Vision Of The People
By Rushi Shah
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Vision Of The People podcast ventures into stories ranging from incredible founders to creative artists who have achieved great success and those just starting their journeys. Each passion filled episode features advice for people in their 20's on topics ranging from startups to the cosmos!
||Clean#15 Founder & CEO of Daily Dress Me, Nina Vir & Making A Bold Statement To The World Of Fashion||Be bold! An energizing episode with the Founder & CEO of Daily Dress Me, Nina Vir who is out on a incredible mission to save time while helping you with your fashion using technology and design. Daily Dress Me is a website that streamlines your mornings by telling you what to wear based on the weather. Nina reaches a global audience of over 250k women and is continuing to grow at a rapid pace while garnering partnerships with major brands and retailers such as Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, and Macy’s. Our insightful and fun conversation goes through her humble beginnings, importance of branding, the evolving nature of the fashion business, advice for women across the globe, and her definition of happiness. An eclectic perspective, interesting advice, and captivating energy, all make for one fantastic episode!||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Sugarfina, Rosie O’Neill & Starting The Ultimate Candy Boutique||Don’t settle and don’t get comfortable! A sugary episode with the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Sugarfina, Rosie O’Neill! An epic love story. Boy takes girl on a third-date to watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory ends up finding not only love but dreaming up “candy-boutique for grownups”. Sugarfina is a luxury candy boutique featuring a collection of artisan sweets from around the globe. Named one of the world’s most beautiful candy shops by Architectural Digest, Sugarfina is disrupting the $200B confections industry with an innovative store design and experience. Our conversation traverses through taste testing thousands of candies across the globe, facilitating creativity, power of experience, hardest parts of running a company, ways to empower women, relationship advice, and pushing your boundaries. An episode that will give you insight into a new industry and a fresh perspective to empower those around you!||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 CEO & Founder of Superhuman, Rahul Vohra & Creating The World's Fastest Email Experience||Always massively overdeliver! A wisdom filled conversation with a computer scientist, gamer, designer, and an amazing entrepreneur who goes by the name of Rahul Vohra. Rahul is the Founder & CEO of Superhuman. A company that is rebuilding the inbox from the ground up, specifically designed for professionals and power users. Especially those with very demanding inboxes. They have over 100,000 people on their wait list to use the product and have backing from all-star investors from Silicon Valley to NYC. Our conversation explores his humble beginnings into entrepreneurship as a kid, starting various companies, understanding the power of learning, holding the right values, and building a company that will last for over 100 years. An episode that is sure to infuse you with optimism and inspire you to take your future into your own hands!||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Co-Founder of Initialized Capital, Garry Tan & Backing World Changing Companies||Turn outward and listen to what other people around you need! One of the best conversations I’ve had till date with none other than the amazing Garry Tan! Garry is a designer, engineer, and investor in early-stage startups. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Initialized Capital, an early stage venture capital fund that was the earliest investor in Coinbase and Instacart. They have over $500M in assets under management and their startups have created more than $23 billion in market value in the past 7 years. From a rough childhood to Silicon Valley hero, Garry has had a profound journey into tech and one that will leave you inspired. Our episode talks about empowering ambitious individuals, the power of technology, finding one’s north star, and understanding the vision to impact the world! An enchanting conversation that will fire you up to build a better future!||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 Founder of Stavro Media, Stavro Victor & Power of Visual Storytelling||Be a storyteller! We learn with videographer and creative Stavro Victor, how video production can help tell your story and impact your business. Stavro has produced video marketing campaigns for clients in Greece, across the United States, and Mexico by pursuing his passion of telling compelling stories. Stavro explains the behind the scenes processes behind video production that you need to know! He operates Stavro Media, a boutique video production agency based in SF that airs to make creative out of the box videos by pushing the boundaries of editing and storytelling through stunning visuals. Stavro pivoted from the Hospitality industry after college into a creative freelance role as a videographer and explains how he is learning the different aspects and processes for running a progressive video production agency. He also gives awesome advice to those that are looking to start their own creative work. An episode that is sure to spark your creative side! Hope you enjoy!||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 Aspiring Artist Manager, Adi Azran & Exploring The World Of Music||Be self-aware! A delightful conversation with the incredibly talented, Adi Azran who manages two up and coming musicians, W I L L . & She Say No. Episode 10 is super special! After receiving great feedback, we will be featuring not only successful people but also exciting prospects that are just starting their journeys. Adi is a dear friend that has been a great support in making this podcast happen since day one who also happens to have a super interesting background. Our conversation explores the world of music but also dives into our personal lives, covering self-reflection, friendship, music, travel, and perspective. Adi has worked on multiple projects from helping create extended plays(Welcome To Earth), hip-hop playlist SurVibe, managing multiple artists, creating numerous content such as (Modern Day Renaissance - The Art Show), and learning about the exciting music world. A fantastic episode that covers ambition, humility, and steps to becoming great at something you love.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 Co-Founder of Wag, Jonathan Viner & Journey Of An Entrepreneur||Anybody can start a company! A delightful conversation with an incredible individual that takes us through a vivid journey of an entrepreneur. Jonathan Viner is the Co-Founder of Wag which is a mobile application used to instantly find trusted and certified dog walkers. Wag has raised over 360 million from respected firms and investors such as General Catalyst, Sherpa Capital, Greylock Partners, Semil Shah, Olivia Munn, and most recently the legendary Softbank group! From pioneering games on social networks to co-founding the first on-demand dog walk app that happens to be one of LA’s top startups, Jon’s story is exciting, to say the least! An intriguing episode that has many golden nuggets especially for those that one day hope to start their own company! Learned a bunch from this one, hope you will too!||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 Editor-in-Chief of Crunchbase, Alex Wilhelm & Importance Of Journalism||Don’t take yourself too seriously! A spectacular conversation with Alex Wilhelm, Editor-in-Chief at Crunchbase, a website that “allows users to discover innovative companies and the people behind them.” From morning reports to understanding the power of journalism, Alex takes us on a wonderful tour of his industry and his adventurous life. Along the way, he shares some wonderful golden nuggets for youngins wanting to understand the depth of modern day tech journalism and for those that perhaps one day wanting to become a journalist. An insightful episode that will also make you laugh and excite you about the world of writing that many don’t see. A free hearted soul that is on a mission to make the financial/tech world more interesting! Certainly enjoyed recording this one, hope you enjoy just as much!||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 Co-Founder & Chairman of AirMap, Ben Marcus & Magic of Flying||Be focused! An stimulating conversation with Ben Marcus, Co-Founder & Chairman of Airmap which is the world’s leading airspace services platform for unmanned aircraft. AirMap has raised over $44 million dollars with backings from venerable firms such as General Catalyst, Microsoft, Sony, Airbus, Qualcomm. From humble beginnings as a flight instructor, flight engineer, co-founding the world’s largest light business jet sales company to now contributing heavily in the conversation of drone technology throughout the United States & the world, Ben’s journey has been spectacular! An exciting episode that talks about the future of drones in our society, the positive, the negative, being driven by passion, leading an industry, and the skills that have been the backbone of his success. An episode about our exciting future and advice from Ben about skills that young people can develop today to build that future.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 Founder of Afters Ice Cream, Andy Nguyen & Being Open-Minded||Try new things! An fantastic conversation with serial entrepreneur Andy Nguyen, Founder of the hottest ice cream shop chain on social media, Afters Ice Cream among founding 8 other restaurant chains! Andy has explored many avenues such as real estate, clothing lines, food trucks, Coachella VIP vending, marketing agencies, and his own charity called Passion Chasers aimed to help kids in Orange County, California find their entrepreneurial spark. From building his food empire to traveling around the world, this episode dives into his amazing experiences and shares tangible advice he would give to his younger self and to those seeking similar paths! A fun, exciting, and insightful episode to say the least!||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 Co-Founder of Twitter/Medium, Biz Stone & Empowering The World||Be kind to everyone. An epic conversation with the venerable Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter, Medium, Jelly, & Obvious Corporation. From growing up on welfare to starting multiple successful companies, Biz basically gave birth to the era of social media and perhaps is the perfect story of an inspiring American entrepreneur! An exciting episode that covers his story from artist to technologist, adventures from Twitter, story behind his unique name, power of empathy, & his advice to people wanting to make an impact on the world. A true genius who is humble, has empowered our world for the better, & celebrates the triumph of humanity with a little help from technology. A must-listen!||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 President/CEO of Virgin Orbit, Dan Hart & The New Space Race||Be purpose-driven! From the legendary family of Virgin companies, Dan Hart leads an incredible team at Virgin Orbit with more than 400 dedicated to building a launch system,Virgin’s LauncherOne rocket that aims to deliver small satellites and constellations to space in the LEO orbit which will be air-launched from Virgin Orbit’s 747 named “Cosmic Girl”. Dan Hart talks about being part of the team that launched a crew of six into space, his love for aerospace, to working with Richard Branson! He shares his success factors and the many adventures that have made him the person he is today all the while sharing great wisdom. An out of this world episode about the era of a new space race, becoming interplanetary species, how to de-stress, the importance of mentors, & leading an ambitious vision to help impact the world! Surely will leave you asking for more.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 CEO/Founder of Lumi, Jesse Genet & Tackling Status Quo||Be curious! An exciting conversation with CEO & Founder of Lumi,(raised about $10mill & provides packaging & shipping supplies to online brands, from small businesses to leading companies shipping millions of orders per month) Jesse Genet talks about her roots as an entrepreneur and shares incredible stories about her colorful journey of starting multiple companies thus far. She dives into the world of packaging and how her company is taking on the big status quo industry. An inspiring, energizing, and humbling episode about entrepreneurship, packaging, creativity, lifestyle, solving problems, & airstream trailers.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 Co-Founder of Thrive Market, Nick Green & Healthy Living||Chart your own path. A window into a life of an entrepreneur, Nick Green(Co-Founder of Thrive Market, raised $162 million) who is on a mission to make healthy living easy and affordable for every American family. Healthy is not a binary. He shares wonderful insights and trends from the industry along the way with advice for young people seeking to live ambitiously. An exciting episode about health, food, rejection, entrepreneurship, & social impact.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 General Catalyst's Niko Bonatsos & Being Ambitious||Talent is universal, while opportunity is not. An inspiring conversation with one of the most well-known and successful venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, Niko Bonatsos. He gives incredible advice that helped shape him and shares information that can empower people in their 20’s from mindset to a message that Elon Musk shared with him. We talk about the future, finance, opportunity, networking, and ambition. A bedrock episode that will surely set you up for success in the future.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great guest and some amazing insight for young people!
This podcast is so insightful. Rushi (sushi with an R) puts an amazing show with great news about startups and the corporate culture. I have learned so much in the three episodes that I can’t take with me the rest of my life. I definitely will be tuning in every show!
Rushi puts a great amount of effort into finding the most high caliber people to interview for this series. The podcast gives listeners as much value as possible packed into a short period of time. Highly recommend for up and coming podcast of 2018.