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The Entrepreneur's Story

The Entrepreneur’s Story takes us on a journey to understand the mindset of the entrepreneur and what it takes to start, build and grow a company. Through interviews, hosted by Dennis Crowley, we talk with company founders, serial entrepreneurs, venture capital and private equity experts, bankers, and all those that help the entrepreneur along their journey. Young or old, experienced or a beginner, maverick or a modifier—entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. The goal of the podcast is for you, the listener, to learn through the stories of those who have done it, to hopefully help you get ready for your own entrepreneur story!

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The VC, MP, and Entrepreneur

Dennis sat down with the Co-founder of Glasswing Ventures (https://glasswing.vc), Rudina Seseri to talk about her amazing career, what she looks for when investing in entrepreneur led companies, and she shares her own Entrepreneur's Story.  Rudina founded Glasswing Ventures with her partner, Rick Grinnell.

36mins

24 Aug 2020

Rank #1

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Incubating the Entrepreneur

Brian Mac Mahon is the founder of Expert Dojo (https://expertdojo.com), an entrepreneur accelerator located in Santa Monica, CA.  He has consulted and coached in over 35 countries, allowing him to  bring a global perspective to starting and growing a small business.  He sat down with Dennis Crowley (www.belenusholdings.com) to talk about his experience as an entrepreneur and how his group is helping build the next generation of entrepreneurs.

40mins

17 Aug 2020

Rank #2

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The Cyber Security Entrepreneur

Dennis sat down with the Frances Dewings, the CEO and Co-Founder of Rubica (www.rubica.com) the Seattle based Cyber Security company.  She shares her entrepreneur's story going from a social justice attorney to founding her own cyber security company.

37mins

10 Aug 2020

Rank #3

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A RAD Way To Be an Entrepreneur

Dennis Crowley sat down with Steve Reinherz, the Founder and CEO of Robotic Assistance Devices, to talk about the company, the ups and downs along his entrepreneur's journey, and how RAD is helping in the fight to re-open business in this COVID-19 world.

46mins

2 Aug 2020

Rank #4

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Baking Entrepreneurship

While most businesses are shut down or operating from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, essential businesses still need to operate and produce the goods that keep America going.  We sat down with Joe Boghos, the CEO of Joseph's Bakery to talk about his experience in taking over a 3rd generation company, the lessons he has learned as a young CEO, and how they are operating during this pandemic.  

37mins

13 May 2020

Rank #5

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Entrepreneurship with Artificial Intelligence

Dennis sat down--virtually-- with the co-founders of Armored Things, Julie Johnson-Roberts and Charles Curran to talk about their Entrepreneur's Story and the lessons learned coming from the VC world to founding their own company.  Armored Things platform unifies data from information silos to support data-driven decisions around operations and security.  It is a great story with two great entrepreneurs.

35mins

28 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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Entrepreneurship: Open Sesame

Dennis sat down-- virtually-- with fellow YPOer, Roger Avats, to discuss his amazing career that started in the US Navy through his multiple start ups to his company today, Open SimSim.  Roger provides great insight and words of wisdom for aspiring entrepreneurs.

39mins

21 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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Entrepreneurship Takes Flight

Damon Henry is the co-founder and CEO of Asylon the manufacturer of Drone Core, which provides a full service autonomous drone security and monitoring system.  The company is a pioneer in drone manufacturing in the USA.  Dennis and Damon talk about the original business model, their pivot two years ago, and where they are today.  He provides a great insight for entrepreneurs in emerging technology.

40mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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The Integrated Marketing Entrepreneur

Dennis Crowley sat down with Marlo Fogelman to talk about integrated marketing impact on entrepreneurs today.  She shares her own entrepreneur's story along with some insight and ideas on building a business and how companies need to focus on integrated marketing to help build their brand and promote growth.

33mins

6 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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The Financier and Entrepreneur

Steve Brackett, the President and Co-Head of Alternative Investments at Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk (SKK) sat down with Dennis Crowley to talk about his amazing career as an entrepreneur and his experience in the direct investment markets.  Steve provides great insight on entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, and shares the lessons he learned from Bates College through the many stops along his amazing career journey.  He provides great motivation for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators. Hopefully you'll be inspired by this great podcast.

46mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #10