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New York Launch Pod: A Podcast Highlighting New Start-Ups, Businesses, and Openings in the New York City Area

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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

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


Episode 26: Asha Carroll, Founder of Cake in a Crate | The DELICIOUS vegan, gluten-free, desert that you bake at home

12/1/2016
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Asha Carroll, Founder of Cake in a Crate, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her vegan, gluten-free, processed sugar-free dessert baking kit. And before you think anything else -- it tastes delicious! Asha is a self-proclaimed dessert enthusiast, who, after moving to New York City, started baking a lot. After indulging in all her deserts, Asha decided to pursue more ‘alternative’ recipes and found that her vegan, gluten-free creations were not only more healthful, but also more...

Duration: 00:36:03


Episode 25: Marshall Cox, Founder of Radiator Labs | The smart radiator cover preventing overheating and tackling the $1.2 billion in NYC's wasted fuel each year

11/1/2016
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Marshall Cox, Founder of Radiator Labs, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the first ever smart radiator cover that allows users to control the temperature in their room. It seems as though every New Yorker has sweated in a room that has been overheated by a radiator. Radiators are ubiquitous in older buildings and Marshall estimates that there are approximately 10 million radiators in New York City alone. The problem: radiator technology has barely advanced since World War II,...

Duration: 00:41:12


Episode 24: Alexandra Chemla, Founder of ArtBinder

10/1/2016
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Alexandra Chemla, Founder of ArtBinder, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her digital platform that allows art galleries and collectors to quickly access their art inventory for presentations or sales. In 2010, Alexandra was working as a gallery assistant at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise assembling three ring binders with photographs and information of artwork in advance of Art Basel Switzerland. With the gallery’s many art pieces, ensuring that each of the thirty large binders...

Duration: 00:40:41


Episode 23: Miriam Altman, Co-Founder of Kinvolved

9/1/2016
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Miriam Altman, co-founder of Kinvolved, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the founding of her company that elevates student attendance in schools and provides text message alerts to family members about absenteeism or lateness. As a teacher in a New York City public school for three years, Miriam saw first-hand that classroom attendance was inconsistent and the problems with chronic absenteeism and lateness. However, once Miriam started establishing a relationship with the...

Duration: 00:42:08


Episode 22: Aline Sara, Co-Founder of NaTakallam

8/1/2016
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Aline Sara, Founder of NaTakallam steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss her online platform that connects Arabic learners around the world with displaced Syrians for language practice. Aline first came up with the idea of when she wanted to work on her Arabic after finishing her Master’s Degree in International Affairs at Columbia and found that the price for individual tutoring was expensive. Aline, who is Lebanese, saw the over one million displaced Syrians in Lebanon and...

Duration: 00:32:18


Episode 21: Belvy Klein, Co-Founder of Riis Park Beach Bazaar and Brooklyn Night Bazaar

7/15/2016
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SUMMER SPECIAL! Belvy Klein, Co-Founder of Riis Park Beach Bazaar and Brooklyn Night Bazaar, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss what it’s like to bring music, food, drink, vendors, and fun to the beach and at its famous night market. After winning a request for proposal (RFP) late spring of 2015, Belvy Klein and his co-founder Aaron Broudo did not have a lot of time to invigorate the sleepy Rockaway Beach with life. But armed with the out-of-the-box thinking that Brooklyn...

Duration: 00:56:08


Episode 20: Vaughan Cutillo, Co-Founder of Montauk Brewing Company

7/15/2016
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SUMMER SPECIAL! Vaughan Cutillo, Co-Founder of Montauk Brewing Company, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his brewery and tap room located on the easternmost point of New York State: Montauk. Montauk Brewing Company was founded in the summer of 2012 by three friends: Eric Moss, Joe Sullivan and Vaughan Cutillo, who all grew up in Montauk. The company traces its genesis to 2009 when the three co-founders were home-brewing five gallons of beer at a time in a basement yet had...

Duration: 00:22:43


Episode 19: Tom Melcher, Founder of Show-Score

7/1/2016
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Tom Melcher, Founder of Show-Score, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss his rating service for live theater. Like Rotten Tomatoes for movies, TripAdvisor for travel or Goodreads for Books, Show-Score empowers theater fans to rate and review shows and organizes the reviews in a crisp and straightforward manner including a score from 1-100. Tom, an avid theater enthusiast, first conceived the idea when he moved to New York. After seeing more than 5 shows a week (and more than 250...

Duration: 00:50:38


Episode 18: Rachelle Hruska, Founder of Guest of a Guest

6/1/2016
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Rachelle Hruska, Founder of Guest of a Guest, steps on to the New York Launch Pod to discuss the founding of her digital media platform and its recent expansion into weddings. Guest of Guest traces its genesis to 2007, when Rachelle was taking photos at various events on a Treo phone and posting them on her blog. What began as a form of self-expression gained a following of influential people and the site organically blossomed into a business that caused Rachelle to forego business and...

Duration: 00:40:17

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