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Where Are They Now? StartupNation Radio Catches up with Goldfish Swim School, Daily Crunch Snacks

On today’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff catches up with former StartupNation Radio guests to see where they are now!

Tune in to the full episode of StartupNation Radio here:

First up, Jeff welcomes back Chris McCuiston, co-founder of Goldfish Swim School, who was featured on StartupNation Radio in December of 2019. McCuiston co-owns the state-of-the-art swimming facility with his wife, Jenny.

Goldfish Swim School is the premier learn-to-swim facility for kids ages 4 months to 12 years, and this year, the company celebrates its 15th year in business!

During the interview, McCuiston discusses:

  • Goldfish Swim School’s franchise model
  • The company’s growth over the last year and a half
  • How Goldfish Swim School has been weathering the pandemic-related challenges of the last year
  • Where he sees Goldfish Swim School five years from now
Chris McCuiston
(Chris McCuiston, co-founder of Goldfish Swim School)

For more information, visit the Goldfish Swim School official website.


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Next up, Jeff welcomes back Laurel Orley and Diane Orley, co-founders of Daily Crunch Snacks, to StartupNation Radio. The business partners and aunt/niece duo were initially featured on StartupNation Radio in June of 2020. Since then, they’ve experienced incredible growth!

Daily Crunch Snacks is a sprouted nut company, and winner of the 2020 Good Housekeeping Healthy Snack Awards. The company is non-GMO certified, vegan, gluten free, gut healthy and women-owned certified.

During the show, Laurel and Diane share:

  • How they pivoted their launch strategy early on in the pandemic
  • Daily Crunch Snacks’ launch in 150 Meijer stores
  • The company’s mental health initiatives and sustainability efforts
  • Upcoming product launches in CVS and Urban Outfitters
Diane and Laurel Orley
(Diane and Laurel Orley, co-founders of Daily Crunch Snacks)

Daily Crunch Snacks is offering an exclusive StartupNation discount code to listeners! Receive $10 off your first order on DailyCrunchSnacks.com with the discount code “StartupNation.”

For more information, visit the Daily Crunch Snacks official website.

We’ll be back next weekend with another exciting episode of StartupNation Radio! Stay tuned.


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