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How to compete with giants (even if you don’t have a team)

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Aug 28, 2017
How does a guy who doesn’t have a team create a clothing company that’s going up against giants? And I’m talking about a crowded field, a mature industry. One of the things I remember learning from my business classes at NYU is when you’re in a mature industry,...

How Roman Kirsch sold Casacanda 9 months after launch and turned around and built an even bigger company with Lesara

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Jul 17, 2017
How Roman Kirsch sold Casacanda 9 months after launch and turned around and built an even bigger company with Lesara. Roman Kirsch is the founder of Lesara, which is an ecommerce site that sells clothes at a deep discount. Roman Krisch created Lesara back in 2013 and within three years had over...

How independent brands like Myles Apparel are growing in a world of Nike and other giants

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Jun 12, 2017
Today’s guest is Ryan Moses, the cofounder of Myles Apparel. They make things like that jacket you heard me talk about with Noah Kagan in this interview. They make a specialty line of menswear and activewear and we’ll find out why the world needs another line of activewear. I also...

How a direct-to-customer brand competes with Amazon

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Apr 24, 2017
Ecommerce and direct to customer opportunities have made it possible for companies to build things and sell things we couldn’t have done before the earliest days of the Internet. That’s why I’m excited to bring on today’s guest. Josh Meyer founded a men’s brand, a...

Shark Tank’s Daymond John

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Feb 17, 2017
Joining me is Daymond John. He’s one of the stars of Shark Tank, the incredibly popular show where entrepreneurs try to raise money from him and other investors. I heard of Daymond back when I worked for my dad’s store as kid in Brooklynn. One day this guy walked into the store wearing a...

How a small denim company got visibility among hundreds of competitors

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Feb 19, 2016
Emilie Whitaker is the co-founder of Beija-Flor, a jeans company that makes jeans for women by women. In this interview you’ll hear how a gift from Emilie’s mom led to a denim company that solved a specific problem for women. The two launched the company from a living room and...

How to get your product into celebrity hands (and recover from every possible mistake)

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Feb 8, 2016
As I read the bio for today’s guest, I thought, “Wait, is she really going to talk about that?” It was a bio full of incredible accomplishments but also disasters that most people don’t want to talk about outside of dinner at my house or a scotch night. Sarah Shaw is the...

How a sewing class led to a former actress’s successful clothing business

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Jan 11, 2016
Almost all the founders we have on Mixergy are tech entrepreneurs, like the founders of Airbnb, Y Combinator, etc. But I’ve found that when I have non-tech founders on, the audience really connects with them. So today I have for you an actress who started a clothing line. I want to find out...

How the guy who challenged Mark Cuban built a $10M niche clothing company

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Nov 6, 2015
Scott Jordan got his start in the family business selling cemetery plots door-to-door…

The marketing techniques behind the success of Electric Styles

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Oct 19, 2015
Joining me is a Mixergy fan who wondered what would happen if he took everything he knew about online marketing and...

How StickerJunkie is selling over 20 Million stickers a year

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Sep 23, 2015
In this interview you'll find out how Andrea worked on multiple companies simultaneously, using profit from one company to bootstrap another...

How a college student launched a social clothing venture with only $3K

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Aug 19, 2015
And I've got one very important question to ask him at the top if this interview...

How do you launch a physical product from an idea?

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Feb 23, 2015
A few days ago, I talked to a Mixergy Premium member about what he thought was missing from the site. He said...

UGG: The Birth of a Brand

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Jan 23, 2015
How do you build a billion dollar brand if you have no marketing experience?

Raven + Lily, turning bullets into jewelry

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Oct 17, 2014
After this interview, I bought my wife a beautiful Raven + Lily necklace that's made out of discarded bullets. It was created by Ethiopian women who were ostracized by their communities because they have HIV/AIDS. When...

How finding the right business partner turned a stay-at-home mom with a great idea into a full-blown entrepreneur

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Oct 6, 2014
In the startup world, people often talk about the 20-something-year-old guy who makes apps for other 20-something-year-old guys until they sell their companies for billions of dollars. But those stories aren’t the only ones worth telling...

How 99dresses failed (with three cofounders, funding, and a mentor)

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Jun 27, 2014
One of the things that I'm proudest of as an interviewer is that entrepreneurs feel comfortable coming here to talk not just about their successes, but about their failures...

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