By Bilal Zaidi - Founder & Host of Creator Lab where I interview entrepreneurs, non-profit and startup founders, award winning designers, educators, artists, & everything else in between
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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.
||ExplicitEp. 19 - Co-Founder of 1OAK nightclub, Ronnie Madra is 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 portfolio of...||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 18 - Erika Alexander on 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|
||CleanEp. 17 - Ben Van Leeuwen on growing from an ice cream truck to 44 states||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|
||CleanEp. 16 - Activism Through Art with 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|
||ExplicitEp. 15 - Detecting patterns with Julien Smith from Breather||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|
||ExplicitEp. 14 - Gary Vee discusses luck, depression + legacy||Sign up for exclusive content, giveaways and my email updates: https://www.creatorlab.fm/subscribe Connect on social: https://www.instagram.com/creatorlabfm https://www.facebook.com/creatorlabfm https://www.twitter.com/creatorlabfm...||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13 - How Jos White Sold 3 Companies for $800 million||Sign up for exclusive content, giveaways and my email updates: https://www.creatorlab.fm/subscribe Connect on social: https://www.instagram.com/creatorlabfm https://www.facebook.com/creatorlabfm https://www.twitter.com/creatorlabfm...||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12 - International Expansion + The State of Transatlantic Tech||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|
||CleanEp. 11 - Daymond 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 $6 billion in...||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10 - From "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" to "Sushi Nakazawa" w/ Restaurateur Alessandro Borgognone||Sushi Nakazawa stunned the restaurant world when they were awarded a notoriously difficult 4 star review in The New York Times by legendary food critic Pete Wells. But what really goes into creating such a world class restaurant? ...||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 9 - The Future of the Weed Business with Joe Dolce||THE WEED BUSINESS: Analysts are calling it the country’s "fastest-growing industry" and Arthur Frommer (godfather of the travel industry who founded the Frommer's guide) said “get ready for the era of marijuana tourism”. In the US, 8...||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 8 - Avinash Kaushik: The Story Behind Google's Digital Marketing Evangelist||In many ways, Avinash is the king of "the side hustle": Speaker & Advisor - An established speaker who has consulted for some of the world’s largest brands Entrepreneur - Recently sold the education company he co-founded for a...||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7 - Code To Inspire: Empowering Afghan Girls Through Code with Fereshteh Forough||Fereshteh Forough is the founder & CEO of Code to Inspire, an award winning organization that is empowering Afghan girls by teaching them how to code. Fereshteh was a TED speaker on digital literacy & communication without borders in 2013. Code To Inspi||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 6 - Web Summit Co-Founder Daire Hickey on Building Europe’s Largest Tech Marketplace||Daire Hickey was named on the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2016 for his incredible work in helping Web Summit grow from 200 attendees 6years ago, to 50,000 attendees in Lisbon this year. They are on course to achieve double digit millions in revenue ($XXm||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5 - Erin Zaikis On Helping Slum Women Save Lives Through Soap Recycling||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|
||ExplicitEp. 4 - How 'The Young Turks' Became the Largest News Channel on the Internet with Cenk Uygur||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|
||CleanEp. 3 - How Nico Perez Grew Mixcloud 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|
||CleanEp. 2 - Scott Harrison on Building charity: 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|
||CleanEp. 1 - Brian Wong On Learnings From Building Kiip & His Book: The Cheat Code||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|
Great smart interviewer and format
I like these hour long deep interviews with industry leaders, hopefully more are coming out soon!
Super informative podcast
If you are interested in how leading entrepreneurs, artists, educators, non-profit founders execute on their ideas and become successful, then this is a must listen to podcast. Bilal does his research on his guest, he ask great questions and seamlessly pulls out insightful information from them on what it takes to be successful and live a fulfilled life.
Refreshing conversations that truly inspire me to act with more intent
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