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Starting it Up is a podcast that’s devoted to interviewing top entrepreneurs who have built or are building game-changing companies. We take a deep dive into where they came up with the ideas, why they started their ventures, how they pushed through the obstacles, what steps they took in growing their businesses, and where they are right now. Whether you've been dreaming about turning that great idea into a reality, are currently hustling to build up your company, or are just interested in entrepreneurship and innovation, this podcast is for YOU. Starting It Up is hosted by Ben Burman, an avid podcast listener who has spent his career -- albeit a short one so far -- working within the startup ecosystem at organizations like MassChallenge, Roomi, and Wibbitz. Ben digs deep, asking the tough questions, to uncover actionable information that the audience can learn from and use on their own journeys. The start is always the hardest part -- this podcast is here to make it a bit easier.

Starting it Up is a podcast that’s devoted to interviewing top entrepreneurs who have built or are building game-changing companies. We take a deep dive into where they came up with the ideas, why they started their ventures, how they pushed through the obstacles, what steps they took in growing their businesses, and where they are right now. Whether you've been dreaming about turning that great idea into a reality, are currently hustling to build up your company, or are just interested in entrepreneurship and innovation, this podcast is for YOU. Starting It Up is hosted by Ben Burman, an avid podcast listener who has spent his career -- albeit a short one so far -- working within the startup ecosystem at organizations like MassChallenge, Roomi, and Wibbitz. Ben digs deep, asking the tough questions, to uncover actionable information that the audience can learn from and use on their own journeys. The start is always the hardest part -- this podcast is here to make it a bit easier.
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United States

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Starting it Up is a podcast that’s devoted to interviewing top entrepreneurs who have built or are building game-changing companies. We take a deep dive into where they came up with the ideas, why they started their ventures, how they pushed through the obstacles, what steps they took in growing their businesses, and where they are right now. Whether you've been dreaming about turning that great idea into a reality, are currently hustling to build up your company, or are just interested in entrepreneurship and innovation, this podcast is for YOU. Starting It Up is hosted by Ben Burman, an avid podcast listener who has spent his career -- albeit a short one so far -- working within the startup ecosystem at organizations like MassChallenge, Roomi, and Wibbitz. Ben digs deep, asking the tough questions, to uncover actionable information that the audience can learn from and use on their own journeys. The start is always the hardest part -- this podcast is here to make it a bit easier.

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English


Episodes

E03: Michael Vega-Sanz | Capitalizing on the Sharing Economy - How Lula is Transforming Transportation

10/8/2018
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On this episode, we talk with Michael Vega-Sanz, the Co-Founder and President of Lula. Lula is a peer-to-peer car sharing platform that’s initially focusing on college students, with the goal of expanding to the general public and adding alternative forms of transportation to create an all-encompassing ride sharing ecosystem. We discuss topics like how to effectively build a marketplace, what it’s like raising money at the seed stage, the benefits of the sharing economy and what its future...

Duration:00:39:00

E02: John Puma III | Going All In - Revolutionizing Real Estate Rentals Right Out of College

9/24/2018
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On this episode, we talk with John Puma, the co-founder and COO of Wizio. Wizio is the first VR-based listing platform for real estate. We discuss topics like the impact of virtual and augmented reality, how to become a co-founder, the real estate market dynamic in cities like Boston, working full-time on a startup right out of college, and more!

Duration:00:50:38

E01: Aleric Heck | Building Your Skills - How a Youtube Channel at Age 12 Led to Two Successful Businesses at 21

9/7/2018
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On this episode, we talk with Aleric Heck, the founder of AdOutreach, a fast-growing video marketing consultancy and AppFind, a super popular YouTube app review channel. We discuss topics like taking those first entrepreneurial steps, keeping a business lean, organizing remote teams, video marketing trends in 2018, the importance of building a skillset, and more.

Duration:00:46:51