Engineering A Startup
By Engineering A Startup
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Learn what it takes to make it from incredible people that eat, sleep, live and breathe startups.
|1||CleanVideo23: Y do you Want to Start a Startup?||Boye Hartmann is the founder and CEO of YDigital Asia, a hybrid business consulting and digital agency that's worked with clients like Ebay, Microsoft and Mattel. He started his first company in 1987 and has since been a part of building over 60 companies all over the world. As a serial entrepreneur and mentor, the number one question he asks anyone founding a company comes down to one word, or in his case, one letter: Y?||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideo22: Our $33 Million ICO (Initial Coin Offering)||Do you understand what it means to build something on the blockchain? How do cryptocurrencies work? What about an initial coin offering? Ophir Gertner, co-founder of Stox, a blockchain prediction markets platform, explains all of this and more, including how they raised $33 million worth of cryptocurrency.||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideo21: How Not to Talk to an Investor||David Orban is the founder and managing partner of Network Society Ventures, a seed stage investment firm with investments on every continent except Antarctica (for the moment). David hears from startups pretty much non-stop, so he knows how startups should approach investors, and perhaps more importantly, how not to talk to an investor.||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideo20: How to Create a Non-Profit||What do you do when you're bored? Adam Sheikh decided to start a non-profit. Adam heard that construction workers in the Middle East were facing serious health issues working in extreme heat, but he didn't know what to do about it, until he saw Adam Savage in an alien costume at 2am on YouTube. That's how Aegis was born.||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideo19: I Gave Up the Title of CEO to an Intern||Serge Toarca is the founder and former CEO of ParseHub. Why former? Because he is willing to go to extreme lengths to build the right team, including giving up his title. It sounds like a tough decision to make, but Serge isn't afraid to make tough decisions, he makes logical decisions, and that's what makes his story so compelling.||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Using Nature to Save Nature||What if startup ideas grew on trees, or fell out of the sky? That's literally the case for Ryan Church, who is a champion of biomimetic innovation, a design philosophy for solving problems by turning to the natural world for inspiration. He happened to be watching falling maple seeds, and ended up solving one of the biggest challenges in wind turbine design.||12/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: My Company Got Aquired. Twice. Now What?||A lot of entrepreneurs dream of their company getting acquired. Mike Brown helped build a small mobile technology startup to acquisition by a full service digital agency, became president of that company, and got acquired again. Crazy. So, what's he doing now? Starting a company, obviously!||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Entrepreneurship – By Teenagers, For Teenagers||JC is the founder of YoungLeaders, an organization that brings together teen achievers and exposes them to entrepreneurship through various events, including hacksprints where they go inside companies and develop products. He knows just about everything you can think of when it comes to entrepreneurship. Oh, and he's 17 years old.||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Giving Corporations a Soul||John Pineau is the creator of TheOZZShow, a platform that creates MiniMovies to showcase corporate missions and visions in a way that humanizes them; gives them a soul. He has a vision for a concept called UniversalWealth, where corporations fund innovators to generate wealth.||12/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Bouncing Back From the Wrong Kind of Exit||Jose was a university student excited about entrepreneurship when he joined a biotech startup, ready to execute an exit strategy and become a millionaire, until the founder refused to sign his ownership papers and showed him the door. His perspective on entrepreneuship has changed since then, but his passion hasn't.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: So, What is Business Development Anyway?||Fatima Zaidi is VP of Business Development for the creative communications agency Eighty-Eight. She is a commentator for Global News, and writes for BetaKit, Globe and Mail and Huffington Post, and was named to Marketing Magazine’s top 30 under 30 marketers and brand developers.||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs? Marry Rich.||Meet Peter Reitano and Jeff Goldenberg, the founders of Abacus, a lean, mean, growth-focused Facebook advertising machine. They really know their stuff (despite some questionable advice for aspiring entrepreneurs).||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: The Sport of Crowdfunding||What does it take to launch a crowdfunding platform? Isn’t it crazy to try to enter a space dominated by behemoths like Kickstarter and Indiegogo? Why did you turn down investor money three times? Ben Godfrey, co-founder of Global Sports Inc. has the answers.||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Make Commerce Personal Again||Abrar Siddiqui is co-founder and CTO of Lucova, a startup that provides brands with a platform to create personalized customer experiences. Abrar has a simple quote that he thinks about that applies to just about any startup: “you can have 99 people say ‘no’, you just need one person to say ‘yes'”.||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: How to Run a 15 Person Startup…In Your First Year of University||Lyn Chen was a shy high school student with no interest in business when she (pretty much by accident) pitched her idea for edible chopsticks at an entrepreneurship event.||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: How to Build a Brand that Makes a Splash With Design and Marketing||Something a lot small business don’t give enough consideration is branding and design. It doesn’t matter how great your product or service is, if your branding sucks, you won’t get very far.||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: From Your Parent’s Basement to a $213 Million Exit||Dinesh Kandanchatha, a self proclaimed coffee addict, is also a life long entrepreneur who has spent his life building and running companies, and now spends his time helping others build and run companies.||11/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Can you be Replaced by a Robot?||Robots, the internet and AIs are replacing all kinds of jobs, from travel agents to accountants. Meet Tom Martin, a lawyer who has created Lawdroid, a chatbot that provides legal help, no lawyers required.||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Turning Research Into Startup Success||Professor Jonathan Rose and his research team turned their work into a game changing acquisition for an industry giant. Pretty incredible for someone who grew up thinking business is…well…dumb.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Can You Teach Entrepreneurship?||Class is in session with Professor Joseph Paradi, father of everything entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto. He has seen thousands of student startups come and go, so what seperates the successes from the failues?||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Kickstarting a Kickstarter||Learn the secrets of crowdfunding from the people behind 3 wildly successful Kickstarter campaigns!||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Hungry for Holfood – It’s Soylent 2.0||The brain child of neuroscience graduate James Juras, Holfood is a complete meal in a powder. Holfood has achieved the impossible, it’s healthy, and it tastes good.||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Inside the Venture Capitalist Mind with Richard Moran||How many college presidents, venture capitalists, and best-selling authors do you know? Richard Moran is all three. Hear his thoughts on what it takes to be a venture capitalist and how to pitch your idea to a VC, plus some great insight into some of the hottest companies and technologies in the Silicon Valley.||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the practical information. Great podcast!
Awesome for startups
Great stuff for anyone interested in startups
Fun and interesting!
Lots of great tips for startups, and a fun listen overall!