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Hitting The Mark

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Conversations with founders and investors about the intersection of brand clarity and startup success with your host, brand strategist and author Fabian Geyrhalter.

Conversations with founders and investors about the intersection of brand clarity and startup success with your host, brand strategist and author Fabian Geyrhalter.

Location:

United States

Description:

Conversations with founders and investors about the intersection of brand clarity and startup success with your host, brand strategist and author Fabian Geyrhalter.

Language:

English


Episodes

Anna Sheffield, Founder and Lead Designer, Anna Sheffield Fine Jewelry & Bing Bang

10/9/2020
Learn more about Anna Sheffield Fine Jewelry Learn more about Bing Bang Support the show and get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. --------> F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Anna. A Sheffield: Thanks for having me. I'm so happy to be here with you today. F Geyrhalter: Oh, thank you. It's such a pleasure. You have two physical ateliers, right? One in LA on Melrose and one in New York City on Bleecker. How have these past four months affected your operations and...

Duration:00:49:17

Shannon McLay, Founder and CEO, The Financial Gym

9/25/2020
Learn more about The Financial Gym Support the show and even get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. --------> Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Shannon. S McLay: Thank you. So happy to be here. F Geyrhalter: Yeah, thanks for being here. You are the CEO and founder of The Financial Gym, a fitness inspired personal financial services company that to me shouts millennials and Generation Z. I have proved since my brand consultancy's creative lead,...

Duration:00:45:58

Matt Cohen, Co-Founder, Kidfresh

9/11/2020
Learn more about Kidfresh Support the show and even get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Matt. M Cohen: Thank you. Nice to meet you. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. So in your bio it states, "As someone who was interested in how brands connect with consumers, Matt was looking to develop a concept that would really connect to people's lives and be meaningful." Now, this statement alone got me so excited to have you on...

Duration:00:28:20

Steve Schulze, Co-Founder and CEO, Nekter Juice Bar

8/28/2020
Learn more about Nekter Juice Bar Support the show and even get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Steve. S Schulze: Well, I appreciate it. Thanks for inviting me, and I'm happy to be here. F Geyrhalter: Oh, absolutely. Well, first things first, how has Nekter kept up during these unprecedented times? S Schulze: I think a lot of restaurant brands, everybody's had to pivot and everybody has had to adapt...

Duration:00:41:06

Phil Libin, Co-Founder and CEO, mmhmm and All Turtles; Co-Founder and former CEO, Evernote

8/14/2020
Learn more about mmhmm Learn more about the reasoning behind the name, plus see the platform in action Support the show and even get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: Fabian Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Phil, Phil Libin: Thank you. Nice to be here. Fabian Geyrhalter: Based on your new video communication tools, really neat demo in which you are actually the star. We now know that you have 123,195 unread emails back then when you filmed that....

Duration:00:38:57

Esti Chazanow, Co-Founder and Brand Manager, LIV Watches

7/31/2020
Learn more about LIV Support the show and get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Esti. E Chazanow: Hi. Thank you for having me. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. Thank you for making it especially during these times right now. I was so intrigued when I first read about your company, LIV, a Miami-based brand that offers Swiss-made high-quality watches at a fraction of the price we all got used to seeing. We're talking a...

Duration:00:48:04

Dan Kurzrock, CEO and Co-Founder, ReGrained

7/17/2020
Learn more about Regrained Support the show and get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Dan. D Kurzrock: Hey, thanks so much for having me here. F Geyrhalter: Yeah, absolutely. We talked about this a little bit before we hit record, but today's June 1st. We're still in a pandemic but as of this past weekend, the majority of cities in the US is taken over by rightful necessary protests, but also by looters and riots....

Duration:00:54:02

Trevor Milton, Founder and CEO, Nikola Motor Company

7/3/2020
Learn more about Nikola Follow Trevor on Twitter Support the show and get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Trevor. It's an incredible honor to have you on Hitting The Mark. Trevor: Thanks guys. It's going to be a lot of fun. A lot of stuff's happened, even over the last week. Wow. F Geyrhalter: I wanted to start off with that. I mean, it's been an interesting last week for you. You're officially trading on...

Duration:00:36:25

Mikael Soderlindh, Co-Founder and CEO, Knife Aid; Co-Founder and Director, Happy Socks

6/19/2020
Learn more about Knife Aid Support the show and get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Mikael. M Soderlindh: Thank you for welcoming me to the show. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. So I thought you would be in Los Angeles because that's where you started your new brand but you are currently back in Sweden. M Soderlindh: Yeah. I got a little bit panicked when somebody tried to lock me up and hold me confined in a small...

Duration:00:35:16

Lisa Vogl, Founder and Director, Verona Collection

6/5/2020
Learn more about Verona Collection Support the show and get on monthly mentorship calls with Fabian. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Lisa. L Vogl: Thank you for having me. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. So it's Ramadan and that's a huge, huge deal for you and many others, so thank you especially for being here. This is a pretty big deal for you. L Vogl: Thank you. Yeah, even when I think we scheduled, I completely forgot it was going to be Ramadan. We fast...

Duration:00:31:57

Danh Tran & Bob Stevens, Founder & COO, Buttercloth

5/22/2020
Learn more about Buttercloth Due to COVID-19 we are no longer asking for financial support for the show, instead you can now join free mentorship group calls with Fabian to get through this together. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Dan and Bob. B Stevens: Good morning, Fabian. F Geyrhalter: It's always great to have two people on, especially right now doing this crazy quarantine that we're all in. I know that everyone is in a different house, in a...

Duration:00:41:02

Tim Dodd, Co-Founder & CEO, Sweet Flower

5/8/2020
Learn more about Sweet Flower Due to COVID-19 we are no longer asking for financial support for the show, instead you can now join free mentorship group calls with Fabian to get through this together. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Tim. T. Dodd: Thanks so much. Thanks for having me. I really appreciate it. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. First off, I hope you're safe during what is being seen as the peak week of the coronavirus here in LA, I guess. Thank you...

Duration:00:53:23

Sali Christeson, Founder and CEO, Argent

4/24/2020
Learn more about Argent Due to COVID-19 we are no longer asking for financial support for the show, instead you can now join free mentorship group calls with Fabian to get through this together. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Sali. S Christeson: Thanks for having me. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. Well, first off, we are recording this on April 3rd, I'm working out of my converted garage, which now has further been converted into a podcast "studio". We live...

Duration:00:48:31

Catharine Dockery, Founding Partner, Vice Ventures

4/10/2020
Learn more about Vice Ventures by following their Instagram account Due to COVID-19 we are no longer asking for financial support for the show, instead you can now join free mentorship group calls with Fabian to get through this together. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Catharine. Catharine: Thank you so much for having me. This is awesome. F Geyrhalter: Oh absolutely. So you're in your late 20s, you did your time on the M&A team at Walmart, as well as...

Duration:00:37:43

Jeff Platt, President, Sky Zone Franchise Group

3/27/2020
Learn more about Sky Zone Due to COVID-19 we are no longer asking for financial support for the show, instead you can now join free mentorship group calls with Fabian to get through this together. Join here. Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Jeff. J Platt: Thanks for having me. F Geyrhalter: Absolutely. Look, I usually only have founders and cofounders on Hitting The Mark and your company Sky Zone which a lot of people listening know very well, it was technically...

Duration:00:44:49

Stacy Madison, Founder of Stacy's Pita Chips, Stacy's Juicebar and BeBOLD Bars

3/13/2020
Learn more about BeBOLD Bars and use the special code 'HTM' for 25% off your first order! Support the show – and get on monthly advisory calls with Fabian (in groups for both creatives as well as entrepreneurs) Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Stacy. S Madison: Thank you so much for having me on. F Geyrhalter: Oh, absolutely. So, first off, you have no idea how thrilled I was when you accepted the invitation to be on my show. We met briefly at a summit last year,...

Duration:00:49:32

Marc Lewis, Owner, Lewis & Llewellyn LLP

2/28/2020
Learn more about Lewis & Llewellyn Support the show – and get on monthly advisory calls with Fabian (in groups for both creatives as well as entrepreneurs) Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Mark. M Lewis: Thanks for having me, Fabian, I appreciate it. F Geyrhalter: Oh absolutely. I'm glad you could make it. You're a civil trial lawyer and have been ranked as one of the top 100 Attorneys in California. Several members of the Fortune 100 I read on your site, hire...

Duration:00:35:49

Shelly Sun, CEO & Founder, BrightStar Care

2/14/2020
Learn more about BrightStar Support the show – and get on monthly advisory calls with Fabian (in groups for both creatives as well as entrepreneurs) Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Thank you so much for being on the show, Shelly. S Sun: Oh thanks for having me. F Geyrhalter: I know your time is very, very valuable and I appreciate you taking the time talking about something that I'm sure you usually don't get asked to talk too much about. So first off, congrats on your amazing success...

Duration:00:36:54

Kate Torgersen, Founder & CEO, Milk Stork

1/31/2020
Learn more about Milk Stork Support the show – and get on monthly advisory calls with Fabian (in groups for both creatives as well as entrepreneurs) Full Transcript: F Geyrhalter: Welcome to the show, Kate. K Torgersen: Thank you. I'm excited to be here. F Geyrhalter: Oh, absolutely. It's so great to have you. The way I actually got to know you and Milk Stork, and we talked about this a little bit prior to hitting record, was at an NPR event where I was actually a mentor and in...

Duration:00:42:34

Erica and Jason Feucht, Co-Founders, Distilled Bath and Body (Pit Liquor)

1/17/2020
Learn more about Pit Liquor Support the show – and get on monthly advisory calls with Fabian (in groups for both creatives as well as entrepreneurs) Full Transcript: E Feucht: For us, our brand reflects exactly who we are and that's really interesting because it feels a little bit vulnerable sometimes as we look at it and we're like, "Oh my gosh, this is us," but we're taking us and putting it out in the world and it's returning. And, it's pretty cool to watch that happen, and I guess...

Duration:00:42:53