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We all know the inspiring leaders, innovators & entrepreneurs of our generation but have you ever wondered how they got started, what their business looked like before the launch, or when they got their big break? Go Entrepreneur Yourself is a new podcast about two guys interviewing entrepreneurs and leaders in different stages of their business, from up & coming to established startups. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, in the process of creating your business, or enjoy hearing stories on how entrepreneurs build their empire, then this podcast is for you. Music by @Ikson

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United States

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We all know the inspiring leaders, innovators & entrepreneurs of our generation but have you ever wondered how they got started, what their business looked like before the launch, or when they got their big break? Go Entrepreneur Yourself is a new podcast about two guys interviewing entrepreneurs and leaders in different stages of their business, from up & coming to established startups. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, in the process of creating your business, or enjoy hearing stories on how entrepreneurs build their empire, then this podcast is for you. Music by @Ikson

Language:

English


Episodes

馃摫 The Best of Both Worlds: Josh Little, Entrepreneur and Founder of Volley - Video Messaging App

5/25/2022
Talking and texting feel like two different things with people having a preference for one or the other. But, what if you could combine the richness of talking with the flexibility of typing? Josh Little, a teacher turned entrepreneur, took that idea and created Volley, a video messaging app. Volley provides an easier form of communication and has millions of users. Founder Josh Little takes the mic to talk about Volley, what he鈥檚 learned as an entrepreneur, and how to acquire investors. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneur: On Linked In or on https://www.volleyapp.com/ 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:39:27

鉁堬笍 Dream Big, Work Hard, Create Value: Jeff Hoffman, Award-winning Global Entrepreneur, Self-made Billionaire, and Chairman of the Global Entrepreneurship Network

5/5/2022
Calling Jeff Hoffman an accomplished entrepreneur is an understatement, especially with his many professions. Successful philanthropist, investor, billionaire entrepreneur, Hollywood film producer, and the list goes on. You can also thank Jeff for easier bank visits and airplane trips as he is the co-inventor of the airport kiosk and helped create online banking with the first internet banking license in the U.S. His journey to becoming an affluent entrepreneur included a number of successes and failures. Growing up, Jeff worked hard to provide for himself, even starting a small business in his basement to pay for his tuition while studying at Yale University. Now Jeff travels the world as a frequent keynote speaker and is the Chairman of the Global Entrepreneurship Network, working with entrepreneurs in 190 countries. Jeff Hoffman takes the mic to share his journey on becoming a successful global entrepreneur and the value of prioritizing your customers. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneur: On https://www.jeffhoffman.com/ or email contact@jeffhoffman.com Are you a minority-owned business, a female founder, Latinx founder, or you identity as a Black, Indigenous person of color (BIPOC)? Jeff Hoffman and Celebrity Pitbull want to help your business through times with cash grants. To apply for these grants, click here http://hialice.co/2022 Deadline is May 20, 2022, at 6 pm ET 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:48:43

馃崹 Elevating Mexican Culture in Corporate America: Ver贸nica Flores-Mateo, Founder and CEO of Azuquita

4/15/2022
From selling bolis and mangoneadas door to door in Mexico at age 12 to owning her dessert shop in Arizona, Ver贸nica Flores-Mateo has always worked towards being a leader in business and elevating the Mexican culture. This idea of elevating Mexican culture began as a conversation in Ver贸nica鈥檚 living room - And that鈥檚 how Azuquita was born. Azuquita is a dessert shop in Arizona that puts a modern twist on Mexican childhood treats such as Gansitos and Mazapan. It uses these nostalgic flavors and turns them into American desserts. Her brand has proven highly successful as her dessert shop is set to open a second location in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Founder and CEO Ver贸nica Flores-Mateo takes the mic to share Azuquita鈥檚 story, how to navigate franchising in the food industry, and the importance of knowing your brand's purpose. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneur: On Instagram @theazuquita or email info@theazuquita.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:39:57

馃拪 Being Sober on TikTok: Ronny Morales, TikTok Mid-tier Influencer and Host of We Sober Now

4/1/2022
After a car accident, Ronny Morales didn鈥檛 know his life would change when he was prescribed Percocet. Ronny soon became addicted to the opioid and felt his life spiral out of control. After losing his apartment, ruining his relationships, and failing classes, Ronny knew it was time to change. Now he is almost three years sober, a Mid-tier-influencer on TikTok with over 51,000 followers, and started his podcast, We Sober Now. He is a survivor of substance abuse and uses his platform to help others on their journey to sobriety. Join us as Ronny takes the mic to talk about his experience with addiction, how to be an ally to someone in sobriety, and what helps him when he finds himself in environments with alcohol & drugs. 鉁匟ow to reach guest: https://www.wesobernow.com/ or email wesobernow@gmail.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:39:34

馃ォ The Beef Geek Who Became The U.S.鈥檚 Largest Organic Beef Producer: Scott Lively, President of Raise American

3/16/2022
Know the difference between a chuck and a sirloin? Scott Lively could tell you all about it! The organic food entrepreneur and self-professed beef geek knows every cut of beef as if he cut it himself. Scott left a successful career in the IT industry and found Raise American, the U.S.鈥檚 largest organic beef producer. Raise American focuses on providing quality meat to its consumers through sustainable practices. The company鈥檚 meat is 100% American beef, USDA certified organic, and 100% grass-fed with a difference you can taste. President and Board Member Scott takes the mic to share what makes a good entrepreneur, the importance of soil health for livestock, and how to differentiate your food company from others. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneur: On LinkedIn or email scott@raiseamerican.com & his latest book www.fortheloveofbeef.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:38:47

馃摬 The Marketing Genius Behind Your Favorite Viral Songs: Adamm Miguest, CEO & Founder of Rapid Launch Media

3/2/2022
TikTok is a social media app with over 1 billion active users and a wide variety of video content. With songs going viral on the app every day, it's hard to pinpoint who exactly starts the trends, and that's where Adamm Miguest comes in. Adamm, a young entrepreneur raised in the south side of Chicago, made his way into the entertainment industry as an influencer photographer. After moving to LA and shooting with some of the biggest TikTok creators at The Hype House, he quickly realized that TikTok is the future of promoting music for artists. With this vision in mind, he founded Rapid Launch Media. Rapid Launch Media is a company that helps artists promote their music and make their songs go viral through TikTok music campaigns. Rapid Launch Media has turned songs such as "Stunnin" by Curtis Waters and "LMK" by Lil XXEL into worldwide viral hits. The company has also worked with song campaigns for musicians like Don Toliver, Busta Rhymes, and Anderson .Paak. CEO Adamm Miguest takes the mic and shares how his company creates viral TikTok trends, advice on making connections in the entertainment industry, and why social media is the future of promoting music. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneur: On Instagram @itsadamm or https://www.rapidlaunchmedia.com/ 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:56:06

馃尦 Turning a No-Revenue Landscape Business to a Tech Company with $30 M Revenue: Bryan Clayton, CEO & Co-founder of GreenPal

2/22/2022
How a routine chore became a multimillionaire dollar enterprise. Bryan Clayton, a blue-collar Tennessee-raised worker began his journey mowing lawns and cleaning yards from high school to college. Later in his career, he founded Peachtree Inc., one of the largest landscaping companies in the state of Tennessee, growing it to over $10 million a year in annual revenue before it was acquired by Lusa holdings. Through his experience, he evolved from a blue-collar businessman to a tech entrepreneur co-founding GreenPal. GreenPal is an online marketplace that connects homeowners with local lawn care professionals. GreenPal has also been called the 鈥淯ber for lawn care鈥 by Entrepreneur magazine and has over 200,000 active users completing thousands of transactions daily. CEO Bryan Clayton takes the mic and shares with us how to develop an online marketplace from scratch, leadership advice on how to run a successful national business, and why starting a business is the best mentor in life to show you what you suck at, your talents, and what you can improve on. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneur: On LinkedIn or https://www.yourgreenpal.com/ 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:47:29

馃嵂 Reimagining Honey for Advanced Wound Care: Kayla R. Graff and Dr. Isaac Rodriguez, Co-founders of SweetBio

2/7/2022
A story too sweet not to share! Two siblings came together to create a medical device that is revolutionizing the way wounds are treated across the United States. SweetBio is a medical device company based out in Memphis that has market-ready medical devices cleared by the FDA. SweetBio has invented a patch, named APIS, made from gelatin, hydroxyapatite and one of the main ingredients comes from a surprising source鈥anuka honey! SweetBio is the first to demonstrate the exponential healing potential of these materials that helps tissues rebuild and heal wounds more effectively such as on diabetic patients with ulcers. Kayla Rodriguez Graff, CEO and Co-founder, and Dr. Isaac Rodriguez Co-inventor and Chief Science Officer of SweetBio take us on a journey on how their corporate background, years of experience with tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, biomaterials, grit, business acumen and not to mention Boricua background has played an instrumental role in securing funding from Vamos Ventures and Apple to release their product directly to patients. The incredible Puerto Rican siblings behind Sweetbio's product lines are excited to share on our episode that no matter your background or limitations, you too can reach entrepreneurial success, and create a medical device company. 鉁匟ow to reach entrepreneurs: On LinkedIn or Sweetbio.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:56:31

A Data-Driven Startup Company That Helps You Understand The VC, Crypto, and Industry Landscape: James Giancotti of Oddup

1/15/2022
Another tool in your toolbox for investors and entrepreneurs looking for valuable research and insights into what's out there in the market. In this episode, we welcome James Giancotti, a World of WarCraft & Overwatch gamer, Australian born with some Italian, dominating the data-driven industry with his co-founded startup Oddup. Oddup is a Startup that helps entrepreneurs and Investors make data-driven decisions from unbiased research & understand the landscape of industries, investors, and cryptocurrency ecosystems. On the show, we discuss how Oddup's successful launch led them to secure a Series A, VC banter, insights on what VCs look for when investing in a startup, and leadership advice when starting a business. 鉁匟ow to reach Jame Giancotti: @JamesGiancotti or james@oddup.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review!

Duration:00:40:57

How Can Incubators Help Start My Business: Paul Hershenson & Matthew Walk of Incub8Next

12/15/2021
Have you ever wondered if there are companies out there that help take an idea to a full functioning business? These organizations exist and they are here to help you! Incub8next is an incubator that focuses on underserved entrepreneurs and communities. Paul Hershenson and Matthew Walk share their experience in building a tech incubator that they launched with Dj Aj Kang and Arabian Prince, founding member of NWA. Paul and Matthew share how they are looking for startups with ideas that will benefit underserved communities and vulnerable populations. They work exclusively with entrepreneurs that are passionate about making a positive social impact particularly in physical and mental health and wellness technologies. Incub8next helps rising entrepreneurs with product planning, business planning, creating a pitch deck, and investor outreach. We discuss the start of their incubator, the social impact they are trying to create by helping diverse entrepreneurs, and how to get connected with them. 鉁匟ow to reach Incu8next: www.incub8next.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple Podcast!

Duration:00:50:43

Creating Comedy Central & How That Got Me Fired: Art Bell, Founder of Comedy Central

12/1/2021
While working at HBO, Bell pitched the idea of a 24-hour comedy network that became Comedy Central. He held senior positions in programming and marketing during the channel鈥檚 first eight years. During his time, he encountered many challenges pitching the show to becoming one of the most popular comedy channels in the world. Art also shares with us his latest memoir, Constant Comedy: How I Started Comedy Central and Lost My Sense of Humor. In this episode, you will learn about how corporate jobs can teach you skills to start your own business and how to bring your vision to life from the drawing board to overcoming speed bumps along the way! 鉁匟ow to find Art's Book: https://www.artbellwriter.com/ 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple Podcast!

Duration:00:49:29

Empowering Entrepreneurs and Top Executives to Relax and Unlock Their True Potential: Victoria Song, Leadership Advisor and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

11/16/2021
Victoria Song began her professional journey as a venture capitalist but noticed how each achievement only made her feel empty. That was until a lightbulb moment during business school inspired her to figure out how entrepreneurs could maximize their own satisfaction while striving for success. Victoria traveled far lengths to study, train, and work with over 24 of the best coaches, therapists, and healers in the world. In her studies, she discovered how tapping into the subconscious mind to reveal an individual's true purpose could mean the difference between being an "okay" business to a global leading company. Victoria is now a Leadership Advisor to the fastest growing tech companies in Silicon Valley - mentoring the likes of Ryan Hudson, Co-Founder of Honey, acquired by PayPal for $4 Billion, & Hannu Rajaniemi, Co-Founder & CEO of HelixNano. We also discuss her exciting WSJ - Bestseller, Bending Reality: How to Make the Impossible Probable. 鉁匟ow to find Victoria Book: https://victoriasong.me/bending-reality/ 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple Podcast!

Duration:00:52:12

A FinTech Startup Educating the Latino Community on Investments and Financial Literacy: Israel Hernandez CEO & Co-Founder, Aaron Chavez CFO of Dinerazo

10/15/2021
Growing up at the heart of Mexico City, Israel Hernandez and his college roommates always had a passion for the fintech space and the behind-the-scenes technology of how electronic transactions were made. Acting on his passion, he created FinTech company, IDEA Co. Mexico which began as an electronic payment service then transformed into an electronic SaaS (software as a service) transactions platform for banks and gas stations in Latin America. After having massive success, he ventured off to the sunny city of Miami, Florida where he met Aaron Chavez and other colleagues. They came together and discovered that there were no financial education services or AI Robo-advisors that served a continuously growing Latino(x) population in the US. As a result, came DINERAZO! A financial education platform that provides digestible personal investment education & financial literacy information to the underserved Hispanic market domestically & internationally. 鉁匯each out to Dinerazo: https://dinerazo.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple Podcast!

Duration:00:46:34

From Awkward Networking Encounters to Scaling Startups: Aaron Chavez, Founder & Managing Partner of Argent Strategies

10/1/2021
Reaching for the same drink as someone else is how movies start. But for Aaron Chavez, grabbing the same drink as someone at a networking event is what led to the start of his business, Argent Strategies. Tune in to hear how Aaron has helped various startups, from pre-seed to Series A Funding, level up their business plan, financial strategy, and pitch. 鉁匯each out to Aaron: http://www.argentstrategies.com 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple podcast!

Duration:00:51:59

A New Social Media Platform that Inspires & Cultivates a Community Around Fandoms: Jacquelle Horton, Founder & CEO of Fave

9/15/2021
What does a super fan have to give and gain from being part of a fandom? Jacquelle Horton, the CEO of Fave, describes how her platform is creating a new space for fans to connect and creatively express their shared passion for their favorite artist. Jacquelle discusses how she arrived at her vision for Fave, tells us how it empowers the fans and artists, and even breaks down the strengths that black, female entrepreneurs like herself bring to the table when creating a startup. 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple podcast!

Duration:00:53:25

Scaling & Selling 2 Tech Startups to Fortune 500 Companies: Jeff Wald, Founder, angel investor, & Amazon best selling author

9/1/2021
As if graduating from Harvard Business School, Cornell, & creating 3 tech startups doesn't already sound impressive enough, entrepreneur Jeff Wald takes us through moments of his life where he co-founded Spinback; his first startup that failed and was subsequently sold to Salesforce. Jeff also narrates the tale of selling his second startup WorkMarket, now an ADP Company. Most importantly Jeff becomes vulnerable and shares with us the difficulties of creating a tech company and reminds listeners how many times you have to fail in order to reach success. Open up your minds and ears for this one because we end it with a brief discussion of Jeff鈥檚 book, 鈥淭he End of Jobs鈥 and the future of work alongside the next industrial revolution. 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple podcast!

Duration:00:48:00

Humanizing Technology for Small Businesses: Jeroen Corthout, Co Founder of Salesflare

8/15/2021
What are the benefits of using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software? Jeroen Corthout, the Co-Founder of Salesflare, tells us how his intelligent yet intuitive CRM is reducing work for start-ups and increasing their chances of turning leads into customers. Jeroen provides us with valuable insight into the current challenges facing the CRM industry; shares what it鈥檚 like to build business partnerships; and reflects on the teachable moments of starting Salesflare. 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple podcast!

Duration:00:50:09

WE ARE BACK! New Co-host & what to expect from Season 2

8/15/2021
We are a podcast where we bring you the best entrepreneurs and leaders from around the world to share their stories about adversity, triumph, and their business. The name of this podcast speaks for itself. We empower you with digestible, inspiring, and valuable content on starting your own business. Also, we dissect stories of success and reveal some of the raw truths and hardships of creating and maintaining your business. This season we have a variety of guests on the show! We bring you leaders, entrepreneurs & CEOs from the US to Europe and even Latin America! 鉁匜ollow our socials @goentrepreneuryourself 鉁匰ubscribe to our soon-to-arrive newsletter for digestible entrepreneur tips, resources from our guests, and the latest business memes at Goentrepreneuryourself.com 鉁匧eave us a review on Apple podcast!

Duration:00:17:37

From worst pitch to landing a deal on ABC's Shark Tank: Stephan Aarstol of Tower Paddleboards

5/1/2021
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to pitch your business on the hit TV show Shark Tank? In our interview with Stephan Aarstol, we discussed how he choked up during his pitch on Shark Tank to landing a $150K investment from billionaire Mark Cuban. We discuss what it was like behind the scenes on the show and his partnership with a Shark. In this episode, you will learn how Stephan created Tower Paddle Boards by disrupting distribution channels - instead of focusing on advertising and refusing to have major retailers carry his products - and increasing revenue from $100k in 2013 to $40 million today. We also uncover Stephan's Book The 5 Hour Workday and how changing his company culture has helped and hurt his business.

Duration:00:54:10

What is a Social Media Investment Platform: Ken Mooso of PersonaFi

4/15/2021
Previous generations would find it unorthodox for people to publicly share and give free advice on what trades would help them make money on their investments unless you were investment mogul Warren Buffett. Have you ever wondered what stocks your friends or successful traders are actually trading? Ken Mooso at PersonaFi helps make this possible by developing a Social Investment Platform giving users the ability to track stock trades and see investment ideas as easily as checking status updates on Facebook. Listen in on how a maverick tech company like PersonaFi is pioneering a new Social Media Platform to help make investing digestible and possible for anyone.

Duration:00:51:23