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Founders Talk

An interview podcast, featuring in-depth, one on one, conversations with Founders.

Andrew Wilkinson Avatar Founders Talk #28

Andrew Wilkinson / MetaLab

Andrew Wilkinson, the Founder of MetaLab (an interface design studio) joins Adam to talk about how he started as a one-man band and learned to delegate to succeed. Andrew started MetaLab in 2006 and quickly built the company into a multi-million dollar interface design and products company with over 30 employees. Andrew shares his thoughts on happiness, some crucial advice from his father, Steve Jobs, good design, developing products, leading a team to success and even a teaser to something super secret.

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Bryan Zmijewski Avatar Founders Talk #26

Bryan Zmijewski / ZURB

Bryan Zmijewski (Shme-yes-key), Founder and Chief Instigator of ZURB, joins Adam to talk about his path to starting ZURB, what sharing code and design patterns has done for their business, product, culture and team development, and what it takes to make awesome stuff on the web.

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Dan Martell Avatar Founders Talk #25

Dan Martell / Clarity

Dan Martell, Co-Founder of Flowtown, joins Adam to talk about his road to success with Flowtown, getting acquired, how he met his Co-Founder Ethan Bloch on Twitter, angel investing and being an advisor, giving back to charity and customer development and how to get traction. Dan also shared something super secret (a new project) ... as well as much, much more.

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Vitaly Friedman Avatar Founders Talk #23

Vitaly Friedman / Smashing Magazine

Vitaly Friedman, Founder of Smashing Magazine, joins Adam to talk about the beginnings of Smashing Magazine, taking chances, not being copyable, experimenting to find what works, supporting the community, developing content, paying writers, developing publishing principles and philosophies and also shares a bit about what's next on the horizon for him and his team.

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Bill Boebel Avatar Founders Talk #14

Bill Boebel / Rackspace

Adam talks with Bill Boebel, VP Strategy/Corp Dev at Rackspace and Founder of Webmail.us about staying the course, keeping the team motivated during turbulent "cash strapped" times, getting acquired by Rackspace and staying on to continue building the company post-acquisition.

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Eric Kuhn Avatar Founders Talk #12

Eric Kuhn / Founders Card

Adam talks with Eric Kuhn, Founder of Founders Card about the ups and downs of building an online business during the era of the "dot com" bubble, managing hyper growth, getting listed and de-listed on the NASDAQ and building an exclusive benefits program, coined as "The Amex Black Card for the Entrepreneur", exclusively aimed at Entrepreneurs and Founders. If you want an invite, get in touch with Adam.

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Rick Perreault Avatar Founders Talk #11

Rick Perreault / Unbounce

Adam talks with Rick Perreault, Co-Founder & CEO of Unbounce about entrepreneurship and solving your own pain, sticking to an MVP (Minimal Viable Product) launch strategy, becoming an authority by blogging/marketing before you launch, listening to customers and knowing when to take funding.

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Alex Hillman Avatar Founders Talk #8

Alex Hillman / Indy Hall

Adam talks with Alex Hillman, Co-Founder of Indy Hall and co-conspirator/creator of many things, about all things Coworking, people helping people, how to hustle, get unstuck and more. Alex also mentions something "super secret" that's sure to please. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Henk Rogers Avatar Founders Talk #7

Henk Rogers / The Tetris Company

Adam talks with Henk Rogers, Founder of The Tetris Company, Blue Planet Software and Blue Planet Foundation about the beginnings of and the evolution of Tetris, over-coming brick walls, social and mobile gaming, never giving up, changing the world, getting the planet off carbon-based fuels, ending war, creating a backup of Earth and the power of love!

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Ryan Carson Avatar Founders Talk #4

Ryan Carson / Carsonified

Adam talks with Ryan Carson, Founder of Carsonified about the "lessons learned" in creating their latest product, Think Vitamin Membership - the biggest being the need to rename the product and go through a re-branding process. In Q2 of 2011 Think Vitamin Membership will transition to the name "Level Up", a better suited name and far more "tweetable".

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Lance Jones Avatar Joanna Wiebe Avatar Founders Talk #3

Lance Jones and Joanna Wiebe / Page 99 Test

Adam talks with Lance Jones and Joanna Wiebe, Founders of Page99Test.com. People in bookstores often read page 99 of a book to get a taste for the writing - to determine if they'd buy the book. Lance, Joanna and technical Co-Founder, Steven Luke took that time tested idea and have built a brand new platform for book enthusiasts, authors, agents and publishers to get excited about.

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Geoffrey Grosenbach Avatar Founders Talk #1

Geoffrey Grosenbach / PeepCode

Adam talks with Geoffrey Grosenbach about his quest for greatness as Senior Visionary in building PeepCode Screencasts. Complete with the signature voice that Geoff delivers, he walks us through the various aspects of building Peepcode from scratch, adhering to the Minimal Viable Product methodology (MVP), starting on "the cheap" and the reason he says "no" to DRM to reduce piracy on his digital products.

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