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Stories

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A podcast about entrepreneurs and their stories. In Season 1, we travel to Nashville to talk with a diverse group of founders and uncover their story.

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A podcast about entrepreneurs and their stories. In Season 1, we travel to Nashville to talk with a diverse group of founders and uncover their story.

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Very interesting to hear founder stories

By Nycbanker - Mar 08 2019
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This podcast is quickly becoming one of my favorites! It’s great to hear the back stories of all these founders.

Great podcast!

By imsize12...NOT - Jun 26 2017
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Interesting guests & very informative!

iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
1
0
0
0

Very interesting to hear founder stories

By Nycbanker - Mar 08 2019
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This podcast is quickly becoming one of my favorites! It’s great to hear the back stories of all these founders.

Great podcast!

By imsize12...NOT - Jun 26 2017
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Interesting guests & very informative!
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Stories

Latest release on Oct 08, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: S1 E13: Ryan Schemmel, Fort Houston

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Ryan Schemmel is the co-founder of Fort Houston, a makerspace which he founded with a handful of friends in 2011. In the interview, Ryan details the full Fort Houston story, while incorporating multiple noteworthy digressions along the way.   You can find the show notes and photo I took of Ryan on the Stories website (thestoriespodcast.com).

Dec 02 2017

2hr 31mins

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Rank #2: S1 E16: Mark Montgomery, Flo Co

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Mark Montgomery is a serial entrepreneur and investor, known for his imprint in the music tech space. Mark is also the founder of Flo Co, which was birthed as a consulting firm and evolved into a startup factory of sorts. Mark has had multiple exits and has worked with the likes of Google, Under Armor, Nissan, General Motors, as well as others.   You can find the show notes and photo I took of Mark on the Stories website (thestoriespodcast.com).

Apr 03 2018

2hr 5mins

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Rank #3: S1 E15: Meredith Edmondson, Glass Artist

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Meredith Edmondson is one of Nashville's leading glass artists. Whether she's creating a fused glass vase for an interior designer or putting glass macaroons in the oven, Meredith is known for incorporating vibrant colors into many of the pieces she creates. In the interview, we learn about Meredith's story, how she became passionate about glass, and what the glass creation process entails.   You can find the show notes and photo I took of Meredith on the Stories website (thestoriespodcast.com).

Mar 20 2018

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Rank #4: S1 E17: Marcus Cobb, Jammber

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Marcus Cobb is the co-founder and CEO of Jammber, whose software helps record labels streamline their payment processes. In the interview, Marcus details his entrepreneurial journey including what he learned from his first exit and how he landed in Nashville.   You can find the show notes and photo I took of Marcus on the Stories website (thestoriespodcast.com).

Jun 08 2018

1hr 46mins

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Rank #5: S1 E10: Vic Gatto, Briovation

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Vic Gatto is the co-founder and CEO of Briovation, which launches and supports stratups that address flaws in the health ecosystem. Brio operates a number of brands and businesses, one of which is Jumpstart Foundry, a seed-stage healthcare innovation fund which has invested in many dozens of early stage startups to date. In the interview, Vic discusses the first company he co-founded in the 90s (and later sold), why he transitioned to venture capital, and more.   You can find both the show notes and photo I took of Vic on the Stories website, which is thestoriespodcast.com.

Oct 10 2017

1hr 13mins

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Rank #6: S1 E14: Kevin Grosch, Made In Network

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Kevin Grosch is the co-founder and CEO of Made In Network, a video-first media company that develops, grows, and monetizes YouTube channels. In the interview, we learn about how tragedy changed Kevin's path that eventually led him to becoming an entrepreneur.   You can find the show notes and photo I took of Ryan on the Stories website (thestoriespodcast.com).

Feb 22 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #7: S1 E11: Mike Harder, Green Hills Church

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In Season 1, we're exploring entrepreneurship in Nashville.  In each episode, I speak with a different founder to uncover their story and how that led to them starting their company.

Mike Harder, is the co-founder and lead pastor of Green Hills Church, which he started in Nashville with his friend Brad in 2007. Since starting Green Hills, the church has grown to more than 200 regular attendees. In the interview, Mike talks about his childhood growing up in Columbia, why he decided to move to Nashville to start a church, what he's learned about leadership over the past decade, and more.

You can find both the show notes and photo I took of Mike on the Stories website, which is thestoriespodcast.com.

Oct 24 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #8: S1 E9: Bob Bernstein, Bongo Productions

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Bob Bernstein is the founder & CEO of Bongo Productions, which is both a collection of cafes and restaurants in Nashville as well as a wholesale business for both organic coffee and gourmet baked goods. Bongo is the company behind locally famous coffeehouses Fido and Bongo Java. The latter of the two was Nashville's first coffeehouse and was founded in 1993.   As always, you can find both the show notes and photo I took of Bob at thestoriespodcast.com.

Oct 03 2017

1hr 22mins

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Rank #9: S1 E7: Mollie Decktor, mbody

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Mollie Decktor is the co-founder and CEO of mbody, which creates custom fit bras. And when I say custom fit, I mean that the bra is made specifically for your body. Mollie was having a difficult time finding bras that fit well and after hearing similar stories from friends, decided to start mbody to solve this problem. In the episode, we dig into Mollie's story, how she got into entrepreneurship, and learn about the technology she uses to make her custom bras, which is fascinating.   If you'd like to view the notes on this episode or check out the photo I took of Mollie, you can do both on the Stories website, which is thestoriespodcast.com.

Aug 29 2017

1hr 45mins

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Rank #10: S1 E6: Emily Mahoney, BRANDED Collective

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Emily Mahoney is the co-founder of BRANDED Collective, which hand crafts pieces of jewelry, all of which are made by survivors of human trafficking.  In today's show, Emily tells the story behind BRANDED and also goes into detail about her career as an actress.

If you'd like to view the notes on this episode or check out the photo I took of Emily, you can do both on the Stories website, which is thestoriespodcast.com.

Aug 08 2017

1hr 25mins

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