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E38 | Hayden Slater: Pressed Juicery

9/24/2018
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For Episode 38, Pat and Posh sit down with Hayden Slater, founder and CEO of Pressed Juicery, the company that has taken the country by storm with their delicious cold-pressed juice. They talk about Hayden’s journey of graduating film school in New York and embarking on an 8-month trip to Southeast Asia where the inspiration for Pressed came about after doing a 30-day juice cleanse. He tells the story of how Pressed first opened its doors, got shut down multiple times by the FDA, and...

Duration:00:48:57

E37 | Dr. Drew Pinsky: Celebrity Doctor & Media Personality

9/17/2018
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For Episode 37, Pat and Posh had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Drew Pinsky, celebrity doctor, addiction medicine specialist, and media personality. He’s been the host of nationally syndicated shows such as Loveline, Dr. Drew on Call, Lifechangers, Teen Mom, and Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, among many others. He’s also a former Medical Director at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, a staff member at Huntington Memorial Hospital, and a private practitioner. We talk about how Dr. Drew...

Duration:01:02:21

E36 | Ari Mir: Clutter

9/10/2018
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For Episode 36, Pat and Posh sat down with Ari Mir, co-founder of Clutter. Clutter is an on-demand storage and moving company. Clutter comes to you, packs your belongings, and then transports them to their storage facility. In the process, your items are photographed and made into an online catalog, so you can request any item back any time, anywhere. They’re currently operating in 7 major U.S. cities, including LA, SF, New York, and Chicago. Ari talks about fundraising, team building, and...

Duration:00:52:54

E35 | After Hours: Pat & Posh

9/5/2018
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Are you ready for another segment of The Founder Hour: After Hours?! First and foremost, WE DID A REBRAND! Tune in to Episode 35 to hear why and what TFH’s plans are for the future. Pat and Posh also talk about doing things that have an impact, John McCain’s legacy, the “Boycott In-N-Out” movement, the importance of exercise as it relates to mental clarity and toughness, and Posh’s interesting encounter with a superfan hostess at Din Tai Fung. SUBSCRIBE TO TFH NEWSLETTER & STAY UPDATED >...

Duration:00:57:38

E34 | Michael Kay Keshishian: Kitchen12000

8/27/2018
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For Episode 34, Pat & Posh sat down with Michael Kay Keshishian to learn about his upbringing as the son of immigrant parents, his sincere love for people, and the life-changing experience he had during a spontaneous trip to a reggae festival that sparked his passion for food and hospitality. After graduating from culinary school, Michael launched a catering company called Kitchen12000, which quickly became a full-service event production firm after landing a gig (over Wolfgang Puck) to...

Duration:00:59:35

E33 | Nanxi Liu: Enplug & Nanoly Bioscience

8/20/2018
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For Episode 33, Pat and Posh sit down with Nanxi Liu. Nanxi is the co-founder of Enplug and Nanoly Bioscience, which she runs simultaneously while spending her time in between LA and Denver. Enplug is a software that allows Fortune 500 companies to manage and distribute content using digital displays, while Nanoly works with leading pharmaceutical companies to provide them their patented polymer that enables vaccines to survive without refrigeration. 2 very different companies run by one...

Duration:00:51:19

E32 | Jeff Solomon: Amplify.LA, Velocify, AudioJoy, & more

8/13/2018
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For Episode 32, Pat & Posh sit down with Jeff Solomon, founder of Amplify.LA, Velocify, AudioJoy and so much more! Jeff has been an entrepreneur since he began selling lemonade as a kid. He didn’t love school, so he went to work immediately. After working at a few places, Jeff eventually started his own company. That was the first of many projects he began. Amplify.LA, one of his better-known projects, helped launch the Los Angeles startup scene. Some of Amplify.LA’s portfolio companies...

Duration:01:06:34

E31 | Christopher Gavigan: The Honest Company

8/6/2018
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For Episode 31, Pat & Posh sit down with Christopher Gavigan, the co-founder of The Honest Company. Early on, Christopher discovered his passion for the environment and delved deeper into environmental science and behavioral psychology in college. He always knew he wanted to solve big problems which led to his involvement in the nonprofit space, eventually leading to meeting Jessica Alba and partnering with her to start The Honest Company, a consumer goods company that emphasizes household...

Duration:00:39:36

E30 | After Hours: Pat & Posh

8/1/2018
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The BIG 3-0! The Founder Hour has reached Episode 30! How exciting! On this episode of After Hours, Pat & Posh hung out with crickets and other creatures in Posh’s backyard to recap their most recent guests (Episodes 26-29) and talk about the new look Lakers (shout out Magic Johnson and LeBron James), how MoviePass is the worst business ever created, and answered questions from TFH listeners about life, business, and much more free wisdom! Tune in to listen to Pat & Posh have deep talks on...

Duration:01:03:09

E29 | Grier Govorko: CoAqua

7/23/2018
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For Episode 29, Pat & Posh chat with Grier Govorko, founder of CoAqua, a premium coconut water beverage. Grier grew up in New Zealand for most of his childhood. From a young age, he was very adventurous and had a passion for music. He wiggled his way into the music scene and eventually became the production designer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, moving to LA in the early 90s. After 16 years touring with the Red Hot Chili Peppers as they rose to fame, Grier left the gig and ventured off on...

Duration:00:40:04

E28 | Brent Bolthouse: Bolthouse Productions

7/16/2018
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For Episode 28, Pat & Posh sit down with Brent Bolthouse. He’s the founder of Bolthouse Productions, which owns and operates The Bungalow as well as Neon Carnival, the ultimate Coachella after party with high-end brands and celebrities in attendance year after year. Brent grew up in Southern California and eventually settled in LA in the 1980s. After meeting a friend while going to cosmetology school, they started promoting at nightclubs and throwing parties together. They were a major...

Duration:01:02:04

E27 | Alex Banayan: The Third Door

7/9/2018
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For Episode 27, Pat & Posh chat with Alex Banayan, the author of the recently released book, “The Third Door.” The day before his freshman year final exams, Alex hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it, and used the prize money to fund his quest to learn from the world’s most successful people, such as Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Pitbull, Jessica Alba and many more! We talk to Alex about his incredible journey, the ups and downs, being named the youngest venture capitalist in the...

Duration:00:31:56

E26 | Robert Egger: L.A. Kitchen

7/2/2018
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For Episode 26 of The Founder Hour, Pat & Posh sit down with Robert Egger - a nonprofit leader, author, activist and visionary. Robert talks about managing nightclubs in DC early on in his career and then founding DC Central Kitchen - the country’s first “community kitchen,” where food donated by hospitality businesses and farms is used to fuel its nationally recognized culinary arts job training program. Since opening, DC Central Kitchen has produced over 35 million meals and helped 1,500...

Duration:01:07:54

E25 | After Hours: Pat & Posh

6/27/2018
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The Founder Hour podcast has reached Episode 25! On this episode of After Hours, Pat & Posh took the podcast outdoors to recap their most recent guests (Episodes 21-24) and talk about LA Times’ acquisition, Kanye West and the exciting news that The Founder Hour is now available on Spotify! Tune in to listen to Pat & Posh have deep talks on After Hours. SUBSCRIBE TO TFH NEWSLETTER & STAY UPDATED > http://bit.ly/tfh-newsletter FOLLOW TFH ON INSTAGRAM > http://www.instagram.com/thefounderhour...

Duration:00:43:07

E24 | Clare Vivier: Clare V.

6/18/2018
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For Episode 24, Pat & Posh sit down with Clare Vivier, founder of Clare V., to discuss her journey of moving to Paris after college, working in journalism and pivoting to fashion by designing laptop sleeves and eventually women’s handbags and accessories. Inspired by Kate Spade and the company she built and sold, Clare also discusses the issue of mental health and its importance. Currently, Clare V. has 7 stores in California and New York and hopes to expand the brand’s presence nationwide....

Duration:00:47:18

E23 | Eytan Elbaz: Applied Semantics, Scopely, Social Native and Render Media

6/11/2018
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For Episode 23, Pat & Posh sit down with one of the most influential people in the LA tech scene, Eytan Elbaz. He talks about his transition from engineer to entrepreneur and starting Applied Semantics, which he later sold to Google and became known as Google AdSense. After spending 4 years at Google, Eytan started Scopely, a mobile entertainment network. Now, he is working on Social Native, a social media ad platform and Render Media, a digital publisher which was named the...

Duration:00:34:30

E22 | Jeff Morris Jr.: Chapter One

6/5/2018
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For Episode 22, Pat & Posh sit down with Jeff Morris Jr., founder of Chapter One, an early-stage seed fund investing in blockchain, mobile, and subscription products. When he’s not investing, Jeff is the Director of Product, Revenue at Tinder. In his role, he led the Revenue team to the #1 top grossing app ranking in the App Store and directs one of the top grossing products in mobile history. SUBSCRIBE TO TFH NEWSLETTER & STAY UPDATED > http://bit.ly/tfh-newsletter FOLLOW TFH ON INSTAGRAM >...

Duration:00:55:59

E21 | Betty Porto: Porto's Bakery & Cafe

5/30/2018
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Porto’s has been a staple in Los Angeles for generations. Whether it’s their potato balls, tres leches cake or their many delicious pastries, you’ve experienced the greatness that is Porto’s. For Episode 21, Pat & Posh sit down with co-owner Betty Porto, whose parents left Cuba wanting to escape communism and raise their kids in the U.S. Betty talks about her mother who started baking cakes in their kitchen, opening their first store in Glendale, the success of their family business and its...

Duration:00:53:40

E20 | After Hours: Pat & Posh

5/23/2018
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Episode 20! We can’t believe it! On this episode of After Hours, Pat & Posh recap their most recent guests (Episodes 16-19) and are joined by a special guest, good friend, Dartmouth alum, Stanford MBA, and investor extraordinaire, Alex Martinian. The trio discusses topics like student loan debt and the rising cost of education, investing, and what Pat & Posh have learned so far as co-hosts of the podcast. There’s so much more to come. SUBSCRIBE TO TFH NEWSLETTER & STAY UPDATED >...

Duration:00:49:23

E19 | Chris "Drama" Pfaff: Young & Reckless

5/14/2018
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After a near-fatal accident led him to pivot from his aspiration of being a professional skateboarder, Chris “Drama” Pfaff made the move from Ohio to LA. 18 with a dream, he landed a gig as his cousin Rob Dyrdek’s personal assistant, which provided him with the platform to star on the hit MTV shows Rob & Big and Fantasy Factory. Wanting to carve his own path in business and beyond, he launched Young & Reckless, a streetwear-inspired lifestyle brand that embodies the principles that Drama...

Duration:01:06:49