Build Your Best Business

In this first series of interviews from the 36 | 86 tech and entrepreneur conference in Nashville, TN, Eric is joined by Pendo Founder and CEO, Todd Olson. Todd explains how many cloud-based solutions are created for users but user behavior is rarely studied. Pendo seeks to remedy this disconnect between product and user by capturing behavior and providing feedback for a valuable experience.

Direct download: EVH.3686.Todd_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm EST

TYE High School Teams, Contained Freshness and QuickFlite join Eric at TiE Atlanta's TiE CON SE to share what they learned while creating businesses! After 10 months of hard work, including a pitch presentation at TiE CON SE, the students explain the idea creation process and working together as a team to get things done.

Direct download: TiE_Students_Show_Edited_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

Cheryl Fields, Founder of Lifestyle Wealth Group, joins Eric to talk business, cash flow and retirement for entrepreneurs. It true: “You’ve gotta have money to build a business.” So, how can you make more? Cheryl discusses the difference between insurance loans vs bank loans, P & L statements vs cash flow and how to retire with the most money in pocket from your business (before you’re 59!).

Direct download: EVH.Cheryl.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EST

Looking for that perfect, “off the beaten path” restaurant to try while traveling? In comes CurEat! Founder and CEO, Stephen Mangano joins Eric from Dig South in Charleston, SC to share how his background in hospitality and real estate inspired him to create the app and help people connect over great food, beyond the regular restaurant review.

Direct download: EVH.06.20.17._Edited_Show.DIG_South_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38pm EST

Steve Miller, Alternative Career Coach with The Entrepreneur's Source joins Eric to discuss ways to ease into entrepreneurship or business ownership. Franchising can be a great path… and this doesn’t mean buying a restaurant! Steve reminds potential business owners that having a business coach can help them navigate through the process of finding the right business to match their entrepreneurial style and life needs.

Direct download: EVH.06.19.17_Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

Author and serial entrepreneur, Jim Beach joins Eric live at TiE Atlanta’s TiECON SE to share about the TYE Teams for Young Entrepreneurs and tips for moving from the corporate world to owning your own business. Jim reminds us that entrepreneurship isn't what most think it is; being an entrepreneur can be as easy or as hard as you make it!

Direct download: EVH.Jim_Beach_-_Full_Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

"Making sure everyone's on the same page is essential to cybersecurity." Savage Security Co-Founder, Kyle Bubp joins Eric to share tips every small business can utilize to protect their information (and their customers’ information) from the threat of a cyber attack. Kyle explains how “more stuff” doesn’t necessarily mean you are more protected in the IoT and why businesses of all sizes should be on guard.

Direct download: EVH.06.12.17.Edited_Show.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:30am EST

Josh Dorfman, Director of Entrepreneurship at Venture Asheville joins Eric from Dig South in Charleston, SC to discuss the components of a successful venture capital program and what sets successful startups apart from the rest.

Direct download: EVH.06.05.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:48pm EST

Perhaps you’ve got a great business idea, but can’t think of the perfect name. Squadhelp Founder and CEO, Darpan Munjal joins Eric to walk us through the innovative crowdsourcing platform which allows companies to host competitions for their naming and branding projects. Squadhelp believes good ideas can come from anywhere… why constrain the creativity to one or two individuals when you can reach the world?

Direct download: EVH.06.05.17.Edited_Show.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17am EST

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