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Duos The Co-Founders Podcast

Business & Economics Podcasts

Where we dig in to the power of two people coming together to build successful partnerships, companies, brands. Co-hosts Michael Czirjak and Justin Marcus will explore how co-founders met, began working together, shared vision and growth in the course of business and life.

Where we dig in to the power of two people coming together to build successful partnerships, companies, brands. Co-hosts Michael Czirjak and Justin Marcus will explore how co-founders met, began working together, shared vision and growth in the course of business and life.

Location:

United States

Description:

Where we dig in to the power of two people coming together to build successful partnerships, companies, brands. Co-hosts Michael Czirjak and Justin Marcus will explore how co-founders met, began working together, shared vision and growth in the course of business and life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Stephen DeAcutis of Stevie D ft. Corey Glover and Doug Henthorn of Doug Henthorn & The LLC

6/11/2020
In this episode we sit down with music producer/songwriter/engineer, Steve DeAcutis as well as world class singer/songwriter/guitarist, Doug Henthorn. These two longtime friends and frequent collaborators walk us through meeting in the mid 90’s when their band POD was signed to Sony records by John Kalodner, how they each picked up the pieces carving out... The post Stephen DeAcutis of Stevie D ft. Corey Glover and Doug Henthorn of Doug Henthorn & The LLC appeared first on Duos The...

Duration:01:28:38

Steven Rosenblatt, Josh Rahn & Glenn Handler, Co-Founders and General Partners at OCEANS

6/3/2020
In this episode we chat with Steven Rosenblatt, Josh Rahn & Glenn Handler, Co-Founders and General Partners at Oceans, a new kind of venture capital firm helmed by a team of early stage investors and mentors focused on giving start-ups the hands on support they need to succeed. These NYC tech legends take us through... The post Steven Rosenblatt, Josh Rahn & Glenn Handler, Co-Founders and General Partners at OCEANS appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:19:44

Tim Jackson and David Kahn, Co-Founders of Jackson Kahn Design

5/27/2020
In this episode we sit down with Tim Jackson and David Kahn, Co-Founders of Jackson Kahn Design, a premier golf course design firm who have worked on world renowned projects including Scottsdale National GC and Monterey Peninsula CC. These fellow mid-westerners walk us through their foundational years working together in the field, designing and moving dirt... The post Tim Jackson and David Kahn, Co-Founders of Jackson Kahn Design appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:17:19

Nick Romito and Ryan Masiello, Co-Founders of VTS

4/16/2020
In this episode we sit down with Nick Romito and Ryan Masiello co-founders of VTS, commercial real estate’s leading leasing and asset management platform that brings landlords, brokers, and tenants together to make deals happen. These life-long friends, surfers and New Jersey Natives walk us through their early years hustling in the hyper competitive NYC... The post Nick Romito and Ryan Masiello, Co-Founders of VTS appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:52:32

Anthony Collias and Jacob Wedderburn-Day, Co-Founders of Stasher

3/26/2020
In this episode we sit down with Anthony Collias and Jacob Wedderburn-Day, co-founders of Stasher, the world’s first luggage storage network. Stasher’s on-demand booking platform connects global travelers with hotels and stores that can keep your luggage safe in secure storage rooms while you enjoy your time in a city. Jacob and Anthony walk... The post Anthony Collias and Jacob Wedderburn-Day, Co-Founders of Stasher appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:09:06

James McGoff, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of TemperPack

3/12/2020
In this episode, we sit down with James McGoff, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of TemperPack, a materials engineering and packaging company disrupting the cold chain shipping industry. James takes us through the highs and lows of being a first time founder, what it was like landing their first major client and how he, along... The post James McGoff, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of TemperPack appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:56:17

Stefani Greenfield, Co-Founder of SCOOP NYC and MY NEXT ACT, Brand Consulting Agency

2/13/2020
In this episode, we sit down with Stefani Greenfield, Co-Founder of MY NEXT ACT, a global consulting agency focused on the creation, ideation and “storytelling” of brands. This creative legend takes us through her early years as a latchkey kid, navigating the NYC streets and dance clubs, what it was like working on the ground... The post Stefani Greenfield, Co-Founder of SCOOP NYC and MY NEXT ACT, Brand Consulting Agency appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:20:32

Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Co-Founders of Coore & Crenshaw

1/17/2020
In this episode, we sit down with Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Co-Founders of the world class golf architecture design firm, Coore & Crenshaw. These golf legends, take us through the journey of their 34 year partnership and friendship, what it’s like envisioning and designing golf courses like Sand Hills, Friar’s Head and Kapalua Plantation... The post Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Co-Founders of Coore & Crenshaw appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:08:30

Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams, Co-Founders of Jopwell

12/18/2019
In this episode we sit down with Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams, cofounders of Jopwell, the leading career advancement platform and end-to-end solution for companies committed to diversity and inclusion. Jopwell helps companies authentically engage and connect with Black, Latinx and Native American candidates, striving to build more representative and inclusive workforces. Jopwell The idea... The post Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams, Co-Founders of Jopwell appeared first on Duos The...

Duration:00:56:39

Mike Alfred and Ryan Alfred, Co-Founders of Digital Assets Data

12/12/2019
In this episode we sit down with Mike and Ryan Alfred, brothers and Co-Founders of Digital Assets Data, a fintech and data company building enterprise-grade software and data feeds for crypto hedge funds and other market participants. These Harvard and Stanford alums take us through the rise and successful exit of their first company BrightScope,... The post Mike Alfred and Ryan Alfred, Co-Founders of Digital Assets Data appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:19:00

Chef’s Cut Real Jerky Co.® Co-Founder Dennis Riedel

11/22/2019
In this episode Michael and Justin sit down with Chef’s Cut Real Jerky Co.® Co-Founder Dennis Riedel. Dennis takes them through the early days, when he was caddying alongside fellow co-founder and chef Blair Swiler, who shared his homemade jerky and the inspiration for Chef’s Cut Real Jerky was born. From selling their first batches... The post Chef’s Cut Real Jerky Co. Co-Founder Dennis Riedel appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:57:59

Legendary Broadcaster Bob Costas

10/25/2019
In our Season 2 opener, Michael and Justin along with Justin’s 7-year old son Logan, sit down with the one and only, legendary broadcaster Bob Costas. Bob shares his early passion for baseball, what it was like to meet and interview his heroes including Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, as well as working the booth... The post Legendary Broadcaster Bob Costas appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:20:56

Duos Co-Founders Podcast Season 1 Recap with Hosts Michael Czirjak and Justin Marcus

6/26/2019
In this episode, Justin and Michael sit down to recap the first season of Duos. We discuss what we learned about our guests, what we learned about ourselves and the common and uncommon traits we uncovered with our co-founders. We also preview some highlights of what’s to come in Season 2. The post Duos Co-Founders Podcast Season 1 Recap with Hosts Michael Czirjak and Justin Marcus appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:13:20

Jenny Evans and Kirsten Ludwig, Co-Founders of BeautyGrass

6/5/2019
In this episode, Michael and Justin sit down via Skype with Jenny Evans and Kirsten Ludwig, Co-Founders of BeautyGrass, a new, high-end, pure, CBD-infused line of skincare products. These fellow Californians and longtime friends take us through the early days of Jenny creating batches of products in her own kitchen, the complex and often confusing... The post Jenny Evans and Kirsten Ludwig, Co-Founders of BeautyGrass appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:48:05

Drew Train and Bill Oberlander, Co-Founders of OBERLAND

5/10/2019
In this episode, Michael and Justin sit down with Bill Oberlander and Drew Train, co-founders of OBERLAND, an award-winning NYC-based creative agency that collaborates with like-minded leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to build purpose-driven brands and a better, more prosperous future for all. These creative pioneers take us through their past lives... The post Drew Train and Bill Oberlander, Co-Founders of OBERLAND appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:02:22

Josh Thompson and Brad Tucker Co-Founders of Onward Labs

4/25/2019
In this episode Michael and Justin sit down with Josh Thompson and Brad Tucker Co-Founders of Onward Labs, a New York City Based venture studio that works with founders and early-stage companies who are using blockchain to build and restore trust in our governments, in our institutions, on our technology platforms, and among one another. Josh... The post Josh Thompson and Brad Tucker Co-Founders of Onward Labs appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:58:09

Team Reinking Co-Founders Sascha and Jackie Reinking The New York City Elopement Team

4/11/2019
In this episode Michael and Justin sit down with Sascha and Jackie Reinking, co-founders of TEAM REINKING, The #1 New York City Elopement Team. This husband and wife Power Duo share the early days, working their side-hustles as photographer and wedding officiant, the intimate experiences they help curate for couples from all over world looking... The post Team Reinking Co-Founders Sascha and Jackie Reinking The New York City Elopement Team appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:53:29

Sandy Wollman, Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Westchester Angels

4/4/2019
In Episode 10, we sit down with the vibrant Sandy Wollman co-founder of Westchester Angels, a member-based angel investment group dedicated to funding innovative new startup companies in and around Westchester that are “disrupting,” or shaking up, current markets. Sandy takes us through his early days of running his family’s textile business in New York... The post Sandy Wollman, Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Westchester Angels appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:00:59:27

Scout Lab Co-Founders Kaitlyn Barclay and Willow Hill

3/21/2019
In this episode, Michael and Justin sit down with the fearless and powerful Kaitlyn Barclay and Willow Hill, Co-founders of Scout Lab, a New York City headquartered purpose-driven creative agency that sits at the intersection of brand and social. Their mission is to take purpose-driven brands from what’s been done to what comes next. Scout... The post Scout Lab Co-Founders Kaitlyn Barclay and Willow Hill appeared first on Duos The Co-Founders Podcast.

Duration:01:00:53

First Due Co-Founders Andreas Huber and Rami El-choufani

3/12/2019
In this episode, Michael and Justin speak with Andreas Huber and Rami El-choufani, co-founders of First Due, a dynamic big-data focused startup whose pre-incident planning platform allows first responders, fire service organizations and local governments to streamline their information management, enabling them to respond more safely and efficiently to both emergency and non-emergency incidents. Andreas... The post First Due Co-Founders Andreas Huber and Rami El-choufani appeared first on...

Duration:00:56:22