STARTO: The Show for the Worldwide Entrepreneur
Summary: A powerful resource for startups and entrepreneurs! Weekly reports with original news, interviews, advice, tips, and tools.
Today we talk about a subject that every startup needs in order to be successful. Passion. What is it? Where does it come from? How do you get it back if you're feeling bored or tired? Today's guest is Lori Cheek, Founder & CEO of Cheek'd, architect, magician, hula hoop star & KY Wildcat. We've also got tips & advice from Startup Entrepreneurs about how to build your company with lots of passion.
Chris Franks & Sandy Grason broadcast live from Starto's new home base -- Galvanize! (video below) This week the theme is "Education". From the launch of gSchool to a new class called "How To Get a Job at a Start Up" offered by Dabble, Starto is taking you behind the scenes for the latest news, interviews, advice, tips & tools for the worldwide entrepreneur. Drop by Galvanize on Thursdays at 2pm to catch our next live Starto episode -- we'd love to see you there! UPDATE: Dabble.co's class "How to Land a Job at a Startup" was so popular, they have added another date. April 2nd. Check it out!
It's our 1st Annual StartoTV Holiday Spectacular! Today, Joel Wishkovsky, co-founder and CEO of CardGnome.com joins Chris Franks & Sandy Grason in the Starto studios to talk about the latest news start-ups need to know this holiday season. Special Thanks to: Joel Wishkovsky- he is the co-founder and CEO of CardGnome.com, a startup in Boulder, Colo. that offers thousands of independently designed greeting cards for any occasion. Joel blogs about startups, (http://joelwish.com/), builds businesses, solves problems, and thinks creatively about the world around him. He loves mountaineering and traveling off the beaten track. Reach Joel via email email@example.com or on twitter via @JoelWish. ** Aksels.com - for Chris Franks' awesome wardrobe ** Here are the links to the stories we covered on this episode: Are You Ready for the Digital Holiday Shopping Rush? (Infographic) http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225046# Fast Company- 20 Tech Trends that will define 2013 http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671397/20-tech-trends-that-will-define-2013-selected-by-frog#1 Google's Top Search Terms of 2012: What's in It for Business Owners http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225278 Forbes- 7 Tech Gifts from Rising Startups http://www.forbes.com/sites/caroltice/2012/12/13/the-entrepreneurs-holiday-shopping-guide-7-tech-gifts-from-rising-startups/ 3 Tips for Safe Holiday Shopping Over Mobile Devices http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225229 Gift Simple http://www.dailydealmedia.com/976new-group-buying-start-ups-for-holiday-shoppers-giftsimple-presentify-me-barkbox/ Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page “StartoTV” and follow us on Twitter @startotv- Happy Holidays from the entire StartoTV Family!
Chris Franks and Sandy Grason talk to Rachel Holt, General Manager of Uber in Washington DC and Lance Little of No. 8 Brands about how they've handled very different situations that both involved getting through the red tape of government regulations.
Terrance Roberts from The Prodigal Son Initiative stops by the StartoTV studio to chat with Chris Franks and Sandy Grason about Social Entrepreneurship. "Social entrepreneurs identify resources where people only see problems. They view the villagers as the solution, not the passive beneficiary. They begin with the assumption of competence and unleash resources in the communities they're serving." -David Bornstein, author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
Bart Lorang, Co-Founder of Full Contact joins Chris Franks & Sandy Grason in the Starto TV studios for a discussion about how to find and hire amazing people. Watch Sandy's interview with Todd Vernon, click here. Watch Chris's interview with Jim Franklin, click here. Watch Bart's Colorado Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Award, click here.