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Welcome to The Seed-The Startup Journey – THE Entrepreneurship Podcast sharing origin stories of amazing founders and their companies in less than 20 minutes. This podcast is made for YOU, the curious student, talented innovator, and aspiring entrepreneur!

Throughout this series, we will explore various startup journeys by discovering the genesis story behind these startups and gathering advice. Through our conversations, we hope to inspire and plant the seed of innovation in the minds of our listeners.

Let's grow together! 🌱

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The Seed – The Startup Journey Rick Liu

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Welcome to The Seed-The Startup Journey – THE Entrepreneurship Podcast sharing origin stories of amazing founders and their companies in less than 20 minutes. This podcast is made for YOU, the curious student, talented innovator, and aspiring entrepreneur!

Throughout this series, we will explore various startup journeys by discovering the genesis story behind these startups and gathering advice. Through our conversations, we hope to inspire and plant the seed of innovation in the minds of our listeners.

Let's grow together! 🌱

http://start.seedstartupjourney.com/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-seed-startup-journey/support

    Dark Matter Physicist Turned CEO? Scott Stephenson, Co-Founder of Deepgram

    Dark Matter Physicist Turned CEO? Scott Stephenson, Co-Founder of Deepgram

    Scott was in a lab deep underground studying dark matter... then he got too bored and decided to launch a company  

    What??  

    Today we’ll be chatting with Scott Stephenson – a dark matter physicist turned CEO! 

    Scott is building Deepgram, a startup that’s reinventing automated speech recognition using end-to-end deep learning. Deepgram is backed by Nvidia, Slack, Y Combinator, and has been named by Forbes to be one of the Top 50 AI companies to watch for in 2021!

    You can also check out this episode on YouTube!

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    • 21 min
    Static HTML, Anime vs Dot-Com Crash, and the Next Big Thing! [Startup Droplets!]

    Static HTML, Anime vs Dot-Com Crash, and the Next Big Thing! [Startup Droplets!]

    In this Startup Droplet 🌱, we'll be sharing insights from our previous episode with Patrick Lee!

    Patrick was the CEO who led Rotten Tomatoes through very challenging times, including the dot com crash and 9-11. As of now, Patrick has started 6 companies, a true serial entrepreneur with an amazing startup journey!

    Takeaways:

    1. Get started fast! Lines of static HTML code can turn into one of the most viewed websites in the world

    2. Entrepreneurship isn't always glamorous... maybe anime can help?

    3. The Next Big Thing?? 

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    • 6 min
    How Rotten Tomatoes Was Built In TWO WEEKS – Patrick Lee, Co-Founder & Ex-CEO

    How Rotten Tomatoes Was Built In TWO WEEKS – Patrick Lee, Co-Founder & Ex-CEO

    Should I watch Godzilla vs. Kong? 

    Mortal Kombat?

    Crazy Rich Asians? 

    If you’ve ever searched for a movie and wondered if it’s worth watching, you’ve probably come across Rotten Tomatoes 🍅  

    But did you know that the first version of Rotten Tomatoes was built in TWO WEEKS with only lines of static HTML? 

    In this episode, we'll be chatting with Rotten Tomatoe's Co-Founder Patrick Lee! Patrick was the CEO who led the company through very challenging times, including the dot com crash and 9-11. As of now, Patrick has started 6 companies, a true serial entrepreneur with an amazing startup journey!

    Check out this episode on YouTube for some cool graphics!

    For more highlights and takeaways, follow us on Instagram!


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    • 21 min
    Find your journey 🍯, stay true to yourself, and don't take rejections personally! [Startup Droplets!]

    Find your journey 🍯, stay true to yourself, and don't take rejections personally! [Startup Droplets!]

    In this Startup Droplet 🌱, we'll be sharing insights from our previous episode with Darko Mandich! 

    Darko is working on a super cool idea, which is to make honey WITHOUT BEES. Not only is honey not vegan-friendly, it turns out that current honey production practices are actually threatening the biodiversity of bees. Looking to solve this, Darko is creating honey, actual honey, without any bees in the process.

    Takeaways:

    1. Find your own journey

    2. Stay true to yourself

    3. The environment is neutral

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    • 4 min
    Making Honey WITHOUT Bees? Darko Mandich – Founder & CEO of MeliBio

    Making Honey WITHOUT Bees? Darko Mandich – Founder & CEO of MeliBio

    We've all heard of Beyond Meat or Impossible Foods... but those are plant-based alternatives to meat.  

    Similarly, there are also vegan alternatives to honey...but what if I told you you can actually make REAL honey WITHOUT bees??  

    Today we’ll be chatting with the Co-Founder & CEO of MeliBio – Darko Mandich. 

    Darko is working on a super cool idea, which is to create something that matches and improves upon the molecular composition of bee-made honey, without involving any bees in the process!   

    Not only is honey not vegan-friendly, but current honey production practices are also threatening the biodiversity of bees. Check out how Darko embarked on his startup journey to solve this problem!

    Watch this episode on YouTube if you'd like to see our faces!

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    • 17 min
    Have you ever thought of giving up? "So many times!" Startup Droplets!

    Have you ever thought of giving up? "So many times!" Startup Droplets!

    Here's another episode of Startup Droplet 🌱, where we share our takeaways from chatting with our amazing guests!

    In this Startup Droplet, we'll be sharing insights from our previous episode with Eric Sim! Eric started his startup journey back when he was still in school as a design student. From freelancing to getting clients for his own design studio, Eric is now running Epic Dialogue, a social impact marketing agency based in Singapore! 

    Takeaways:

    1. Be authentic, built trust, and a genuine human connection

    2. Try to learn from your failures and move on from them as fast as you can

    3. Work on your ability to create and your ability to sell

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    • 5 min

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Great podcast with great guests

This podcast is awesome, and Rick is a great interviewer! And incredibly, he’s able to pack so much insight into < 20 min. Worth listening to every episode!

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