#108: Paul Singh is Bullish on Startups

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Paul Singh, Founder of Results Junkies & Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Bump Health, to discuss that you DON’T need to raise money to start, grow, or “insert whatever most founders say”. Money doesn’t change the outcome of your company… only the speed of whatever’s already going to happen.

#107: Raising Money in Virginia

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Tom Weithman, Managing Director at Virginia Venture Partners, to discuss the funding available for VA’s high growth startups, what Virginia Venture Partners can offer your business, and the sustained success of the nation’s premier seed venture programs.

#106: The “Online” Off-Site Team Builder

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with James Warren, Founder at LetsVidya, to discuss James’ passion for helping people connect with each other, the current Fundraising environment, and how to gain early traction for your product/service.

#105: The Business (of) Climate

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Paul Robinson, Executive Director of RISE, to discuss RISE and the climate problem it’s working to solve, how to spot ‘optimist’ founders, and why ‘water’ is the theme & opportunity of Hampton Roads.

#104: Opening and Expanding a Business for Other Businesses

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Marko Frigelj, Founder at The IncuHub, to discuss The IncuHub and it’s 100+ member businesses, coworking spaces 101, and how they are different from WeWork.

#103: DE&I in the Startup Community

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Travis Young, from 757 Collab, to discuss all things Travis’ work experiences and journey to 757 Collab, rewriting the DE&I narrative, and how to give founders a voice.

#102: Opening a Business in 2020

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Julie Easterbrooks, Founder at Kitty Kingdom Cat Cafe, to discuss all things feline related, opening an in person business during the pandemic, and some heartfelt adoption stories (427 adoptions to date!).

#101: Disrupting the Middle Man

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Josh Rufolo and Stan Glover, co-Founder’s at Pocket Properties, to discuss launching the Pocket Properties Beta, lessons learned from running a WeFunder Campaign, and the ‘apprenticeship’ vs. ‘internship’ mindset.

#100: The Angel of Angels

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with legendary Angel Investor, Jason Calacanis, to discuss loyalty & friendship in entrepreneurship, the ‘Steph Curry’ of angel investing, and how the pandemic has changed venture capital & podcasting.

#99: The Business Side of Mortgages

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Kim Hasty, Mortgage Expert at CMS Mortgage Solutions, to discuss the current U.S. housing market, disruption in the mortgage industry, and advice for Founder’s who are thinking about home ownership.

#98: Digitizing the Physical

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Scott Janey, Founder at Magazine Jukebox, to discuss the recent launch of Magazine Jukebox, environmental benefits of digital magazines, and Magazine Jukebox’s fundraising journey.

#97: Using Technology to Connect Openings with Customers

This week hosts Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Tori Sullivan, Founder at BarnWiz, to discuss her startup that is disrupting the horse industry, the value of accelerator programs, and what it’s like to lead a tech company.

#96: Cleaning Up In Business

Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Lee Sheridan, Owner/Operator at Two Maids & A Mop, to discuss his transition from the insurance industry to business owner, what marketing strategies actually work, and how to retain talented employees in a hot job market.

#95: Movie Making in Virginia

#94: Lessons from SWIMNERD

Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Nate Tschohl, Founder at SWIMNERD, to discuss Nate’s business that is tackling the global aquatics industrythe SWIMNERD podcast, and whether failure is the crucible of success.

#93: What Does the Conference Landscape Look Like Now

This week Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Mike Descher, Founder at MediaGroup, the current in-person conference landscape, how companies can better support their work from home employees, and the ‘QR code’ revolution.

#92: SaaS’ing the Grant Writing Process

This week Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Philip Deng, Founder at Grantable, to discuss Phillip’s startup that is fixing the broken grant system, Web 3.0 (2.5?), and how/why to find a co-Founder for your business.

#91: Creating a WOW Movement

This week Tim Ryan and Zack Miller sit down with Michelle Pippin, Founder at Women Who WOW, to discuss what is Women Who WOW, how to stay hungry once you achieve success, and the key to copy writing.

#90: ‘Hydrating’ Your Business

Allen Lim, Founder of Skratch Labs, joins the show to discuss his startup, skratch labs, the secret to ‘hydration’, and what it’s like to work alongside Lance Armstrong.

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