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Learn from the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting startup founders and investors. - - This podcast is all about fuelling your dreams and bringing your ideas to life.
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In this episode I interview Baro Hyun. Baro advises global clients on B2B business planning and implementation, provide thinktank services for the government on deciding the nation’s public policy, and implement professional curriculums at Keio University. Baro is also the author of Amazon bestselling book Demystifying Esports and he regularly speaks at eSports events. In this episode we also talk about how to get into eSports, encourage the next generation, motize and promote your business.Book recommendationHomo DeusDemystiging eSportshttps://www.amazon.com/Books-Baro-Hyun/s?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3ABaro+HyunConnect with Baro Hyun:-https://www.linkedin.com/in/barohyun/http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bhyun/https://esports145513735.blog/https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Baro_HyunIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview Keziah Robinson. Most of our conversation focuses on how to increase your performance as a startup CEO. Keziah Robinson, CFA is a business strategist, coach, and investor with over 15 years experience working with CEOs, founders & executive leadership across multiple industries. She is the founder of Cassia Partners, an independent advisory firm with expertise in early stage startups, pivots/turnarounds, and intrapreneurial corporate initiatives. Keziah's tailored approach incorporates elements of design thinking and behavioral science. Some other things that we discuss on the podcast.Product market fitPivotsConfidenceEnergy MatrixRelationshipsPricingBook recommendationHow emotions are madehttps://www.amazon.com/How-Emotions-Are-Made-Secret-ebook/dp/B00QPHURT6Podcast recommendations:-Reply AllConnect with Keziah Robinson:-https://www.linkedin.com/in/keziahrobinson/https://www.cassia-partners.comIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
For this episode, I interviewed Benjamin, he works as a fractional CFO/COO and helps startups get to the next stage.I have always wanted to interview a CFO. Since I am not from a finance background and have always wanted to learn more about it. In this episodes Benjamin shares how he helps funded startups and what should startups do after they raise funding.Benjamin Friedman has over 18 years facilitating scale and growth often leading to exit events. Focused on metrics and results, Benjamin also looks to discover the deeper issues limiting companies across systems, software, and teams, emphasize learning and constant improvement.In his last six roles, he contributed to financing, mergers and acquisitions, explosive revenue and employee growth. Benjamin practices a servant-leader philosophy emphasizing outcomes which mutually benefit the company and the employees.Book recommendationPeak - https://www.amazon.com/Peak-Secrets-New-Science-Expertise-ebook/dp/B011H56MKSPodcast recommendations:-Tim Ferris20 Min VCThis American LifeConnect with Benjamin Friedmanhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminbfriedman/Webuildscalegrow.comPhone: +1-706-963-0810Email: info(@)WeBuildScaleGrow.comIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
For this episode I interviewed Zifeng Liang,Zifeng is the Co-founder and CEO and Skillsme platform. We discuss his journey of starting startups, lessons learned from a failed startup. How this current startup is changing the life of thousands of developers across the globe.Since his platform Skills me helps new developers find jobs and prove their skills, Zifeng also share the most common mistakes developers make when looking for a job. Some other things that we discuss on this podcast episode.Bootstrapping a startupFundraising with limited tractionGrowthBuilding a teamFocusing on productBook recommendationThe Great Game by John Gordon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Game_(Gordon_book)Youtube recommendations:-https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCes1EvRjcKU4sY_UEavndBwConnect with Zifeng Lianghttps://www.linkedin.com/in/zifeng-liang/https://www.myskillsme.com/en/https://www.instagram.com/skillsmeofficial/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTsw2O5BvVGg1j97Q8Ig3IwIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview Jack Paxton, CoFounder of Hvyper and Hyax. Jack is an experienced full stack digital marketer of 8+ years, specializing in customer acquisition and scaling online businesses.His past achievements include scaling eCommerce store revenue by 4-5x in 6 months. Growing startups to multi-million dollar run rates in under 8 months and doubling lead funnels for online companies.In this episode we discuss affiliate marketing, building SaaS products, running a growth marketing agency and much moreConnect with Jackhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jackpaxton/https://topgrowthmarketing.com/about-jack-paxton/https://twitter.com/jackhenrypaxtonHyper.ioHyax.comIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
How to get in Techcruch? This was one of my questions to Jarie.Jarie is an expert when it comes to PR.He has an engineering and technical background but now helps Startups create an interesting story and a narrative. If you are interested in learning more about getting PR coverage then this is the episode for you. He is also an Angel investor and a Tech Startup founder on top of being a successfully published author of six different books on Startups.Book recommendations:https://www.amazon.com/Jarie-Bolander/e/B0031DFGI4%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_shareConnect with Jariehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jariebolander/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview Lomit Patel, I discuss with Lomit how to use AI for your startup. Lomit also shares how he fuels growth for his company IMVU by using AI in marketing.Lomit Patel is the Vice President of Growth at IMVU, responsible for user acquisition, retention and monetization. Prior to IMVU, Lomit managed growth at early stage startups including Roku (IPO), TrustedID (acquired by Equifax), Texture (acquired. by Apple) and EarthLink. Lomit is a public speaker, author, advisor, featured in Forbes Magazine and recognized as a Mobile Hero by Liftoff.Lomit's bestselling book called Lean AI, is part of Eric Ries' "The Lean Startup" series and published by O'Reilly. Book recommendations:Lean AI - Lomit PatelConnect with Lomit https://www.linkedin.com/in/lomitpatel/https://secure.imvu.com/welcome/ftux/https://twitter.com/patellomhttps://www.lomitpatel.comhttps://www.theleanai.comIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
Is it challenging for your to send cold emailsDo you find it hard to get your foot in the door?Do you have a B2B SaaS product startup then this episode is for you. Then this episode is for you. In this episode I interview Stan RymkiewiczStan is extremely passionate about sales. So much so that he build his startup around solving the sales problem. His startup https://orapa.co helps businesses and startups fill their calendar with sales calls. Learn all of Stan’s sales secrets in this episode. For example:- How to build your network? How to find good sales people for your startup? How to find people’s email address? How to write better cold emails? And much more….Book recommendations:How to master the art of selling :- Tom HopkinsConnect with Stanhttps://orapa.costan@orapa.cohttps://www.linkedin.com/in/stanrym/https://twitter.com/stanrymIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview Manna Dabholkar and discuss how she built a not for profit organisation. Manna has spent over 15 years doing humanitarian work and foreign aid work, She has spearheaded Operations for the American Red Cross as the Director of Regional Operations in past. These days she is the CEO of Gift Global Initiative. GIFT is a charitable organization with one mission – to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable families with a special focus on children, to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential through a comprehensive developmental program.In this episode she also shares her vision, purpose and how to manages to raise funding for her organisation. Running a not for profit organisation during Covid can be extremely challenging as all the resources are stretched to maximum. Listen to this episode to find out how Manna manages during this challenging time and continues to impact countless lives across the globe.Book recommendations:The Root CauseConnect with Manna Dabholkar and Gift Globalhttps://www.ggiusa.orghttps://www.linkedin.com/company/giftorg-us/about/https://www.linkedin.com/in/manna-dabholkar-bba7591b3/https://www.instagram.com/giftglobalinitiative/https://www.facebook.com/GIFTGlobalInitiativeIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interviewed John Climaco, who is the CEO of CNS Pharmaceuticals. John is extremely passionate about innovation that makes people’s lives better. We discuss how his company’s new drug Berubicin is a game changer when it comes to fighting Brain Tumors.For 15 years Mr. Climaco has served in leadership roles in a variety of healthcare companies. Recently Mr. Climaco served as the Executive Vice-President of Perma-Fix Medical S.A where he managed the development of a novel method to produce Technitium-99. Previously Mr. Climaco served as President and CEO of Axial Biotech, Inc., a DNA diagnostics company. In the process of taking Axial from inception to product development to commercializationCNS Pharmaceuticals is a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company specializing in the development of novel treatments for brain tumors.Some other things that we discuss on the podcast.What makes their pharmaceutical innovation stand outWhy Glioblastoma is such a deadly diseaseTaking a project from idea to product to marketHow Cancer drugs work and why most of the conventional Cancer drugs don’t work for Brain cancerBook recommendationThe Bold and the ColdHitlers first 100 daysConnect with John Climaco:-https://cnspharma.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/john-climaco-62477a1/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/cnspharma/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
For this episode I interviewed Steven S Hoffman, where we discuss all things about startup ideas, building an MVP, validation, growth, funding, scaling and much much more.Steve Hoffman, or Captain Hoff as he’s called in Silicon Valley, is the Chairman & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators. He’s also an angel investor, limited partner at August Capital, serial entrepreneur, and author of several award-winning books. These include Make Elephants Fly, Surviving a Startup and The Five Forces that Change Everything.Hoffman has founded multiple venture backed companies and trained hundreds of founders and corporate executives. This episode is must listen for all tech startup foundersSome other things that we discuss on the podcast.Wishful thinkingFiguring out the direction is really importantHidden insightsKickstarterIndigogoB2B vs B2Book recommendationNever Split the differenceLittle Big ManPodcast recommendations:-FreakonomicsThe hidden BrainConnect with Steve Hoffman:-https://www.foundersspace.com/https://www.facebook.com/groups/foundersspace/https://www.instagram.com/foundersspace/https://www.linkedin.com/in/captainhoff/https://twitter.com/foundersspacehttps://www.youtube.com/c/FoundersspaceGroupIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
Dr Angela got trained as a pediatic doctor but made the decision in her late 20’s to become an entrepreneur. These days Dr Angela is the Co-founder and CEO of Clearhead. Clearhead is on a mission to solve the mental health crisis.She is a prime example of how being passionate about the problem you are solving and networking can get your startup funded.Hear her story of how she got started in entrepreneurship, mistakes she made, how she built a team and much more.In this episode we discuss the following topicsFinding a co-founderRaising fundingB2B solution vs B2C solutionImproving recurring usageAre you building something that people wantPivotFinding product market fitBook recommendations:Good to Great - Jim collinsPodcast Recommendations:How I built thisProblem solversMaster of ScaleConnect with Dr Angela & her company:- https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelalim1/https://www.clearhead.org.nzhttps://www.instagram.com/clearheadnz/https://www.facebook.com/clearhead.nzhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/clear-head/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview Promise Phelon, Promise is a San Francisco based Investor - Author and Mentor. Promise is the definition of an underdog - She is an African American female founder with a track record of raising over $100 Million in capital. These days she buys, transforms and exits companies. She also seeks to be the Champion of the Underdogs, and mentos other underdog founders around the world. Promise has been personally mentoring me and I find any discussion I have with her extremely valuable. In this episode we discuss raising capital, building businesses, unit economics and her latest book - Growth Warrior.Connect with Promise:- https://www.linkedin.com/in/promisephelon/ https://twitter.com/PromisePhelonThe Growth Warrior: Win in Uncertain timeshttps://thegrowthwarrior.comIf you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I discuss with the guest speaker - Haje Kamps  about how to pitch a startup if it is in its early stages. And we also run through  hypothetical scenarios on raising funding.Haje has written and published over 35 books, He used to work for TechCrunch as a reporter, He trains founders and Entrepreneurs to raise funding and he is currently building a tech product which allows people to conduct remote events.We talk about the following things in this episode.Building a remote companyBeing based in Silicon ValleyMaking a difference & Protecting the environmentFinding a cofounderHow to pitchMost challenging part of being a founderWhy you should be writing a monthly updateConnect with Haje Kamps:- https://www.linkedin.com/in/hjkamps/https://kamps.orghttps://twitter.com/Haje?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
How do you become an entrepreneur at the age of 17?How do you establish yourself as a female founder in a male dominated industry?These are couple of questions I asked my guest Arshi Ayub Mohamed ZaveriArshi is the CEO of Trust with Trade group and a Senior Advisor Royal Family Offices, UAEShe is also on the board of different organisations in the Middle East and beyond. Trust with Trade is an independent and fully integrated international services & trading company, across oil & gas, manufacturing, mining, waste management (Importers & Exporters), essential commodities in Healthcare, Fintech / Block chain & capital investment across start - ups.Listen to this episode to find out how an outlier can succeed in life.Book recommendationhttps://www.amazon.com/Story-Mohammed-bin-Rashid-Maktoum-ebook/dp/B07NPSDRPWConnect with Arshi:-https://trustwithtrade.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/arshi-ayub-mohamed-zaveri-/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
My guest today is David Meltzer. David has produced 3 seasons of the Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch show on TV in the US.David Meltzer is the Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh (“Lee”) Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire.In this episode David shares his mission on how to work towards empowering over a billion people around the world to be happy. Some things that we discuss on the podcast.How to be in the right place at right timeHow to improve your luckMindsetAnatomy of a great pitchBook recommendationThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillPodcast recommendationGary V’s podcastConnect with David Meltzer:-https://dmeltzer.comhttps://www.instagram.com/davidmeltzer/https://www.facebook.com/davidmeltzer11/ https://youtu.be/sFyZa9rij54https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidmeltzer2/ Free training with David Meltzer:- Link to Register: https://dmeltzer.com/training/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
Jonathan Hung is a Los Angeles angel investor. He is also the Managing Partner at Unicorn Venture Partners. UnicornVP is a LA based VC firm and their portfolio includes startups such as Coinbase, Cerebral, Lime, Elude, Esalon, Homelister and many more.Jonathan and his team target investments in US companies that have global market potential with a focus on long-term growth expansion to East Asian markets.In this episode Jonthan shares his methodology on how he selects companies to invest.If you are a founder thinking about reaching out to angel investors then this episode is for you.Some other things that we discuss on the podcast.What Jonathan looks for in an Founder as an Angel InvestorHow UnicornVP select startupsMissed opportunitiesBook recommendationEdge - Laura Huang - https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/600457/edge-by-laura-huang/ Connect with Jonathan:-Linkedin:- https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanhung/ Instagram:-https://www.instagram.com/jonathanhungvc/ Website:-https://jonathanhung.comVC firm website:- https://www.unicornvp.com If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview Michael Marra, who is the CEO & Co-founder of Entre. Entre is a platform for entrepreneurs to easily connect, learn, and build. The Entre community consists of over 11,000+ entrepreneurs from all over the world and it is growing every single dayI try to find out for you how Michael managed to build a thriving community. Because I believe that a community is more important than MVP.Michael also talks about building a sustainable business for the long term.Some things that we discuss on the podcast.A non technical founders perspectiveHow to get initial users for your app/startupWhen to raise capitalAdvice on funding for entrepreneursConnect with Michael:-https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelmarra1/joinentre.com  Michael.news  If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
In this episode I interview DreamIT Venture’s Managing Partner - Steve Barsh. Dreamit is an early stage venture fund that accelerates startups building transformative tech products in the fields of healthcare, real estate, construction, cybersecurity, and physical security. Dreamit invests in startups with demonstrable traction that are looking to rapidly gain customers, initiate new partnerships and raise additional capital. Since its founding in 2008, Dreamit has accelerated over 320 startups, including LevelUp (acquired by GrubHub), Trendkite (acquired by Cision), SeatGeek, HouseParty (acquired by Epic Games), Adaptly (acquired by Accenture), Steve has over 30 years of experience starting, leading, launching, and building multi-national companies as well as early stage venture work. He has helped launch over 100 companies that have generated over $1B in value. He has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs, scientists and physiciansSome things that we discuss on the podcast.What differentiates great entrepreneurs from good entrepreneursHow VC’s triage and pickout startups to invest inWhat sort of questions do VC’s like to askAnd much morePodcast recommendation:-Slide beanConnect with Steve:-https://www.dreamit.comhttps://twitter.com/sbarshhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/stevebarsh/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
I firmly believe that Africa is the next China, and my guest for this episode is Adetayo Bamiduo. He has managed to raise a significant sum of money to fuel his startup Max, and I can see how it can one day be the Uber of Nigeria. They employ thousands of driver(riders) and they are even working on their own electric motorbike.In this episode he shares his journey of studying and working in Brazil, Africa, USA, UK and EU. Working in the oil and gas sector, starting a startup at TechStars incubator and bringing it back to Africa.If you are interested in learning about the tech ecosystem in Africa then this is the episode for you.Some other things that we discuss on the podcast episode.Opportunities in AfricaChallenges of building an ambitious startup in AfricaPivots of their startupWhy hiring right is so importantBook recommendation:-Super pumped - the battle for Uber https://www.amazon.com/Super-Pumped-Battle-Mike-Isaac/dp/0393652246 Connect with Tayo:-https://max.nghttps://www.linkedin.com/in/adetayobamiduro/If you enjoyed this episode then please subscribe, I will be interviewing other successful founders and investors to provide you a shortcut to success.Follow instagram:- https://www.instagram.com/wantmoneygotmoney/
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