Inside Outside

Inside Outside

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Inside Outside is your access to startups, outside of Silicon Valley. We sit down with founders, investors and creative people building companies in startup pockets around the United States.

Episodes

Ep. 40 - "Work/Life Balance" w/ Kyle Taylor, Founder of Draw Attention  

On this episode we discuss the dynamics of work/life balance. Is it a myth? How should you be thinking about it? We also caught up with Kyle Taylor, Founder of Draw Attention, the company that's putting white board stickers on your laptop. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 39 - "University Resources" w/ Courtney Corlew, Launch TN  

This episode, we discussed how to utilize university resources as a student entrepreneur. We also sat down with Courtney Corlew from Launch Tennessee. We discussed economic development and Tennessee's growing startup scene. All this and more on Inside Outside!

Ep. 38 - "Looking Back at 2015" w/ Phil Terry, Author of "Customers Included"  

On this episode, we look back on some of the best moments of 2015 on Inside Outside. We also sat down with author of "Customers Included", Phil Terry to hear some stories of customer development work. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 37 - What Do VC's Look For? w/ Brant Cooper, NYT Bestselling Author of "The Lean Entrepreneur"  

On this episode, we discuss the various aspects that VC's look for when investing in a company. We also caught up with New York Times bestselling author of "The Lean Entrepreneur" Brant Cooper to discuss corporate innovation and how companies can practice lean principles. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 36 - Holidays w/ Andrew Hyde, Founder of Startup Weekend  

On this episode, we discuss gift giving to your team mates. We also caught up with Andrew Hyde, Founder of Startup Weekend to hear his thoughts on community building and travel. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 35 - Boards w/ Trey Bowles, CEO of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center  

This episode is all about the various types of boards your company can have. From the traditional board of directors to an advisory board, we've got you covered. We also caught up with Trey Bowles to hear more about the startup ecosystem in Dallas and hear his amazing thoughts on community building. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 34 - "Company Structure" w/ Andy White, Downtown San Diego Partnership  

On this episode, we discussed company structure and why titles can be important. We also sat down with early advocate for the Las Vegas startup scene and partner at Downtown San Diego Partnership to discuss community building strategies. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside!

Ep. 33 - "Bootstrapping" w/ Rafael Corrales, Partner at CRV  

This episode is all about bootstrapping. We discuss why someone would want to bootstrap their company and some things to think about along the way. We also caught up with Partner at CRV, Rafael Corrales to give us some insight into the current state of VC financing.

Ep. 32 - "Startup Travel" w/ Mickey Cloud, VP at VaynerMedia  

This episode is all about how to remain productive while traveling. We discuss various aspects of travel and how to optimize your experience. We also caught up with Mickey Cloud, VP at VaynerMedia in Chattanooga TN. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 31 - "Product Design" w/ Leslie Jump, Founder/CEO of Startup Angels  

On this episode, we discussed the various aspects of product design while giving some tips and tactics along the way. We also caught up with Leslie Jump, Founder and CEO of Startup Angels in Washington DC. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 30 - "Blog Breakdown" w/ Nick Moran, Host of The Full Ratchet  

Articles discussed: "The Rise and Fall of Everest (The App)" - https://medium.com/@producthunt/the-rise-and-fall-of-everest-the-app-b0d2e6cb594c#.yqh1mb46l "Expensify’s CEO on the Tactics that Doubled its Customer Base in Just Six Months" - http://firstround.com/review/expensifys-ceo-on-the-tactics-that-doubled-its-customer-base-in-just-six-months/ This episode is a little different. We took two articles that spoke to us, and discussed them in depth. We also sat down with Nick Moran, partner at the amazing New Stack Ventures in Chicago and host of the popular podcast all about the art of startup investing, "The Full Ratchet". All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 29 - "Startup Team Members" w/ David Chait, CEO of Travefy  

On this episode, we discussed the thought process of startup team members and looked at the situation from their perspective. We also caught up with David Chait, CEO of Travefy to hear his story.

Ep. 28 - "Branding" w/ Neil Patel, Co-founder of Kissmetrics  

On this week's episode, we discussed branding and some ways you can put together a compelling brand story. We also caught up with Neil Patel, rockstar Co-founder of Kissmetrics and content marketing genius. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside!

Ep. 27 - "Founders Tool Kit" w/ Josh Jones-Dilworth, Founder of JDI and Austin Entrepreneur  

On this episode, we discuss the various skills and personality traits involved in starting a company. We also caught up with Josh Jones-Dilworth, amazing entrepreneur from Austin Texas. We talked about the unique aspects of Austin, giving you a deeper looking into this thriving startup ecosystem. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 26 - LIVE! "Networking" w/ Ben Vu, Founder of SkyVu Entertainment  

Join us for our first ever live recording. This recording took place at Vega in downtown Lincoln, NE on 10/1/15. We discussed the ins and outs of networking. We're also joined by Ben Vu, founder and CEO of SkyVu entertainment. He tells his story and shares the unique perspective of running a gaming company in the midwest. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 25 - "The Funnel Pt. 2" w/ Brian Spaly, CEO of Trunk Club  

The week is part two and a continuation of last's week's discussion on the funnel, or as some people like to call it, "Pirate Metrics". We also sat down with Brian Spaly, Co-founder of popular apparel company, Bonobos and Founder/CEO of Trunk Club. We discuss his history as an entrepreneur and dig into the founding story of his companies. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Ep. 24 - "The Funnel Pt. 1" w/ Tim Sprinkle, Author of "Screw the Valley"  

On part one of this two part series, we discuss a startup's funnel and Dave McClure's pirate metrics (AARRR). We also caught up with Tim Sprinkle, author of "Screw the Valley: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of America’s New Tech Startup Culture" to hear his views on what it's really like to build a company outside the valley. 

 

 

All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
Ep. 23 - "Remote Working" w/ Devon Brooks, Co-founder of Blo  

 

On this episode, we discuss what it's like to work remotely and some best practices. We also caught up with Devon Brooks, Co-founder of Blo, a national chain of Blow Dry Bars. She brings unique insight into breaking through to new markets, the ideation stage and much more. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside!

Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
Ep. 22 - "Competition" w/ Justin Mares, Author of "Traction"  

 

On this episode, we discuss competition and the competitive nature of a startup. We also caught up with Justin Mares, Co-author of "Traction" a definitive guide on achieving explosive growth for your company. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside.

Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
Ep. 21 - How VC's Assess Risk w/ Paul Singh  

On this episode, we discuss how VC's look at various risk factors when investing in startups. We also sat down with Paul Singh, rockstar investor, entrepreneur, Founder at Disruption Corporation and partner at 500 Startups. All this and more on this episode of Inside Outside!

Link Mentioned This Week: http://tomtunguz.com/the-11-risks-vcs-evaluate/

Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
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