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Founders Talk is an interview podcast profiling founders building businesses both online and offline.

Founders Talk is an interview podcast profiling founders building businesses both online and offline.
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Houston, TX

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Founders Talk is an interview podcast profiling founders building businesses both online and offline.

Language:

English

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5by5 Broadcasting 5114 Balcones Woods Drive Suite 307-292 Austin, TX 78759-5273


Episodes

51: Sam Soffes / Onward

9/11/2013
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Could this be Sam Soffes's final appearance on the show? Time will tell. Check out: #40: Sam Soffes / Seesaw - Part 3 #39: Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar - Part 2 #38: Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar - Part 1

Duration: 01:18:01


Founders Talk 38: Sam Soffes / Nothing Magical, Cheddar

7/13/2012
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Sam Soffes the Founder of Nothing Magical and the maker of Cheddar joins Adam Stacoviak to share all the details of his wild ride as an indie software developer and designer. Sam has worked at Hipstamatic, built YouTube ripoffs, gotten offers from some of the most respected names in the business (some accepted and some turned down) all to circle back around to start Nothing Magical and build his own products. He shares the highs, the lows and all the things he's learned along the way -...

Founders Talk 37: Sarah Hatter / CoSupport - Part 2

7/5/2012
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Sarah Hatter the Founder of CoSupport, joins Adam Stacoviak for part 2 of 2 to go back in time and dig deep into her history, we learn about "the early days" and how she got started, her passions for TV and her podcast TVBFF, the early days of blogging and "dramaville", what inspires her, being a crafts-person, how she learned that "you don't have to do anything you don't want to do", how TM meditation changed her life, as well as the challenges she's faced as a female founder - plus so...

Founders Talk 36: Sarah Hatter / CoSupport - Part 1

6/28/2012
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Sarah Hatter the Founder of CoSupport, joins Adam Stacoviak for part 1 of 2 to share her passion for great customer support for web products, being a woman in a man filled industry, her thoughts and history with potentially selling her company and getting aqui-hired, how Allan and Steven of LessEverything have become partners in CoSupport - plus so much more. Also, be sure to check out "After Dark" for an extended chat with Sarah.

Founders Talk 35: Steve Espinosa / AppStack

4/11/2012
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Steve Espinosa, the Founder of AppStack, joins Adam Stacoviak to tell his story of hustling his way to the top, gaining the trust and friendship of Jason Calacanis, Dave McClure, Eric Schmidt and the awesome team behind Google Ventures, what it means to focus and much more. This is a jam packed episode with tons of energy and lots to learn from Steve. Also, check out "After Dark" for an extended chat with Steve.

Founders Talk 34: Jon Crawford / Storenvy

4/3/2012
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Jon Crawford, the Founder of Storenvy joins Adam Stacoviak to talk about how everything began for Storenvy, his road from Kansas to Austin, TX to SF, how he got kicked out of Y Combinator the same week he was accepted then raised $1.5M for Storenvy, and how he's living the startup dream! Also, check out After Dark for an extended chat with Jon.

Founders Talk 33: Nate & Jay / United Pixelworkers

3/2/2012
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Nate Peretic Jay Fanelli, the Founders of Full Stop and United Pixelworkers join Adam Stacoviak to talk about plotting and planning to leave old jobs, being outspoken and opinionated, having a core set of principles and not deviating from them, reaching out to people they admired (regardless of popularity) and their side project that has turned into something that could eclipse their entire client revenue in 2012. Also, check out After Dark for an extended chat with Nate and Jay.

Founders Talk 25: Dan Martell

11/30/2011
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Dan Martell, Co-Founder of Flowtown, joins Adam Stacoviak to talk about his road to success with Flowtown.

Founders Talk 23: Vitaly Friedman

10/26/2011
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Vitaly Friedman, Founder of Smashing Magazine, joins Adam Stacoviak to talk about the beginnings of Smashing Magazine, taking chances, not being copyable, experimenting to find what works, supporting the community, developing content, paying writers, developing publishing principles and philosophies and also shares a bit about what's next on the horizon for him and his team.

Founders Talk 22: Drew Strojny

10/22/2011
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Drew Strojny joins Adam Stacoviak to talk about his path in life, playing in the NFL, marrying your business partner, web design and pursuing the unknown, developing digital products and themes for WordPress and the 5by5 logo.

#18: Matt Mickiewicz, Founder of SitePoint, 99 Designs and Flippa

6/2/2011
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Matt Mickiewicz, Co-Founder of SitePoint, 99 Designs, and Flippa talks with Adam Stacoviak about becoming an entrepreneur at a young age, building marketplaces, finding talented people, and using community development and a forum as the spring board for 99 Designs and Flippa.

#17: Niel Robertson, Founder and CEO of Trada

5/28/2011
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Niel Robertson, Founder and CEO of Trada, talks about crowd-sourcing, crowd mechanics, leveraging "the stealth mode", raising 52 million dollars, community engagement, as well as thoughts on whether or not crowd-sourcing commoditizes freelance expertise.

#16: Avner Ronen, Founder and CEO of Boxee

5/17/2011
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Avner Ronen talks about his vision of the "Future of TV", the role Boxee plays in today's internet video/audio content on the big screen, the backlash of "big media" against Boxee and how they've changed their tune and much more.

#15: Noah Kagan, Founder of App Sumo

5/12/2011
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Noah Kagan, Founder of App Sumo talks with Adam Stacoviak about his journey to success. Send an email to noah@appsumo.com for more details about something special for 5by5 listeners.

#14: Bill Boebel, Rackspace

5/11/2011
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Adam Stacoviak talks with Bill Boebel, VP Strategy/Corp Dev at Rackspace and Founder of Webmail.us about staying the course, keeping the team motivated during turbulent "cash strapped" times, getting acquired by Rackspace and staying on to continue building the company post-acquisition.

#13: Chris Nagele, Founder of Wildbit

4/28/2011
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Adam Stacoviak talks with Chris Nagele, Founder of Wildbit

#12: Eric Kuhn, Founders Card

2/24/2011
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Adam Stacoviak talks with Eric Kuhn, Founder of Founders Card

#11: Rick Perreault, Co-Founder & CEO of Unbounce

1/28/2011
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Adam Stacoviak talks with Rick Perreault, Co-Founder & CEO of Unbounce

#10: Ryan Holmes, Founder of HootSuite

1/22/2011
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Adam Stacoviak talks with Ryan Holmes, Founder of Hootsuite

#9: Maciej Ceglowski, Founder of Pinboard

1/10/2011
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Adam Stacoviak talks with Maciej Ceglowski, Founder of Pinboard
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