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Created by a group of founders, funders, and entrepreneurs who believe you can create a startup ecosystem in any city in the world. So, they started one in theirs, Redding, CA.

Startup Redding Kirk Wayman

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Created by a group of founders, funders, and entrepreneurs who believe you can create a startup ecosystem in any city in the world. So, they started one in theirs, Redding, CA.

    Big Announcement: It's Time for a Party!

    Big Announcement: It's Time for a Party!

    Thursday 6/13 we are holding a live event. You are invited to join us at Theory Collaborative at 6:00 p.m. If you can't make it join at the Startup Redding Facebook page where we will live stream at 6:30 p.m. PST. During the event, we will be hearing from Nathan Slafter of Rente, He will pitch his company and then take questions from you the audience. We will also be joined by Eric Hiatt, Joshua Johnson and Josh Miller for a discussion with Nathan. We can't wait to see you in person or on Facebook. 

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    Ep 25 Jenna Zint Discovers the Obvious...She's an Entrepreneur

    Ep 25 Jenna Zint Discovers the Obvious...She's an Entrepreneur

    Jenna of Turbans for Tots built a top 100 Esty Store and sells 1000's of baby bows. She manufactures them with a team of seamstresses in Redding, CA. After 5 years she is willing to acknowledge the obvious, she is an entrepreneur. Why has it been hard for her to see when it's obvious to her team? What could happen if she took this role seriously? Well for one will pitch at the Redding Venture Conference with a chance to win a 10k prize and possibly angel investment.

    Theme music by Starving Architect

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    Ep 24 Nathan Slafter Entrepreneurship and Bull Riding

    Ep 24 Nathan Slafter Entrepreneurship and Bull Riding

    Nathan Slafter, President of Rentevate (www.rente.io) explores how his love of riding bulls as a young man revealed his inner entrepreneur. And, how bull riding is both a great and dangerous way to approach building a startup. Yes, it's a full-throttle ride that requires determination and courage, but sometimes you "break your face." as Nathan did on his final ride. Listen in and get acquainted with Redding's latest startup founder.
    Music by Starving Architects
    Sponsor is the Redding Venture Conference.

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    Ep 23 How To Start A Business And Not Fail

    Ep 23 How To Start A Business And Not Fail

    Lot's of people want to start a business. The upsides are clear: Be your own boss, unlimited earning potential, flexibility...this list goes on and on. But, it's also a scary project and the fear of failure is often what prevents people from taking the leap. 
    In this episode, Josh Miller and Kirk Wayman explore some of the ways people try to start a business and avoid failure. Turns out it's doable but might not produce the result people are hoping for. 

    https://starvingarchitect.bandcamp.com/

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    Ep 22 Dave Charlson on Accelerating Growth: A Story Of Hope Rediscovered

    Ep 22 Dave Charlson on Accelerating Growth: A Story Of Hope Rediscovered

    Dave Charlson started a company in a space he has succeeded in before. But, this time he was the CEO, in charge of everything. It's a wonderful opportunity and filled with new experiences and challenges. In this episode we begin to tell Dave's story as he works to scale his company. As this story unfolds we will share the ongoing journey of Dave, his company and what it takes to start, build and scale a startup. 

     
    All music in this episode is by Starving Architects and can be found on iTunes. 

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    Ep 21 10,000 Reasons To Pitch An Angel Investor

    Ep 21 10,000 Reasons To Pitch An Angel Investor

    There are lots of reasons to pitch your startup. 10K in free money might be the best. On this episode, Eric Hiatt, Executive Director of the Shasta Angels, describes how to pitch your business to investors. He has raised millions of dollars for his own companies and heard hundreds of pitches. Now he is leading a team to bring investment, startup pitches and all the work the Shasta Angels have been doing to the public in a new event called the Redding Venture Conference.

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Andy Mason-Heaven in Business ,

How to Startup TODAY

Practical. Relevant. Proven tips, tools and process to help you get an idea to a profit AND engage and grow your community.

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Mr.shaylee ,

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I’m local to Redding and I’m stoked to learn more about the Start-up community.

It’s so cool to hear the back story and also learn stuff from these guys that have been in the trenches.

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