Zack Oates runs Ovation, a customer experience and engagement platform for brick and mortar businesses. He is an entrepreneur, author, consultant, and blogger. He started a non-profit assisting battered women’s shelters in Ukraine. Listen to how Zack’s business can help stores build to stay.
Kenny Nguyen was inspired after he sat through 3 hours of the world’s worst presentation. He co-founded an agency built on making compelling presentations and he now runs the full service, award-winning ThreeSixtyEight agency. This year he was named as one of Forbe’s 30 under 30.
After building up a loyal audience with her popular blog Everyday Reading, Janssen Bradshaw co-launched a children’s rain boot brand, London Littles. Today we’ll hear what Janssen did to grow her online presence and how she’s building her collection of brands to stay.
For the past 17 years, Health Equity founder Steve Neeleman has been working to improve the health insurance industry. With a $4.8B market cap and healthy financials that have outperformed the S&P 500 for the past 5 years, Health Equity is built it to stay. Today we’ll hear Steve’s story and tips for builders looking to improve any struggeling industry.
Finding outside funding is the easy part, knowing who to go for is a different story. Seasoned investor Jensen Warnock breaks down when you should start seeking funding and what to look for in a VC fund.
What started as a $8K Kickstarter campaign in 2014 has grown into a multi-million dollar company, at one point growing from $140K to over $4M in revenue in just three years. We sat down with McKenzie to hear the story of how she and her husband, Colby, started and grew Thread Wallets, and what they’ve learned along the way.
Have you ever wondered who designs the insides of airplanes? What about your phone case? Or the package your chocolate came in? Design can be taken for granted and is often only noticed when it’s clumsy or even downright awful. But good design, be it physical, digital, or service, can make or break your product. Today Bart and Christian will discuss why you should be paying more attention to design, and how it can help you build your business to stay.
If anyone knows the ins and outs of small business borrowing, it’s our guest today, Joe Camerato, the cofounder and president of National Business Capital and Services. Since opening in a spare room, Joe has grown National and secured $1 billion in funding for other businesses.
Bethany Teeples started selling homemade liege waffles with her husband at a local farmer’s market. Flash forward 10 years and they have a brick and mortar location with a thriving catering business. Bethany is one of Utah’s 40 under 40 and she’s come packed with tips for anyone looking to open a restaurant.