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Management & Marketing

The Startup Addict

Rank #159 in Management & Marketing category

Investing
Management & Marketing
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Zappos.com founder Nick Swinmurn breaks down entrepreneurship like never before in this new podcast brought to you from the Fated Brands studios in Burlingame California

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Zappos.com founder Nick Swinmurn breaks down entrepreneurship like never before in this new podcast brought to you from the Fated Brands studios in Burlingame California

iTunes Ratings

535 Ratings
Average Ratings
526
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Love it

By Kimberlee Rene - Mar 20 2018
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Long time Zappos shopper haha!

Nick!!

By GolfsensePGA - Mar 16 2018
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Congrats on episode 1 and look forward to what next

iTunes Ratings

535 Ratings
Average Ratings
526
2
1
3
3

Love it

By Kimberlee Rene - Mar 20 2018
Read more

Long time Zappos shopper haha!

Nick!!

By GolfsensePGA - Mar 16 2018
Read more

Congrats on episode 1 and look forward to what next

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The Startup Addict

Rank #159 in Management & Marketing category

Read more

Zappos.com founder Nick Swinmurn breaks down entrepreneurship like never before in this new podcast brought to you from the Fated Brands studios in Burlingame California

Top Episodes

Most Popular Episodes of The Startup Addict

Rank #1: Episode 29 - Decision-making

Sep 24 2018
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The decision-making process is never easy but The Startup Addict says there is one key thing you can focus on to simplify it.

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Rank #2: Episode 7 - Mind, body and fitness

Apr 23 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict discusses the role of fitness in business. How can you optimize your mind by taking some time to focus on your body? The Startup Addict cuts through all the fat in Episode 7.

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Rank #3: Episode 29.5 - Loyalty

Sep 28 2018
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The Startup Addict explores the depths of sports loyalty and why every business should strive for it.

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Rank #4: Episode 6 - Seeds of Failure

Apr 16 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict discusses failure. Along with providing business and real-world analogies, The StartUp Addict pinpoints three main causes of failure, and what can be done to stop it. Failure doesn't have to be catastrophic -- The Star

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Rank #5: Episode 8 - Idea to company: Speed Quarters

Apr 30 2018
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On this episode, we’ll examine what happens when we decide to turn an idea into reality and why timing isn’t always the most important thing when trying to bring you business concept to life.

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Rank #6: Episode 4 - What motivates The Startup Addict?

Apr 02 2018
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Motivation can be a hard thing to define. On this episode of The Startup Addict, we break down how to stay motivated with your idea by going through real-life scenarios of past successes and failures. Where does true motivation come from? How does motivation drive a really good idea forward? What happens to motivation when you fail? Believe us, there is plenty to dissect on this episode of The Startup Addict.

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Rank #7: Episode 7.5 - Timing isn't everything

Apr 27 2018
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What is greater than when. On this episode, The Startup Addict discusses the advantage of rebuilding momentum for ideas that might have gotten lost over time.

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Rank #8: Episode 5 - Be your own Startup

Apr 09 2018
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The Startup Addicts welcomes Brandon Schneider for episode 5. Now in his 16th season with the Warriors, is responsible for all strategic planning and execution related to the organization’s ticket and suite sales, services, and operations efforts. He also manages the team’s retail business both online and at Oracle Arena, and remains laser focused on continuing to improve the overall fan experience at Oracle Arena. Brandon story and his climb up the ladder with Golden State typifies an entrepreneur's mentality. His story will inspire you to take proper perspective of the opportunities that surround you and truly optimize them on your ascent to the top. This is a can't miss episode for anyone that feels like starting at the ground floor has no upside. You'll quickly see that success is based on your perspective, passion and how hard you're willing to work.

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Rank #9: Episode 10 - Top 3 things I'll never do again in business

May 14 2018
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Over the course of 20 years, The Startup Addict has made plenty of mistakes. On this episode, he goes over the top 3 you’ll want to avoid as you turn your idea into reality.

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Rank #10: Episode 2 - How to invest in the Golden State Warriors

Mar 20 2018
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In episode 2, Nick Swinmurn talks you through how he was able to fulfill a childhood dream and become a member of the Golden State Warriors ownership group. How did he first contact the team? What was the pitch like to be a part of the group? What's it like rubbing elbows with the best basketball team on planet Earth? Does he ever think about selling his share of the team? And, in a very special bonus, Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube joins in on the conversation -- he too a member of the same investor group. What was the experience like for him? Take it from us, it's super interesting hearing them compare and contrast their stories.

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Rank #11: Episode 6.5 - Developing focus and discipline

Apr 20 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict reminds listeners of the important focus and discipline plays in your business' development. It's easy to forget that focus is something you need to constantly work on. How does The Startup Addict do it? You'll want to

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Rank #12: Episode 3 - I co-founded YouTube.com, with Chad Hurley

Mar 26 2018
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It's a very special episode of the Startup Addict as one of the most successful members of the PayPal Mafia and co-founder of YouTube.com, Chad Hurley, joins the show. Chad talks the fellas through the inception of YouTube all the way through its meteoric rise (and sale). What were the company's early challenges? How did Chad's team overcome them? Hear the story of how YouTube almost never was. And Chad pinpoints the strategy that made YouTube stand out from the competition and thrive.

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Rank #13: Episode 13 - What is Fated Brands?

Jun 04 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict takes you through the ins and outs of Fated Brands and how all of their projects complement one another.

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Rank #14: Episode 8.5 - Invest in yourself

May 04 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict explains why he’s not smart enough to invest in a lot of companies.

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Rank #15: Episode 9 - Raising capital

May 10 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict breaks down the pros and cons of raising money to start your business. He also chips away at the myth that you need large sums of cash to turn your idea into reality.

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Rank #16: Episode 9.5 - You chose this

May 11 2018
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On today's episode, The Startup Addict kindly reminds you (and himself) that the stress you feel as an entrepreneur is self-inflicted. So toughen up, cupcake.

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Rank #17: Episode 2.5 - The importance of speed and timing for your startup

Mar 23 2018
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Don't forget to listen to episodes 1 and 2 and hit the subscribe button! On this bonus episode of the Startup Addict, Nick and Dennis queue you up for a big episode 3 with YouTube.com co-founder Chad Hurley. The fellas also discuss how speed and timing have played a role in Nick's businesses and how his failures with these two elements have fueled his successes. 

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Rank #18: Episode 12 - Judgment Day

May 28 2018
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On this episode, The Startup Addict breaks down the pros and cons of having an exit strategy and why knowing what you’ll be judged on when that day comes is one of the more important lessons you’ll learn in business.

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Rank #19: Episode 11 - Q&A with Business & Biceps

May 21 2018
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On this episode of The Startup Addict, we take questions from the Business & Biceps and Max Effort Muscle crews.

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Rank #20: Episode 3.5 - Identifying your true motivation

Apr 01 2018
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In this episode, The Startup Addict dives into discovering true motivation. What does it mean to be truly motivated? What is the process to discovering that? How do you take negative situations and turn them into positives? All this and more in this bonus episode of The StartUp Addict.

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Rank #1: Episode 29 - Decision-making

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The decision-making process is never easy but The Startup Addict says there is one key thing you can focus on to simplify it.

Sep 24 2018
49 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 7 - Mind, body and fitness

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On this episode, The Startup Addict discusses the role of fitness in business. How can you optimize your mind by taking some time to focus on your body? The Startup Addict cuts through all the fat in Episode 7.

Apr 23 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 29.5 - Loyalty

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The Startup Addict explores the depths of sports loyalty and why every business should strive for it.

Sep 28 2018
41 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 6 - Seeds of Failure

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On this episode, The Startup Addict discusses failure. Along with providing business and real-world analogies, The StartUp Addict pinpoints three main causes of failure, and what can be done to stop it. Failure doesn't have to be catastrophic -- The Star

Apr 16 2018
1 hour
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Rank #5: Episode 8 - Idea to company: Speed Quarters

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On this episode, we’ll examine what happens when we decide to turn an idea into reality and why timing isn’t always the most important thing when trying to bring you business concept to life.

Apr 30 2018
56 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 4 - What motivates The Startup Addict?

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Motivation can be a hard thing to define. On this episode of The Startup Addict, we break down how to stay motivated with your idea by going through real-life scenarios of past successes and failures. Where does true motivation come from? How does motivation drive a really good idea forward? What happens to motivation when you fail? Believe us, there is plenty to dissect on this episode of The Startup Addict.

Apr 02 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 7.5 - Timing isn't everything

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What is greater than when. On this episode, The Startup Addict discusses the advantage of rebuilding momentum for ideas that might have gotten lost over time.

Apr 27 2018
13 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 5 - Be your own Startup

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Read more

The Startup Addicts welcomes Brandon Schneider for episode 5. Now in his 16th season with the Warriors, is responsible for all strategic planning and execution related to the organization’s ticket and suite sales, services, and operations efforts. He also manages the team’s retail business both online and at Oracle Arena, and remains laser focused on continuing to improve the overall fan experience at Oracle Arena. Brandon story and his climb up the ladder with Golden State typifies an entrepreneur's mentality. His story will inspire you to take proper perspective of the opportunities that surround you and truly optimize them on your ascent to the top. This is a can't miss episode for anyone that feels like starting at the ground floor has no upside. You'll quickly see that success is based on your perspective, passion and how hard you're willing to work.

Apr 09 2018
47 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 10 - Top 3 things I'll never do again in business

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Over the course of 20 years, The Startup Addict has made plenty of mistakes. On this episode, he goes over the top 3 you’ll want to avoid as you turn your idea into reality.

May 14 2018
39 mins
Play Now

Rank #10: Episode 2 - How to invest in the Golden State Warriors

Podcast cover
Read more

In episode 2, Nick Swinmurn talks you through how he was able to fulfill a childhood dream and become a member of the Golden State Warriors ownership group. How did he first contact the team? What was the pitch like to be a part of the group? What's it like rubbing elbows with the best basketball team on planet Earth? Does he ever think about selling his share of the team? And, in a very special bonus, Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube joins in on the conversation -- he too a member of the same investor group. What was the experience like for him? Take it from us, it's super interesting hearing them compare and contrast their stories.

Mar 20 2018
46 mins
Play Now

Rank #11: Episode 6.5 - Developing focus and discipline

Podcast cover
Read more

On this episode, The Startup Addict reminds listeners of the important focus and discipline plays in your business' development. It's easy to forget that focus is something you need to constantly work on. How does The Startup Addict do it? You'll want to

Apr 20 2018
16 mins
Play Now

Rank #12: Episode 3 - I co-founded YouTube.com, with Chad Hurley

Podcast cover
Read more

It's a very special episode of the Startup Addict as one of the most successful members of the PayPal Mafia and co-founder of YouTube.com, Chad Hurley, joins the show. Chad talks the fellas through the inception of YouTube all the way through its meteoric rise (and sale). What were the company's early challenges? How did Chad's team overcome them? Hear the story of how YouTube almost never was. And Chad pinpoints the strategy that made YouTube stand out from the competition and thrive.

Mar 26 2018
53 mins
Play Now

Rank #13: Episode 13 - What is Fated Brands?

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On this episode, The Startup Addict takes you through the ins and outs of Fated Brands and how all of their projects complement one another.

Jun 04 2018
51 mins
Play Now

Rank #14: Episode 8.5 - Invest in yourself

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Read more

On this episode, The Startup Addict explains why he’s not smart enough to invest in a lot of companies.

May 04 2018
17 mins
Play Now

Rank #15: Episode 9 - Raising capital

Podcast cover
Read more

On this episode, The Startup Addict breaks down the pros and cons of raising money to start your business. He also chips away at the myth that you need large sums of cash to turn your idea into reality.

May 10 2018
1 hour 4 mins
Play Now

Rank #16: Episode 9.5 - You chose this

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Read more

On today's episode, The Startup Addict kindly reminds you (and himself) that the stress you feel as an entrepreneur is self-inflicted. So toughen up, cupcake.

May 11 2018
17 mins
Play Now

Rank #17: Episode 2.5 - The importance of speed and timing for your startup

Podcast cover
Read more

Don't forget to listen to episodes 1 and 2 and hit the subscribe button! On this bonus episode of the Startup Addict, Nick and Dennis queue you up for a big episode 3 with YouTube.com co-founder Chad Hurley. The fellas also discuss how speed and timing have played a role in Nick's businesses and how his failures with these two elements have fueled his successes. 

Mar 23 2018
9 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 12 - Judgment Day

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On this episode, The Startup Addict breaks down the pros and cons of having an exit strategy and why knowing what you’ll be judged on when that day comes is one of the more important lessons you’ll learn in business.

May 28 2018
57 mins
Play Now

Rank #19: Episode 11 - Q&A with Business & Biceps

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On this episode of The Startup Addict, we take questions from the Business & Biceps and Max Effort Muscle crews.

May 21 2018
58 mins
Play Now

Rank #20: Episode 3.5 - Identifying your true motivation

Podcast cover
Read more

In this episode, The Startup Addict dives into discovering true motivation. What does it mean to be truly motivated? What is the process to discovering that? How do you take negative situations and turn them into positives? All this and more in this bonus episode of The StartUp Addict.

Apr 01 2018
14 mins
Play Now