In Progress is intended to give you an inside look into the challenges that entrepreneurs and leaders face. Agency owners, Kyle Narducci and Tyler Morian, interview business owners, non-profit leaders, innovators and creators to capture their stories and to give you an inside look to their process.
Hamid Shojaee: AZ Disruptors
In today’s episode, we talk to Hamid Shojaee, an entrepreneur and investor who recently sold his business, Axosoft. Hamid has been passionate about the tech and programming industry from a young age, and he has started several success businesses since then. Recently, he and his wife have dedicated 10 million towards Arizona tech startups.
Mike Spangenberg: State Forty Eight
In today’s episode, we talk to Mike Spangenberg, the co-founder and CEO of State Forty Eight. If you’re local to Arizona, you’ve likely heard of the company, as they have grown substantially in the past few years through their apparel, collaborations, and overall brand. The company was founded in 2013, and more recently they’ve started a foundation to further their work in the communities of Arizona.
Will Shaw: Better Agency
In this episode, Kyle and I talk to Will Shaw, the CEO of Better Agency, an all-in-one insurance CRM platform. Will spent the first part of his career playing in the NFL. After his time playing football professionally, he landed a job in the tech industry, where he was inspired to start his journey in entrepreneurship. In this episode he shares with us how he started Better Agency with four other founders, and what they've done to raise funds and grow their MRR.
Jake Shaefer: Elevato
In this episode, Kyle and I talk to Jake Shaefer, the CEO of Elevato, a full-stack agency that specializes in all things web. With over 18 years of experience running marketing and tech businesses, Jake shares some insights that he’s gained through selling companies, buying new ones, developing an app and selling it, and now creating a new agency to help brands with all their digital needs.
Lawrence Jarvey: Provision Coffee
Lawrence Jarvey is the co-founder of Provision Coffee, which is a specialty coffee roaster, cocktail bar, and eatery in Phoenix, AZ. The company is now in its 11th year of operation. Provision Coffee celebrates community and enjoys creating meaningful space and company for employees as well as customers.
Scott Kaufmann: Highnoon
Scott Kaufmann is a partner at Highnoon, which is an all-in-one agency that provides digital marketing and consulting services for many industries and verticals. While the agency is about a year old, their history extends far beyond that. The leadership of Lucid Agency and Bigfish Creative Group designed Highnoon together, and combined their specific talents of design and marketing to create one company that can competitively offer a unique experience and expertise to their clients.
Insightful for all!
With a new and unique guest appearing each episode, Tyler and Kyle remind me each week that this advice is for everyone in every field of work. These guys have conversations that really push the ball and help get ideas rolling on how I can improve in my own life. Keep up the good work guys!!
Entrepreneurship for everyone
Entrepreneurship looks different for everyone and this podcast does a great job showcasing different stories in a conversational and relatable way.
Informative and relatable
Call me biased but this podcast is seriously good! Kyle and Tyler have a great dynamic that is relatable and fun. The business owners they have chosen to interview are seriously interesting! Excited for the future of the In Progress podcast!