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Andrew asks challenging questions, which leads to real stories behind how startups made it.

Startup Stories - Mixergy Andrew Warner

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Andrew asks challenging questions, which leads to real stories behind how startups made it.

    #2116 This startup just replaced the spreadsheet for applicant tracking

    #2116 This startup just replaced the spreadsheet for applicant tracking

    It’s been said that the best businesses ideas are just replacements for spreadsheets. Well, that’s what today’s guest figured out after the failure of his first business.
    Raj Sheth is the founder of Recruiterbox, applicant tracking software.
    I’ll find out how he did it in this interview.

    Raj Sheth is the founder of Recruiterbox, applicant tracking software.

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    #2115 OurCrowd, the Biggest Crowdfunded VC You Don’t Know Yet

    #2115 OurCrowd, the Biggest Crowdfunded VC You Don’t Know Yet

    One of the popular dinner topics here in San Francisco is who invested in what. And it’s one of those things that can easily feel exclusive because you have to spend time to build relationships, you have to have access, you have to have opportunity.
    And that’s where today’s guest comes in. Jon Medved is the founder of OurCrowd, which enables investments in pre-vetted startups and exclusive venture funds.

    Jon Medved is the founder of OurCrowd, which enables investments in pre-vetted startups and exclusive venture funds.

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    #2114 “I secretly despised my business.”

    #2114 “I secretly despised my business.”

    My guest today told his customers he didn’t love the business. They were shocked. Admitting it wasn’t working allowed him to create a new business.
    Today Chris Brisson is the founder of Salesmsg, simple, scalable, two-way business texting.

    Chris Brisson is the founder of Salesmsg, simple, scalable, two-way business texting.

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    #2113 Gupshup nearly died. Became $1.4 billion text company

    #2113 Gupshup nearly died. Became $1.4 billion text company

    Joining me is someone whose business failed so many times that most people would started over with something new.
    He didn’t. And today the business is worth $1.4 billion.
    Beerud Sheth is the founder of Gupshup, a smart messaging platform that enables developers to build messaging services and bots that work across all channels.
     

    Beerud Sheth is the founder of Gupshup, a smart messaging platform that enables developers to build messaging services and bots that work across all channels.

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    #2112 Expanding you potential with psychedelics

    #2112 Expanding you potential with psychedelics

    When Ryan Hoover suggested that I meet today’s guest, I knew it was going to be an interesting person. And when I looked into the company that today’s guest created, I wanted to be a customer as quickly as possible.
    Dylan Beynon is the founder of Mindbloom, a platform that provides services to affiliated psychiatric medical practices which are independently owned and operated.
    We’ll talk about what that means in this interview.
     

    Dylan Beynon is the founder of Mindbloom, a mental health and wellbeing brand helping people achieve life-changing breakthroughs with at- home, clinician-prescribed psychedelic therapies. One of the largest psychedelic therapy platforms worldwide, Mindbloom is radically increasing access to treatment while delivering transformational outcomes and experiences.

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    #2111 How a craft beer sold for $100M

    #2111 How a craft beer sold for $100M

    Before talking to today’s guest, I would have guessed that the craft beer market was fully saturated.
    In this interview, I’ll find out why he thought there was room for one more. Josh Landan is the founder of Saint Archer, a craft brewery that was sold in 2015.
    I also want to ask him about his new company, a hard seltzer.

    Josh Landan is the founder of Saint Archer, a craft brewery that was sold in 2015. Today he is the founder Ashland Hard Seltzer.

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Customer Reviews

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493 Ratings

493 Ratings

Marisa J2 ,

LOVE IT!!!

Andrew is real and honest. He brings on guests that are really insightful and give great advice on how to run a business. This is a must listen!

TrinaInDC ,

#2113 - Gupshup

Maybe Twitter copied Gupshup. 🧐

Akminer ,

Speed

I love the context. Andrew talks so fast, I have to slow the speed down, but the. It slows the guest. Andre needs to learn how to match the temp of his guest. I’d listen more but it’s too anxiety inducing.

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