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The Growth Show

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It’s never been easier to start a business, but it’s even harder to succeed. Each episode explores the inspiring stories behind how people grow a business, an idea, or a movement.

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Introducing... The Shake Up

Aug 9 • 02:19

Welcome to the Mirror World

Nov 17 • 32:32

How Minnesota Freedom Fund Scaled Quickly Under International Spotlight

Nov 10 • 28:33
Following the death of George Floyd, Minnesota Freedom Fund found itself in the international spotlight. Over 900 thousand donations, from around the globe, came pouring in. And celebrity endorsements from folks like Mark Ruffalo guided their followers on how to help support protesters.

As Greg Lewin quickly found out, he needed to not only scale operations at Minnesota Fre...

How Aequales Is Closing the Gender Gap

Oct 21 • 25:14
On a global scale, women only hold 29 percent of senior management positions. Not to make any sweeping assumptions, but that’s a far cry from gender equality.

But 29 percent is also the highest percentage ever recorded in that category. And it’s thanks to folks like Mia Perdomo and Andrea de la Piedra -- the co-founders and co-CEOs of Aequales. Their consulting firm provid...

Black is Beautiful

Oct 2 • 13:10
Marcus Baskerville created Black is Beautiful -- a collaborative beer initiative amongst the brewing community and its customers -- in an attempt to bring awareness to the injustices that many people of color face daily.

And you can now find this open source beer at 1,158 breweries, in 50 states, and 21 countries. And As someone who has personally dealt with the abuse of p...

Why Personalization Makes BarkBox Leader of the Pack

Sep 22 • 22:31
If you have a dog, then you know BarkBox. It’s customizable monthly subscription boxes are your dog’s favorite pieces of mail. Co-founder Matt Meeker believes the secret to the company’s success is putting every four-legged (and two-legged) friend first.

Matt talks about how a pig, yes a pig, redefined the company’s personalization policies and why BARK has invested so hea...

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The Future of How We Buy is Sound

Sep 10 • 24:43

Rodney Williams founded LISTNR with one thing in mind: simplicity. He saw that the way we buy items involves too many steps. And it could all be solved through the use of sound. LISTNR uses ultrasonic sound to transfer data. That means truly contactless transactions -- be it at the coffee shop, the drive through, or your next concert. Remember concerts? Register for INBOUN...

Why Binging with Babish Says Audience Knows Best

Sep 3 • 30:16

Real Corporate Anti-Racist Training Starts at the Top

Jul 24 • 25:53
Kim Crowder is a consultant, whose expertise covers diversity, equity, and inclusion. In particular, she’s a corporate anti-racist trainer. To say the least, Kim has been busy lately.

The recent protests in the US that started back on May 26 in Minneapolis in response to the death of George Floyd sparked a movement that also had companies taking a hard look at policy bias a...

Yes, You Too Can Become a Servant of Pod

Jul 17 • 26:05
Nick Quah is almost synonymous with podcasts. His newsletter Hot Pod gives a weekly rundown on all things podcasts. And he recently partnered with LAist Studios to create his first podcast called Servant of Pod. And yes, it’s about podcasts. Wait, have we mentioned podcasts?

Nick talks with Meghan about what went into creating his new show, how businesses are in a unique po...

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