By Chris Hutchens
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Ever wonder what it's really like to start a company? NOT the success headlines, but the tension, fear, frustration, and reality behind it all? What do founders struggle with? What big mistakes did they make? What are they most afraid of? Hear what it's REALLY like to start a company, completely unfiltered from the founders of early-stage startups.
||Clean06: Connor Wilson - Thursday Boot Company||Connor Wilson (Co-Founder & COO of Thursday Boot Company) and his co-founder Nolan Walsh wanted to design the perfect pair of boots. So they figured out how boots were made, identified the best American-made leather, and made it happen. Raising...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05: Jenny Amaraneni - SOLO Eyewear||Jenny Amaraneni started SOLO Eyewear, a sunglasses manufacturer that uses 10% of its profits to fund eye care around the world. To date, they have restored vision to over 13,000 people in 32 countries. That's the power of what Jenny has built. Time...||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04: Chris Jane - Montana Mex||Chris Jane is the Co-Founder & CEO of Montana Mex, the Mexican-inspired food company that makes "delicious, happy food to help you eat well and stay smiling!" And it's awesome. But it wasn't easy having to throw away pallets of product...||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03: Pat Petitti - Catalant Technologies||Pat Petitti and his co-founders were frustrated with consulting firms charging way too much for mediocre work. So they decided to connect people who need work done with the experts best suited for the job. Formally HourlyNerd, Catalant is now the...||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02: Jay Greenberg - LexShares||Jay Greenberg started LexShares, a company that allows people to invest in lawsuits. That's right, you can now put your money to work by funding legal claims - but you only get paid if your side wins. Jay was named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 in 2015,...||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01: Giffin Daughtridge - UrSure||Giffin Daughtridge (Co-Founder/CEO of UrSure) and his team have developed a test that tells doctors whether their patients have been taking the drug PrEP, which is 99% effective at preventing HIV. Winner of the 2016 Harvard Business School New Venture..||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love this podcast
This podcast is awesome for learning about ups and downs of starting a business. There is a diverse array of entrepreneurs from different industries. Chris asks very insightful questions and establishes a very open dialogue with the entrepreneurs. I'm looking forward to future episodes.
Awesome and informative
Chris has done an excellent job building up this podcast from scratch. Not only has he done a superb job bringing in high-quality guests, but he asks the type of questions that are on the listeners' mind. Chris succeeds in his primary goal of making founders seem more human and accessible, while offerring an overall entertaining listen. Definitely worth checking out!
Enjoyable and insightful interview with Giffin
Chris asked good questions which led to Giffin's clear and informative answers. They both seemed genuine and very likable!