Build Your Best Business (general)

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 EDT

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 EDT

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!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

"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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

Tom Noonan and Chris Klaus began building businesses in Atlanta back in the “Internet days.” The two share how “hiring the person, not the resume” helped catapult them into “hockey stick growth.” During their interview at TiE Atlanta’s TiE CON SE, Tom and Chris provide the steps for seeking out and finding your best team members.

Direct download: EVH.05.29.17_Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Craig Bilderback, Founder & CEO of InMotion Air, joins Eric on the show to talk pushing through struggles to reach success. Craig, a once “parallel entrepreneur,” shares about his experience in the Shark Tank, making the decision to pivot and move to Atlanta and how he achieves his ultimate dream of inspiring young entrepreneurs. 

Direct download: EVH.05.29.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:58am EDT

Cokie Berenyi, Founder and CEO of Alphavest, joins Eric from Dig South in Charleston, SC to discuss the next generation of online investment management and the launch of her new book, “Perfect Day: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Curing Lifestyle Deficit Disorder and Reclaiming Your Business, Your Relationships, and Your Life.”

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Bernie Burgener, Executive Director of the Greenhouse Accelerator at Green Chamber of the South, joins Eric to talk about the program's objective and creating sustainable local jobs, either by advising and financing early-stage cleantech startups, or by supporting sustainability initiatives within existing companies.

Direct download: EVH.05.22.17._Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:48am EDT