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ABOUT THE NEW YORK LAUNCH POD (NY LAUNCH POD): Highlighting start-ups, disruptors, innovators, and other nontraditional businesses in the New York City area, the New York Launch Pod is a monthly podcast featuring conversations with a diverse group of entrepreneurs, who share their experiences and insights building new businesses in and around the Big Apple. From business strategy, to dealing with logistical and financial obstacles, to the sometimes painful growth process, the podcast covers key issues facing entrepreneurs and their businesses. Hosted by Hal Coopersmith, a practicing attorney in New York City, the podcast is designed to address the unique opportunities and challenges presented by doing business in and New York City. For anyone who owns a business, is thinking about starting one, or is simply interested in learning more about this endlessly fascinating (and terrifying) subject, the New York Launch Pod is required listening. The New York Launch Pod is a production of Bull Path Media, Inc. www.nylaunchpod.com | @NYLaunchPod ABOUT HAL COOPERSMITH: Born and raised in New York City, Hal Coopersmith has entrepreneurship in his blood. With a mother who started a personal training company and a father who manages a law firm, it's only natural that he would feel an affinity for risk-takers and innovators. A graduate of Brown University, where he majored in economics, and Fordham University School of Law, Hal spent several years working in advertising for Fortune 500 companies before settling into his current role as an attorney. This diverse educational and professional background, plus his belief that there has never been a better time to start a business, gives him a unique perspective and ensures that his interviews are always informative, insightful and thought-provoking.

ABOUT THE NEW YORK LAUNCH POD (NY LAUNCH POD): Highlighting start-ups, disruptors, innovators, and other nontraditional businesses in the New York City area, the New York Launch Pod is a monthly podcast featuring conversations with a diverse group of entrepreneurs, who share their experiences and insights building new businesses in and around the Big Apple. From business strategy, to dealing with logistical and financial obstacles, to the sometimes painful growth process, the podcast covers key issues facing entrepreneurs and their businesses. Hosted by Hal Coopersmith, a practicing attorney in New York City, the podcast is designed to address the unique opportunities and challenges presented by doing business in and New York City. For anyone who owns a business, is thinking about starting one, or is simply interested in learning more about this endlessly fascinating (and terrifying) subject, the New York Launch Pod is required listening. The New York Launch Pod is a production of Bull Path Media, Inc. www.nylaunchpod.com | @NYLaunchPod ABOUT HAL COOPERSMITH: Born and raised in New York City, Hal Coopersmith has entrepreneurship in his blood. With a mother who started a personal training company and a father who manages a law firm, it's only natural that he would feel an affinity for risk-takers and innovators. A graduate of Brown University, where he majored in economics, and Fordham University School of Law, Hal spent several years working in advertising for Fortune 500 companies before settling into his current role as an attorney. This diverse educational and professional background, plus his belief that there has never been a better time to start a business, gives him a unique perspective and ensures that his interviews are always informative, insightful and thought-provoking.
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ABOUT THE NEW YORK LAUNCH POD (NY LAUNCH POD): Highlighting start-ups, disruptors, innovators, and other nontraditional businesses in the New York City area, the New York Launch Pod is a monthly podcast featuring conversations with a diverse group of entrepreneurs, who share their experiences and insights building new businesses in and around the Big Apple. From business strategy, to dealing with logistical and financial obstacles, to the sometimes painful growth process, the podcast covers key issues facing entrepreneurs and their businesses. Hosted by Hal Coopersmith, a practicing attorney in New York City, the podcast is designed to address the unique opportunities and challenges presented by doing business in and New York City. For anyone who owns a business, is thinking about starting one, or is simply interested in learning more about this endlessly fascinating (and terrifying) subject, the New York Launch Pod is required listening. The New York Launch Pod is a production of Bull Path Media, Inc. www.nylaunchpod.com | @NYLaunchPod ABOUT HAL COOPERSMITH: Born and raised in New York City, Hal Coopersmith has entrepreneurship in his blood. With a mother who started a personal training company and a father who manages a law firm, it's only natural that he would feel an affinity for risk-takers and innovators. A graduate of Brown University, where he majored in economics, and Fordham University School of Law, Hal spent several years working in advertising for Fortune 500 companies before settling into his current role as an attorney. This diverse educational and professional background, plus his belief that there has never been a better time to start a business, gives him a unique perspective and ensures that his interviews are always informative, insightful and thought-provoking.

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Episodes

Episode 43: Lisa Skye Hain and Brian Hain, Co-Founders of Primary | The coworking and shared office space started by WeWork's first employee

4/30/2018
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Lisa Skye Hain and Brian Hain the husband and wife co-founders of Primary step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their coworking and shared office space located at 26 Broadway in Manhattan. Coworking and shared office space is big business. According to Lisa the industry itself has grown between 300% and 400% […] The post Episode 43: Lisa Skye Hain and Brian Hain, Co-Founders of Primary appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and...

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 42: Sarah Sheehan and Toby Hervey, Co-Founders of Bravely | The Platform for off the record confidential employment coaching

4/1/2018
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Sarah Sheehan and Toby Hervey co-founders of Bravely step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their impartial off-the-record confidential employee coaching platform. Workplace culture has an increased emphasis in today’s business world. No matter how hard companies try to create a supportive environment, conflict is inevitable. Whether it is abut a raise, […] The post Episode 42: Sarah Sheehan and Toby Hervey, Co-Founders of Bravely appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast...

Duration:00:46:05

How You Doin’? Vol 3 Andy Jacobi, Co-Founder of Untamed Sandwiches | Reflecting on the Growth of New York City's Braised Meat Sandwich Stores

2/28/2018
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Andy Jacobi, Co-Founder of Untamed Sandwiches, steps back on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the growth of his braised meat sandwich shops. Since we first spoke to Andy in July 2015 for Episode 6, a lot has changed. Untamed Sandwiches now has three locations (Bryant Park, DUMBO, and Midtown East) and 40 […] The post How You Doin’? Vol 3 Andy Jacobi, Co-Founder of Untamed Sandwiches appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and Openings...

Duration:00:48:51

Episode 41: Alessandro Biggi and Francesco Brachetti, Co-Founders of Avocaderia | New York City's first Avocado Bar and Alumni of ABC's Shark Tank

2/10/2018
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Before they appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank, Alessandro Biggi and Francesco Brachetti stepped on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss Avocaderia “the world’s first Avocado Bar” located in Industry City in Brooklyn. About one year ago, the thirty year old Italian co-founders were in search of healthy and tasty food and fell in […] The post Episode 41: Alessandro Biggi and Francesco Brachetti, Co-Founders of Avocaderia appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New...

Duration:00:30:39

Ron Bergamini, CEO of Action Environmental | The largest private garbage company with the most sophisticated recycling center

2/1/2018
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Ron Bergamini, CEO of Action Environmental, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss one of the most sophisticated recycling facilities in the world which is located in the Bronx, New York. Action Environmental is the largest private waste and recycling services provider in New York City and invested heavily to build New […] The post Episode 40: Ron Bergamini, CEO of Action Environmental appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and...

Duration:00:24:03

Episode 39: A Summer Inside the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

12/28/2017
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This summer we took an inside look at the New York office of the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship, also known as NFTE. NFTE is a non-profit organization providing educational entrepreneurship training to high school students from low-income, urban communities. This podcast is the story of high school students throughout their journey through an eight-week intensive […] The post Episode 39: A Summer Inside the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) appeared first on New York...

Duration:00:18:10

Episode 38: Kalle Simpson, Co-Founder of NIGHT | The silk pillow with a celebrity following for better sleep at night

12/1/2017
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Kalle Simpson, founder of NIGHT, steps onto the New York Launch Pod to discuss her $150 pillow. Is this price tag crazy? Kalle says no, and she’s here to tell you why. In fact, Kalle thinks you should rethink your strategy if you are sleeping on a $20 pillow. The NIGHT Pillow is meticulously designed […] The post Episode 38: Kalle Simpson, Co-Founder of NIGHT appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and Openings in the New York City Area.

Duration:00:38:17

How You Doin’? Vol 2: Ryan Babenzien, Founder of Greats

11/30/2017
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Ryan Babenzien, Founder of Greats, steps back on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the growth of his vertically integrated Brooklyn based sneaker company. Since we first spoke to Ryan in March 2016, his company has more than doubled in revenue, the headcount of the employees has doubled, opened their first retail location […] The post How You Doin’? Vol 2: Ryan Babenzien, Founder of Greats appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and...

Duration:00:29:55

Episode 37: Yitzchok Kolodny and David Kupfer, Co-Founders of Theryon | The App for Physical Therapy on Demand in Your Home or Office

11/1/2017
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Yitzchok Kolodny and David Kupfer, co-founders of Theryon, step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their new platform for physical therapy on demand in your home or office. In a special episode, recorded at the offices of Samson Technologies, Yitzchok and David discuss why physical therapy on demand is important for busy […] The post Episode 37: Yitzchok Kolodny and David Kupfer, Co-Founders of Theryon appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups,...

Duration:00:34:25

HYD Vol 1: How You Doin’? Volume 1: Angela Ceresnie COO Climb Credit | The Lending Start-Up Making Education More Accessible

10/1/2017
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ANNOUNCING NEW SERIES: HOW YOU DOIN’? Angela Ceresnie, COO of Climb Credit, steps BACK onto the New York Launch Pod to discuss her newest start-up, which tries to make skills-based, high-quality education more accessible. We first spoke to Angela in Episode 8. As a Co-Founder of Orchard, Angela discussed the “new lending ecosystem,” where start-ups […] The post How You Doin’? Volume 1: Angela Ceresnie, COO Climb Credit appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New...

Duration:00:30:08

Episode 36: Zachary Aarons Co-Founder and Partner of MetaProp | New York City's Real Estate Technology Accelerator, Venture Fund, and Advisory

9/1/2017
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Zachary Aarons, Co-Founder and Partner of MetaProp, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his real estate technology accelerator, venture fund, and advisory business– all wrapped into one. Founded in 2015, Zach and his Co-Founders, Aaron Block and Clelia Peters, realized that entrepreneurs and real estate executives were not connecting with each […] The post Episode 36: Zachary Aarons, Co-Founder and Partner of MetaProp appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast...

Duration:00:53:16

Episode 35: Vicki Fulop, Co-Founder of Brooklinen | The Brooklyn based direct to consumer linen and bedding company

8/1/2017
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Vicki Fulop, Co-Founder of Brooklinen, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her Brooklyn based, direct to consumer bedding company. Several years ago Vicki and her co-founder and husband Rich, were staying at a hotel and sleeping on incredibly comfortable sheets. When the two wanted to purchase the sheets, they were shocked […] The post Episode 35: Vicki Fulop, Co-Founder of Brooklinen appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and...

Duration:00:39:55

Episode 34: Susannah Vila, Co-Founder of Flip | The flexible housing marketplace for subletting

7/1/2017
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Susannah Vila, Co-Founder of Flip, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her marketplace for flexible housing that helps people sublet their apartments. Finding an apartment for less than a year is a difficult task. Sites like Craigslist can be unorganized, inconsistent, and difficult to navigate. Similarly, for the person looking to […] The post Episode 34: Susannah Vila, Co-Founder of Flip appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses,...

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 33: Brian Berger, Co-Founder of Mack Weldon | The company reinventing Men's underwear and Men's essentials through great product design

6/1/2017
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Brian Berger, Co-Founder of Mack Weldon, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his men’s underwear and essentials company. Frustrated by the experience of purchasing underwear in department stores and the feeling that brands were simply changing their products for the sake of changing them, Brian thought about creating a better customer […] The post Episode 33: Brian Berger, Co-Founder of Mack Weldon appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups,...

Duration:00:44:33

Episode 32: Charlie O'Donnell, Founder and Sole Partner of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures | The Venture Capital Fund that invests exclusively in New York City startups

5/1/2017
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Charlie O’Donnell, Founder and Sole Partner of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his Venture Capital fund and give a behind the scenes look at the venture capital world. Brooklyn Bridge Ventures invests exclusively in New York City companies with Charlie managing $23 million across two funds, leading or co-leading investments of […] The post Episode 32: Charlie O’Donnell, Founder and Sole Partner of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures appeared first on New York...

Duration:00:54:26

Episode 31: Camille Hearst, Co-Founder of Kit | The online social shopping platform for people to recommend the products they love

4/1/2017
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Camille Hearst, founder of Kit, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her Tne platform for people to recommend the products they love to use. Everyone has been there. If you start a new activity, interest or hobby, you try to search on Amazon for the best products. Do you get the […] The post Episode 31: Camille Hearst, Co-Founder of Kit appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and Openings in the New York City Area.

Duration:00:32:16

Episode 30: Lisa Skeete Tatum, Founder of LandIt | The online platform to help women increase their success and engagement in the workplace

3/1/2017
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Lisa Skeete Tatum, Founder and CEO of Landit, steps onto the New York Launch Pod to discuss her online platform to help women increase their success and engagement in the workplace while also helping companies develop and retain their female employees. Lisa first formulated the idea for Landit based on her own career “inflection point” […] The post Episode 30: Lisa Skeete Tatum, Founder of Landit appeared first on New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and...

Duration:00:33:38

Episode 29: Alissa Wagner and Sabrina De Sousa, Co-Founders of Dimes

2/1/2017
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Alissa Wagner and Sabrina De Sousa, the Co-Founders of Dimes, step on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss their restaurant, marketplace, and deli in Chinatown. Dimes first opened its doors in September 2013 as a huge success. After the first day of business Alissa and Sabrina were on the phone to get more staff for the restaurant. […]

Duration:00:27:28

Episode 28: Michael Chad Hoeppner, Founder of GK Training and Communications | The techniques everyone can use to communicate and speak better

1/1/2017
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Michael Chad Hoeppner, Founder of GK Training and Communications, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the founding of his business at the height of the recession in 2009 and how to communicate effectively. Whether you’re an entrepreneur giving a pitch, speaking in a conference room, or having a conversation with friends […]

Duration:00:57:30

Episode 27: Eric Kane, Founder of Barrel On | Making online shopping a more sustainable and charitable experience

12/1/2016
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Eric Kane, Founder of Barrel On, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss how his online marketplace is working to make shopping a more sustainable, more impactful experience. Originally founded as a barrel refurbishing company, Barrel On transformed into a marketplace for environmentally friendly brands that give back. Every time you shop on Barrel On your purchases transparently raise money for reputable non-profit organizations. Eric believes that Barrel On is becoming a...

Duration:00:25:15

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