57 episodes

Just the Bulb dives headfirst into what aspiring entrepreneurs should do if they have the next big idea but don't know where to begin. Entrepreneur and startup enthusiast Caleb Dykema provides the resources, guidance, and motivation to turn your idea into a business. Caleb also features business development experts, startup success stories, and current startup founders who started with "just the bulb" to share their insights and advice.

Just the Bulb Caleb Dykema

    • Entrepreneurship
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Just the Bulb dives headfirst into what aspiring entrepreneurs should do if they have the next big idea but don't know where to begin. Entrepreneur and startup enthusiast Caleb Dykema provides the resources, guidance, and motivation to turn your idea into a business. Caleb also features business development experts, startup success stories, and current startup founders who started with "just the bulb" to share their insights and advice.

    56. Starting At The "Bottomest Bottom" and Embracing Struggles | Dieumerci Christel Part 1

    56. Starting At The "Bottomest Bottom" and Embracing Struggles | Dieumerci Christel Part 1

    This may be the most inspiring story ever told on Just the Bulb! Dieumerci Christel joins the show today to discuss how he grew up in an African refugee camp, moved to North Dakota, and is now the founder of Elightapp. In the first part of this two-part series, we discuss how starting at the lowest point actually helped him, how it's vital we embrace our daily and business struggles, and what type of people we should be surrounding ourselves with. Connect with Dieumerci Christel here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dieumerci-christel-114434122/ Connect with the host, Caleb Dykema here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-dykema/ Learn more about Enlightapp here: https://www.enlightapp.co/ 

    • 28 min
    55. The Answer To "I'm Too Young To Start A Business" | Buster Scher

    55. The Answer To "I'm Too Young To Start A Business" | Buster Scher

    "I'm too young to start a business. I'm not experienced enough!" Have you said either of these phrases before? At 14 years old, Buster Scher started HoopsNation which went on to reach over 1 million followers a few years later. Now he's a show host for the NBA at 19 years old and the host of his own podcast, 'The Buster Show'. Buster and I break these phrases down and prove there is really no right or wrong age for entrepreneurship! Find Buster Scher here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/busterscher/ Find the host, Caleb Dykema here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-dykema/ 

    • 18 min
    54. Pitch Competitions (Free Money For Your Startup) | Anthony Valiulis

    54. Pitch Competitions (Free Money For Your Startup) | Anthony Valiulis

    Have you used the excuse "I don't have the money to start a company."? In this episode, I interview Anthony Valiulis, the founder of both DaVinci Industries and OLACORAL. He has raised over $60,000 in free capital for his companies through pitch competitions. That money doesn't need to be paid back and investors aren't taking a share! Learn from Anthony how to pitch your idea at competitions, even if you don't have a working product yet, and gain capital for your startup.Find Anthony Valiulis here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-valiulis-a1010a113/ Find Caleb Dykema, the host here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-dykema/ 

    • 27 min
    53. Don't Make These Mistakes When Launching An App | Mitesh Ajmera

    53. Don't Make These Mistakes When Launching An App | Mitesh Ajmera

    Learn what NOT to do when launching your app so you have a higher chance of success. Mitesh Ajmera, the founder of feecounter.com, Torus Tech, and the most recently launched, Punch App, joins the show to explain how he would have launched his first businesses differently if he could go back in time. Find Mitesh Ajmera here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miteshajmera/ Find Punch App here: https://punchapp.com/ Find the host, Caleb Dykema here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-dykema/ 

    • 11 min
    52. Connect With People That Started A Similar Business | Carrie Bohlig

    52. Connect With People That Started A Similar Business | Carrie Bohlig

    Leverage is a term you hear a lot in business and entrepreneurship. It's the idea of being able to get the best advantage possible from a resource. One point of leverage is your network, and specifically people in it that have built a similar business to yours. Carrie Bohlig, the Co-owner of Tandem Consulting and Co-founder of Tandem Giving joins the show today to discuss how valuable it is to make these connections, along with other points of leverage that can be used.  Find Carrie Bohlig here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carriebohlig/ Learn more about Tandem Consulting here: https://www.tandemconsulting.co/ 

    • 35 min
    51. Finding Happiness Before Success | Timmy Bishop

    51. Finding Happiness Before Success | Timmy Bishop

    A few years ago, Timmy Bishop sat down at a Colectivo Coffee Shop in Madison, WI to figure out where to go with his life. His commitment to himself there began his journey of happiness and success starting the Dreamology podcast, the Dreamers Initiative, and now touring around the country with Charlie "Rocket" Jabaley. Today we dive into Part 1 of a collaboration with the Dreamology podcast interviewing Timmy. And later this week, you can find Part 2 on his podcast interviewing me!  Find Timmy's podcast here: https://fanlink.to/dreamologypodcast Find Timmy here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmy-the-dreamer-%F0%9F%92%AB-bishop-58508b108/

    • 45 min

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