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The #1 Reason Startups Fail & The Book To Help You Solve This Problem

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Join me while I talk with Gabriel Weinberg, Founder of search engine DuckDuck Go. Gabriel got into the startup world right after college and his company The Names Database was acquired by United Online in 2006 for a reported $10 million. After selling, Gabriel spent some time tweaking new business ideas before merging them to create DuckDuckGo, a search […]

Why An Avalanche Of New Customers Isn’t Always A Good Thing

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Today we’re joined by Tempo AI Founder and CEO Raj Singh. Coming from an engineering background, Raj fell into the mobile space by luck in 1998 and has dabbled in gaming, music, video, lifestyle, utility, and productivity. But it wasn’t until he started thinking about how he always seemed to be late for everything that he got the […]

How A 28 Year Old CEO Parlayed His $20M Company Into A Profitable Franchise Business In A Year

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Meet Brenton Hayden, one of the nation’s largest landlords who “retired” at 28. Founder and Chairman of Renters Warehouse, Brenton saw a need for a more sophisticated professional landlord service that helps everyday homeowners and real estate investors manage their properties. To date, it’s the second largest professional landlord service in the country. Brenton is […]

How Ari Zoldan Built An eCommerce Juggernaut With Millions In Revenue & 4,566% Growth

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Hear a story about obsessively hiring top talent and explosive eCommerce growth with CEO Ari Zoldan of Quantum Networks. A self-proclaimed “entrepreneur by trade”, Ari started his career in telecom and technology and moved into new media. He oversaw the company’s growth from a start-up to $50 million in revenue. Ari is a regular commentator for CNN, […]

How vWorker CEO Ian Ippolito Saved His Online Business After Losing 4 Million Visitors Overnight

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Hear how Ian Ippolito, former founder of vWorker (today known as Freelancer.com, and previously known as Rent-a-Coder) stumbled into Internet marketing success not once, but twice. Ian holds a degree in computer science and started out his career company-hopping and consulting before growing frustrated with the roadblocks to innovation and change in being an employee. He decided to launch […]

How Productivity App Lift Got 50,000 Customers Through Its Undervalued Marketing Strategy

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Today we’re talking to Lift co-founder and CEO, Tony Stubblebine. With a brand messaging to “succeed at everything”, Lift helps you achieve goals by coaching you to success through guidance, encouragement and optional reminders. Tony is a start-up junkie, previously serving as the CEO of CrowdVine Event Social Networks, part of the launch teams for companies like Wesabe, and Director […]

How Naked Wines CEO Parlayed His Work Experiences With Richard Branson Into A $100 Million Dollar Company

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Cheers to today’s interview with Naked Wines founder and CEO Rowan Gormley. A native of South Africa, Gormely settled in the UK and helped launch Richard Branson’s Virgin Money, and later Virgin Wines. In 2008, Rowan left to work on his 4th start-up, Naked Wines, and saw it grow to UK’s fastest growing wine retailer by 2011. Here’s […]

How AWeber’s Tom Kulzer Built A Top E-mail Marketing Provider That Has Over 120,000 Paying Customers

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Tom Kulzer walks us through how he went from a wireless modem salesman and Olive Garden busboy to an accidental email marketing guru. Tom started AWeber during his Sophmore year of college after figuring out a way to automate his follow-up emails to his wireless modem customers. Today, AWeber has amassed 105 team members and […]

The Startup Story You Didn’t Hear About: The Billion Dollar Company That Was 4 Days From Going Bankrupt

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Hear stories from the gritty frontline of entrepreneurship with Eloqua Co-founder and the CEO of Influitive, Mark Organ. A self-described serial entrepreneur, Influitive is Mark’s 7th business. Mark dove into entrepreneurship head first after realizing he couldn’t hold down a regular job. His first ventures gave him exposure to everything from bootstrapping a business to generating leads […]

How Peter Keller Built A Crossfit E-Commerce Business That Continues To Grow Explosively Today

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Grab some kettleballs and climbing ropes and kickoff your entrepreneurial work-out with FringeSport founder Peter Keller. With an obsession for fitness and sports and a background in e-commerce as a VP at Living Direct, Peter launched FringeSport from the cozy confines of his garage. The company designs, manufactures and sells sports equipment catering to the CrossFit market. FringeSport raked […]