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This is Finding Founders, a podcast showcasing the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit of Los Angeles and my journey to find the founders responsible. I'm your host, Samuel Donner, a 4th year UCLA Mechanical Engineer who has a passion for storytelling, talking to interesting people, and late night jam sessions.

This is Finding Founders, a podcast showcasing the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit of Los Angeles and my journey to find the founders responsible. I'm your host, Samuel Donner, a 4th year UCLA Mechanical Engineer who has a passion for storytelling, talking to interesting people, and late night jam sessions.
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This is Finding Founders, a podcast showcasing the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit of Los Angeles and my journey to find the founders responsible. I'm your host, Samuel Donner, a 4th year UCLA Mechanical Engineer who has a passion for storytelling, talking to interesting people, and late night jam sessions.

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English

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Episodes

Ordermark: Alex Canter

5/27/2019
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Today on the show we talk to Alex Canter, the 26-year-old founder of Ordermark and one of Forbe’s 30 under 30. But If you’ve lived in LA for any time at all you’ve probably heard of Alex Canter, well at least his last name. Canter’s Deli is one of LA’s longest standing and most famous Deli’s. Alex is part of the 4th generation of owners but eventually struck out on his own and created Ordermark, a restaurant focused solution for online order aggregation.

Duration:00:33:49

Jumpcut & Simple Pickup: Kong Pham

5/7/2019
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Today on the show, we talk to Kong Pham, founder of Simple Pickup and Jumpcut. Kong has never been traditional. In his schooling and entrepreneurial ventures, he continuously breaks the molds set by the establishment. In this spirit, he ventures to disrupt one of the oldest institutions in America and the world, University Education.

Duration:00:30:03

Jumpcut & Simple Pickup: Kong Pham

5/6/2019
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Today we talk to Kong Pham, founder of Simple Pickup and Jumpcut. Kong has never been traditional. In his schooling and entrepreneurial ventures, he continuously breaks the molds set by the establishment. In this spirit, he ventures to disrupt one of the oldest institutions in America and the world: University Education.

Duration:00:30:34

TuesdayNights & LovingEco: Melinda Moore

4/28/2019
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Today on the show we talk to Melinda Moore, founder of Moore Ventures, Loving Eco, Tuesday Nights, Software Television, They, iConsumer… you get the idea. Melinda is a serial entrepreneur and has had many successes and failures, but her insatiable drive to educate herself and those around her keeps her moving forward.

Duration:00:29:20

American Apparel & Los Angeles Apparel: Dov Charney

4/12/2019
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Dov Charney, Founder of American Apparel and, more recently, Los Angeles Apparel is a controversial figure, but controversy is something that he seems to thrive in. Dov and I talk about his beginnings in Montreal, the start of his company American Apparel, losing that company, and starting anew with Los Angeles Apparel.

Duration:00:38:05

GradStreet: Tim Connors

3/2/2019
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Starting a business in college is all about hustle. There is so much opportunity in the collegiate community, once you identify a market, form an idea, and work tirelessly on that idea; you can achieve anything. Tim Connors, founder of Gradstreet saw an opportunity with the graduation market and seized it. He talks about how he transitioned from just being a student to being a student entrepreneur, how the business has changed his identity, and his plans for the future. Finding Founders is...

Duration:00:21:43