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The Art of Start Up War" is a weekly startup investment podcast created by Brian MacMahon, the CEO of The Expert Dojo Startup Accelerator in Santa Monica, California. This podcast was built to educate entrepreneurs on how to avoid the 98% failure rate that ALL new businesses face. Your host and Sensei Brian, interviews the most influential global movers and shakers of early stage angel and venture investment right here in Silicon Beach. Tune in for new episodes each week on Tuesday at 10am (PST) helping you fight the war against start up failure.

The Art of Start Up War" is a weekly startup investment podcast created by Brian MacMahon, the CEO of The Expert Dojo Startup Accelerator in Santa Monica, California. This podcast was built to educate entrepreneurs on how to avoid the 98% failure rate that ALL new businesses face. Your host and Sensei Brian, interviews the most influential global movers and shakers of early stage angel and venture investment right here in Silicon Beach. Tune in for new episodes each week on Tuesday at 10am (PST) helping you fight the war against start up failure.
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The Art of Start Up War" is a weekly startup investment podcast created by Brian MacMahon, the CEO of The Expert Dojo Startup Accelerator in Santa Monica, California. This podcast was built to educate entrepreneurs on how to avoid the 98% failure rate that ALL new businesses face. Your host and Sensei Brian, interviews the most influential global movers and shakers of early stage angel and venture investment right here in Silicon Beach. Tune in for new episodes each week on Tuesday at 10am (PST) helping you fight the war against start up failure.

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Episodes

#100 Dan O'Day & Andrew Fielding

6/18/2019
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Join us this week as Brian speaks with Founder Dan O'Day & Investor Andrew Fielding. We learn about the document filing business and what Dan has built to address the challenges of that industry. Be sure to share, rate, and review!

Duration:00:44:09

#99 Tina Hay & Minnie ingersoll

6/11/2019
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Check the first episode of season 4 where Brian interviews founders and investors. We are kicking off this season with Tina Hay of Napkin Finance and Investor Minnie Ingersoll of Ten One Ten Ventures. Decentralized Centralized Platform? In this podcast it's a thing, check out this episode to hear all about it! www.expertdojo.com

Duration:00:43:55

#98 Moonshots Capital with Jawhara Tariq

6/4/2019
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Join us this week for another amazing story about a unique adventure into the world of Investment. Hear about the journey and cause behind it all as Brian walks us through the "Entrepreneurs Journey" storytelling model developed in season 3. Don't miss this episode as we close season 3 with a bang and get ready for season 4!

Duration:00:43:11

#97 Kids fashion | Stylette

5/28/2019
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Join us again this week as Brian discusses kids fashion with Gemma Cox and Sheena Jongeneel of Stylette. Check out how this startup is redefining kids fashion and more importantly, how it's being paid for. This is sustainable fashion at it's best and functions as a revolving closet in this new sharing economy!

Duration:00:33:07

#96 Brandon Hakim | Insiderschool.com

5/21/2019
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This week Brian speaks with Brandon Hakim about the broken school system and the story of how Insiderschool.com came about. We hear about how Brandon has deconstructed and redesigned a new type of teaching system. The future of learning is here now so be sure to catch this one!

Duration:00:40:04

#95 Stephen Powers | Wisdome.LA

5/14/2019
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Join us this week as Brian speaks to Stephen Powers of Wisdome.LA and learn about the future of entertainment. Hear about the first VR and 360 fully immersive entertainment park this week on The Art of Startup War.

Duration:00:34:36

#94 Pete Colbert of INAMO | The future right now

5/7/2019
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This week Brian talks with Pete Colbert of INAMO. Listen to how this fintech venture takes a standard credit card and gives you a chip in wearable form that also prevents fraud! Hear the story of startup to main stream in light speed and how this technology can book flights, hotels, provide vital medical information, make a payments and more without the need to carry a wallet. This is the future, right now on the Art of Startup War. www.expertdojo.com

Duration:00:45:29

#93 Scott Griffiths of 18|8 Hair Salons

4/30/2019
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Scott has been an entrepreneur for well over 20 years with a very strong marketing and sales background. His latest and most successful gig has been as the co-founder of the 18|8 chain of men’s hair salons. Scott started this venture in 2001 after the MBA program and had a series of challenges and setbacks. In 2013, his goal was to sell 30 franchise stores but he actually ended up doubling that goal by selling 60 stores. This week Brian MacMahon speaks with Scott about his amazing...

Duration:00:39:15

#92 Henry Elgrissy | Carbon Phone

4/23/2019
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This week Brian talks to Henry Elgrissy from Carbon Phone. The Carbon Phone is the only platform that provides every day emergency access to your phone as you know it from any other device other than your phone that has internet (data)access. Brian talks to Henry about all the other things he has brought into the world and gets the story behind it all! We all know how helpless we can become when losing a device so don't miss this because there is a solution!

Duration:00:43:37

#91 Epik Wish Changing Gifting | Christopher Du

4/16/2019
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This week Brian MacMahon speaks with Christopher Du and Linda Cao of Epik Wish. This is an amazing episode about changing the way we gift. Instead of multiple people buying kids what we guess they might like, people all pull together for one epic gift! This is a step forward for mankind, make sure you don't miss it!

Duration:00:42:04

#90 Planted Recovery | Scott Ankeny

4/9/2019
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Over 26 million people needing treatment every year but only 2+ million are getting into the 14,500 facilities in the United States. That is only 8.8% of the need and when we are talking about the life and death reality of addiction, that is not enough. This is where Planted Recovery steps in. This week Brian speaks with Scott Ankeny about these issues and the story about how Planted Recovery came to be.

Duration:00:39:07

#89 The Future of Data and How To Monetize It | Jeff Bermant - Cocoon

4/2/2019
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In an age when data privacy is such a legitimate cause for concern, Cocoon has developed a way for consumers to have discretion over what data they sell and what data remains private. Expert DOJO's Brian MacMahon sits down with Jeff Bermant to discuss his entrepreneurial experience and how he is looking to change the way we look at and monetize data.

Duration:00:35:29

#88 Scaling Fashion with Sean Saberi of FABFAD, Inc

3/26/2019
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This week Brian speaks with Sean Saberi of FABFAD, Inc. We hear about the creative ways Sean has built his fashion business and what he's doing differently. Fashion is a tough business and in this episode, you'll hear about how Sean managed to scale and fund this venture through good times and dark days! Even if you aren't in the fashion business, there are plenty of takeaways about the grit and creativity entrepreneurs need to possess to bring dreams to fruition.

Duration:00:47:06

#87 Stephanie Be of BUENA | Experiences over Belongings

3/19/2019
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This week Brian talks to Stephanie Be, an award-winning travel and lifestyle marketer, a Latina, California native, and UCLA Alumna. While building her brand and traveling to over 250 destinations, Stephanie has gathered over 280,000 subscribers. Her mission isn’t just to show clients the best time, but to promote culture, diversity, and wellness in a generation that prefers experiences over belongings. In this episode, you'll hear about all the events leading up to Stephanie self-funding...

Duration:00:45:07

Deep in the WEEDs of the Cannabis Industry - Mike Weiss

3/12/2019
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Cannabis expert and serial entrepreneur, Mike Weiss, sits down with Brian to talk about his company, Cannacopia, as well as everything the cannabis industry is, has been, and is becoming.

Duration:00:44:22

#85 Saritta Hines of Trustabit

3/5/2019
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This week Brian speaks with Saritta Hines of Trustabit. Currently, when a passengers’ flight is disrupted, there is no seamless way for them to get a voucher or compensation. The passenger has to contact the airline call center or fill out a form giving a thorough explanation of what happened. At this point, often times the passenger is frustrated waiting for a customer service representative to determine whether there is a viable reason to disburse a voucher and at what amount. Trustabit...

Duration:00:34:14

#84 Jose Montero of Blue | The Virtual Name Tag

2/26/2019
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This week Brian speaks with Jose Montero of Blue. Blue is an app to help the most connected generation to connect in real life. You’ll notice when walking around school or waiting in line for an event, that almost everyone around you is bent over his or her smartphone. Although people are constantly “connected” through cell phones and social media, loneliness is more of an issue than ever. According to researchers, 1 in 5 people suffer from loneliness in the U.S. Oprah once said “The cure is...

Duration:00:46:23

#83 Massive job creation and Real Life Story

2/19/2019
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We are back this week with another amazing episode. Tune in this week to hear about massive job creation and a very real life story from the street to giving back.

Duration:00:46:29

#82 Carey D'Souza of Sonikpass

2/12/2019
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This week, Brian speaks with Carey D'Souza of Sonikpass, a technology that empowers you to verify your identity and prove your physical proximity to any access point. Hear the story of how it came together and how Sonikpass is the future of security. Another great podcast from the Expert Dojo Startup Accelerator.

Duration:00:52:11

#81 Tony Chan | Electric Cars under 10k

2/5/2019
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This week, Brian speaks with Tony Chan of Ampere Electric Cars, Inc. Hear Tony's story from starting out with a briefcase - scooter (yes way!) to creating an amazing electric car company in 4 years. Electric cars for under 10k is a great sign for the future, hear how it all happens in this week's episode! Got the next big thing? Apply to our accelerator at www.expertdojo.com

Duration:00:27:54