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Keith Teare on TechCrunch, ambition, and the early Internet

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Oct 23, 2015
I've seen so many interesting things that today's guest has said over the years about wanting to build something big. And I've watched him do it...

How Acenda founder brought a family business online

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Sep 18, 2015
For about $6,000 in 1995 Gavin Mandelbaum turned his family's infant product store into...

How Will Bunker bootstrapped and sold the Internet’s first major dating site

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May 15, 2015
When I first went online, I remember talking to someone and saying, "I see your website but how are you making any money?"

How ACT! was born out of desperation and a “Hail Mary pass”

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May 1, 2015
One of the first things I noticed when I was working for Dale Carnegie and Associates was that everyone had a software called ACT!. I had never heard of it before...

The father of social networking

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Dec 3, 2014
Joining me today is the father of social networking. In 1996, Andrew Weinreich founded SixDegrees, a social network that pre-dated Facebook by about 7 years. He even got the first patent on social networking...

How Paula Long co-founded a storage startup that was acquired for $1.4B

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Nov 14, 2014
When the deal was announced, it was the largest ever cash purchase of a private venture backed technology company...

iAcquire: A Back-to-Back Interview For Back-to-Back Successes

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Jan 25, 2013
In 1998, after searching for their business idea, Joe Griffin and his father hit on an idea...

Submitawebsite: “How I Launched A $3 Mil Business On A Single Geocities Page”

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Jan 23, 2013
How does a teenager who puts up tons of business ideas finally find his big hit company?

Dyrand: What Would You Do If Your Employees Turned On You?

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Nov 28, 2012
What would you do if your employees turned on you? Today's guest says it happened to him, and you won't believe what he did next...

Ciplex: The $5 Million Dollar Payoff For Not Going The Corporate Path

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Oct 19, 2012
How does a guy who starts off building web sites for a few hundred dollars end up building...

Whoosh Traffic: Launching A $1M Dollar Company With Birthday Money

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Oct 10, 2012
How does a founder who used her birthday money to launch a company end up selling it for over a million dollars?

How A Goal-Oriented Bootstrapper Who Mortgaged His House Ended Up Fathering Flash

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Aug 31, 2012
What do you do when you're in a brand new industry doing things you've never done before without a mentor? That happened to today's guest and I asked him how he dealt with it. His response is one that could influence your life...

How Startup America Is Helping Americans Become More Entrepreneurial

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May 21, 2012
How does the man who helped found Priceline go on to help America become more entrepreneurial? In the mid-90s, Scott Case was the founding CTO of Priceline, the "Name Your Own Price" company that reached a billion dollars in annual sales in less than 24 months. Currently he's the CEO of Startup America, which provides...

MustHaveMenus’ Founder Had A Big Hit You Probably Never Heard Of

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Jan 20, 2012
Today Jim Williams is known as the founder of MustHaveMenus, a menu management system for print and digital menus, but in the late 90's Jim built a company that he sold for $15 million. This is the story of how he did it.

TheServerSide.com: One Man In A Booth To $6M In Revenue

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Aug 31, 2011
How does a training and consulting company generate $6 million in annual revenue? Joining me is Ed Roman, founder of TheServerSide.com, a community web site for programmers. He sold that company in 2002. I invited him to tell the story behind that business and...

Get Rich Click!: Dominate Domains (And Business In General)

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Aug 26, 2011
How much is a good dot-com domain name worth? Joining me is a founder who sold a single domain, Business.com, for $7.5 million in 1999 which he had bought for $150,000. He is Marc Ostrofsky and today he teaches business skills online and in his book Get Rich Click! He's here to talk about how to make it, and more importantly...

Startups.com’s Founder Will Inspire You

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Aug 12, 2011
Gonzo Arzuaga grew up in a tiny city in Argentina. This is the story how books opened his eyes to opportunities he wouldn't have known existed before and enabled him to launch several successful tech companies. You'll hear how he launched GauchoNet, an internet portal for Latin America, which he sold to Terra-Lycos in 1999. You'll hear about the stunning setback he had after after. You'll hear how he recovered by launching KillerStartups, a directory of new companies. And how he went on to launch Startups.com, a deal site for startup founders.

Looking for Success Patterns with Founder of DoubleClick & FindTheBest

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May 17, 2011
I started this interview with the kind of focus you've come to expect from me, but then I found out what book Kevin O'Connor was reading and I ended up having a more philosophical discussion. So you'll get the "how he did it" story in this interview and find out how Kevin launched a company in his basement that ended up leading an industry. In...

The Founder Who Sold Limos.com. Twice.

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Mar 31, 2011
I would have totally missed this interview if not for MJ DeMarco's readers, who emailed me frequently to tell me how much his business advice has influenced their lives. (You'll hear in the interview why I was so slow to ask for this interview, but for now I'll tell you I was wrong.) MJ DeMarco launched Limos.com and sold it in 2000. He then bought it back at a discount and resold it for...

How I Turned My Company Around When The Dot Com Bubble Burst

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Mar 28, 2011
While you may know Eric Kuhn as the creator of FoundersCard, a members-only community for leading entrepreneurs and innovators, I think you need to hear how he turned around his previous company. In 1997 Eric founded Varsity Books, and reached a height that few entrepreneurs achieve. He took the online college book seller company public. But soon after...

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