From the Archives: The Wiz is Oz with Oscar Renzi (1989)
The Capital Radio 604 Podcast
Thanks to Rafael Ripoll for this old recording off Medium Wave. Sinitta - Cross My Broken Heart Bonnie Raitt - Thing Called Love Raze - Break 4 Love Advert - Mills Special Cigarette Promo - 10th Birthday Wild Coast Slotmachines Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love Parliament - Gloryhallastoopid Pat & Mick - Let's All Chant
The Mistakes That Took Us From 0 to $6B in 18 Months with Yinon Costica, Wiz
On this episode of the Traction podcast, host Lloyed Lobo of Boast.AI welcomes Yinon Costica, Co-Founder and VP of Product at Wiz. Explosive growth is every startup’s dream but it’s not easy. It’s rarely ever a linear path. Mistakes are inevitable. They can make or break your business’ success while you’re scaling your teams, troubleshooting your product, and onboarding your first clients. In this episode, Yinon shares the mistakes the team at Wiz made early on that ended up helping their business skyrocket into exponential growth and become the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in the world. Specifically, Yinon covers: 1:12 - The backstory behind Wiz 3:43 - Key developments that shape you as a founder 6:44 - Coming together to work with co-founders from a previous company 9:27 - Keeping the team together during the toughest times 13:27 - Becoming a $6 billion company in 18 months 17:18 - Key questions that founders should ask potential customers 21:12 - Picking initial questions to ask future customers 25:22 - Tactics to acquire customers early on 30:24 - How culture plays a role in scaling 37:07 - Recruiting too many employees 40:32 - How to prioritize what to build and what not to build 42:23 - What is product debt and how do you determine it within a company? 50:25 - How startups should think about building products with simplicity 54:49 - Key KPIs to measure success 1:00:14 - How to find people who don't require micromanagement Learn more at https://tractionconf.io Connect with Yinon Costica: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yinonc/?originalSubdomain=il Learn more about Wiz at https://www.wiz.io/ This episode is brought to you by: DuploCloud is a one-stop solution for all your DevOps cloud automation and compliance needs —from infrastructure provisioning and application deployment to security controls, compliance certification, and alerts. Visit https://duplocloud.com. Get two months free access by contacting email@example.com Each year the U.S. and Canadian governments provide more than $20 billion in R&D tax credits and innovation incentives to fund businesses. But the application process is cumbersome, prone to costly audits, and receiving the money can take as long as 16 months. Boast automates this process, enabling companies to get more money faster without the paperwork and audit risk. We don’t get paid until you do! Find out if you qualify today at https://Boast.AI. Launch Academy is one of the top global tech hubs for international entrepreneurs and a designated organization for Canada's Startup Visa. Since 2012, Launch has worked with more than 6,000 entrepreneurs from over 100 countries, of which 300 have grown their startups to seed and Series A stage and raised over $2 billion in funding. To learn more about Launch's programs or the Canadian Startup Visa, visit https://LaunchAcademy.ca Content Allies helps B2B companies build revenue-generating podcasts. We recommend them to any B2B company that is looking to launch or streamline its podcast production. Learn more at https://contentallies.com
Ruth Agbaji is the CEO, founder, and Nerd-In-Chief of Code Wiz, and she knows first-hand the power of learning to code. Born in Nigeria, Ruth hacked her way into computer science by teaching herself to code. Agbaji received her Masters in Computer Science from Tufts University and worked as a software engineer for tech giants like Microsoft and Kronos. Her entrepreneurial spirit and desire to impact the kids’ lives by sparking their interest in STEM led Agbaji to quit her day job and launch Code Wiz. Her systems, processes, and curriculum make the Code Wiz model the premier learn-to-code child education franchise.
Dom Hodgson – Pet Biz Wiz – On The Keys To Owning A Premium Pet Related Business
Business Innovators Radio
The Pet Biz Wiz, Dom Hodgson, is the world’s leading pet business coach and marketing strategist. Since 2011 he has helped over 1312 frustrated pet business owners to double or triple their revenue and create an impactful business while working less.His superpower is helping ambitious heart-centred petpreneurs to stand out, systemize and scale up their business. He also helps them become published authors and recognized experts in their field.Dom had written 7 books and mentored thousands of pet business owners through his Pet Business Inner Circle Coaching Programs. Dan Kennedy said this about Dom; “Dom Hodgson is Europe’s Number 1 Business Coach of Dog Walkers, Dog Trainers and Pet Sitters.”Dom is giving away his book at petbusinessmarketing.com/freebookHost Recent EpisodesMegaBucks Radio with Nina Hershbergerhttps://businessinnovatorsradio.com/megabucks-radio-with-nina-hershbergerSource: https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/dom-hodgson-pet-biz-wiz-on-the-keys-to-owning-a-premium-pet-related-business
Wiz Of Ecom and I go DEEP on this one. We talk about everything from business, traveling, life as an entrepreneur/decision-maker, and a tiny little spiritual being prancing around this thing we call Earth. This one is a little more serious, but it's an enlightening convo. For lurking: Twitter @cardinalmason For laughing: TikTok @cardinlmason For learning: cashflowsyndicate.io
This week we are thrilled to feature Cyrus Moradian on our podcast. Cyrus Moradian is the CEO and Co-founder of Wize, a company that empowers students to realize their potential. To date, Wize has helped over 70,000 students across North America. He is also the CEO and Co-founder of Beat Your Course, a company that provides a diverse range of products and services that give students a competitive edge to achieve their desired goals and aspirations in today’s fast-paced university environment. Tune into this week's episode to learn more about boosting your potential.