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In this weekly podcast series, Pat and Posh hit the road to find and sit down with incredible founders, entrepreneurs, and creators who are behind some of the world’s most successful and up-and-coming startups, businesses and movements to document their stories and inspire listeners to turn their ideas into actions.
 
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Rob Dyrdek is an entrepreneur, actor, producer, reality TV personality, and former skateboarder. You might recognize him from the hit reality TV shows Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and Ridiculousness. He’s currently the founder and CEO of Dyrdek Machine, a venture creation studio that fuses art, science, and magic to create meaningful bu…
 
Jeff Fluhr is the co-founder and former CEO of StubHub, the world’s largest online ticket marketplace for sports, concerts, theater and other live entertainment events. He’s also a General Partner at Craft Ventures, investing in marketplace and ecommerce companies such as Twilio, Warby Parker, and ZocDoc. Jeff began his career working for the Black…
 
Ryan Smith is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Qualtrics, a cloud-based subscription software platform for experience management, which he dropped out of college to launch in 2002 with his father and brother. In 2018, it was announced that Qualtrics would be acquired by SAP for a reported $8 billion, and in 2021, Qualtrics was listed public…
 
For our 200th episode (!!!), we sat down Tracy DiNunzio. Tracy is the founder and CEO of Tradesy, the largest online resale marketplace for buying and selling luxury designer fashion. Their mission is to make the world’s most-wanted fashion brands accessible and sustainable. We spoke with Tracy all about her upbringing and early career, how she cam…
 
Justin McLeod is the founder and CEO of Hinge, one of the most popular dating apps in America with a focus towards long-term relationships rather than just hookups. We spoke with Justin all about his upbringing and early career, battling with addiction, his personal love story with his wife Kate, how he got the idea for Hinge and the early days of …
 
Wolfgang Puck is a world-famous chef, restaurateur, actor, and a name that’s become synonymous with the best of restaurant hospitality and the ultimate in all aspects of the culinary arts. Over the last 40 years, he’s built a brand that encompasses three companies: Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group which includes his flagship restaurant Spago, Wolfga…
 
Alberto Perlman is the co-founder and CEO of Zumba, an exercise fitness program that was created by Columbian dancer and choreographer Beto Perez with whom he started the business. After discovering Beto’s fitness class in Miami, they got together and created what would become an internationally renowned program with over 14 million students across…
 
Dennis Crowley is the co-founder and former CEO of Foursquare, a technology company he founded in 2008 that rose to prominence with the launch of its namesake local search-and-discovery mobile app which popularized the concept of real-time location-sharing and checking-in. What started off as his thesis in his grad school program eventually became …
 
Alli Webb is an entrepreneur, NYT best-selling author, podcast host, and the co-founder of Drybar, a chain of salons that solely provides a hair styling service known as blowouts. She’s also a founder of multiple other companies such as Squeeze and, most recently, Becket + Quill. In 2010, Alli opened the first Drybar in Brentwood, CA. Over a decade…
 
Bobby Kim, also known as Bobby Hundreds, is a designer, writer, photographer, and co-founder of the iconic community-based streetwear brand, The Hundreds. In this episode, we go way back with Bobby to learn about his life growing up in the punk scene in Southern California, who and what his inspirations were, the struggles he faced as a closet arti…
 
Justina Blakeney is a designer, artist, entrepreneur, speaker, and bestselling author. She’s the founder and creative director of home décor brand, Jungalow, and the author of The New Bohemians book series. We spoke with Justina about how her childhood experiences growing up in Berkeley, CA shaped her unique world view and purpose in life, her mind…
 
Michael Barlow is the co-founder and CEO of Fernish, a startup that offers consumers a way to rent upscale furniture and decor online. Prior to founding Fernish in 2017, Michael was a Vice President at Atom Tickets and an investment banker at J.P. Morgan. We talked about everything from Michael’s background, life as a college athlete, his takeaways…
 
Alex Lieberman is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew. Morning Brew is a media company bringing informative and digestible daily business news straight to the inboxes of over 2.5 million subscribers. What started out as a business newsletter by a couple of students at the University of Michigan in 2015 has since grown into a full-…
 
Jeremy Cai is the founder and CEO of Italic, an online retailer on a mission to reinvent the way we shop. They currently offer hundreds of quality products ranging from clothing to cookware from the same manufacturers as top brands, such as Alo, Rag & Bone, and Armani, for up to 80% less. We had a blast getting to know Jeremy and talking about his …
 
Jon Stein is the founder and chairman of Betterment, the largest independent online financial advisor in the U.S. with over $22 billion of assets under management. Founded in 2008 during the global financial crisis, Betterment is one of the pioneers in the robo-advisory industry, using computer algorithms to generate personalized advice and manage …
 
Anne Beiler is the founder of Auntie Anne’s, a chain of pretzel shops that she founded in 1988 alongside her husband, Jonas. Her story is simply incredible. In the episode, we spoke with Anne and heard all about her childhood and what life was like growing up in Amish culture, the series of traumatic events that led her down a dark path in her twen…
 
Andrew Dudum is the founder and CEO of hims & hers. He’s also a co-founder and General Partner at Atomic, a venture studio backed by Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, and many of the leading venture funds in the world. Founded in 2017, hims and hers is a telehealth company that sells prescription and over-the-counter drugs online, as well as personal c…
 
Morgan DeBaun is the founder and CEO of Blavity, Inc., home to the largest network of platforms and lifestyle brands serving the multifaceted lives of black millennials. Their mission is to "economically and creatively support Black millennials across the African scape, so they can pursue the work they love, and change the world in the process." Du…
 
Nolan Bushnell is the founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, two iconic companies that have truly changed the world. He’s known as the “Father of Electronic Gaming” and the video game industry as we know it, and his story is just incredible. We talked about everything from Nolan’s early days and upbringing, how he built Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, th…
 
Daymond John is the founder of FUBU, a hip-hop apparel company and pioneer of the streetwear industry, that he started in 1992 with his three friends from Queens, NY. He’s also the star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” where he’s spent the last 11 years investing in and advising countless startups and entrepreneurs. In this episode, we spoke with Daymond abou…
 
Eugene Remm is the co-founder of Catch Hospitality Group, which owns and operates several high-end restaurants based in New York, LA, Las Vegas, and Playa Del Carmen. In 2016, Eugene co-founded Rumble Boxing which has quickly become one of the fastest-growing fitness concepts in America with 14 locations nationwide. During our conversation, we talk…
 
Will Ahmed is the founder and CEO of WHOOP, which has developed next-generation wearable technology for optimizing human performance and health. In this episode, we talk about everything from Will’s childhood and his passion for sports, how being a college athlete made him obsessed with continuously monitoring his body and performance, his motivati…
 
Paige Adams-Geller is the founder and creative director of her namesake brand, PAIGE, which she launched in 2004 after years of being one of the top fit models in the industry. What started out as a women’s denim brand quickly expanded into a full lifestyle collection for men and women, sold at premium retailers internationally. In this episode, we…
 
Dave Gilboa is the co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a retailer of prescription glasses and sunglasses that he started with his 3 friends from college in 2010. Today, Warby Parker is valued at over $3 billion and they’ve truly changed the game when it comes to buying glasses - online and in-store. In this episode, we spoke with Dave about what…
 
Daniel Arsham is a contemporary artist based in New York City whose work exists in between art, architecture, and performance. His company, Snarkitecture, has truly pushed the boundaries of what’s possible with architectural design, some of which include designing the stores for streetwear brand Kith. His past collaborations include Merce Cunningha…
 
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