New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and Openings in the New York City Area
Episode 29: Alissa Wagner and Sabrina De Sousa,...02/01/17
Alissa Wagner and Sabrina De Sousa, the Co-Founders of Dimes, step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their restaurant, marketplace, and deli in Chinatown. Dimes first opened its doors in September 2013 as a huge success. After the first day of...
Episode 28: Michael Chad Hoeppner, Founder of GK Training...
Michael Chad Hoeppner, Founder of GK Training and Communications, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the founding of his business at the height of the recession in 2009 and how to communicate effectively. Whether you’re an entrepreneur...
Episode 27: Eric Kane, Founder of Barrel On | Making...
Eric Kane, Founder of Barrel On, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss how his online marketplace is working to make shopping a more sustainable, more impactful experience. Originally founded as a barrel refurbishing company, Barrel On...
Episode 26: Asha Carroll, Founder of Cake in a Crate | The...
Asha Carroll, Founder of Cake in a Crate, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her vegan, gluten-free, processed sugar-free dessert baking kit. And before you think anything else -- it tastes delicious! Asha is a self-proclaimed dessert...
Episode 25: Marshall Cox, Founder of Radiator Labs | The...
Marshall Cox, Founder of Radiator Labs, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the first ever smart radiator cover that allows users to control the temperature in their room. It seems as though every New Yorker has sweated in a room that has...
Episode 24: Alexandra Chemla, Founder of ArtBinder
Alexandra Chemla, Founder of ArtBinder, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her digital platform that allows art galleries and collectors to quickly access their art inventory for presentations or sales. In 2010, Alexandra was working as a...
Episode 22: Aline Sara, Co-Founder of NaTakallam
Aline Sara, Founder of NaTakallam steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her online platform that connects Arabic learners around the world with displaced Syrians for language practice. Aline first came up with the idea of when she wanted to...
Episode 21: Belvy Klein, Co-Founder of Riis Park Beach...
SUMMER SPECIAL! Belvy Klein, Co-Founder of Riis Park Beach Bazaar and Brooklyn Night Bazaar, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss what it’s like to bring music, food, drink, vendors, and fun to the beach and at its famous night market. After...
Episode 20: Vaughan Cutillo, Co-Founder of Montauk Brewing...
SUMMER SPECIAL! Vaughan Cutillo, Co-Founder of Montauk Brewing Company, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his brewery and tap room located on the easternmost point of New York State: Montauk. Montauk Brewing Company was founded in the...
Episode 19: Tom Melcher, Founder of Show-Score
Tom Melcher, Founder of Show-Score, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his rating service for live theater. Like Rotten Tomatoes for movies, TripAdvisor for travel or Goodreads for Books, Show-Score empowers theater fans to rate and review...
Episode 18: Rachelle Hruska, Founder of Guest of a Guest
Rachelle Hruska, Founder of Guest of a Guest, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the founding of her digital media platform and its recent expansion into weddings. Guest of Guest traces its genesis to 2007, when Rachelle was taking photos...
Episode 17: Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon, Co-Founders of...
Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their app called Squire which is solution for scheduling and paying for men’s haircuts as well as their SAAS platform for barbershops to manage scheduling and marketing to...
Episode 16: Ariana Mouyiaris, Creative Director and...
Ariana Mouyiaris, Creative Director and Co-Founder of MAKE, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her new beauty brand. MAKE is the first for-benefit brand in the beauty industry where ten (10%) percent of sales (not profits) are donated to...
Episode 14: Roseanne Stanzione, Founder of LaneHoney
Roseanne Stanzione, founder of LaneHoney, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her platform to bring transparency to the trucking industry by creating an efficient open digital supply network and publishing live spot market prices between...
Episode 13: Clinton Grusd, Founder, and Ally Vaughn,...
Clinton Grusd, Founder, and Ally Vaughn, Strategic Advisor, step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their app, Wermz, which delivers personalized news to smartphones. Wermz is a platform which delivers content based on people’s interests. It...
Episode 10: Doug Hayes, Founder of Junto Health
Doug Hayes, founder of Junto Health, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss a new way to innovate and solve problems in the health care industry. Named and modeled after “The Junto,” a group founded by Benjamin Franklin for mutual improvement...
More informationABOUT THE NEW YORK LAUNCH POD (NY LAUNCH POD):
Highlighting start-ups, disruptors, innovators, and other nontraditional
businesses in the New York City area, the New York Launch Pod is a
monthly podcast featuring conversations with a diverse group of
entrepreneurs, who share their experiences and insights building new
businesses in and around the Big Apple. From business strategy, to
dealing with logistical and financial obstacles, to the sometimes
painful growth process, the podcast covers key issues facing
entrepreneurs and their businesses.
Hosted by Hal Coopersmith, a practicing attorney in New York City, the
podcast is designed to address the unique opportunities and challenges
presented by doing business in and New York City. For anyone who owns a
business, is thinking about starting one, or is simply interested in
learning more about this endlessly fascinating (and terrifying) subject,
the New York Launch Pod is required listening.
The New York Launch Pod is a production of Bull Path Media, Inc.
www.nylaunchpod.com | @NYLaunchPod
ABOUT HAL COOPERSMITH:
Born and raised in New York City, Hal Coopersmith has entrepreneurship
in his blood. With a mother who started a personal training company and
a father who manages a law firm, it's only natural that he would feel an
affinity for risk-takers and innovators. A graduate of Brown University,
where he majored in economics, and Fordham University School of Law, Hal
spent several years working in advertising for Fortune 500 companies
before settling into his current role as an attorney. This diverse
educational and professional background, plus his belief that there has
never been a better time to start a business, gives him a unique
perspective and ensures that his interviews are always informative,
insightful and thought-provoking.