Build Your Best Business

Atlanta has an amazing ecosystem that fosters entrepreneurship. But one area today's experts say we can improve on? Venture Capital. ATDC General Manager, Jen Bonnett and MiRus Founder, Dr. Jay Yadav share about their involvement with the startup community, including TiE Atlanta, and what we can do as a community to encourage new business and continue innovation! 

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You’ve created a brand new, amazing product but no one will give you the time of day, much less listen to your sales pitch. So, how do you get this new product into retail stores? Go where your customers are! Bryant Looper, Senior Vice President of Sales with ReST did just that for their new tech mattress. In this episode, Bryant shares tips for generating buzz, getting exposure for new products and handling rapid growth.

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“Potential is everywhere, opportunity is not.” Village Capital Co-Founder, Victoria Fram joins Eric from Nashville, TN at 3686 to discuss venture capital for the success of society. Victoria shares how each company Village Capital works with has a social or environmental mission at it’s core; plus, she provides tips for entrepreneurs preparing to take on an investment.

Direct download: EVH.08.03.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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VeriStor’s Michael Stolarczyk joins Eric at the tech conference in South Carolina to talk data protection and resiliency. How long should businesses keep certain data on file and how will the “bring your own device” era affect that sensitive information? Michael shares how both large and small businesses can prepare now.

 

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Former real estate attorney, Jason Sosnovsky details steps to creating a subscription based, revenue generating product. Jason shares how he followed his passion for writing and encouraging literacy and friendship among children to create Ben the Rooster, a pen pal for kids.

Direct download: EVH.07.31.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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GrowthX and GrowthX Academy Co-Founder, Andrew Goldner joins Eric at the 3686 Conference in Nashville to talk making deals instead of breaking deals. Andrew shares how his time as a tech attorney inspired him to become a venture capitalist, seeking to help businesses grow and find value in their customers, not their products.

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TiE CON SE moderators, Dr. Traci Carte and Sid Mookerju join Eric live at the pitch event, hosted by TiE Atlanta. The two cover topics in their specific areas of expertise: cybersecurity and finance. Dr. Carte highlights what’s happening in the world of data and tips for protecting against an attack while Sid shares insight for entrepreneurs seeking to attract outside investments.

Direct download: EVH.TiE.07.26.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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The first three years of business can be the toughest. You hit infection points that can make or break you; you’re often running out of time and maybe even resources! In this episode, Eric and Brillar Media Co-Founder, Whitney Mendoza share lessons learned during the first three years of business and best practices for navigating the storm successfully.

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RocketHealth Founder, Dr. Jeremy Corbett joins Eric at the 36|86 conference in Nashville,TN to talk better healthcare tech focused on populations. Dr. Corbett explains the benefits of going all in on your business and how failing small places you on the path to achieve big success.

Direct download: EVH.07.20.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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A lot of products are more complex than we think! Luke Correale of Coffee Kind joins Eric live at the Dig South tech and entrepreneur conference to share how they seek to differentiate their product in a crowded market and provide the best ingredients to customers.

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