Success is hard won and Mike Muth knows something about that. An ex-military entrepreneur, Mike and his family own and run McCabe's Granola. The family started the company in 2011 - tune in to find out how they are now in 1000 retail stores in 6 years. Tom Moore of Formidable Asset Management joins us for unique perspective on the viral game Pokemon Go!
"Socially responsible" is a popular catch phrase these days. Third World cooperatives making handmade jewelry use it as do giant corporate retailers. But the guys at Formidable Asset Management (our monthly co-host Tom Moore) have created an investment app called Numovo that truly puts your money where your mouth is. Tune in.
It takes more than a vision, passion and an absolute commitment to start a new business. It takes money. Most entrepreneurs rely on family and friends or worse second mortgages or credit cards. Crowdfunding holds out hope for badly needed cash but getting ready for a crowdfunding campaign isn't as easy as you might think. Luckily, Cincinnati's a great region for entrepreneurs AND we have Janice Weiss the founder of Cincy Seeds Club. Matthew Dooley, co-founder of Kapture and successful veteran of Kickstarter joins us to share his insight into the crowdfunding process. Tom Moore co-hosts this great interview.
As Cuba Gooding Jr. says "Show Me The Money". In this case it's TELL rather than show. We've asked Tom Moore of Formidable Asset Management to come back to discuss one of the two most important things for Small Businesses to succeed: "How do I make money"? The other question is "How do I make more money?" Tune in.
Someone once said "Knowledge Is Power" and Tom Moore from Formidable Asset Management knows a thing or two about that. With instant consumer feedback and lightning speed data collection, companies are creating huge profits by understanding how to use that data. Derek Tye (previous guest for the app How Did He Know?) has built one successful company and is launching another based on using and delivering data. He joins us as a new monthly co-host. These days fortunes are made with more than money. Tune in and find out how.
A sculptor, an entrepreneur, a restauranteur and a patron of the arts Sandy Gross is our favorite renaissance entrepreneur. She co-founded Blue Manatee Book Store and Coffee Shop. She started Brazee Street Studios, an art gallery and glass working studio. She also recently opened the Sleepy Bee Cafe on Madison Ave in Oakley. We could talk about the transformative powers of glass or the tile work in the Sleepy Bee restrooms, but this interview is about C-Link, an internet platform to connect those who love art with those who love making art. Tune in.
Calling all artists, artisans and craftspeople who like and need money. ArtWorks Cincinnati is holding their first biennial contest this year to give cash, advice and support to entrepreneurs working in the creative realms. The contest is called The Big Pitch and US Bank is putting up the prize money; $15,000 for Grand Prize, and $5000 for People's Choice. Apply Pitch Win. Then conquer the world with your line of macrame owl swimsuits.