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#45 Mayor Adler Returns: Finding Purpose to Commit Your Life To

At the Outlier Podcast festival I co-hosted with Ever Gonzalez in Austin in May, I got the chance to interview Mayor Adler again, but this time in front of a live audience.


#44 2 Angel Investors Reveal What They Look For | SXSW Funded House

Alrighty alrighty alrighty, welcome back to the Fire Show, Austin’s podcast about entrepreneurship. In this episode, filmed over at Funded House 2019, which I’ll go into detail at the end, I sit down with Chris Palmisano, COO + Brooke Borden, VP Strategy & Finance at RocketDollar, a platform which allows anyone to self-direct the investments of their 401(k). Now, you know that I don’t cover startups on The Fire Show. I interview experts to share strategies and tactics founders,...


#43 The Foundations of PERSONAL Branding- Focus, Connect, CREATE

In this solo episode, I make a quick intro on how to build your personal brand.


#42 An Intro to Making Compelling Video Content | Randall Dark | Fire Show Live Streaming

Randall Dark is a Video Pioneer who led the HDTV revolution in the worldwide media industry. He’s worked with Bill Clinton, Stephen Hawking, Sting, the original spock, and more. I can go on and on about him -- he’s a great dude, a friend of mine, and has a lot of encouraging thing to say to creators. Which brings me to you, and a question that you may have as you build ypur auience for yurself, your content, or your startup... What makes great video great? Let’s find out. This was...


#41 How to Get Attention for Your Company in 2019 | Fire Show Live Panel

You're building a brand, whether that's a personal one, or one around your company. What are some tactics you can use to build an audience and acquire customers? How do you use Instagram to constantly engage with your audience? How do you use YouTube? How do you build an email list? Let's learn together, with the help of these fantastic panelists.


#40 What Investors Look for in a Early-Stage Startup Team | Paul O'Brien | Fire Show Live Streaming

This short interview is with Paul O'Brien, one of the Directors of Founder Institute, and the CEO of MediaTech Ventures. I ask him about the state of Venture Capital in Austin, the 3 types of people investors look for in a team they want to fund, and what idea-stage startup teams need to be doing in the start. This was recorded right before an event, so please excuse the background noise. You can check out more video content on my Instagram page, @notthatmoby. As always, enjoy!


#39 How to Build a Business While Working a Day Job | Fire Show Live Panel

Building a business or startup you care about (and what makes $$) is hard as hell. It's even harder when you're working a day-job that pays the bills. So, how the hell do people do it? How do they manage their time? How do they find the energy to come back after their jobs and puts hours and hours into their idea? When do they know it's time to quit their job, or close up shop on the idea? Let's talk about it and find some answers. I hosted a panel in downtown Austin, to find some...


#38 CopyWriting Techniques to Stand Out on Social Media | Josh Fetcher, BAMF Media

Hello! Welcome back to the Fire Show, the show about entrepreneurship and creativity from Austin TX. My name is Moby, and if you don’t know who I am, I am an immigrant to the US who gives a shit about Austin TX, entrepreneurship, and I enjoy making content for people who’re building companies and products they give a shit about. Thus, all the tactical shit in this. Today, we’re talking copywriting for businesses and startups, i.e, writing to get the attention of your customers on social...


#37 How to Make the Most of SXSW in Austin | Fire Show Live Panel

SXSW 2019 is upon us. 100,000+ people. 3 festivals. The entirety of Austin. It's happening. How do we make the most of it? How do we know where's the best places for us to connect to the people we want to? How do we plan for it? How do we enjoy it without being overwhelmed? Let's find out.


#36 Hustling Musicians VI: The Journey from Drummer to CEO | Brian Penick

Today, I’m sitting with Brian Pennick, musician-turned-entrepreneur. Brian was a drummer for 12 years, then started Counter Rhythm group - a marketing agency for arrisssa dn musicians - in 2010, then Musicians Desk Reference - a project management and educational platform for musicians, then help co founded Soundster, which helps businesses pay fair licenses fees for music they use while being fair to songwriters. It was acquired in April 2018. This is a slightly older interview, and I...


#35 Hustling Musicians V: Owning Who You Are in Your Music | Dj Ella Ella

In the 2nd last episode of our Hustling Musicians mini-series on The Fire Show, I sit down with my friend Leslie a.k.a DJ Ella Ella (@soyellaella) to talk about her bringing her heritage to her electronic music.


#34 Hustling Musicians IV: Embrace the Struggle | Gold Ain't Cheap

Now this episode is special. Not just because of their phenomenal music, not just because of their stage presence, but because of the amount of drive these 2 dudes have - in music, business, marketing, modelling, painting and more.. 🔥Mike (@mikemelinoe) changed his name and MOVED to Austin to pursue his music 🎹Tim (@tcj_30) has an MONEY-WINNING startup @elite.sweets 🍩Together, they're @goldaintcheap 👑 A


#33 Hustling Musicians III: Balancing Performing and Creating | Savannah Dahl Lake

In another episode on the mini-series about musicians, I chat down with Savannah Dalh Lake from ATX.


#32 Hustling Musicians II: How is a Song Written? | Torre Blake

In this episode of the mini-series on Musicians, I sit down with Torre Blake to ask a question I have never tried to answer myself.. how the hell is a song written?


#31 Hustling Musicians: The Process of Creating Electronic Music Full-Time | SweaterBeats

In the first part of the new series about Musicians, DJ @SweaterBeats drops by to about how he creates music.


#30 First Year of Amazon FBA: Mistakes, Lessons, and Wins | Allison Nevins

Today's focus: The first year of Amazon FBA, how a store starts, the first few mistakes, the first wins, and what to expect if YOU are starting an Amazon FBA store. My guest today is Allison Nevins, entrepreneur, friend, and great company, who started her Amazon FBA store in 2016.


#29 It's Okay to Struggle | A PSA during hard times

I've had a hard time with everything recently, and wanted to create something to get me through the hard times. Hope this helps. Thanks for listening, as always.


#28 Why 'My Startup Has No Competition' Comes Across as BS

Don't every say this to an investor.


#27 The Texas Venture Capital Ecosystem | Bob Metcalfe, Paul O'Brien, More

Welcome back to The Fire Show, the podcast from Austin about entrepreneurs, business strategy, and working your face off. Today, I’m bringing to you the second panel I recorded at the FUND conference in April, brought to Austin for the first time every by FUND, Deloitte, Wilson Sonsini, and Entrepreneur Network. In the first panel, we had investors and entrepreneurs, such as Jay Samit and BackGril Ventures amon many, talk about how meet investors, make an impression, and eventually raise...


#26 Walk-Through: Building a Brand's Video Strategy | Dave Trausneck (@trausneck)

Hello! Welcome to the Fire Show, Austin's podcast about entrepreneurship strategy, and working your face off. This is your host, Moby, I interview the best in Austin, from the Mayor, to Director of SXSW, Designer of the Airport, Austin Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, and more. It’s a fun time. During SXSW this year, I was waiting around a bar and started chatting to the guy next to me, all because he just had a really cool cowboy hat. A minute or two of chatting about Austin and SXSW...