By Bilal Zaidi
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Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between. We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.
||CleanHow To Be A Capitalist // Nathan Latka's Story + Bestselling Book||Watch the full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Lc07mxx3CII Nathan Latka is making more than $100k/month from 30+ revenue streams. We go into all of the details documented in his book: “How To Be A Capitalist Without Any Capital”...||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding a Global Fashion Brand From Scratch // Faraz Zaidi, Founder of Profound Co||Watch the full episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/qpA2CEoDg-M Faraz Zaidi, is the founder & creative director of Profound Co, a multi-million dollar fashion brand that sits at the intersection of streetwear and high fashion....||3/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere Do Good Stories Come From? // Tyler Riewer, Head of Creative at charity: water||Subscribe and watch the full video interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GZAgTCFPxxk Tyler Riewer (head of creative at charity: water) shares 5 principles that can make you a better storyteller. We discuss the concept of the "hero's...||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJane Lu, founder of Showpo // The story behind her fashion e-commerce empire||Watch the full video interview & subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgDgNfvm4qY Jane Lu has been named “Cosmopolitan’s Girl Boss of the Year”, “Forbes 30 under 30” and her company, Showpo, was crowned...||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1OAK nightclub, Ronnie Madra, co-founder // on a mission to stop people from losing their hearing||Watch full interview on video: https://youtu.be/3BHdnOiYym4 Full show notes & timestamps: https://www.creatorlab.fm/ronnie-madra-1oak-earos/ Ronnie Madra is the co-founder of the Butter Group which has an extensive...||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitErika Alexander, Get Out & Cosby Show actress // reinventing herself, representation in film + mental health||Erika Alexander is an actress, writer & co-founder of Color Farm Media. She’s well known for her role as the iconic character Maxine Shaw, Attorney-at-Law in the 90s sitcom Living Single. She was a...||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom an ice cream truck to 44 states // Ben Van Leeuwen, Van Leeuwen Ice Cream||I visited Ben Van Leeuwen at his Brooklyn-based ice cream factory! They have a truly remarkable story, starting from a single ice cream truck 10yrs ago, to building an epic brand with a cult following. ...||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanActivism Through Art // Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez||Edgardo embodies the word creator. He’s a writer at Marvel Entertainment, Editor-in-Chief at Darryl Makes Comics working with the legendary hip-hop icon: DMC from RUN DMC, Art Director & founder at Somos Arte production studio,...||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDetecting patterns // Julien Smith, Breather, Founder & CEO||Julien Smith is the co-founder & CEO of Breather. They provide an on-demand network of private meeting rooms designed for work, meetings and focus. They’ve raised over $80m to date and are on a strong trajectory of growth. Before that, Julien...||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGary Vee // luck, depression and legacy||WHO IS GARY? Just out of college, Gary grew his family wine business from a $4M to a $45M business in five years. Now, he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies with more than 800 employees and $100m in annual...||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelling 3 Companies for $800 million // Jos White, Notion Capital||Jos White is a serial entrepreneur and investor at Notion Capital. In this interview, he shares his life story from growing up in England, to getting expelled from school, starting businesses with his brother & how they managed to sell 3...||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternational Expansion & The State of Transatlantic Tech // Roundtable||This is a new format where I bring experts from different fields to have a roundtable discussion on a particular topic. Today we speak about the state of transatlantic tech and what you should be thinking about if you’re looking to expand...||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaymond John // FUBU, Shark Tank & Blueprint + Co||Daymond John is a rare force of nature. He’s a true serial entrepreneur involved with more than 80 businesses & investments. He founded FUBU, the lifestyle fashion brand that has brought in more than $6 billion in...||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' to 'Sushi Nakazawa' // Restaurateur, Alessandro Borgognone||Sushi Nakazawa stunned the restaurant world when they were awarded a notoriously difficult 4 star review in The New York Times by legendary food critic Pete Wells. But what really goes into creating such a world class restaurant? ...||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Future of the Weed Business // Joe Dolce, Journalist & Author||THE WEED BUSINESS: Analysts are calling it the country’s "fastest-growing industry" and Arthur Frommer (godfather of the travel industry who founded the Frommer's guide) said “get ready for the era of marijuana tourism”. In the US, 8...||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAvinash Kaushik // The Story Behind Google's Digital Marketing Evangelist||In many ways, Avinash is the king of "the side hustle": Speaker & Advisor - An established speaker who has consulted for some of the world’s largest brands Entrepreneur - Recently sold the education company he co-founded for a...||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmpowering Afghan Girls Through Code // Fereshteh Forough, Code To Inspire||Fereshteh Forough is the founder & CEO of Code to Inspire, an award winning organization that is empowering Afghan girls by teaching them how to code. Fereshteh was a TED speaker on digital literacy & communication without borders in 2013. Code To Inspi||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWeb Summit Co-Founder Daire Hickey // Building Europe’s Largest Tech Marketplace||Daire Hickey was named on the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2016 for his incredible work in helping Web Summit grow from 200 attendees 6years ago, to 50,000 attendees in Lisbon this year. They are on course to achieve double digit millions in revenue ($XXm||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSaving Lives Through Soap Recycling // Erin Zaikis, Sundara||Erin Zaikis goes into her incredible journey in founding Sundara: a nonprofit organization that partners with slum women in India, Myanmar & Uganda to recycle soap & provide hygiene education to the communities that need it the most.||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Young Turks, Cenk Uygur // Building The Largest News Channel On The Internet||What does it take to get to FIVE BILLION views? Cenk Uygur goes into his story and explains what it took to build the number one news channel online: 'The Young Turks'.||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMixcloud, Nico Perez // Growing to 17M Users with Zero Investment||Nico Perez and the Mixcloud team have managed to get to 17M monthly visitors with zero outside investment. We talk about how they bootstrapped their way to a unique and profitable business. Listen out for when they lived in a 60k square foot warehouse.||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScott Harrison, charity: water, founder // helping 6 million people get access to clean water||After 10yrs as a New York party promoter, Scott Harrison went on an epic journey that turned his life around. We talk about how he built charity: water, one of the most impactful and innovative non-profits around.||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Youngest Person To Raise VC Money // Brian Wong, Kiip||We speak to Brian Wong, the CEO & Founder of Kiip on what he learned from building his company, being one of the youngest people in history to raise venture capital and we get a preview of his new book: The Cheat Code||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Entertaining, educational and inspiring
I’m so happy to have found creator lab and been listening for months now . The variety of subjects is very amazing ,Bilal really wants to inspiring people by having honest and authentic conversations with all the guests, I also love the humor.
It cheered me up multiple times when I was depressed and lack of motivation.Keep up great work, my present and future self appreciate it greatly!
Charity Water Episode Is My Favorite
Def enjoyed the storytelling tips behind the Charity Water episode. Great work keep it up!
Just listened to Erika Alexander’s interview and am hooked on this podcast. Meaningful questions, genuine discussions and overall respectful and reflective platform for exposing our talented communities. Look forward to hearing and learning more through here.
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