116 episodes

Are you an entrepreneur hungry for growth, seeking capital, and eager to learn from real-world stories?

Our podcast is dedicated to entrepreneurs looking to take their businesses to new heights. Whether you're a startup founder, a business leader, or an aspiring visionary, our episodes are designed to provide you with actionable insights, valuable perspectives, and inspiration from those who have been in your shoes.

Hacking the Hustle Benjamin Sklar

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Are you an entrepreneur hungry for growth, seeking capital, and eager to learn from real-world stories?

Our podcast is dedicated to entrepreneurs looking to take their businesses to new heights. Whether you're a startup founder, a business leader, or an aspiring visionary, our episodes are designed to provide you with actionable insights, valuable perspectives, and inspiration from those who have been in your shoes.

    116. Breaking Down the ICJ's Landmark Decision: South Africa vs. Israel

    116. Breaking Down the ICJ's Landmark Decision: South Africa vs. Israel

    Welcome to Hacking the Hustle. In this episode, join us as we unravel the intricacies of the recent decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the dispute between the State of Israel and South Africa. Our guest, Gurney Pearsall III, Esq., brings his expertise to the forefront, breaking down the court's decision with clarity and insight. From the historical context to the legal arguments presented in the courtroom, this episode sheds light on the complexities surrounding this critical international case.



    Whether you're a legal enthusiast, a global affairs follower, or simply someone intrigued by the intersection of politics and law, this episode offers a comprehensive analysis of a pivotal moment in international relations. Gain a deeper understanding of the implications, reasoning, and potential ramifications of the ICJ's decision as we explore the nuances of the case.



    Subscribe now to stay informed on our latest developments and join us on this journey through the intricacies of the ICJ's decisions that shape the world we live in.

    • 2 hr 26 min
    115. The Art of Buying a Business with Richard Parker

    115. The Art of Buying a Business with Richard Parker

    Welcome to Hacking the Hustle! In this episode, we had the privilege of sitting down with Richard Parker, the CEO of Diomo, to unravel the mysteries of buying a business.

     

    Richard is a seasoned expert and thought leader in the realm of buying businesses. With a wealth of experience and a proven track record, Richard has successfully navigated the intricate process of acquiring businesses and has become a beacon of knowledge for aspiring entrepreneurs.

     

    In this episode, Richard shares invaluable insights into the art of buying a business. From identifying lucrative opportunities to negotiating deals, he walks us through the entire process, demystifying the complexities for our listeners. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur looking to expand your portfolio or a first-time buyer, Richard's wisdom is a compass in the vast landscape of business acquisition.

     

    Key Takeaways:

    - The crucial steps to take before entering the business-buying arena.

    - Strategies for identifying businesses with untapped potential.

    - Insider tips on negotiating deals and maximizing value.

    - Common pitfalls to avoid during the acquisition process.

    • 37 min
    114. Launching a Two-Sided Marketplace with Cassel Shapiro, CEO of Skillr

    114. Launching a Two-Sided Marketplace with Cassel Shapiro, CEO of Skillr

    On today's episode of HTH, Cassel Shapiro, CEO of Skillr, shares his story from working on Wall Street to launching Skillr, a software platform where you can video chat with an expert instantly.

    • 29 min
    113. Why the SEC is Cracking Down on Crypto with Michael Handelsman, Crypto Law Expert

    113. Why the SEC is Cracking Down on Crypto with Michael Handelsman, Crypto Law Expert

    On today's episode of Hacking the Hustle, Benjamin Sklar interviews Michael Handelsman, a securities lawyer who is an expert at crypto law.



    Michael is a partner at Kelman PLLC, a law firm exclusively focused on the cryptocurrency industry. 



    Michael helps issuers, exchanges and payment processors navigate U.S. securities laws and state money transmission regimes. 



    This is a great episode to listen to if you're in the DeFi space.



    Enjoy!

    • 27 min
    112. Transforming Illiquid Private Assets with Dave Hendricks, CEO of Vertalo

    112. Transforming Illiquid Private Assets with Dave Hendricks, CEO of Vertalo

    Dave Hendricks is the CEO of Vertalo, an SEC-registered transfer agent for security token offerings. Vertalo is enabling the digital asset ecosystem, democratizing access to secondary liquidity for private assets.

    More than 70 clients and partners rely on Vertalo's B2B SaaS platform to support low-friction primary capital formation, on-chain share registry, and access to secondary liquidity through its APIs that connect to major alternative trading systems and other marketplaces. 

    If you want to manage your digital asset shareholder registry on something better than a spreadsheet, you should consider Vertalo, who can help you manage the pre and post-issuance chaos related to investor relations. 

    Learn more at www.vertalo.com.

    • 26 min
    111. How Drones Will Change Everything with Roy Shmuel, CEO of Sightec

    111. How Drones Will Change Everything with Roy Shmuel, CEO of Sightec

    Roy Shmuel is the CEO of Sightec, an Israeli company that empowers drones with the ability to analyze and respond in real-time to what they see, enabling them to autonomously perform complex tasks that were previously impossible. 



    https://www.sightec.com/

    • 15 min

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