6 episodes

Small-Cap Institute Presents... where we speak with CEOs and board members who have successfully navigated the growth trajectory from micro-cap, to small-cap, and beyond. We cover issues like financings, early revenue generation, pitfalls of capital markets, working with other company leadership, strategic pivots, and just about every other key topic small-cap leaders encounter.

Small-Cap Institute Presents... Small-Cap Institute

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Small-Cap Institute Presents... where we speak with CEOs and board members who have successfully navigated the growth trajectory from micro-cap, to small-cap, and beyond. We cover issues like financings, early revenue generation, pitfalls of capital markets, working with other company leadership, strategic pivots, and just about every other key topic small-cap leaders encounter.

    CEO Corner, with Karen Zaderej (Axogen Corporation, Nasdaq:AXGN)

    CEO Corner, with Karen Zaderej (Axogen Corporation, Nasdaq:AXGN)

    Small-Cap Institute's Amanda Gerut interviews Karen Zaderej. Ms. Zaderej is chairman, CEO, and president of Axogen Corporation (NASDAQ:AXGN).

    Axogen (AXGN) is the leading company focused specifically on the science, development and commercialization of technologies for peripheral nerve regeneration and repair.

    Karen served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of Axogen Corporation since May 2010 and as Chief Operating Officer from October 2007 to May 2010 and as Vice President of Marketing and Sales from May 2006 to October 2007.

    • 41 min
    CEO Corner, with Garry Ridge (WD-40 Company, Nasdaq:WDFC)

    CEO Corner, with Garry Ridge (WD-40 Company, Nasdaq:WDFC)

    Small-Cap Institute's Amanda Gerut interviews WD-40 CEO, Garry Ridge.  Mr. Ridge is president and chief executive officer of the WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). 



    WD-40 Company is the maker of the ever-popular WD-40, as well as 3-IN-ONE Oil, Solvol and Lava heavy duty hand cleaners and X-14, Carpet Fresh, Spot Shot, 1001 and 2000 Flushes household cleaning products.



    Garry has been with WD-40 since 1987 in various management positions, including executive vice president and chief operating officer and vice president of international. He has worked directly with WD-40 in 50 countries.

    • 52 min
    Garry Ridge (CEO, WD-40 Company) on saying "I don't know"

    Garry Ridge (CEO, WD-40 Company) on saying "I don't know"

    Garry Ridge has grown WD-40 Company (ticker: WDFC) 10 fold during his tenure as CEO. Garry states that the most important three words in the English language are "I don't know," and goes on to explain why he feels that way in this brief clip.

    • 3 min
    CEO Corner: Billy Prim (Nasdaq:PRMW) On Being Authentic And Attracting Quality Board Members

    CEO Corner: Billy Prim (Nasdaq:PRMW) On Being Authentic And Attracting Quality Board Members

    Billy Prim, Chariman of Primo Water (Nasdaq:PRMW) talks about being authentic and attracting the right board members.

    • 2 min
    CEO Corner: Billy Prim (Nasdaq:PRMW)on Hiring a Team and Board Relations

    CEO Corner: Billy Prim (Nasdaq:PRMW)on Hiring a Team and Board Relations

    Billy Prim discusses the thought process behind hiring a team and relationships with his board, having been the founder of two small-cap companies.

    • 4 min
    CEO Corner, with Billy Prim (Nasdaq:PRMW)

    CEO Corner, with Billy Prim (Nasdaq:PRMW)

    Small-Cap Institute's Amanda Gerut interviews renowned small-cap CEO, Billy Prim. Mr. Prim founded Blue Rhino, which was ultimately acquired for $340m. Subsequently, Mr. Prim founded Primo Water (Nasdaq: PRMW), where he now chairs the board. Mr. Prim provides invaluable insights for other small-cap CEOs about how he was able to grow and sell Blue Rhino, and then use what he learned to found another company with a market cap that today exceeds $500m.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

ggbiz ,

Worth a listen

Great podcast!

EconTeacher19 ,

Great so far!

I really liked the Billy Prim interview and am looking forward to seeing what other guests get interviewed.

carlita118 ,

Very good information!

This is a great addition to the small cap space. Much needed and appreciated.

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