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Spark XM is brought to you by Spark SC, USC's student hub for entrepreneurship.
We are a podcast featuring interviews with prominent USC students, alumni, and LA entrepreneurs. Our guests have shared stories that we hope will inspire listeners to broaden their potential and gain a deeper insight into the LA startup ecosystem.

Spark XM Podcast Spark SC, Marc Pakravan and Grant Gliner

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Spark XM is brought to you by Spark SC, USC's student hub for entrepreneurship.
We are a podcast featuring interviews with prominent USC students, alumni, and LA entrepreneurs. Our guests have shared stories that we hope will inspire listeners to broaden their potential and gain a deeper insight into the LA startup ecosystem.

    S1.E5: Xavier Di Petta

    S1.E5: Xavier Di Petta

    He cracked viral marketing before it was an industry. With millions of followers across multiple accounts, Xavier is the wizard behind the curtain for Earth Pix, History in Pics, and more. He’s a sophomore in college, yet major companies seek his expertise to replicate these successes. Listen to find out how Xavier always manages to be at the right place at the right time- hitting trends before they even surface.

    Earth Pix account: http://bit.ly/2eXVvWh
    History in Pics account: http://bit.ly/2fkIiZ2

    Hosts:
    Marc Pakravan
    Grant Gliner
    Rikki Hu

    Special Thanks:
    Riley Testut
    Sandie Luo

    Want to get in contact with us? Email: xm@sparksc.org
    Check u out on the iTunes Podcast Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/spark…d1142741446?mt=2

    • 50 min
    S1.E4: Mike Jones

    S1.E4: Mike Jones

    Mike Jones has spent his career growing businesses. He is currently the CEO of Science, which has funded and developed businesses like Dollar Shave Club, DogVacay, and Wishbone. He was also the former CEO of MySpace, responsible for turning around the company's direction and ultimately selling to Specific Media. Listen to his journey and advice to entrepreneurs here:

    Hosts:
    Marc Pakravan
    Grant Gliner
    Ben Choe (Guest Host)

    Want to get in contact with us? Email xm@sparksc.org
    Check us out on the iTunes app store: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/spark…d1142741446?mt=2

    • 42 min
    S1.E3: Riley Testut

    S1.E3: Riley Testut

    Riley Testut was a high school senior when his app hit 26 million downloads and scored him a cease and desist letter from Nintendo. Thirty thousand Twitter followers later (and even a verified badge to go along with it), he has a new project in the works that’s got his fans curious for more info. Listen to his journey here:

    Hosts:
    Marc Pakravan
    Grant Gliner
    Rikki Hu

    Want to get in contact with us? Email xm@sparksc.org
    Check us out on the iTunes app store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/spark-xm/id1142741446?mt=2

    • 42 min
    S1.E2: Waiz Rahim

    S1.E2: Waiz Rahim

    Waiz Rahim is a founding partner of Y Athletics. Nine months after launching one of the most funded Kickstarter apparel campaigns, he found himself face to face seeking advice from Arianna Huffington. The reason? His campaign was so successful that one of the world’s largest clothing manufacturers started actively interfering with his plans. Find out how it all ends here.

    And be sure to check out the business here: www.yathletics.com

    Hosts:
    Marc Pakravan
    Grant Gliner

    Special Thanks:
    Rikki Hu
    Sandie Luo
    Riley Testut

    Want to get in contact with us? Email xm@sparksc.org

    • 38 min

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