ambition podcasts

How a do-gooder built a concious clothing company on Bigcommerce with Kirsten Di

My team emailed the makers of Big Commerce and said to them... The post How a do-gooder built a...

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How an online business can actually teach a physical skill (like self-defense) –

My audience knows I usually talk to successful entrepreneurs to find out how they built their...

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How a car salesman launched an export company out of his house (and is now doing

My whole goal here is to reach outside of Silicon Valley, outside of the stores that you already...

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How to stand up to investors who rejected your idea – with Paul Gollash

Today I've got a Mixergy fan who had an idea that investors rejected because it was too much like...

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How a bullied newcomer built one of the largest free WordPress resources on the

This is the story of an entrepreneur from Pakistan who used to get made fun of for the way he...

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This is the story behind Shazam – with Chris Barton

This is the story of how Chris Barton and three buddies built an app that no one thought they...

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How Sahil Lavingia built a company that allows people to sell directly to their

Joining me is a Mixergy fan who used to listen to me when he was in college. By the time he quit...

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If one startup fails TWICE, is it over? – with Rajesh Setty

Before the interview started, I said to my guest, "I'm not sure we should do this interview......

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How Pilar Manchón built a language technology that was acquired by Intel

It's an amazing piece of technology and we'll find out how she did it... The post How Pilar...

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Demystifying the sophomore slump for entrepreneurs – with Nellie Akalp

You have a great success and then afterwards you have a big, stunning setback. That's the story...

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How Paula Long co-founded a storage startup that was acquired for $1.4B

When the deal was announced, it was the largest ever cash purchase of a private venture backed...

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How HackerRank took off by helping companies hire great programmers – with Vivek

Vivek Ravisankar's was down to his last 15 bucks, and then he... The post How HackerRank took off...

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DC-based startup hit $1,000,000 in sales in its first year – with Hyungsoo Kim

This is the story of how paying attention to a problem of visually impaired classmate helped a...

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Facebook won, right? Then why are so many joining Ello? – with Paul Budnitz

3 million people flocked to Ello within 2 months. How many sites do you know that grew that fast?...

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How do you pivot a failing company? – with Rob Bellenfant

Imagine you buy a company and it fails. What do you do? Today's guest had to pivot, adjust and...

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How David Ciccarelli built a multi-million dollar online marketplace on a whiteb

One of the challenges that keep people from launching tech companies is that they can't code....

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The father of social networking – with Andrew Weinreich

Joining me today is the father of social networking. In 1996, Andrew Weinreich founded...

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How to break through and get traction – with Marc van Agteren

What do you do if you create a great product and people still aren't using it? Today's guest says...

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The genius way this content site is monetizing – with Josh Payne

The company behind those deals was founded by a Mixergy fan, so I invited him to talk about how...

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