Startup of the Year Podcast raises the bar for startups around the world by providing further insight on the emerging companies featured in our Daily Dealflow newsletter, and by highlighting newsworthy stories and global trends affecting the startup ecosystem.
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"Kara Goldin, the CEO of Hint, talks about creating her company "
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with Kara Goldin about her journey as an entrepreneur and her new bestselling book “Undaunted,” which was just released in October of 2020. Kara is the Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., the leading unsweetened flavored water and… Read more
"Rohit Bhargava talks about “Non-Obvious Mega Trends”"
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with Rohit Bhargava about business, marketing, and his book “Non-Obvious Mega Trends.” Rohit is an innovation and marketing expert and the founder of the Non-Obvious Company. He is also a Wall Street Journal best selling… Read more
"Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene talks about raising capital as an African-American woman"
On this episode of the Startup of the Year podcast, we talk with Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene, the Founder & CEO of PopCom, which has developed software to make kiosks and vending machines intelligent through data and analytics at the point of purchase. PopCom uses facial recognition, A.I, and blockchain… Read more
"Cooper Harris, CEO of Klickly, talks about building a startup.
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we catch up with Cooper Harris, the founder, and CEO of Klickly, an A.I. impulse-payments platform. Cooper invented a payment layer that leverages machine-learning to make purchasing directly within digital UIs possible. This significant… Read more
"Mark Cuban talks about the life of an entrepreneur...and more. "
In this fourth installment of the Startup of the Year podcast, Established’s Frank Gruber, Jen Consalvo, Lori Thiel, and Rich Maloy discuss the man who’s been a true Maverick in every sense of the word, Mark Cuban, beginning with a dexterous exploration of his impressively curated and notably… Read more
"David Aronson, CEO of Peanut Butter, tells his startup story"
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we catch up with David Aronson, the Founder & CEO of Peanut Butter, a company that helps employers offer student loan assistance as a benefit. David has over 20 years of business experience and has founded 6 ventures as an entrepreneur. He… Read more
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we listen to Frank Gruber’s interview with Lo Toney at the Startup of the Year Summit in the fall of 2020. Lo is the founding managing partner at Plexo Capital, which is an institutional investment firm he incubated and spun out from Google… Read more
"Whitney Johnson explains how to “Disrupt Yourself”"
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber talks with acclaimed author and the CEO of WLJ Advisors, Whitney Johnson. Whitney is a former Wall Street Analyst and is the cofounder of the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen in which… Read more
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast we’re going to hear an interview that Rich Maloy, our VP of Engagement at Established, did with Aaron Froug. Aaron is the Co-Founder and CEO of Grifin, which is a cool new fintech app that makes investing as energizing as buying your morning… Read more
"Stephanie Lampkin, CEO of Blendoor, talks about leading her company"
On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we hear some startup wisdom from the Founder and CEO of Blendoor, Stephanie Lampkin. Blendoor is inclusive recruiting and people analytics software that mitigates unconscious bias. Candidates are sourced from hundreds of strategic partners and… Read more