Startup Hustle

Startup Hustle

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Startup Hustle is a podcast for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs.  With the mission of telling the real story of startups and entrepreneurs, topics range from funding to failure and beyond.  If you want to start, own, or build a business then you're in the right place.   

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916 episodes

Labor Shortage Answers

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Kassidy Hazelton, CEO & Founder of HardHats, talk about the current contractor labor shortage and how she solves it through her business.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about HardHats: https://hirehardhats.com https://hirehardhats.com/   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   Listen to the "Phoenix Top Startups" overview episode: https://link.chtbl.com/TopPhoenix   Read about the Top Phoenix Startups: https://startuphustle.xyz/blog/phoenix-companies-2022/     See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42m
Aug 11
Grab Life Big

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt Watson and Chris Ryan, CEO of GoBundance, talk about the incredible value of creating a balance between work and life to create individual wealth. Make sure you get out there and Grab Life Big!!   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about GoBundance: https://www.gobundance.com/ https://www.gobundance.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41m
Aug 10
The Future of Food

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Ryan Bethencourt, CoFounder and CEO of Wild Earth Inc., talk about how being a Scientist impacted Ryan's entrepreneurial journey and where the future of food is headed.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Wild Earth Inc.: http://www.wildearth.com http://www.wildearth.com/   Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49m
Aug 09
The Suicide Epidemic Nobody Is Talking About

In this episode of Startup Hustle, guest host Jannae Gammage and Ebrima "Abraham" Sisay, President & CEO of Freedom Project Forum, talk about the suicide epidemic that isn't discussed enough in the entrepreneur space. Most would agree that being a startup founder is incredibly stressful. But DYK entrepreneurs are technically 50% more likely http://www.michaelafreemanmd.com/Research_files/Are%252520Entrepreneurs%252520Touched%252520with%252520Fire%252520(pre-pub%252520n)%2525204-17-15.pdf to have a mental health condition than “ordinary folks” and twice as likely to suffer from depression. This is the second episode in this 3-Part "Mental Health Mondays" series, where we're sharing the real story on the mental health burdens entrepreneurship often carries. Be sure to tune back in next Monday as we talk about "Grind Culture," the idea that status is achieved by always being “on and available.”   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Pipeline: https://www.pipelineentrepreneurs.com/   Learn more about Freedom Project: https://freedomprojectkc.com/   Listen to the first episode in this "Mental Health Monday" Series, "The Forgotten CoFounder: https://link.chtbl.com/forgottenc   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

46m
Aug 08
What is Multiscreen as a Service™ ?

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Randall Crowder, COO of Phunware, talk about the value of military training and how Multiscreen as a Service™  has evolved through the years.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Phunware: https://www.phunware.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

50m
Aug 05
Startup Life in Ukraine

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Alyona Mysko, CEO & Founder of fuelfinance talk about how she keeps her business running despite the challenges of startup life in Ukraine. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about fuelfinance: https://fuelfinance.me https://fuelfinance.me/   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40m
Aug 04
Embedded Payroll

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Andrew Brown, CEO and Cofounder of Check Technologies talk about the complexities of the payroll industry and how embedded payroll will pave the way to the future.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Check Technologies: https://www.checkhq.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43m
Aug 03
Google Ads vs. Social Media

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and David Abraham, Chief Operating Officer at Bluesoft Design talk about his entrepreneurial journey and compare the performance of ads through Google or Social Media platforms.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Bluesoft Design: https://www.bluesoftdesign.com/   Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42m
Aug 02
The Forgotten Co-Founder

In this episode of Startup Hustle, guest host Jannae Gammage, along with her wife, Alyssa Gammage get real about the pressure and responsibilities that come with being a startup founder's spouse.   This is the first episode in this 3-Part "Mental Health Mondays" series, where we're sharing the real story on the mental health burdens entrepreneurship often carries. Most would agree that a startup founder's #1 support system is (or should be) their spouse. That said, being the spouse of a driven entrepreneur certainly has its ups and downs. Together Jannae & Alyssa answer questions like, "What's the hardest part about being the spouse of an entrepreneur?" and "How do you help your partner, who is a founder, manage stress?" Be sure to tune back in next Monday as we discuss "The Suicide Epidemic Nobody Is Talking About."   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

44m
Aug 01
How to Listen to Your Customers

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt & Matt share their experience and tips on how to meaningfully listen to your customers, and why it's so important for the success of your business.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43m
Jul 29
The Impact of AI on Humanity

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Suman Kanuganti, Founder & CEO of personal.ai talk about how to leverage technology to create positive impacts on humanity.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff   Learn more about personal.ai: http://personal.ai   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   Listen to the "San Diego Top Startups" overview episode: https://link.chtbl.com/topsd   Read up on each of the "San Diego Top Startups": https://startuphustle.xyz/blog/san-diego-top-startups-2022/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41m
Jul 28
Phoenix Top Startups

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt DeCoursey and co-host Lauren Conaway as they discuss what's happening in the startup world of Phoenix, Arizona, and highlight the top startups in the area making bold moves.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49m
Jul 27
Entrepreneurship: Amazon Style

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Chad Rubin, Founder & CEO of Profasee talk about what "entrepreneurship" really means and the mindset required to be a successful frontrunner on Amazon. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about Profasee: https://profasee.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

56m
Jul 26
Digital Marketing in 2022 and Beyond

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt Watson and Miles Basset, CEO & Founder of Wildman Web Solutions talk about what digital marketing means in 2022 and discuss the benefits of full service in digital marketing. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about Wildman Web Solutions: https://wildmanweb.com/ Learn about Full Scale: https://www.fullscale.io See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43m
Jul 25
What is DevOps?

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Erica Brescia, Managing Director at Redpoint Ventures talk about DevOps. Hear what it was 20 years ago, what it means today, and where it's heading. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about Redpoint Ventures: https://www.redpoint.com/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54m
Jul 22
Electric Vehicles: The Road to Transition

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Tosh Dutt, CEO & Co-founder of ChargeNet Stations talk about how electric vehicles are the road to transition. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about ChargeNet Stations: https://chargenetstations.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/ Listen to the "San Diego Top Startups" overview episode: https://link.chtbl.com/topsd Read up on each of the "San Diego Top Startups": https://startuphustle.xyz/blog/san-diego-top-startups-2022/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

44m
Jul 21
Building a Category in Tech

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Yoav Vilner, CEO & Founder of Walnut talk about how to leverage personalized sales demos to better sell your products or services, all the while building a category in tech. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Walnut: https://www.walnut.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42m
Jul 20
How to Increase First Time Purchases

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Sandy Donovan, Owner of The Email Lady talk about her entrepreneurial journey and how she successfully uses email to increase first-time purchases. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about The Email Lady: https://theemaillady.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ Check out all of Startup Hustle's episodes hosted by Andrew: https://gigb.co/l/99tB See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jul 19
SEO Essentials for Every Entrepreneur

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt Watson and Dave Snyder, CEO of CopyPress talk about SEO, how it affects our own personal lives, and tips on how to create high-quality content that will help you rank on Google. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about CopyPress: https://www.copypress.com/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

50m
Jul 18
What Most People are Lacking in Their Careers

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Michael Gardon, CEO and Podcast Host of Career Cloud talk about passion, creating opportunities, and taking control of your career growth. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about Career Cloud: https://www.careercloud.com/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49m
Jul 15
Fuel for a Mindful World

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Ian Clifford, CEO of FuelPositive talk about Ian's entrepreneurial journey to positively affect the course of climate change. Learn how to reduce carbon footprints and contribute to a sustainable future through farming and how to focus on technologies that are clean.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about FuelPositive: http://www.fuelpositive.com   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   Tune into this Startup Hustle episode, "Climate Change Startups” for additional conversations on the subject matter: https://link.chtbl.com/climatestartup See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

46m
Jul 14
Investing in Founders First

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Brett Calhoun, Director of Operations at Scale talk about what attracts investors and how to get the right investments. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about Scale: https://www.scale-vc.com/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

48m
Jul 13
Profit-Killers for Every Amazon Seller

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Jenny Adams, Marketing Manager of sellerboard, discuss 5 main profit killers for every Amazon Seller and what to do with the tools that are available to become more profitable. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about sellerboard: https://sellerboard.com Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54m
Jul 12
Validate Your App: Testing the Prototype

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and John Rake, Founder of GorillaBot Labs and Author of ebook, Validate Your App Idea, talk about what to expect when getting feedback, how to find a good group to test your prototype, and how to get the right attention from your users. Miss out on Part 1? Listen to "Validate Your App: Building the Prototype": https://link.chtbl.com/validate1 Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about GorillaBot Labs: https://www.gorillabotlabs.com Got a great app idea? Download John's ebook, Validate Your App Idea (Without Hiring A Developer): https://www.gorillabotlabs.com/validate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45m
Jul 11
Validate Your App: Building the Prototype

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and John Rake, Founder of GorillaBot Labs and Author of ebook, Validate Your App Idea, talk about the value of using templated frameworks, how to build your prototype, and why it's important to validate your app before building it.   Tune in to Part 2, "Validate Your App: Testing The Prototype" this upcoming Monday!   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about GorillaBot Labs: https://www.gorillabotlabs.com   Got a great app idea? Download John's ebook, Validate Your App Idea (Without Hiring A Developer): https://www.gorillabotlabs.com/validate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47m
Jul 08
Is My App Really Mine?

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Elisabeth Bohlmann, VP of Client Strategy at December Labs talk about how to know if you have total ownership of your app. Learn how to stand out and build your user base through design while also maintaining control and ownership. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about December Labs: https://decemberlabs.com/   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   Tune into this Startup Hustle episode, "Mixtape the App" for additional tips on the subject matter: https://link.chtbl.com/mixtapeapp   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41m
Jul 07
Reshaping Gen Z Marketing

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Jake Bjorseth, Founder & CEO of Trndsttrs discuss how the market is changing, Gen Z consumer habits, and strategies on how to effectively reach them. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5 This episode is sponsored by WIX: https://www.wix.com/readyfortakeoff Learn more about Trndsttrs: www.trndsttrs.com Connect with Jake: https://www.linkedin.com/in/trndsttr/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Listen to "Gen Z Marketing" published back in Dec 2020: https://link.chtbl.com/Aneesh_Dahwan See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

58m
Jul 06
Long Game Strategies for eCommerce and Amazon

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Meny Hoffman, CEO of Ptex Group, talk about long game strategies for eCommerce and Amazon. Hear key insights on how to set up your business for success and keep it sustainable.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Ptex Group: https://ptexgroup.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

46m
Jul 05
Who's Holding You Back?

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt Watson and Kurt Wilkin, Co-Founder and Visionary at HireBetter, talk about executive hiring and how entrepreneurs can transform their companies by minimizing hiring mistakes, investing in high potentials, and making the difficult decisions to drop dead weight from their team. Learn how to run a business, minimize errors and become more adaptable to situations during your founder journey.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about HireBetter: https://hirebetter.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jul 04
Data, Discipline & Deployment

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Keith Sawarynski, CEO of PIN Business Network talk about data, discipline, and deployment. Learn all about data collection and how you can create meaningful connections with your audience.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://gigb.co/l/YEh5   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about PIN Business Network: http://pinbusinessnetwork.com     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

57m
Jul 01