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How can a platform modernize an industry like insurance?

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Oct 5, 2018
My guest, Jennifer Fitzgerald, saw how ancient the insurance space was and knew it didn’t have to be this way. She had a background in insurance and felt she could modernize this enormous industry. Well, she’s done it. I want to find out how. Jennifer Fitzgerald is the co-Founder of...

How Infusionsoft was built

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Oct 3, 2018
Infusionsoft started out as a company that was doing just okay. But then I noticed how they started dominating the market and now it feels like they’ve always been there. In this interview I want to find out how Infusionsoft has gotten as big as it has. I also want to find out how they almost...

The $200M company behind device trade-in programs

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Oct 1, 2018
I used to think if I went to the store to buy a new phone and traded in my old phone that my phone was going back to the manufacturer to be refurbished and resold. It turns out that is not at all true. Turns out whoever you got your phone from is actually using another company to handle all...

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How to overcome skepticism around your physical product

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Sep 28, 2018
Today’s guest is the founder of a company that makes sunglasses for kids. My first thought was, “What babies are wearing sunglasses?!” Turns out a lot of them. Molly Fienning is a co-founder of Babiators, which makes sunglasses for kids and babies. I invited her here to find out how big...

This founder revealed so much that I had to make his interview members-only

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Sep 26, 2018
After I got my drivers’ license, I remember having to go to the bank to get a roll of quarters every month. I’d keep it under the arm rest so I could pay the meter when I drove to school. I just accepted this crazy, inconvenient system because who was going to modernize city...

How to avoid running out of money in the first year

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Sep 24, 2018
Today’s guest is Andrew Rogoff. He noticed people were managing employees using spreadsheets and thought, “There has to be a better way.” But coming up with a software alternative just wasn’t enough to keep the company from running out of money in the beginning. We’ll find out in this...

Case Study: How to build a profitable content platform (with the founder of Carbonmade and Podia)

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Sep 21, 2018
Today’s guest is all about selling content online. Spencer Fry is the founder of Podia which allows content creators to sell online courses, memberships and digital downloads. I know him from Carbonmade. I want to ask him about that and some other questions I know he doesn’t want to answer.

Mixergy listener hits big milestone with his company WhatConverts

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Sep 19, 2018
Today’s guest has been listening for a long time. He wanted to be on Mixergy but not until he hit a certain milestone. Well, he’s hit that milestone and he’s here to tell us how he did it. Michael Cooney is the founder of WhatConverts, which gives you one place to track, manage, and...

How to start a business during the most stressful period of your life

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Sep 17, 2018
Today’s guest understood that health records are important to not just the doctor but also the patient. The problem she noticed is that the entire system is disorganized. Lauren Cascio is the co-founder of Abartys Health, a centralized data hub allowing medical record portability and...

How a corporate soldier left behind a sexy job title to create a content platform

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Sep 14, 2018
Joining me today is someone who’s built a successful company but how he got there is a little atypical. He was a corporate soldier at MTV and was really proud of his job and the title that came with it. But a mid-life crisis at age 37 caused him to cross over into entrepreneurship. Shaul...

The founder of the $20 camera that’s making a profit

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Sep 12, 2018
Besides loving entrepreneurship, I also love tech. But when I saw the product created by today’s guest I was skeptical. Yun Zhang is the co-founder of Wyze Labs which is the creator of the Wyze Cam, wireless smart home camera. It sells for $20. I couldn’t believe they were able to pull it...

The story behind the $500M sale of Diapers.com

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Sep 10, 2018
In 2004 Vinit Bharara and his childhood friend created an e-commerce company that was best known for selling baby products on Diapers.com. Amazon felt threatened. They retaliated. And eventually bought them out. Today he’s back with a new startup called Some Spider Studios. I’ll ask...

He’s been selling online since ’93. Now he’s taking on Shopify

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Sep 7, 2018
Today’s guest is a guy who came in with software that allows e-commerce sites to sell online. The elephant in the room is Shopify. So why would this guy come in and compete with such a success in the e-commerce space as Shopify? I’m going to ask about that and how he’s turned it into a...

How Unbounce has grown to $25M annual recurring revenue

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Sep 5, 2018
I remember when I started selling on Mixergy I created these simple sales pages that were just OK. It wasn’t a longterm solution. I wished that the business was producing enough revenue that I could hire a designer. Somehow I discovered Unbounce and it allowed me to create something I was...

How to stop trading hours for dollars and build a sellable agency

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Sep 3, 2018
A while back I got an email from someone in the audience who said they were running an agency. He told me it was hellacious and I wanted to know why so I could use his experience to help teach other listeners who many be feeling the same pain. Well, today’s guest is Jason Swenk. He had a...

How to build software with tons of features without confusing your users

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Aug 31, 2018
I’ve been looking to hire a COO and as a result I was looking at hiring software to manage the process. There are tons of different apps out there. When I heard today’s guest had software that did this exact thing I wondered what set him apart. Turns out it’s quite a lot of features. I...

What’s new in crowdfunding for startups

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Aug 29, 2018
Joining me is an entrepreneur who says today’s startups have new options for raising money. He’s helping startups raise money through crowdfunding where anyone can invest. His goal is to get 80% of the population to start investing. Kendrick Nguyen is cofounder of Republic, an investment...

You should pay attention to this bootstrapped enterprise startup

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Aug 27, 2018
Whenever I interview someone who’s built an enterprise company I’m afraid people just tune out. Well, you should not be tuning out for this episode and here’s why: Today’s guest escaped from Iran, ended up in Australia and somehow started a company. He bootstrapped it and I’ll see if...

How do you recover from being booted out of your own company?

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Aug 24, 2018
Today’s entrepreneur started a business and I’m impressed by what they built. But he was booted out. I don’t know how he dealt with it but he picked himself up and started a new business. That’s what we’re here to talk about. Matt Cyrankiewicz is the Founder of HooKooeKoo which is a...

Is there room for parking tech in a future with autonomous vehicles?

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Aug 22, 2018
Today’s guest is a Mixergy listener who moved to San Francisco and is the founder of multiple companies. His latest is NoSon, a technology company that makes it easy for travelers to park at the nearest airport. I have questions about the future of this company considering things like...

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