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Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:47am
On January 8th, eight new companies graduated from Founder Institute New York as the 18th cohort. The Founder Institute New York reviews are in and this was a great cohort to work with.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 9:16am
I usually write a short blog post for the New Year. Even something as simple as Happy Holidays or Happy New Year; and this year I wanted to share a little as well! I shared a bit in my last post on how everyone can create a personal plan for 2019. I wanted to also share some of the areas I will be focusing on improving in the new year.
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 11:03am
The past year has been a long grind and while it’s not January yet, admit it, the thoughts of creative ways you can reinvent yourself in the new year have probably already started. You have probably been extremely busy these past twelve months, but, as you know, being busy does not mean you are being productive.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 11:37am
Fascinated about how things worked and technology from a young age, today’s guest, Byron Reese, makes you question, are you a machine?
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Starting out young, today’s guest, Matt Mandell, created his first company at the age of 12. Matt grew up with a supportive family full of entrepreneurs, so Matt was very comfortable with entrepreneurship from the start. He attended college in DC, where he spent the next several years developing multiple companies that were selective to college students.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:49am
Entrepreneur, investor, public speaker and author are a few titles that Dr. Dileep Rao is known for. He came from India to America in 1973 for his education, and has been a success ever since. While obtaining his PhD, he started working for an Adventure Capital firm one summer that ended up changing his life. He since then has helped invest in hundreds of businesses, which includes four businesses he started himself.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:58am
Today’s guest grew up with Entrepreneurial spirit surrounding him. All of the men in Greg Alterman’s family for generations owned and operated one of the largest grocery stores chains in the South since the early 1900’s.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:02am
NASA made history on August 12, 2018, launching the Parker Solar Probe; their first ever mission to touch the sun. Luckily, I was invited by NASA to come down to Cape Canaveral to have a front row seat to the rocket launch! While there, I had the opportunity and pleasure of interviewing Felipe Ruiz, who is the Deputy Lead Mechanical Engineer from John’s Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 8:19am
On August 28th, eleven new companies graduated from Founder Institute New York as the 17th cohort.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:37am
Did you know that only 17% of all startups have a female founder? Well we are lucky enough to have a female founder on our show today, Alex Batdorf. Alex is a business coach, co-founder of Zip Fit, a company that delivers a perfect fit denim for every body and now the creator of a YouTube series called Get Sh!t Done.
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 1:40am
We are exploring the marketing world on today’s episode, with our special guest, Mitch Wainer. He is the creative marketing leader with many accomplishments such as Co-Founding Digital Ocean and being the Chief Marketing Officer at Clubhouse, a project management platform for software teams that provide the perfect balance of simplicity and structure. Mitch is an active advisor and speaker on entrepreneurship and growth marketing to the startup community
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:24am
I will be sharing my experience behind the scenes at Cape Canaveral for NASA's Parker Solar Probe at 3:48 a.m. EDT on Saturday, August 11. Be sure to follow my social media posts over the next few days to watch behind the scenes of one of NASA’s biggest launches in recent years! 
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 12:52am
Growing up in an immigrant family, Brian Pasalich lived in Chicago, Croatia and even a small town in Montana all by the age of 13, which has allowed Pasalich to have a deeper understanding of the different walks of life that people face. This combined with a passion for helping people led him to his career in financial planning. He is the founder of Foundational as well as the Vice President of MassMutual.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 12:35am
As a serial entrepreneur, Matt Britton has successfully acquired and sold many companies at the perfect time. He is most known for his important role in creating MRY (Mr. Youth) and Suzy.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:56am
Do you have to be an expert on a product in order to become a successful entrepreneur? Let’s ask today's guest, Adam Tishman. He is a New Yorker through and through, growing up in Manhattan helped his independence from a young age before becoming the co-founder of Helix Sleep.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:25am
We are proud to have Allen Saakyan on our show today. Not only do I get the pleasure of interviewing him, I had the privilege of being interviewed for his podcast, Simulation, as well!
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:42pm
A successful entrepreneur, speaker, and father of 7, Wes Schaeffer is the person you seek when you want to generate more sales. Wes Schaeffer is a marketing strategist and is known as The Sales Whisperer. He grew up in Houston, TX, served in the Air Force, graduated from A&M and became a successful salesman.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 1:05am
On May 8th, fourteen new companies graduated Founder Institute New York as the 16th cohort.
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:20am
Author, public speaker, and entrepreneur are just a few great titles for today’s guest, Gabe Zichermann. He is the CEO and Founder of Onward, a company that helps you achieve tech-life balance.
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 1:00am
Building a product that people like is hard, and building a product that people love is even harder. Last week I recorded this webinar with two of our excellent Founder Institute New York mentors: Patrick Schoonveld and Alberto Escalarte!
Managing Director of Founder Institute NY and Host of the Ambition Today podcast.