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360th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With J. Paul Haynes, eSentire

Posted on Monday, Jul 17th 2017

Paul Haynes, CEO at eSentire, shares his company’s journey in building a mid-market Cyber Security company from Canada. He also gives an overview of the Toronto-Waterloo corridor and its startup activities.

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252nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Rob Hull, Adaptive Insights

Posted on Monday, Jul 17th 2017

Rob Hull, Founder and Chairman of Adaptive Insights, shares in-depth insights on how he raised $4.5 million to get the company off the ground, as well as what he would do differently today.

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338th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Guy Mucklow, PCA Predict

Posted on Thursday, Jul 13th 2017

Guy Mucklow, President and Co-founder of PCA Predict, has bootstrapped PCA from London to $20 million in 2016 revenue. He also turned down a $100 million acquisition offer in 2015.

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265th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Alexander Zacke, Auctionata

Posted on Thursday, Jul 13th 2017

Alexander Zacke, Founder and CEO of Auctionata, discusses his online auction house business and how he has built a quintessential Web 3.0 business taking advantage of the web’s building blocks: commerce, community and content in the context of online auctions.

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346th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Ashik Ahmed, Deputy

Posted on Thursday, Jul 13th 2017

Ashik Ahmed, CEO, CTO and Co-founder at Deputy, discusses how he bootstrapped his venture from Australia to $10 Million in revenue and then raised $25 Million in financing from the US.

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270th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Christian Blume, Cleverbridge

Posted on Thursday, Jul 13th 2017

Christian Blume, CEO and co-founder of Cleverbridge, from Germany, offers an European perspective to the question: “Is entrepreneurship only about the exit?”

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349th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Dan Dillon, CleanItSupply.com

Posted on Thursday, Jul 13th 2017

Dan Dillon, Owner at CleanItSupply.com, shared his wonderful story of building a niche e-commerce business with just $50,000 of personal money to $11 million in annual revenue in 2016.

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292nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Raj De Datta, BloomReach

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 12th 2017

Raj De Datta is co-founder and CEO of e-commerce personalization technology firm, BloomReach. The company bootstrapped to over $5M in revenue before raising its first financing. Raj speaks of sensible fundamentals as opposed to irrational exuberance around Unicorn mania.

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348th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Ricky Joshi, Saatva

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 12th 2017

Ricky Joshi, Co-founder at Saatva, shares the story of growing his company from 0 to over $150 million in seven years. This is pretty much venture-scale growth. The best part of the story is that the company has raised no VC money at all. Wonderful conversation about a capital-efficient, deeply disciplined company.

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309th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Fred Guelen, Planon

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 12th 2017

Fred Guelen, CFO and President of North America for Planon Group, along with his brother have built Planon to over $100M in revenue from the Netherlands. This is a very encouraging discussion for our global entrepreneurs.

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317th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Kean Graham, MonetizeMore

Posted on Saturday, Jul 1st 2017

Kean Graham, CEO of MonetizeMore, started his company with the stated goal of being able to travel while building his business. Listen to how he realized this goal.

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315th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Jason Cohen, WP Engine

Posted on Saturday, Jul 1st 2017

Jason Cohen is Founder of WP Engine, his fourth company. He has bootstrapped all four, and with the most recent one, he has bootstrapped first, then raised substantial money. Jason shares his learnings across all his ventures.

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247th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Chris Gladwin, Cleversafe

Posted on Saturday, Jul 1st 2017

Chris Gladwin, CEO of Cleversafe, has built a highly valuable company using a unique and impressive IP strategy in the enterprise storage space. We discuss fat startups, valuation of patent portfolios, and more.

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251st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Ratmir Timashev, Veeam

Posted on Saturday, Jul 1st 2017

Ratmir Timashev is CEO of Veeam. This is Ratmir’s second venture, so he had some money to bootstrap with. Consequently, Veeam avoided taking any venture capital and grew organically till about $200 million in revenue. Today, Ratmir has taken some money, but only to give himself and his co-founder some liquidity, and access a network to find adjacent product lines. Ratmir also discusses how he has structured the investment such that the company doesn’t need to exit. Very interesting!

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333rd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Ernie Bray, ACD

Posted on Saturday, Jul 1st 2017

Ernie Bray, Founder, Chairman and CEO at Auto Claims Direct, Inc. (ACD), has built a 50-person team with 80% of the organization working virtually from different parts of the US. The company does over $15 million in revenue.

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