CEO of Instavest, Inc., a technology focused investment manager backed by Y Combinator...This Episode is Sponsored By:The Simple Habit app offers quick audio meditation so that busy people like you can squeeze a little tranquility into their day. The first 50 listeners to sign up using this link will get a 30% discount on the premium version: ...

Premium Wine on Tap ūüć∑... Enabling the World's Best Wineries to Deliver Nationwide
136. Free Flow Wines | Jordan Kivelstadt founded Free Flow Wines with Dan Donahoe in 2009 and has been leading the growth of the business since the beginning. Jordan was trained as an engineer at Tufts University before moving on to management consulting for over two years. In 2006, Jordan began his career in the wine industry as a production manager for The Donum Estate. Since then...This Episode is Sponsored By:Rhone is a men’s performance lifestyle and premium activewear brand that is engineered for unpa...


How to Manufacture & Distribute a Product in the USA - OptiFuse
135. OptiFuse | Jim Kalb is currently the President of OptiFuse, an innovative high-growth manufacturer of power protection components distributed by high-quality select wholesalers throughout the world. OptiFuse has been listed on the Inc. 5000 for the last 5 years, as well as being named as one of Forbe's magazines "25 Best Small Companies" in 2017.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Simple Habit app offers quick audio meditation so that busy people like you can squeeze a little tranquility into their day. I...

How Grasshopper became a $100 Million Dollar... Virtual Phone System ‚ėé
134. Grasshopper | David Hauser is the Co-founder of Grasshopper & SuperFat. Grasshopper is a company that serves and empowers entrepreneurs via its powerful tools like Grasshopper and Chargify. Grasshopper Group was listed by Inc. Magazine among the 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America...This Episode is Sponsored By:Brandcrowd is an amazing online tool that can help you make an amazing logo design online. Brandcrowd takes your business name and industry and generates thousands of logos in secon...

Stitching a Side Business into a Big Business (with Darn Good Yarn) ūüēĶ‚Äć‚ôÄ
133. Darn Good Yarn | Nicole Snow is the Founder and CEO at Darn Good Yarn. Born in northern NJ, Nicole grew up in a log cabin & spent hours playing ‚Äúcraft corner‚ÄĚ with an old fashioned cash register & her parents‚Äô office supplies. Nicole later attended Clarkson University, starting a successful business during her freshman year and...This Episode is Sponsored By:Pantheon is the leading web ops provider, powering more than 285 thousand websites and trusted by small businesses, startups, and some of the most...


Helping B2B Companies Generate Leads & Increase Sales with LinkedSelling...
132. LinkedSelling | Josh Turner has been an entrepreneur since he was a teenager. He is the founder and CEO of LinkedSelling, a LinkedIn marketing agency recognized by many to be one of the leading companies in their space. His company also operates Linked University, an online training program for LinkedIn marketing and sales resources.This Episode is Sponsored By:Pantheon is the leading web ops provider, powering more than 285 thousand websites and trusted by small businesses, startups, and some of the m...

How to Grow a ūüĎē T-Shirt Business ūüĎö to 8-Figures a Year - Ryonet Screen Printing
131. Ryonet Screen Printing | Ryan Moor is the CEO and Founder of Ryonet and AllMade. Ryan Moor was born to parents Jim and Lynae in Portland, Oregon on April 15th, 1981. His early business ventures included playing music, mowing lawns and fields, miscellaneous yard work and mole extermination. In high school, after a short gig as a ‚Äúpooper scooper‚ÄĚ at a local pet boarding house, Ryan expanded to washing windows and pressure washing. These early ventures taught Ryan valuable lessons about customer service, ...

Building a National Custom Shutter Business ūüŹ† | Timberlane Shutters
130. Timberlane Shutters | Rick Skidmore is the Founder and CEO at Timberlane, Inc. Having been born an entrepreneur, it should have been clear early on that despite considerable success in the insurance and investment industry, Rick's future was outside the traditional career path. Rick founded his current company, Timberlane Inc., in 1995, based on a passion and a gaping need in the industry. This Episode is Sponsored By:The Great Courses Plus is founded on the idea that education should be accessible to ...


Eliminating Barriers ūüöß to Global Business ūüĆé with... Globalization Partners
129. Globalization Partners | Nicole Sahin is the CEO and Founder of Globalization Partners. Nicole Sahin‚Äôs mission is to eliminate barriers to doing business internationally and building global teams. As founder and CEO of Globalization Partners, she is recognized for having created their innovative Global Expansion Platform, which empowers companies to hire anyone, anywhere within a few business days ‚Äď expanding their global footprint without the need to set up in country branch offices or subsidiaries.Th...

Taking a Family Restaurant and Franchising it Nationally: Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
128. Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe | Dan Simpson is the Chief Executive Officer at Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe. Dan was named CEO in February 2018 after serving as Taziki’s Chief Innovation Officer starting in May 2016. Previously, he was a Taziki's franchisee and managing partner at Fresh Hospitality from January 2015 until May 2016.This Episode is Sponsored By:Gusto is making Payroll, Benefits, and HR easier for small businesses. In fact, 9 out of 10 customers say Gusto is easier to use than other payroll s...

Halo Top Creamery ūüć®: How 2 Ex-Lawyers Built a Global Ice Cream Brand (via Doug Bouton)
127. Halo Top Ice Cream | Douglas Bouton is the President and COO at Halo Top Creamery. The ice cream brand was founded in 2011 by former attorney Justin Woolverton of Latham & Watkins LLP. Woolverton, who had hypoglycemic diet restrictions, began making ice cream in his own kitchen. Woolverton met Bouton, another former attorney, in a Los Angeles lawyers’ basketball league. This small business has currently grown to over 50 employees. This Episode is Sponsored By:Great Courses Plus is founded on the idea t...


Growing a Salon with a Purpose... ‚úā Hairroin Salon ‚úā
126. Hairroin Salon | Janine Jarman is a nationally renowned celebrity hair stylist and the founder of Hairroin Salon. Born and raised in Huntington Beach, CA, Janine has been ‚Äúhair-obsessed‚ÄĚ for as long as she can remember. At the age of 15 she teamed up with her best friend to offer hair and makeup services to her party-bound classmates. Janine then moved on to beauty school, and after graduating, she immediately began shooting for the stars.This Episode is Sponsored By:LinkedIn Jobs makes it easy to get ...

How to Start a Real Estate Business at 40 Years Young... with Resources Real Estate
125. Resources Real Estate | Thomas McCormack is Managing Partner and Broker for Resources Real Estate located in Monmouth County, NJ. Having begun as a sales associate in 2002, Tom built his business by providing his clients with top-of-the-line service, ongoing communication and superior market knowledge. With a background in television and event production, Tom has decades of experience that includes marketing, content creation, production, negotiation and detailed organization.This Episode is Sponsored ...

Growing a Business from a Purpose with SoapBox Soaps ūüõÄ
124. SoapBox Soaps | Dave Simnick is the CEO of SoapBox Soaps, a company whose mission is empower customers with the ability to change the world through everyday, quality purchases. SoapBox products are currently shelved in tens of thousands of stores across the United States and beyond.This Episode is Sponsored By:AutoSlash makes it easy to get the best deal on your next car rental! To slash the price of your next automobile rental, visit AutoSlash via this link: millionaire-interviews.com/autoslash.Brandc...


How 1-800-Got-Junk built a Fortune with Garbage ūüóĎ
123. 1-800-Got-Junk | Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the banner company for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me, and Shack Shine. He is a serial entrepreneur, known for pioneering the professional junk hauling industry with 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Since conquering that market, he’s gone on to apply the O2E (ordinary to exceptional) formula to the painting, moving, and home-detailing industry with WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me, and Shack Shine.This Episode is Sponsored By:Gusto ...

Specializing in Destination Weddings around the World ūüĆć... The Story of Wedaways ūüéä
122. Wedaways | Renée Strauss is the founder of Wedaways. Her career spans decades in the luxury bridal industry, from selling wedding gowns in Beverly Hills to planning weddings for her clientele. Destination weddings were always a favorite part of her business. Discovering magnificent wedding venues and local vendors to produce flawless events, led to relationships with some of the best wedding properties and professionals in the world. This Episode is Sponsored By:LinkedIn Jobs makes it easy to get a mat...

Taking Over a Family Business in Indiana ūüĎ®‚ÄćūüĎ©‚Äćūü϶‚Äćūü϶... The Business of Metal Fabrication w/ the Nix Companies
121. Nix Companies | Matthew Nix is the President of the Nix Companies. Matthew started working at the family business at a very young age, sweeping the floor and cleaning machinery for $5.00 a Saturday. Later, Matthew began working in the shop as a summer intern learning the ropes. In addition to learning the technical aspects of the job, he credits much of his customer service and business development to the lessons learned working with his father and grandfather... This Episode is Sponsored By:Molekule i...


The Business of Luxury Estate Sales ūüŹė with Brown Button Estate Sales
120. Brown Button Estate Sales | Michael Fry is the Co-Founder and CEO at Brown Button Estate Sales. He describes himself as a builder of new things and he cares about people in the process. Michael’s specialties include Estate Sales, Online Sales, Online Auctions, Residential Property Management, Real Estate Investing & Rehabbing, Business Start Ups, and Franchising.This Episode is Sponsored By:AutoSlash makes it easy to get the best deal on your next car rental! To slash the price of your next automobile ...

FlashParking: Fixing the Parking Industry through Technology ūüöó ūüöô ūüöö
119. FlashParking | Juan Rodriguez is the CEO & Co-Founder of FlashParking. He directs the planning, management of product development, and overall strategy of the company. Since starting in...This Episode is Sponsored By:Capterra is the leading, free online resource to help you find the best software solution for your business. With over 700,000 reviews of products from real users, discover everything you need to make an informed decision! To help support the show, go visit them at: millionaire-interviews....

How a Sweatproof Undershirt (Thompson Tee) made it on Shark Tank ūü¶ą
118. Thompson Tee | Billy Thompson is the President of Thompson Tee. He is the inventor of the Thompson Tee with Hydro-Shield Sweatproof Technology, a patented undershirt guaranteed to block underarm sweat, preventing embarrassing wet marks and yellow stains. As seen on Shark Tank, "The Doctors" TV and Editor's Pick in SHAPE magazine. They are proudly serving customers in over 135 countries worldwide and their product is fully handcrafted in the USA. This Episode is Sponsored By:Mack Weldon is the most comf...


Reshaping the ūüĎ®‚Äćūüéď Education System ūüĎ©‚Äćūüéď through Software with Evolution Labs
117. Evolution Labs | Peter Kraft is the Founder and President of Evolution Labs. Prior to founding Evolution Labs, Kraft was instrumental in forming and re-envisioning two educational software companies that led the industry in recruitment, enrollment and retention of college students. He co-founded GoalQuest in 2000 and served as its CEO until 2007 when he spearheaded the company’s acquisition by EducationDynamics. Kraft served as President of the enrollment and retention division of EducationDynamics fro...

How this South American Real Estate Co. (Koh Inversiones) made it BiG in Argentina ūüá¶ūüá∑
116. Koh Inversiones | Michael Koh is the Founder and CEO of Koh Inversiones (Koh Investments). Michael has often been called a visionary by locals and foreigners alike for his foresight on the real estate market and his investment activities within Argentina. He was the largest buyer of residential real estate in Buenos Aires from 2003 to 2010. Under his leadership, Michael...  This Episode is Sponsored By:Capterra is the leading, free online resource to help you find the best software solution for your bu...

This Entrepreneur Doesn't Hold Back on his ūüéá Wild Entrepreneurial Journey ūüéá...
115. Serenity Venture Group | Mark Lazarchic is the CEO of Serenity Venture Group. He describes himself as a serial entrepreneur with eyes always open. Mark is the owner of multiple successful startup businesses in very competitive markets. Mark has spent the last 10 years being amazed at the level of mediocrity accepted by the public in business. At all levels... This Episode is Sponsored By:EveryPlate dinners are the cheaper, healthier alternative to takeout or delivery. For 6 free meals across your first...


The Trials & Tribulations of a Dog ūüź∂ Product: The Bike Tow Leash.
114. Bike Tow Leash | Michael Leon is Founder and President of BikeTowLeash & LEON Engineering, Inc. where he oversees all aspects including engineering, marketing, and mechanical. Being a service dog raiser and trainer of 10 service dogs that work for the disabled, Mike invented the 1-Running-Dog Bike Tow Leash‚ÄĒthe only approved safe way to ride a bike, trike, mobility scooter or wheelchair while walking your dog(s). He has plans to further grow his business and license his product worldwide... Think you c...

Fueling Small & Midsized Business Growth with Swiftpage
113. Swiftpage | John Oechsle is the President and CEO of Swiftpage. He is a recognized international business leader with a 25 year track record of building highly profitable and sustainable revenue growth for emerging companies and established global leaders. Most recently he was the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Product for DigitalGlobe. During his tenure, he was instrumental in shaping the future of the company and driving revenue growth through the launch of a number of very successful produ...

The Aluminum Trailer Company... Reinventing the Trailer Industry in the USA... ūüöö...
112. ATC Trailers | Steve Brenneman is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Aluminum Trailer Company. At ATC, they pride themselves on manufacturing World Class, Precision-Built trailers. Each and every trailer they manufacture is hand-crafted to the exact specifications of their customers. Regardless of whether their customers are looking for a standard car hauler or a highly customized trailer, ATC... Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simpl...


This Latin American Company is Creating Online Courses for Online Tech: Platzi.
111. Platzi | Freddy Vega is the Cofounder and CEO of Platzi. With over 700,000 students around the world, Platzi is the biggest tech school in Latin America. Platzi is helping transform developing countries into digital economies, training the next generation of professionals in programming, marketing, design and everything related to tech. Graduates of this tech school increase their income up to 260%. Platzi was the 1st company with a Hispanic market to be a part of Y Combinator (Class of  Winter 2015).P...

A Midwest-based Marketing, Print, & Software Company that's providing some Fire ūüĒ•... Firespring
110. Firespring | Jay Wilkinson is CEO of Firespring. The company is a Midwest-based marketing, print and software company providing exceptional creative, unmatched strategy and effective nonprofit tools. Today, Firespring has more than 200 team members and thousands of clients in all 50 states and all over the world. It became Nebraska's first Certified B Corp in 2014 and was named by Inc. Magazine in 2016 as one of the "50 Best Workplaces."This Episode is Sponsored By:Capterra is the leading, free online ...

Redefine your Game Day Tailgating with Tailgate Guys ūüé™
109. Tailgate Guys | Parker Duffey is the President and CEO of Tailgate Guys. Parker began laying the groundwork for his business venture at the age of 23. He joined forces with business partner Michael Otwell and launched Tailgate Guys in 2009. Tailgate Guys built its model as a reserved, turnkey tailgate system and quickly evolved into...Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyone to access real estate's historically consistent ...


A Family Business built through a Logistics Company ūüöö...... 5 Logistics
108. 5 Logistics | Tyler Walton is the President of 5 Logistics, which provides services for B2B fulfillment, B2C E-commerce fulfillment, packaging, assembly, cross-dock, container services, local trucking, and managed transportation. The companies fulfillment specialties include...  Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyone to access real estate's historically consistent, exceptional returns. For as little as $500, you can dive...

The All-You-Can-Fly Subscription Model created by Surf Airlines ‚úą
107. Surf Air | Wade Eyerly is the Founder and CEO of the Education Insurance Corporation, which aims to insure that a student’s investment in college education pays off with a better salary after graduation. Wade is also an inventor of the subscription aviation model, CEO, and founder of both Surf Air and Beacon. He has been a part of... Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyone to access real estate's historically consistent, ...

Growing a Wireless Store Business in the Midwest (with Wireless World ūüďĪ)
106. Wireless World | Vince Lubben is the Co-Owner of Wireless World. Vince began working in the wireless sector as a sales executive for CommNet Cellular, when the cell phone industry was young. He saw an opportunity to start his own business and opened his first store in Vermillion, South Dakota in 1999. Today, there are 54 Wireless World outlets and the company has 320 employees plus... Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyo...


Launch your Online Business in Minutes with this All-in-One Platform: Kajabi
105. Kajabi | Kenny Rueter is the CEO of the World’s First Knowledge Commerce Platform - Kajabi. It's a software-as-a-service platform that lets you create private membership portals and marketing pages. The company’s mission is to help people realize they possess knowledge which other people would find valuable, and that they can easily sell that knowledge online via...Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyone to access real es...

Level Up Your Business like this Roofing Company... Roof Hospital Exteriors
104. The Roof Hospital | Eric Gilbert-Williams is the founder and CEO of The Roof Hospital, a residential roofing and exteriors organization. His entrepreneurial path began as an early troubled teenager and has led him down an adventurous path of...Please Support Our Episode Sponsors:Bombfell is an easier way for men to shop for top quality clothes handpicked by your own personal stylist. Support the show and Get $25 OFF using our referral link: millionaire-interviews.com/bombfell.Audible has the largest se...

Helping & Growing Businesses via Mergers & Acquisitions... LBA Haynes Strand
103. LBA Haynes Strand | John Bly is the founding Member of LBA Haynes Strand, PLLC and LBA Haynes Strand Capital Advisors. His entrepreneurial leadership has propelled the CPA Firm’s growth. LBA Haynes Strand ranks as one of the Charlotte Business Journal’s Top 25 CPA Firms in the Charlotte Region and a Inc. 5000 Company. To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors: Fundrise & Square Payroll.Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyone to access real estate's h...


New Age Family Furniture... with Bean Bags? The Ultimate Bean Bag Company: Yogibo.
102. Yogibo Bean Bags | Eyal Levy was born in one of the suburbs of Tel Aviv and he was raised by a family of entrepreneurs. When he was growing up, he did military service and traveled...To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors: Fundrise & Square Payroll.Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a simple, low-cost way for anyone to access real estate's historically consistent, exceptional returns. Diversify into real estate today with just $500. To support the show, please visit: milliona...

Xero Shoes... Barefoot Running with the Perfect amount of Comfort & Protection (as seen on Shark Tank)...
101. Xero Shoes | Steven Sashen is the developer and CEO of Xero Shoes. Steven and his wife, Lena Phoenix, started the "Barefoot... PLUS!" sandal business in late 2009... To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors:¬†Skillshare & Fundrise.Skillshare is an online learning community with over 20,000 classes in business, marketing, technology, design, and more. Get 2 months of classes for only 99¬Ę, using this link: millionaire-interviews.com/skillshare.Fundrise is the first investment platform to create a ...

How To Start a Business With Your Husband (& Stay Partners After You Get Divorced) - Legion Logistics
100. Legion Logistics | Lacy Starling¬†is the Co-Founder of Legion Logistics.¬† As the daughter of a truck driver and a part-time librarian, she grew up seeing first-hand how the logistics industry affects working-class Americans. It was that work ethic that drove Lacy to... To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors:¬†Skillshare & Fundrise.Skillshare is an online learning community with over 20,000 classes in business, marketing, technology, design, and more. Get 2 months of classes for only 99¬Ę, using ...


Making Custom Doors for IKEA Kitchen & Bathroom Cabinets... Semihandmade
099. Semihandmade Doors | John McDonald founded Semihandmade¬†in 2011.¬† The company makes doors that fit Ikea kitchens, bathrooms, closets, and media systems. As a former aspiring screenwriter, he... To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors...¬†Skillshare, & Blinkist.Skillshare is an online learning community with over 20,000 classes in business, marketing, technology, design, and more. Get 2 months of classes for only 99¬Ę, using this link: millionaire-interviews.com/skillshare.Blinkist gives you key ...

The Pioneers of Performance Cycling Wheels ūüö≤..... HED Cycling
098. HED Cycling | Anne Hed is a lifetime resident of Minnesota. Her history as a business owner began back in the 1980’s, when she raced as a professional triathlete. She completed eight Ironman Triathlons in Hawaii, and met her late husband, Steve, through the sport. He became one of her first sponsors... To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors... Square Payroll, Skillshare, & Blinkist.Square Payroll makes doing your books easy & affordable! For just $29/month it's the best payroll deal for any s...

This Ukrainian Entrepreneur is Helping Construction Companies with his Software - Raken
097. Raken | Sergey Sundukovskiy is currently the Co-Founder and CTO of Raken, a project software management for the construction industry. Sergey has over 20 years of experience serving in capacities of Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer and Chief Product Officer. He specializes in... To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors... Square Payroll, StartEngine, & Blinkist.Square Payroll makes doing your books easy & affordable! For just $29/month it's the best payroll deal for any small...


How Pictionary was Invented in the 1980s... by a Young Hippie in a Seattle Apartment...
096: Pictionary | Rob Angel was only 26 years old when he and his friends started the ground work for the phenomenally successful board game Pictionary. He was working evenings as a waiter with his future business partners. While spending days in his backyard with a paperback Webster’s Dictionary, a No. 2 pencil, and a yellow legal pad to work... To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors... Square Payroll, StartEngine, & Blinkist.Square Payroll makes doing your books easy & affordable! For just $29/m...

Bringing Artificial Intelligence to the Travel Industry - SnapTravel
095: SnapTravel | Hussein Fazal is the CEO & founder of SnapTravel.  The company allows you to find and book the best hotel deals over Facebook Messenger and SMS. SnapTravel advisors include the former CEO of Hotels.com and the CTO of Expedia. To keep the show free, please visit the sponsors of this episode... Square Payroll, StartEngine, & Blinkist.Square Payroll makes doing your books easy & affordable! For just $29/month it's the best payroll deal for any small business. To support the show, please visit...

Comfortable Headphones ūüéß for Sleeping ūüõĆ... How AcousticSheep ūüźĎ was Born via a Bedtime Problem...
094. AcousticSheep SleepPhones | Wei-Shin Lai struggled to get back to sleep after late night patient phone calls as a family doctor. She needed a natural, non-drug solution to sleep. Relaxing music worked great, but she had no comfortable way to listening to it without disturbing her husband. So Wei-Shin and her husband invented the world's first and best sleep headphones: SleepPhones. Now, Wei-Shin is the inventor, co-founder, and CEO of AcousticSheep, LLC, makers of SleepPhones, the first headphones for ...


How to Maximize Your Time & Gratitude with the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing
093. Sports 1 Marketing | Dave Meltzer is the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, one of the world’s leading sports & entertainment marketing agencies, which he co-founded with Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon. This podcast is brought to you by Blinkist, StartEngine, & Gusto.Blinkist gives you key ideas from the world’s best nonfiction books in 15-minute text and audio. Learn something new everyday with unlimited access to over 2,500 of the world’s best titles in 19 top categories. Get 7% off & your first week f...

Streamline Your Proposal Business with this SaSS Business: PandaDoc
092. PandaDoc | Mikita Mikado is an entrepreneur, executive, and former engineer. He is currently the CEO of PandaDoc, a Series-A funded SaaS business in San Francisco. His main interests are SaaS, sales automation, documents, metrics, startups, surfing, programming, and new technologies. This podcast is brought to you by Blinkist, StartEngine, & Gusto.Blinkist gives you key ideas from the world’s best nonfiction books in 15-minute text and audio. Learn something new everyday with unlimited access to over 2...

Improve your Posture & Your Life with this Back Product... Backjoy
091. Backjoy | Bing Howenstein began his career making movies in Los Angeles, where he made feature films for the studios, TV movies for the networks, short films for the festivals, and even wrote some stuff too. All of that experience in creating stories was perfectly suited to telling the story of a brand, so he licensed and brought to the market a product called Backjoy, which grew into a company that makes multiple products that fix the way you sit. This podcast is brought to you by Blinkist, StartEngin...


Author, Speaker, Crypto Evangelist, & More... The Wild Wild World of Joel Comm
090. InfoMedia Group | Joel Comm is an internet pioneer, New York Times best-selling author of 12 books, professional speaker, futurist and influencer. With more than 20 years of doing business online, Comm has found success in online marketing, blogging, podcasting, video creation, social media, software development and mobile applications. This podcast is brought to you by Blinkist, StartEngine, & Gusto.Blinkist gives you key ideas from the world’s best nonfiction books in 15-minute text and audio. Learn ...

Publishing a Book in 9 Weeks ‚úć...That'll help Promote your Business... The Author Incubator
089. The Author Incubator | Dr. Angela Lauria helps life coaches and entrepreneurs to write, publish, and promote their books via the Author Incubator. Their authors earn an average of $10-30K per month per book within 30 days of publishing. Angela and her team supports Life Coaches, Reiki practitioners, EFT practitioners, Law of Attraction coaches, healers, spiritual readers, therapists, nutritionists, yoga teachers, body workers, and other entrepreneurs who want a career as a coach, consultant or professi...

The Largest SaSS Platform for the Water Industry - FATHOM Water
088. FATHOM Water | Trevor Hill is Chairman & CEO of FATHOM Water. Prior to that, he co-founded Algonquin Water Resources of America in 2003, a division of the Algonquin Power Income Fund, of which he served as Director of Operations from 2000 to 2003. In 1994, Mr. Hill co-founded Hill, Murray & Associates, a design-build firm specializing in the construction and operation of water reclamation facilities in British Columbia and the Canadian Arctic. To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors...StartEng...


088: The Largest SaSS Platform for the Water Industry - FATHOM Water
FATHOM Water | Trevor Hill is Chairman & CEO of FATHOM Water. Prior to that, he co-founded Algonquin Water Resources of America in 2003, a division of the Algonquin Power Income Fund, of which he served as Director of Operations from 2000 to 2003. In 1994, Mr. Hill co-founded Hill, Murray & Associates, a design-build firm specializing in the construction and operation of water reclamation facilities in British Columbia and the Canadian Arctic. To keep the show free, please visit our sponsors...StartEngine i...

How Winning a Free Super Bowl Ad helped this company Skyrocket to New Heights... Death Wish Coffee
087. Death Wish Coffee | Mike Brown saw a need for coffee that was both strong and delicious to serve his groggy morning customers. After creating the perfect blend of beans and combining it with his unique roasting technique, the 'World's Strongest Coffee' was born. Today, over a million people have trusted Death Wish Coffee to wake them up and keep them going every day. As a result of winning Intuit Quickbooks ‚ÄėSmall Business Big Game‚Äô competition, Death Wish Coffee was also the smallest business to ever ...

Tim Sykes on How to Make ūüíĶ Selling Penny Stocks... Interact & Learn with The Best Traders Online at Profit.ly
086. Profit.ly | Timothy Sykes is a day trader by day & co-founder of Profit.ly by night.  After an elbow injury eliminated his aspirations as a pro tennis player, Tim set his sights on the stock market. In high school, he used the $12,415 he’d saved from his bar mitzvah money to invest on the stock market. Before he graduated, he’d turned that $12K into $125K. Today, he’s earned close to $5 million in profits, all from trading. *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulo...


How to Grow a Cybersecurity Business from $0 to $20M/year | Thycotic - The PAM Solution
085. Thycotic | Jonathan Cogley is the Founder of Thycotic¬†& a Startup Mentor (ūüĎÄ his blog at¬†Good Rain Shade). He grew up in South Africa and began his software engineering career in London where he founded Thycotic in 1996, moving Thycotic headquarters to the United States several years later. Under Jonathan‚Äôs direction, Thycotic has rapidly grown into an innovation leader in privileged account management software, used by more than 180,000 IT administrators worldwide.¬†*** For¬†Show Notes,¬†Key Points,¬†Cont...

A Virtual Assistant Company Helping You Climb Higher... Belay Solutions
084. BELAY Solutions | Bryan Miles is the CEO & Co-Founder of BELAY Solutions, a company whose mission is to provide solutions that equip their clients with the confidence to climb higher. In 2010, Bryan and his wife Shannon formed Miles Advisory Group (MAG) to provide virtual support to busy leaders. They eventually expanded their virtual assistant model to include bookkeeping, copywriting, and web support services...  *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Ques...

WeWork is ūüĒ•ūüíłūüĒ•... How Slow Growth is helping Alley Coworking in the Long Run... ūü•á
083. Alley Coworking | Jason Saltzman is the CEO and Founder of Alley, a post business incubator and shared workspace for entrepreneurs. He also co-founded the tech company, SeamlessDocs. Jason advises and invests in a variety of early stage companies and is a mentor for the Techstars accelerator program. Jason has worked with the US State Department, traveling the world to assist the growth of startup communities. On his latest trip the Middle East, he produced and starred in a documentary about the Kuwait...


Using Automation to Help make your Life Easier, with the Automation Agency...
082. The Automation Agency | Carl Taylor is CEO of Automation Agency. He is a highly regarded and engaging speaker who speaks at events across Australia and the United States on the topics of Entrepreneurship, Online Marketing, and Personal Growth. Starting his first business at age 15, Carl has gone on to start, buy and sell businesses in varying industries from Gift Baskets to Marketing. He continues to run businesses and Mentor entrepreneurs, young and old, helping them grow their businesses. *** For Sho...

How One of Forbes Small Giants used Open-Book Finance to help Fix Company Culture - ImageOne
081. ImageOne Print Solutions | Rob Dube is co-founder of ImageOne & author of donothing: the most rewarding leadership challenge you’ll ever take. He started selling Blow Pops out of his locker in high school now his company, ImageOne, is ranked on the 2017 list of Forbes Small Giants: America’s Best Small Companies... *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode visit our website: Robe Dube Interview. ***...

Taking a Kickball Game & Growing it to a League Nationwide | Kickball.com (aka ClubWAKA)
080. ClubWaka | Johnny LeHane is the Co-Founder of ClubWAKA - Kickball & Social Sports, which has made the Inc 5000 for 3 consecutive years. He is also the managing member and lead investor in the Hudson Valley Startup Fund, a $1 million member managed seed capital (angel investment) fund for high growth startups in the Hudson Valley, launched in 2015. *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode visit our website: Johnny LeHane Interview. ***...


Marketing & Business Automation Services to help you Free Up Your Time with SixthDivision
079. SixthDivison | Brad Martineau is the Cofounder of SixthDivision & PlusThis. Companies that help businesses plan out and thrive on marketing automation via Infusionsoft. Brad started his business career as Infusionsoft’s sixth employee and got a front row seat in watching the company grow from just six to 150 people, and from $500,000 to over $15 million in revenue... *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode visit our website: Brad Mar...

Haircuts for Kids, Parties, & Fun with Snip-its! How this Brand grew Nationally via Franchising...
078. Snip-its Haircuts | Joanna Meiseles saw the need for a hair salon focusing on children and launched Snip-its in Boston, MA in 1995. As Founder and CEO of Snip-its, Ms. Meiseles ran five company locations, then franchised the concept in 2004 and grew the brand over a ten-year period. Under Ms. Meiseles’ leadership, Snip-its received numerous awards including the Franchise Times’ fastest 55 growth brands, and the Entrepreneur Top 500. Ms. Meiseles was twice a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of ...

Crowdfunding in the Sex Toy Business with Very Intelligent Ecommerce Inc. (aka VIECI)
077. Very Intelligent Ecommerce Inc. | Brian Sloan is¬†CEO of Very Intelligent Ecommerce Inc. (aka¬†VIECI). Mr. Sloan quit his job as a lawyer to start a sex toy business that generates over $1 million a year, and he did it without office space or full-time employees. The company's most recent product, a sex toy for men (NSFW), launched as an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. It turned heads and raised over $260,000 ‚ÄĒ far more than its $45,000 goal‚ÄĒ in the process.¬†***¬†For¬†Show Notes,¬†Key Points,¬†Contact Info,...


Helping Churches, Nonprofits, Family Offices, & Christian Businesses build thru Innovative Staffing - Vanderbloemen Search
076. Vanderbloemen Search Group | William Vanderbloemen is the President and Founder at The Vanderbloemen Search Group. William has been able to combine over 15 years of ministry experience as a Senior Pastor with the best practices of Executive Search to provide churches with a unique offering: a deep understanding of local church work with the very best knowledge and practices of professional executive search.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode visit here: W...

Get Custom Stickers Fast... How StickerGiant became a Giant in the Sticker Industry...
075. StickerGiant | John Fischer, CEO of StickerGiant, started the company in 2000 with a single sticker design and an online store to sell it on. From there he created StickerGiant.com with goal of becoming the "Amazon of stickers." Over the years, the company has transitioned and evolved from that original idea into one of the top printers of custom stickers and labels. His focus was to make stickers fast, while also constantly striving to use the highest quality materials available, and to be as environm...

Growing a SaaS Business? The Founder of Toofr (aka: FindEmails.com) says this Helped him Grow his Businesses...
074. FindEmails.com | Ryan Buckley is the Founder at Toofr.com, a cold emailing tool open to the sales community. Ryan is also author of The Parallel Entrepreneur which is about how he built and runs Toofr and his other businesses. He is the Co-founder & COO at Scripted.com, a premium ghostwriting platform. Ryan is living in Walnut Creek, California with his wife and two daughters. He was born and raised in Silicon Valley and holds two Bachelor's degrees from UC Berkeley. He started his first internet busin...


Growing a SaaS Business? The Founder of Toofr (aka: FindEmails.com) says this Helped him Grow his Businesses...
074. FindEmails.com | Ryan Buckley is the Founder at Toofr.com, a cold emailing tool open to the sales community. Ryan is also author of The Parallel Entrepreneur which is about how he built and runs Toofr and his other businesses. He is the Co-founder & COO at Scripted.com, a premium ghostwriting platform. Ryan is living in Walnut Creek, California with his wife and two daughters. He was born and raised in Silicon Valley and holds two Bachelor's degrees from UC Berkeley. He started his first internet busin...

How this Shark Tank Business almost got paddled by on Shark Tank - Tower Paddle Boards
073. Tower Paddle Boards | Stephan Aarstol is the CEO and founder of Tower Paddle Boards, a direct to consumer brand that focuses on the beach lifestyle niche. Tower was named the "Fastest Growing Company in San Diego" by the San Diego Business Journal in 2014, and ranked #239 on the 2015 INC 500 list of America's Fastest Growing Companies.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode visit here: Stephan Aarstol Interview. ***...

On-Demand Car Cleaning Technology & Services Company that's Redefining the Car Washing Experience - Spiffy Car Care
072. Spiffy Car Care | Scot Wingo is the CEO of Spiffy and the Executive Chairman of ChannelAdvisor. Spiffy is an on-demand car wash and detailing business currently in Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Dallas. ChannelAdvisor is a leading software/service business for Fortune 2k selling on eBay as a new channel. *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode visit here: Scot Wingo Interview. ***...


Boost Your Ecommerce Sales with a One-Page Checkout & Post-Purchase Upsell! How CartHook helps you Sell More...
071. Carthook | Jordan Gal is the Founder of Carthook, which is a cart abandonment software solution that recovers lost revenue by following up with potential customers who don’t complete the checkout process. Their flagship product is a customizable checkout with post-purchase upsells for Shopify stores. Jordan currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and three daughters. He is also currently co-hosting the Bootstrapped Web Podcast, which is a podcast about bootstrapping an online business.*** For...

Testing Top-Selling Vitamins & Supplements to deliver Real Results with Labdoor
070. LabDoor Testing | Neil Thanedar is the CEO of LabDoor. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Graduated from the University of Michigan in 2010. Worked as Executive Director of The Detroit Partnership. Co-founded Avomeen Analytical Services, an FDA-registered product safety laboratory. Named by CNNMoney as one its top ‚ÄėGeneration Next‚Äô Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2011. Won the Startup America Super Bowl Pitch Contest in 2012. Currently CEO & Founder at LabDoor, a digital health startup that uses science...

Starting a Podcast to Help Other Entrepreneurs... via REAL Business Owners (& not the BS "Entrepreneurs" on other Podcasts)
069. How I Built This Business Podcast | Austin Peek is the host of How I Built This Business, a podcast that gives actionable advice for the (future & present) Entrepreneur, Solopreneur, and Small Business Owner. He is also the Principal of RiverStone RECAP, a commercial real estate mortgage brokerage firm in Jacksonville, Florida. The company utilizes commercial real estate lenders which include: Life Insurance companies, CMBS lenders, GSEs, Banks, Cooperatives, and Credit Unions. At RiverStone RECAP, Aus...


Connecting Great People with Great Companies. Why this Entrepreneur started his own Staffing Firm - StaffSource.
068. StaffSource | John Sharpe is CEO of StaffSource.  He has over 15 years of recruiting, financial and executive level management experience for both Fortune and mid-sized organizations. He has been recognized as the "Young Entrepreneur of the Year" and have led an amazing team of people to acknowledgments such as "Best Staffing Firm" and "Best Place to Work." Additionally, StaffSource recently earned the prestigious INC 5000 award for the 5th consecutive year, one that is owed to their hard-working and d...

The Growth of a NW Florida Brewing Business & How to Succeed in the Alcohol Business | Grayton Beer
067. Grayton Beer Co. | Jamey Price is the Founder of Grayton Beer. He hails from Vicksburg, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi with an Accounting degree. After graduation (and a stellar baseball career at Ole Miss), Mr. Price and his wife moved to Florida in 2005 to work for a software company. Searching for an opportunity to put roots in the community, Price wrote a 48-page business plan, and Grayton Beer Company was born.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources...

066: A Custom Enterprise Software Development Company that Creates Applications for Business Growth - Alligatortek
066. Alligatortek | Sid Bala is an experienced software solutions industry executive with a proven record of helping businesses grow through the application of technology. In over 20 years at Alligatortek, Sid has built a thriving organization with a team-first, innovative culture. He oversees the business development, identifies opportunities for growth and better customer service, and drives the Gator culture rooted in teamwork, focus, and determination.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Reso...


Building an Affiliate Marketing Agency that helps Maximize Sales, Leads, & Revenue for Clients | JEB Commerce
065. JEB Commerce | Jamie Birch is an affiliate manager and the founder and CEO of JEBCommerce. He started in the online marketing arena in 1999, working as a search engine guru for a dot-com in the resort town of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Jamie worked his way up to managing a multi-million dollar affiliate program and search campaigns for Coldwater Creek, a top-five national women's apparel retailer, growing the affiliate channel from several thousand dollars a month to $35 million a year.*** For Show Notes, K...

Ready to Hand-off Your Management Headaches? Abuden helps you Outperform Your Competition.
064. Abunden Framework | Karl Maier has more than three decades of experience growing companies. He has been part of three management teams that grew companies 5X or more in three years. He has developed the Abunden Framework, to not only help companies grow, but also to help the owners, employees, customers, suppliers and families that are touched by these businesses. Karl is now using his 30+ years of experience in transforming and growing companies. The benefits of his Abunden Framework include improving...

Creating a Product that Helps Your Breathe Success... Breathe Right Nasal Strips
063. Breathe Right Nasal Strips | Dr. Dan Cohen is the former Chairman of CNS, Incorporated. Dr. Cohen was the driving force behind the meteoric rise of Breathe Right nasal strips, acquiring the rights to manufacture and sell the product for the medical equipment company he founded in 1982. In 2006, GlaxoSmithKline acquired CNS, including its Breathe Right nasal strips and FiberChoice chewable fiber supplement products, for $566 million. Dr. Cohen has a BS from Penn State University and received his MD from...


Workplace Culture that Creates Awesome Habits with Habits at Work
062. Habits at Work | Andrew Sykes founded the Behavioral Research Applied Technology Laboratory (BRATLAB) to uncover which habits create health, happiness, security and performance for people, and his employer-focused consulting team, Habits at Work, literally puts habit creation to work to create high-performance organizations. Andrew is a passionate advocate for the power of habits to create thriving, high-performance employees and companies. Born and raised in South Africa, he lived and worked on five d...

Building a Water & Coffee Delivery Business from the Ground Up - Agora NW Refreshments
061. Agora NW Refreshments | Andrew Didier is the Founding Partner of Agora NW.  The company is located in Tukwila, WA (right outside of Seattle).  Agora sells bottle-less water systems for institutional break rooms. It also sells coffee and tea, services its machines and accessories, and strives to go over the top with customer service.  The Agora team works with each of their customers to create a flexible program that matches client’s needs and budget with the best overall solution. They move companies t...

The Modern Alternative to Traditional Moving Companies... Bellhops Moving
060. Bellhops Moving | Cameron Doody is Co-founder and President of BellHops, the largest and fastest growing tech-enabled platform in the moving and delivery space. Bellhops grew from an idea to help college students move onto campus.  Bellhops began in 2011 as a dorm-moving service in a small college town. While Bellhops essentially started as a two-day-a-year operation at the end of each semester, the company soon realized it was onto something bigger: there's a certain magical synergy between the enthus...


Coast-to-Coast Toll Management for Truckers in the USA | BestPass
059. BestPass | John Andrews is President & CEO of BestPass. John has more than 20 years of experience in technology implementation, senior management, and development/deployment of scalable services and solutions. John was selected to serve as President and CEO of Bestpass in the Fall of 2009 when the organization had four employees, processing $15 million in tolls annually. The company has since grown to more than 60 employees, processing more than $500 million in tolls annually. Outside of the office, Jo...

The Smart Luggage Shutdown... Bluesmart shuts Down after Airlines ‚úą Ban Smart Luggage...
058. Bluesmart Luggage | Alejo Verlini is the Co-founder and CPO at Bluesmart, which is based in Hong Kong. He is an experienced Chief Product Officer with a strong history of working in the consumer electronics industry. He is very skilled in Innovation Management, User Experience, Branding & Identity, Design Management, and User Interface Design.  He has been in Bluesmart since 2013 and he has been a part of a team that shares a passion for travel, technology, and design. The concept of Bluesmart suitcase...

Providing Capital & Expertise for Companies in the Digital Media EcoSystem - Digital Daruma
057. Digital Daruma | Ken Umezaki, Founder and President of Digital Daruma, has been involved in the music business full time since 2009, when he retired from a successful 25 year career in financial services. He has substantial experience in starting new business lines for major investment banks, seeding and advising start ups, capital markets trading, managing large organizations, and asset management. He is a musician and currently plays bass in the band Fifth of Bourbon. He is also involved in a number ...


An Outdoor Company pivots (like a boss) from Apparel to Sleeping Pads // Klymit
056: Klymit Sleeping Pads | Cory Tholl became CEO of Klymit in 2011 and quickly turned the company into a profitable and high growth outdoor brand. Cory is a family man who thrives on taking products from ideation to market. He is passionate about creating great jobs for good people and is focused on creating a stellar return for investors.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode visit here: Cory Tholl Interview. ***...

Aggregating Information to Help Businesses Analyze their Data... BigData Corporation
055. The BigData Corp | Thoran Rodrigues is the founder and CEO of BigData Corp which helps companies to automate the way they work with huge volumes of information. He has over a decade of experience in the Tech market in Brazil, having worked in places of all shapes and sizes, from university labs to consulting firms. In 2011, after almost a decade working for others, Thoran decided to open his first company. Today, he run BigData Corp., a four-year old startup which is one of the leaders in the Big Data ...

A Door Company turns into a Family Company... Find out How... with Double O
054. Double O Doors | Michael Otis is the President of Double O Inc., a commercial Glazing, Windows, & Doors company. Double O Inc. has steadily grown in skills, talent and experience to become known and recognized as ‚ÄúThe Most Knowledgeable Company in the Industry.‚ÄĚ In 2014 thru 2016, Double O receives recognition from Inc. Magazine being awarded the prestigious ‚ÄúInc. 5000 Award ‚Äď Fastest Growing Private companies in the United States."***¬†For¬†Show Notes,¬†Key Points,¬†Contact Info, &¬†Resources Mentioned¬†on ...


Building a Digital Media Production Company that's more than Ambitious with Ambitious Media
053. Ambitious Media Group | Greg Rollett is the Founder of Ambitious Media Group, an Orlando based Media & Marketing Company. Greg is a Best-Selling Author and Marketing Expert who works with experts, authors and entrepreneurs all over the world. He utilizes the power of new media, direct response and personality-driven marketing to attract more clients and to create more freedom in the businesses and lives of his clients. After creating a successful string of his own educational products and businesses, G...

Clothing that Likes to Party... How this Ex-Lawyer started his Fashion Company... Shinesty
052. Shinesty Clothing | Chris White is the Chief Executive Officer of Shinesty. At age 18, Chris was forced to become financially independent, plus pay for his tuition at DePauw University. He started working multiple commission-based sales jobs and it set his life on a different course. After graduating, with majors in Religious Studies and Communications, Chris moved to Colorado to pursue a JD/MBA at CU Boulder and became hooked on the Colorado Startup life. While in graduate school, Chris learned about ...

How to Make Good Hires that last with this all-in-one Hiring Platform: Hireology
051. Hireology | Adam Robinson is the Co-founder and CEO of Hireology, where he's on a mission to assist business owners to make better hiring decisions by means of predictive data and innovative technology. He is a renowned recruiting industry expert, speaker, and author with 20 years of experience in the field of hiring and selection management. Under his leadership, Hireology has been recognized nationally by Entrepreneur magazine as a "Top Company Culture" and by Crain's Chicago Business as a "Best Plac...


What this Startups' Blockchain Technology means to You & the Travel Industry | Winding Tree
050. Winding Tree | Max Izmaylov is the CEO of Winding Tree & Pedro Anderson is the COO of the company. Winding Tree is a blockchain-based decentralized open-source travel distribution platform. The company makes travel cheaper for the end user and profitable for travel companies, like hotels, airlines, and travel agencies because it removes the middlemen from the equation.Maksim Izmaylov is a software engineer, entrepreneur, and previously founder of Roomstorm and Travel Tech Con. Max is also passionate ab...

Building a Clothing Business to Sell (like the E-Myth Revisited) // The Story of Yea.Nice Beanies
049. Yea.Nice Beanies | Josh Sherman was the co-founder and business owner of Yea.Nice. His clothing company was included in the Inc. Magazines 2016 top 1,000 fastest private growing companies in America. Josh is also a volunteer for the Beanies4Life, which is a program under the Yea.Nice brand. The program is all about helping the homeless individuals all across America in battling the winter cold elements through a high quality, fleece lined beanie. To date, this cause has donated over 100,000 polar fleec...

How to Increase Your Success Rate in the Business World with Energetic Solutions
048. Energetic Solutions | Shevaun Moran is an award-winning Small Business and Master Coach. She's the creator of Energetic Solutions. The company is devoted to teaching entrepreneur, CEOs, and leaders the needed skills to grow their business. While also maintaining authenticity and clarity of mission to purposeful profits. She has helped over 25,000 people to achieve their miracle. Shevaun has sold over $22 billion and helped four companies go from a few employees to sales of over $140 million in one sale...


What Happens when you Business is Underwater? Find out with this Isolation Float Tank Business - Zen Float Inc.
047. The Zen Float Company | Shane Stott is CEO of the Walker Tape Company, the leading brand in Hair Replacement Supplies. He is also the founder of the Zen Float Company, and co-creator of the Zen Float Tent, whose famous Kickstarter campaign raised $300,000 in its first month. He is a genuine inventor and has created some of the most cutting-edge products such as the Ultra Hold Tape Mini's, which revolutionized the Hair System Tape. He has been featured on ABC, MSN, and Yahoo with his amazing inventions....

Investing in Single-Family & Multi-Family Properties in the SE | Residential Investment Advisors
046. Residential Investment Advisors | Dave Childers founded RIA Inc. in 2011. During his years as a real estate agent he realized an opportunity in the industry to work with small, private investors in the purchase and sale (aka P&S) of multifamily properties in Middle Tennessee. Dave (aka David Childers) has significant experience in many areas of the commercial/residential real estate industry.  Highlights of his experience includes facilitating financing for multifamily properties, commercial ownership,...

045: Breaking into the Beverage Business with a Hangover Solution... The Drink B4 Story.
Drink B4 | John Mansour is a pharmacist that dedicated his life to studying the human body and the vitamins and minerals that keep us ticking. Armed with this knowledge, John created something truly unique: a caffeine-free beverage that energizes for the night and fortifies for the morning known as Drink B4.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode visit here: John Mansour Interview. ***...


Breaking into the Beverage Business with a Hangover Solution... The Drink B4 Story.
045. Drink B4 | John Mansour is a pharmacist that dedicated his life to studying the human body and the vitamins and minerals that keep us ticking. Armed with this knowledge, John created something truly unique: a caffeine-free beverage that energizes for the night and fortifies for the morning known as Drink B4.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode visit here: John Mansour Interview. ***...

044: Transforming a Family Business by using Technology... An Online Soution for the Wood Industry: Allmoxy
Allmoxy Cabinet Software | Brady Lewis was running the family cabinet outsource shop and needed a software solution. Seeing an obvious lack of options for small business manufacturing software, work began building their own. As every day problems would arise, they would be solved, systematized, and written into the new software solution. After growing 120% during the recession on the new platform, and being constantly questioned if it was for sale, it was clear this new platform could be very valuable for o...

Transforming a Family Business by using Technology... An Online Soution for the Wood Industry: Allmoxy
044. Allmoxy Cabinet Software | Brady Lewis was running the family cabinet outsource shop and needed a software solution. Seeing an obvious lack of options for small business manufacturing software, work began building their own. As every day problems would arise, they would be solved, systematized, and written into the new software solution. After growing 120% during the recession on the new platform, and being constantly questioned if it was for sale, it was clear this new platform could be very valuable ...


The Pros & Cons of Fundraising for Your Next BIG Business Idea... with the Founder of WeGoLook
043. WeGoLook | Robin Smith founded WeGoLook in 2009 as a way to increase confidence in consumers purchasing online. It quickly became apparent that WeGoLook’s inspection and verification services were not only useful for consumers, but a revolutionary solution for various industries. The B2B world has been WeGoLook’s focus ever since.Robin has an extensive background in sales, e-commerce, and enterprise solutions that helped her develop WeGoLook. She is a thought leader in the gig economy, insurtech, and t...

Purchasing & Selling an Online Business with a Vetted Marketplace like Empire Flippers
042. Empire Flippers | Justin Cooke (CMO/Founder) is the brand ambassador of Empire Flippers. From content to paid traffic, he keeps the sales staff busy and the lead funnels full. He’s also a digital nomad (aka homeless), but spends most of his time in Manila, Bangkok, and Saigon. When not geeking out on sales funnels and marketing automation, he loves fruity drinks by the beach and watches Game of Thrones as a guilty pleasure.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulou...

How this Appraisal Business Grew from a Local to National Brand // The Story of CoesterVMS
041. Coester VMS Appraisal | Brian Coester is CEO of the national appraisal firm - CoesterVMS. The son of one of the east coast’s most reputable appraisers, Brian literally grew up in the business. Since becoming CEO in 2005, Brian has grown CoesterVMS from a local appraisal company to a nationwide provider of appraisals and appraisal technology. He is the mastermind behind Cloud Control, the only appraisal process management software built on the award-winning Salesforce.com platform.*** For Show Notes, Ke...


Marketing Agency transforms into a Podcast Agency (for B2B Brands) | Sweet Fish Media
040. Sweet Fish Media | James Carbary is the founder of Sweet Fish Media, a done-for-you service that guarantees new relationships between B2B companies and their ideal clients. He’s a contributor for the Huffington Post & Business Insider, and he also co-hosts the B2B Growth Show: a podcast dedicated to helping B2B executives achieve explosive growth. *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode visit here: James Carbary Interview. ***...

How this Founder turned Passion into Profit... The YakAttack - Kayak Story
039. YakAttack | Luther Cifers began YakAttack with an extensive background in product design coupled with a passion for kayak fishing. Since their launch in January 2009, YakAttack has experienced hyper growth every year. Their innovations have changed the way kayak anglers around the world rig their kayaks. YakAttack's uncompromising commitment to their values, manufacturing in the USA, and producing excellence in everything we do have made them the industry partner of choice for major kayak and accessory...

Shark Tank Inventor scrubs away his Business Problems using... the Scrub Daddy!
038. The Scrub Daddy | Aaron Krause is an accomplished entrepreneur/inventor with 20+ years of experience in patenting and manufacturing industry.  With patented products in major big-box retailers by such industry giants as 3M Company, Mr. Krause prides himself on hard work, dedication, and imagination.Aaron received national attention when he appeared on the ABC show Shark Tank with his invention Scrub Daddy. After successfully pitching the sharks Aaron received a capital infusion from inventor and celebr...


How to Hire Salespeople that will Actually Boost Your Sales!!! // Treeline Sales Recruiting
036. Treeline Sales Recruiting | Daniel Fantasia founded Treeline, Inc. in 2001 with an exclusive focus on helping companies build world-class, high-output, sales teams.  They help companies recruit and hire salespeople. Treeline has worked with hundreds of respected companies in the United States and thousands of top-tier sales professionals. The company is consistently recognized by clients and respected sources as an innovative and trusted service partner....

Converting a Food Truck Business into a Real Business - Cousins Maine Lobster
035. Cousins Maine Lobster | Jim Tselikis is a Co-founder of Cousins Maine Lobster. He is from the coast of Maine, where he and his cousin Sabin Lomac grew up surrounded by family and lobster. They both moved away (Jim to Boston and The College of the Holy Cross, then a secure job at Stryker orthopedics; Sabin to New York City to study drama before acting his way into a career in Real Estate in LA), then reunited in 2012 to bring the authentic experience of their childhoods to their customers.*** For Show N...


How to Build an Electric Bike Business w/ Pedego Electric Bikes
034. Pedego Electric Bikes | Don DiCostanzo is Co-Founder of Pedego Electric Bikes.  After 30 years in the automotive world, Don started an electric bicycle shop in Newport Beach, California. This was a labor of love. Over time, he developed an interest in electric cycling and tried to find quality electric bikes for his bicycle shop. His frustration with existing suppliers led him to contact his friend and future Pedego partner Terry Sherry. In 2008, the two men co-founded Pedego Electric Bikes, where qual...

Software that uses Gamifying for Company Wellness - the For Dummies Guide | Sonic Boom Wellness
033. Sonic Boom Wellness | Danna Korn-Van Noy¬†is CEO of Sonic Boom Wellness, a software company specializing in corporate wellness.¬† Danna began her work in the wellness industry in 1991, with a focus on nutrition and medical conditions that benefit from a gluten-free diet. She is a best-selling author of six books on nutrition, including three in the prestigious ‚ÄúFor Dummies‚ÄĚ series. Renowned as the country‚Äôs ‚ÄúGluten-Free Guru,‚ÄĚ Danna is respected as one of the leading authorities on the gluten-free diet a...

Custom Canvas Prints... that are Printed Online... via CanvasPop
032. Canvas Pop | Adrian Salamunovic Co-founder of CanvasPop, PopKey, & DNA11.  He took $2,000 and launched two multi-million dollar, profitable companies without any outside investment.  With his business partner, Adrian launched a DNA art company DNA11, a large format printing company CanvasPop, and PopKey, the first GIF keyboard. What is fascinating is that these companies were built by observing behavior, building the first company, and then building new businesses on top of that without killing the old...


Putting Profit First, So You're Around for the Long-Term... Profit First Professionals
031. Profit First Professionals | Mike Michalowicz is founder of Profit First Professionals.  He's also the author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, The Pumpkin Plan, Profit First, and Surge. His books have been translated into 10 languages. Profit First Professionals is an organization designed to support accountants, bookkeepers and other financial professionals to substantially differentiate themselves in the market - so they can dictate a premium for their services and attract more clients.*** For Show ...

How to find the Best Prospects for Real Estate Brokers (w/ ProspectNow)
030. Prospect Now | Steve Wayne is the founder of ProspectNow, an online database of millions of commercial properties that enables its users to close more deals with less effort. Steve has grown the company from an idea, into a nationwide platform with thousands of customers and millions in revenue.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode with Steve Wayne, visit here. ***...

Making a Marketplace for the Sports Apparel Business | OrderMyGear
029. Order My Gear | Kent McKeaigg is the Founder of OrderMyGear. He started the company so he could help his dad, Ronnie, sell gear to team parents. Ronnie sold sporting goods for over 35 years and felt the pain of collecting paper order forms, cash, and checks from parents. Kent decided to run an online store for his dad instead of dealing with paper, and the tool began spreading to dealers and reps around the country.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Ques...


Booking Celebrities to help you Make Millions - The See Agency
028. The See Agency | Christa Colson is President & Founder of See Agency, the industry’s fastest growing speaker management outfit. She manages, consults, and represents a cadre of elite corporate talent, personally booking over $4M of speakers annually into corporate events. In 2016 and again in 2017, See Agency was awarded a coveted spot on the Inc. 5000, ranking a remarkable #1036 (2016) and#1181 (2017) on the List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Reso...

Creating a Co-Working Space inside (& outside of) the USA | The San Francisco Vault
027. The Vault | Kevin Smith is the CEO & Founder of The Vault, a collaborative workspace/innovation hub founded on the principle that people work better together.  He's spent the last decade spearheading projects in global business development, startup investment and innovation initiatives. Since founding The Vault in San Francisco in 2013, Kevin has helped in-house companies raise over $200 million. With an eye towards the international, Kevin’s mission is to utilize The Vault to nurture the next generati...

How this Y-Combinator Grad started his own Digital Printing Business by Optamark Graphics
026. Optamark | Tarang Gosalia is the CEO of Optamark. His company is an award-winning online print business, he currently consults for some of the largest companies and startups in the United States (Wayfair, OlaPic, the NFL, Draft Kings, ESPN, and thousands of companies) to streamline their print and promotional product purchasing. He has since evolved the services to also include Web/Application Development coupled with Accounting and various back-office functions. Tarang has saved his clients millions o...


Crowdfunding for your Kickstarter & Indiegogo Campaign... Get Funded Today!!! (w/ Funded Today)
025. Funded Today | Zach Smith is Co-Founder of the World's Largest Crowdfunding agency -¬†Funded Today. He enjoys starting, running, managing, and selling businesses. Most importantly, he loves helping others turn their dreams, ideas, and inspirations into successful companies.¬† He is the Co-Author of the upcoming book ‚ÄúFunded‚ÄĚ and also the Co-Founder of ‚ÄúCrowdCon Virtual‚ÄĚ, the world‚Äôs first and biggest virtual crowdfunding summit.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info,¬†Resources Mentioned, & the Fabu...

How an Online Fireplace ūüĒ• Business was Built using Google Adwords | Starfire Direct
024. Starfire Direct | Jonathan Burlingham is President of Starfire Direct.  His company is the one stop shop for all things fire. Starfire Direct works with some of America’s finest designers, architects, homeowners, and contractors.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, Resources Mentioned, & the Fabulous 4 Questions on this episode with Jonathan Burlingham, visit here. ***...

Building One of the Loudest Speakers in the the World... Soundboks 2.0
023. Soundboks | Hjalte Wieth is Co-Founder of SoundBoks. He along with his two co-founders, Jesper Theil Thomsen & Christoffer Nyvold, wanted to create something that would combine enjoying life while creating value for a lot of people.  Driven by a passion for speaker design and great experience, the boys created SOUNDBOKS. In less than 3 years, the just-out-of high school guys have managed to get accepted into Y-Combinator and deliver more than 15,000 SOUNDBOKS to happy customers.*** For Show Notes, Key ...


The Original Gourmet Beef Jerky Subscription... Stick-in-a-Box
022. Stick-in-a-Box | Dana Severson is Founder of StickinaBox.co, Co-founder of StartupsAnonymous.com, and Director of Marketing at Promoter.io. He is an AngelPad alum, a weekly contributor to Inc.com, and the former CEO of Wahooly. On top of all this, Dana was born with a large forehead and natural ability to develop absurd ideas.  He was immediately drawn to the advertising industry at a very early age.  Growing up, he’d often get caught sipping a three-finger apple juice (disguised as cognac), smoking ca...

Using Rich Dad, Poor Dad to motivate you to Build a Successful Business | Griffin Funding
021. Griffin Funding | Bill Lyons is the Founder & CEO of three companies in the real estate industry: Griffin Funding, Revestor, and Lyons Realty.  Griffin Funding was named the 83rd fastest growing company in the nation by Inc 500 in 2017 as well as the #1 fastest growing mortgage company. Bill is focused on carving out a large segment of the $11 Billion online real estate advertising market and the residential investors that make of 25% of the real estate market.  He built his former company, from zero t...

How to Make Money ūüíĪ in the Music World (thanks to Music X-Ray)
020. Music X-Ray | Mike McCready has experienced success as a musician, and separately as an entrepreneur, but has found his true passion by combining music with business. As a signed musician, he achieved two hit singles. As an entrepreneur, his companies have been featured in Success Magazine, The New Yorker, and other media.As CEO of Music Xray, he has led the company through its challenging start-up phase and through it's angel and institutional rounds of investment. Music Xray has become what is probab...


The World's Financial Services on the Blockchain... via Lendroid (a blockchain lending service)
019: Lendroid Lending | Vignesh Sundaresan is a blockchain entrepreneur and an open protocol architect and Y Combinator Alumni. He designed and leads the project that implements the open protocol - Lendroid. A professional programmer with expertise in blockchain technologies, back-end programming, software product management, marketing performance mechanisms, knowledge organization, and data-mining. With over 10 years of experience in product development, he's now excited about open protocols and believes w...

Turning a Kayak Passion into a Real Time Business in Houston, Texas | Gone Fishin w/ YakGear
018. YakGear | Bill Bragman began YakGear with a little innovation and open water.  He was an avid fisherman and curious inventor, often tinkered with ways to improve the kayak experience. When he happened across two seemingly simple designs - leashes for paddles and fishing poles - friends took notice, and he knew he was on to something.  Bill refined his idea and, in 2006, made the products available to the public under the name Reel Deels. Word got out and, as the company grew, so did its offerings. In N...

How this Personal Finance Budgeting Software Gained a Loyal Following | You Need a Budget (YNAB)
017. You Need a Budget (YNAB) | Jesse Mecham is a recovering CPA that started a company called, "You Need A Budget" (aka YNAB) while in college. His company teaches people their unique Four-Rule Method that completely transforms how they view and manage their money. When people follow the YNAB Method, they break the paycheck to paycheck cycle, get out of debt, and save more money.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode with Jesse Mecham, visit here. ***...


Your Data Can Do More... Find out how with Okera Data... The Story of Big Data doing Big Things
016: Okera Data Management | Amandeep Khurana is CEO & Co-Founder of Cerebro Data.  His company works with cloud native data management and governance software for enterprises.  Before this he was the Principal Solutions Architect at Cloudera Inc, where he worked with Cloudera’s customers to help them with their adoption and usage of the Hadoop ecosystem. Amandeep has been been involved in the big data ecosystem since 2009 and worked at AWS prior to Cloudera. Amandeep has also co-authored HBase In Action, a...

Real Estate Crowdfunding for the 21st Century (& growing to $300MM+) | Realty Mogul
015. Realty Mogul | Jilliene Hellman is CEO and Co-Founder of RealtyMogul. She's responsible for the company’s strategic direction and operations. Jilliene, who sits on RealtyMogul.com’s board, has underwritten over $5 billion of real estate and was previously a Vice President at Union Bank, where she spent time in Wealth Management, Finance and Risk Management. Jilliene is a Certified Wealth Strategist, holds Series 7, Series 63, and Series 24 licenses and has a degree in Business from Georgetown Universit...

How to Buy Apartments & the Lessons Learned from this Harvard MBA Real Estate Investor...
014. John T. Reed Publishing | John Reed was born and raised in Southern New Jersey. He was a West Point ’68 paratrooper ranger, radio officer, Vietnam, real estate agent, property manager, Harvard MBA ’77 married in 1975 wife Harvard MBA ’78 started buying residential rental property in 1969 and continued for 23 years. Wrote for Real Estate Investing Letter from 1976 through 1985. Started own Real Estate Investor’s Monthly newsletter in February 1986 to date. Author-publisher-distributor of 34 how-to books...


Creating an Online Subscription Service that Succeeds... the BlackSocks Origin Story
013. Blacksocks.com | Samy Liechti was asked by his then boss to attend a last-minute meeting with Japanese customers, he would not have imagined that this day would change his life. Tradition dictates that you take your shoes off for such occasions. It was then that it happened: a mistake so blatant it could not go unnoticed. Samy's socks were odd. One was deep black and smooth while the other was ribbed and faded, with a hole in the big toe. The embarrassing situation made Samy Liechti think about how to ...

How to Stand Out in this Noisy Entrepreneurial World (w/ Dorie Clark)
012. Entrepreneurial You | Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. Recognized as a ‚Äúbranding expert‚ÄĚ by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, she is the author of Entrepreneurial You (Harvard Business Review Press, forthcoming on October 3, 2017),¬†Reinventing You, and¬†Stand Out, which¬†was¬†named the¬†#1 Leadership Book of 2015¬†by Inc.Dorie, whom the New York Times described as an ‚Äúexpert at self-reinvention and ...

Using Shark Tank to Launch Your Product to Millions of Fan.s - Bottle Breacher
011. Bottle Breacher | Elijah Crane is the Founder and CEO of Bottle Breacher, a company that creates hand crafted 50 caliber bottle openers made by Military Veterans. As President of Bottle Breacher, Eli has grown Bottle Breacher’s annual revenue to over $5 million in 2015, applied for and received 7 patents, and Negotiated a partnership with Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode visit here: Eli Crane In...


Building a Startup Service for Business to Business Developers | Crowdbotics
010. Crowdbotics | Anand Kulkarni was previously co-founder and Chief Scientist of LeadGenius, a Y Combinator, Sierra Ventures, and Lumia Capital-backed startup using human computation and deep learning to automate account-based marketing (ABM). LeadGenius has raised over $20M in venture funding and developed best-in-class marketing automation technology used by Fortune 500 customers like Google, eBay, and Box. In conjunction with nonprofits like the World Bank, LeadGenius generates fairly-paid digital empl...

Creating a FREE Email Subscription List that makes you $1,000,000s... (w/ Scott's Cheap Flights)
009. Scott's Cheap Flights | Scott Keyes has traveled to 45 countries (and 45 states!). He is left-handed, a lover of street food, and a 5-cups-a-day tea drinker. He has lived in Mexico (Oaxaca), Mozambique (Maputo), Chile (Santiago), and the United States (all over). On a dare he once ate 13 hot dogs (and a bowl of Dippin’ Dots) at the ballpark. He founded Scott’s Cheap Flights in a Denver coffeeshop.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned on this episode visit here: Scott Keyes...

Using the Gift of ADHD to your Advantage in Business & Life (at the Geek Factory)
008. Help A Reporter Out | Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you merge the power of pure creativity with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and a dose of adventure, and make it work to your advantage. An author, entrepreneur and corporate keynote speaker, this ‚Äúworldwide connector‚ÄĚ is recognized worldwide for radically new ways of thinking about customer service, social media, PR, marketing, advertising, and ADHD.*** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info,¬†& Resourc...


Think and Grow Rich from Stock Trading & Webinars with this Alpha Shark
007. AlphaShark Trading | Andrew Keene is President & CEO of AlphaShark Trading, which he originally founded as KeeneOnTheMarket.com in 2011. Previously, Andrew Keene worked as a proprietary trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He began his career in the prestigious Botta Capital 'clerk-to-trade' program, and would eventually co-found KATL Group. In 2015, Andrew began appearing as a regular guest on CNBC's Trading Nation, where he focuses on educating viewers on equity options markets and the tradi...

How Solving a Noise Problem led to this Soundproofing Business - Residential Acoustics
006. Residential Acoustics | Walker Peek is CEO of Residential Acoustics & Commercial Acoustics. They two companies offer acoustic consulting and products to customers on an array of projects from Offices and Commercial Space to Apartments and Theaters.Residential Acoustics began with our flagship sound-blocking curtains which we manufacture in downtown Tampa and distribute around the globe. Commercial Acoustics is focused on larger-scale, complex projects that require acoustical and engineering analysis to...

Using STAR Power to GROW your Business & Reach Millions of Customers
005. Entreprenette | Sarah Shaw is Founder & CEO of Entreprenette. She's an experienced business owner who has created and nurtured many businesses. In this episode, she discusses her secrets to getting your products in the hands of celebrities and revealing how to leverage that for powerful publicity and exposure in the media. Sarah Shaw’s products have been in over 1,200 stores and boutiques across the country, including Anthropologie, Nordstrom, Barney’s, Henri Bendel, Fred Segal, Neiman Marcus, Saks 5th...


How to Grow a B2B Company that SOLVES a REAL PROBLEM in Business (w/ Lab Sensor Solutions)
004. Lab Sensor Solutions | Jarie Bolander is an engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature with over 20 years of bring innovative solutions to market such as Bluetooth, USB, RFID and Semiconductor DNA sequencing. He is currently the co-founder and COO of Lab Sensor Solutions, a digital health company that is applying sensor technology to track the temperature and location of clinical samples to prevent spoilage... *** For Show Notes, Key Points, Contact Info, & Resources Mentioned (special preview ...

Growth Hacking your Business via Digital Marketing in the 21st Century - Second Flight Consultancy
003. Second Flight Consultancy | Nick Kullin is the Founder of Second Flight Consultancy, a premier growth hacking, and digital marketing agency. He is a fearless and eccentric young entrepreneur who always believed that inside of every successful self-made person is a poor kid who followed his dream. Nick started his entrepreneurial journey... *** For Show Notes, Contact Info, & Nick's Favorite Tools, Books, & Resources used to grow his business then visit here: Nick Kullin Interview. ***...

How to 3x Your Productivity with this Serial Entrepreneur & Life Optimizer
002. Infinite Profit Solutions | Matt Gallant is a Mad Marketing Scientist, Serial Entrepreneur, Life Optimizer, Practical Spirituality Student that lives in Panama City, Panama. Matt made his first sale on the internet in 1996. Since then he’s built over 39 profitable websites in various sectors and industries. His companies have sold over $10,000,000 worth of... *** For Show Notes, Contact Info, & Matt's Favorite Tools, Books, & Resources used to grow his business then visit here: Matt Gallant Interview. ...