Ben Lee is a tech influencer, one of Inc.’s 30 Under 30 Most Brilliant Entrepreneurs, and cofounder of Rootstrap, a digital creative studio that helps clients including Fortune 100 companies and early-stage startups with strategy, development, and growth.
In this episode I talked to Rener Gracie. He’s a member of the Gracie family that’s been credited with creating Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the fastest growing martial art available. Rener talks about his observations from watching his family create a new wave in an existing industry and how he’s bringing those lessons to his business ventures.
This week I talked to Eddie Lee, President of Pledgecamp. After crowdsourcing $3 million for his first company Podo Labs, Eddie realized what was missing from crowdsourcing was blockchain. Pledgecamp is securing the future of crowdfunding with blockchain protected investments and its key advisors include Randi Zuckerberg, David Ambroz, and Alan Chang. In this episode, Eddie talks about what tech leaders need to watch for in the future of blockchain within crowdsourcing.
In this episode, Andres Izquieta is here to show us how to create a 100,000 member subscription
business. He’s the co-founder of Five Four and the Creative Director of Five Four Group, the parent of Five Four, New Republic by Mark Mcnairy, Grand Athletic Club, and Mercer and Clay. In his free time, he strategized an investment in Young & Reckless. We talk about how to grow a massive membership business and what it was like to sell his company.
Carl Smith is the owner of Bureau of Digital, a community for digital leaders, and founder of nGen Works, one of the top website development agencies in Florida. In this episode, he explains how to host your first industry events and the importance of community for building relationships with consumers and peers.
Jeremy Ryan Slate is the host of Create Your Own Life, a Top 100 Podcast interviewing marquee guests like Grant Cardone, Seth Godin, and Russell Brunson. He’s been featured in Influencive, Inc., Forbes, CIO, and Buzzfeed for his podcast publicity expertise. In this episode, he talks about how his company, Command Your Brand Media, is getting thought leaders on top-rated podcasts and how they can navigate the murky world of digital PR.
Trevor Koverko is the founder of Polymath, “the best kept secret in crypto right now.” Backed with $59 million in private placement fundraisements, the former NHL player has positioned himself to be on the cusp of cryptocurrency’s evolution. He’s financed foundational projects like Ethereum, EOS, and Shapeshift (prior to Polymath) and is here to tell us what to watch for in 2020.
Seth Winterroth is a full stack technology investor and partner at Eclipse Ventures in Silicon Valley which has closed three funds of $500 million. In this episode, he explains what misconceptions he’s repeatedly seeing around artificial intelligence, what to actually watch for from machine learning, and the biohacks powering his lifestyle.
Ari Anderson is the podcast host and producer of Millennials Don’t Suck, and the founder of Curious Audio. With 4 years of experience in the podcast industry, he explains how to use podcasts to reach the 51% of Americans who are listening to them, why podcast interviews are the best PR move, and the marketing strategies he’s using to grow his subscriber list.
Bianca is an actress, producer, and writer in Hollywood. With a lifetime of experience watching the industry acclimate to new technology and systems, she explains what’s changed and what has stayed the same, giving us an inside scoop into what opportunities are available for tech in Hollywood.