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Vibe Check #16: Team Epiphany’s Creative Duo, Coltrane Curtis and Lisa Chu, Reflect on Community in Their Work

Highsnobiety Podcasts

Team Epiphany, a marketing and creative agency that’s been around for 15 years, is responsible for conceptualizing the idea of an “influencer” before the social media we know today even existed. They’re also the creative force behind collaborative projects like the Heineken 100 and Coca-Cola Energy x Camp High’s campaign, a brand that was featured in the latest issue of the Highsnobiety magazine. Coltrane Curtis and Lisa Chu, the agency’s managing partners, work, commute, and live together, now even more than ever. Pretty much the only thing they’re fighting about is sharing office space within their NYC apartment. The duo joins host Jian DeLeon to talk about recent projects and the steps they’re taking to keep small businesses up and running.Lisa Chu: In addition to running the agency’s event production, I’m also chief financial officer at Team Epiphany. Which means I’m reading anything and everything that has to do with the stimulus package because this pandemic is having a huge impact on culture and community. We’re an independent, small business that employs over 70 employees so I’m doing everything I can to ensure their financial security as well as the agency’s. I’m on the phone with our friends that own companies like Vosges, Cosabella, LEDE PR and our network of influencer friends to share stimulus information that may help keep our NYC community of small businesses afloat.The agency’s accomplishments from their Coca-Cola and Camp High collaboration is up on Coltrane’s list as one of Team Epiphany’s top five collaborations (5:22). Jian picks his brain on the project’s execution and how brands can speak to an audience during a time when people are increasingly in tune to what’s happening in the product landscape (7:26).Stay tuned for new episodes of ‘Vibe Check’ releasing every Tuesday and Thursday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18mins

7 May 2020

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Vibe Check #16: Team Epiphany’s Creative Duo, Coltrane Curtis and Lisa Chu, Reflect on Community in Their Work

The Dropcast

Team Epiphany, a marketing and creative agency that’s been around for 15 years, is responsible for conceptualizing the idea of an “influencer” before the social media we know today even existed. They’re also the creative force behind collaborative projects like the Heineken 100 and Coca-Cola Energy x Camp High’s campaign, a brand that was featured in the latest issue of the Highsnobiety magazine. Coltrane Curtis and Lisa Chu, the agency’s managing partners, work, commute, and live together, now even more than ever. Pretty much the only thing they’re fighting about is sharing office space within their NYC apartment. The duo joins host Jian DeLeon to talk about recent projects and the steps they’re taking to keep small businesses up and running.Lisa Chu: In addition to running the agency’s event production, I’m also chief financial officer at Team Epiphany. Which means I’m reading anything and everything that has to do with the stimulus package because this pandemic is having a huge impact on culture and community. We’re an independent, small business that employs over 70 employees so I’m doing everything I can to ensure their financial security as well as the agency’s. I’m on the phone with our friends that own companies like Vosges, Cosabella, LEDE PR and our network of influencer friends to share stimulus information that may help keep our NYC community of small businesses afloat.The agency’s accomplishments from their Coca-Cola and Camp High collaboration is up on Coltrane’s list as one of Team Epiphany’s top five collaborations (5:22). Jian picks his brain on the project’s execution and how brands can speak to an audience during a time when people are increasingly in tune to what’s happening in the product landscape (7:26).Stay tuned for new episodes of ‘Vibe Check’ releasing every Tuesday and Thursday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18mins

7 May 2020

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Vibe Check #16: Team Epiphany’s Creative Duo, Coltrane Curtis and Lisa Chu, Reflect on Community in Their Work

Vibe Check

Team Epiphany, a marketing and creative agency that’s been around for 15 years, is responsible for conceptualizing the idea of an “influencer” before the social media we know today even existed. They’re also the creative force behind collaborative projects like the Heineken 100 and Coca-Cola Energy x Camp High’s campaign, a brand that was featured in the latest issue of the Highsnobiety magazine. Coltrane Curtis and Lisa Chu, the agency’s managing partners, work, commute, and live together, now even more than ever. Pretty much the only thing they’re fighting about is sharing office space within their NYC apartment. The duo joins host Jian DeLeon to talk about recent projects and the steps they’re taking to keep small businesses up and running.Lisa Chu: In addition to running the agency’s event production, I’m also chief financial officer at Team Epiphany. Which means I’m reading anything and everything that has to do with the stimulus package because this pandemic is having a huge impact on culture and community. We’re an independent, small business that employs over 70 employees so I’m doing everything I can to ensure their financial security as well as the agency’s. I’m on the phone with our friends that own companies like Vosges, Cosabella, LEDE PR and our network of influencer friends to share stimulus information that may help keep our NYC community of small businesses afloat.The agency’s accomplishments from their Coca-Cola and Camp High collaboration is up on Coltrane’s list as one of Team Epiphany’s top five collaborations (5:22). Jian picks his brain on the project’s execution and how brands can speak to an audience during a time when people are increasingly in tune to what’s happening in the product landscape (7:26).Stay tuned for new episodes of ‘Vibe Check’ releasing every Tuesday and Thursday.

18mins

7 May 2020

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Coltrane Curtis, the Godfather of Influencer Marketing

The HBR Show

For episode 55 of HB•R, Coltrane Curtis -- founder of consumer marketing agency Team Epiphany -- stops by to talk all things “influencer” marketing. The NYC native details the evolution of influencers, from the pre-social media era to the billion dollar market it is today, complete with Facebook apps and "Computer Generated Influencers." Coltrane also discusses the lack of diversity in the advertising world, why finding your soulmate is the best thing you can do for your career, and what he's looking forward to in the upcoming NBA season. Enjoy the episode and please be sure to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as Sound Check and Business of HYPE. Peace!

57mins

7 Sep 2018

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Hour 9: Bomani Jones and Coltrane Curtis

Advantage: Kids

In hour nine, Bomani Jones, host of High Noon on ESPN, joins to discuss having money, bags, and working on his show. Coltrane Curtis stops by to talk about the work he does at Team Epiphany.Rembert Browne is hosting a 24-hour podcast marathon to raise money for his former youth tennis camp, Coach Wink's NJTL, in Atlanta to attend the US Open. You can donate to the cause at advantagekids.co/donate

1hr 1min

31 Aug 2018

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A chat with Founder of Team Epiphany marketing superstar Coltrane Curtis

The Grill is Hot: Inside The Berger Shop Powered by HYPR

Listen to former MTV VJ Coltrane Curtis talk about the importance of culture, why influencers are now more in demand than A list celebs, authenticity at its finest, and how TE has exploded over the last few years...

1hr 9mins

15 Mar 2016