The Entreprenista Podcast is a weekly show featuring the stories of successful female founders and what it's really like to run a business. Hosted by Stephanie Cartin & Courtney Spritzer, co-founders of Socialfly, a leading social media marketing agency, each episode goes beyond what you see on Instagram and into the nitty-gritty of growing and scaling a company effectively from women who’ve done it. Consider this the most fun business meeting you’ll ever have.
From Bachelorette to Businesswoman with Ashley Iaconetti
Today, Ashley joins us to talk about why she thinks living with a relatable image has been the key to her success. She shares how she recorded a unique audition tape for the bachelor and how she felt when she got the acceptance call. She talks about how she started building her brand and growing her audience after leaving The Bachelor.
Strong Female Leadership with Gregg Renfrew of Beautycounter
Today, you’ll hear how Gregg started Beautycounter without any experience in the beauty industry. She talks about how Beautycounter coined the term “clean beauty” and why this is so important to her mission. She discusses the importance of surrounding yourself with people who are passionate about your mission rather than experts. She shares the process of raising money for Beautycounter, as well as what she would do differently next time.
The Only Woman in the Room with Allie Kelly of JazzHR
Today, Allie joins the show to share the incredible impact she has made by implementing cutting-edge marketing strategies, cultivating an employee-led culture, and introducing powerful changes such as a new maternity leave policy. She talks about how JazzHR has become the most intuitive job applicant tracking platform on the market today, as well as how she has been a part of its success. She shares how her previous roles led to JazzHR and why her non-traditional background made her the ideal candidate.
Getting Back Up with Hilary Coles of Hims & Hers
Today you’ll hear how Hilary’s personal experience in healthcare impacted her decision to launch Hims & Hers. She discusses the magical experience of launching Hims, as well as one of the biggest challenges. She shares her most crucial piece of advice for making important decisions, noting that more urgent decisions require more deliberate consideration, not less. She talks about how Hims & Hers have pivoted over the past year to better meet the needs of customers.
Staying True to Yourself with Julie Rice of Inner Beauty
Today, Julie joins the show to talk about her journey from working at a makeup counter to growing Inner Beauty and getting her brand into the retailer of her dreams. She shares how her experience being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis led to her desire to create a cosmetics line that was free of harmful ingredients. She offers key advice for listeners who want to start their own beauty business and shares some exciting news about her company.
Real Talk with Ashley Hearon-Smith and Keri Setaro
Today, they join the show to talk about their story and the lessons they’ve learned from it. They discuss the importance of hustling right away and the value of having a talk about ground rules before getting into anything with someone. They talk about how they found out what they really wanted to do with their skills. They give tips for starting your own podcast and note the importance of consistency--in both format and quality--when releasing content.