Nick Hamburger

Quevos co-founder Nick Hamburger has taken his company he started out of his college class and kitchen to the stage of Shark Tank in a few short years. And won! Nick comes back on the show to talk about what’s changed with Quevos, leadership lessons that no one prepares you for, how he got a…

Dagan Xavier

Label Insight co-founder Dagan Xavier joins the show to talk with Scott about the how his company is providing better, clearer information to consumers to find products that match what they need (or eliminate what they can’t have). Simultaneously they empower brands with better data on their core consumers. A win-win, imagine that! Dagan shares…

Ben Forgan

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is often trotted out without much explanation much like “AI” or “machine learning”. But if you take IoT as the the ability for your devices or your company’s devices to communicate with each other – Hologram is the SIM card that allows that connectivity to occur efficiently. Hologram.io uses…

Brian Fritton

When we think cybersecurity, we tend to think big data breaches like Target or your parents setting their passwords as “password”. We skip over the the prime target for many attacks – small businesses. Attacks against SMBs make up almost half of all cyber crime, and has seen gigantic spikes with the pandemic in 2020.…

Brynn Michelich

Growing company culture is an essential mission for any business. 2020’s rapid change to work-from-home due to COVID-19 has presented itself with so many extra challenges, even companies with great work culture reputations find themselves in a tough spot to keep the team together. Chicago-based Jellyvision is one of those businesses known for great office…

Jason Fried

Email is not a new thing, but what’s really changed since Gmail launched in 2004? Not much, says HEY Email founder and CEO Jason Fried. Instead we’ve seen basically the same variations of email products ever since, but with more and more stuff that doesn’t mix well together. Ads, newsletters, personal and business emails blending…

Ben Preston

CMO of Gearflow. It’s 2020, everything is supposed to be online..and you’ll still be surprised how many functions of our society are still on the outside looking in at E-commerce. Construction, an essential business these days, is no exception and Ben Preston and his co-founder Luke Powers saw a huge opportunity to address a major…

Bryce Conlan

Founder of Narrative Advantage. Bryce Conlan and Scott share something of a kindred spirit, cleverly termed the “unemployable”. That’s not to say anyone is actually unemployable, but there’s a certain type of a person that naturally gravitates towards new ideas, better ways to perform a service and work independently to do so that doesn’t always…

John Wallace

CEO of Workbox. There’s been a saturation in the tech incubator space for years now, and unfortunately the pandemic has provided somewhat of a reckoning. Without the ability to host events or provide workspace, the value for founders to join these programs has declined. John Wallace saw an opportunity to improve on the co-working accelerator…

Dave Bowen

CEO of Purchasing Platform. Dave Bowen is what Scott likes to call a “refounder”. Dave was at the end of an earn out period from the acquisition of his previous business when he got approached by the Purchasting Platform team for help. Pretty quickly they mapped out the mistakes that were made and realized they…