33 episodes

Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between.

We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

Creator Lab - interviews with entrepreneurs and startup founders Bilal Zaidi

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 59 Ratings

Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between.

We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

    Emily Heyward, Red Antler // How To Build A Brand People Love

    Emily Heyward, Red Antler // How To Build A Brand People Love

    “Most Important Entrepreneur of the Decade” – Inc Magazine

    Full Shows Notes + Time Stamps:
    https://www.creatorlab.fm/emily-heyward-red-antler

    Emily is one of the leading brand minds in the world. She's helped to build brands like All Birds, Casper & Boxed.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Emerging Markets, D2C Brands & Evolving The CMO Role // Hassan Yassine, Co-Founder, GAIA

    Emerging Markets, D2C Brands & Evolving The CMO Role // Hassan Yassine, Co-Founder, GAIA

    Hassan is an entrepreneur who co-founded GAIA, one of Mexico’s leading startups that is disrupting the furniture business.

    In just over 5 years, they’ve grown to 18 stores, 350+ employees & built a multi-million dollar business.

    In this conversation, we discuss the opportunities in emerging markets, building a direct-to-consumer brand and the evolution of the CMO role.

    Full show notes:
    https://www.creatorlab.fm/hassan-yassine-gaia-interview/

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Rahul Vohra, Superhuman // Deep Dive Into Finding Product Market Fit

    Rahul Vohra, Superhuman // Deep Dive Into Finding Product Market Fit

    “Silicon Valley’s buzziest start-up” - The New York Times

    Rahul Vohra is the founder + CEO of Superhuman, “the fastest email ever made”. They’ve raised north of $50mil at a $260mil valuation from elite investors like First Round Capital & Andreessen Horowitz.

    Their premium email experience costs $30/month, with 220k people on their waitlist.

    In this episode, we discuss the engine they’ve built, designing their product using video game dynamics + learning how to listen to the right c

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Hiten Shah, Co-Founder FYI & KISSmetrics // The Future Of Remote Work

    Hiten Shah, Co-Founder FYI & KISSmetrics // The Future Of Remote Work

    Hiten Shah has built multiple SaaS companies including Crazy Egg, KISSmetrics & FYI. In this conversation, we discuss the future of remote work and lessons learned from building, investing and advising 120+ companies.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    $80mil Loss, With A Thousand Lessons // Christophe Garnier, Co-Founder of Upflex, Totsy + Spark Labs

    $80mil Loss, With A Thousand Lessons // Christophe Garnier, Co-Founder of Upflex, Totsy + Spark Labs

    Christophe Garnier is the co-founder of Totsy, Spark Labs and Upflex.

    In this revealing conversation, he shares the honest story of an $80mil acquisition offer that got blocked by his board & what it took to bounce back from that experience.

    Full show notes:
    https://www.creatorlab.fm/christophe-garnier-totsy-spark-labs-upflex/

    Watch on YouTube:
    https://youtu.be/_aTL7FvI2ik

    • 51 min
    Steve Schlafman, Partner at Primary // Personal + Professional Growth

    Steve Schlafman, Partner at Primary // Personal + Professional Growth

    Steve Schlafman is a Partner at Primary Venture Partners. He’s been an investor in the NYC startup ecosystem for the last decade.

    In this revealing conversation, we discuss how he thinks about personal + professional growth, building healthy habits, navigating your career, the fear of death, dealing with anxiety, overcoming “functional addiction”, sobriety & why the best performers – people like Eric Schmidt & Lebron James, all work with coaches.

    • 1 hr 28 min

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