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Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurship: Wallace Detroit Guitars and Pranzo Bags

This episode of StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, interviews two entrepreneurs who are conscious of the environment in their business pursuits: Mark Wallace of Wallace Detroit Guitars, and Mary Lou Palazzolo of Pranzo Bags. First up, Jeff chats with Mark Wallace,...
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Women in Business feat. Heidi Ganahl and Kara Desmond

This episode of StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, interviews two hardworking women entrepreneurs: Heidi Ganahl and Kara Desmond. Heidi Ganahl has been named one of Fortune magazine's 10 Most Promising Entrepreneurs, and Parade magazine included her in its list of top women...
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StartupNation Radio feat. Break a Whey and The Lip Bar

This episode of StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, interviews Jeff Kulis of Break a Whey and Melissa Butler of The Lip Bar. Jeff Kulis is the founder of Break a Whey, an all-natural, high-protein yogurt for all ages. Break a Whey...
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Detroit Startup Week feat. Kyle Bazzy and Marc Hudson

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business This episode of StartupNation Radio was recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have a keen...
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Detroit Startup Week feat. Ted Serbinski, Raj Vattikuti and Charlie Tyson

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business We're back with another special edition of StartupNation Radio, recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have...
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Detroit Startup Week feat. John Henry and Chris Lambert

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business This week, we took StartupNation Radio on the road! In honor of Detroit Startup Week, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have...
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Coworking Spaces of Detroit Featuring Bamboo and WeWork

On this week's edition of StartupNation Radio, Jeff talks with three guests on an essential of entrepreneurship: office space. These guests prove that their companies, Bamboo and WeWork, provide not just office space, but shared, coworking space and a sense of community. First up is Amanda Lewan, co-founder of Detroit's largest coworking space, Bamboo Detroit....
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Ingenuity in a Box: BOXFOX and Flashfoodbox [Radio]

On this episode of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, sits down with the founders of two companies that are thinking... inside the box. To kick off the show, Jeff is joined by the three co-founders of BOXFOX, Chelsea Moore (CEO), Jenni Olivero (COO), and Sabena Suri (CSO). BOXFOX was founded in 2014 after its three...
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The State of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Today [Radio]

On this episode of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, chats with Dr. Luke Pittaway, Ohio University College of Business Copeland Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Dawn Dickson, founder and CEO of PopCom and Flat Out of Heels. The state of entrepreneurship and small business today Last month, The UPS Store released the findings of its...
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Starting Up With Flexible Retail: Pop-Up Entrepreneurship [Radio]

This week's edition of StartupNation Radio features three pop-up shop connoisseurs, who offer the inside scoop to entrepreneurs looking to start small. Your host, StartupNation CEO and co-founder, Jeff Sloan, kicks off the conversation with John Hart and Valerie Byrnes of the city of Battle Creek's project, BC Cargo Pop-Up Shops Marketplace. The shipping containers...
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The Importance of Craft Beer on your Main Street [Radio]

Did you know that craft beer makes up 20 percent of all beer sales? Surely the craft beer industry couldn’t have succeeded so wildly without the support from businesses on Main Street. Guests Michael Plesz and Eric Briggeman from Rochester Beer Company and founders of the Michigan Brewer’s Guild discuss the tremendous impact craft beers have on the...
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Making Memories on Main Streets

Jeff and Kristi check out what’s happening on Main Streets across the USA on this weeks Main Street Nation. Let's make memories on Main Street, as we begin in Rochester, Michigan with Kristi Trevarrow, then to Orlando’s Thorton Park District to hear Lisa Cuatt talk about SantaCon. Jacqueline Wolven gives us a virtual tour of...
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Advertising Your Small Business? Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you ever spent a lot of money on a traditional (print, television, radio) advertisement for your business and have it not work?  I have, many times.   And then in frustration I would claim that "Advertising doesn't work." But if it doesn't work, why do companies like Geico, Coca Cola and Macy's spend millions of...
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Working Through the (Holiday) Weekend

Woo-Hoo!! Memorial Day weekend is here!! It's the unofficial kickoff to the summer months. A time when the working world gears up for outdoor activities, fun and frivolity. Today in my hometown of Detroit the baseball Tigers, basketball Pistons and hockey Red Wings all have home games, two of them playoff games, and one of...
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Holiday Shopping Tips From StartupNation

StartupNation Radio is your secret to holiday shopping. Okay, nobody else at StartupNation is making that claim, but my holiday shopping is almost done, and I couldn't have done it without StartupNation. If you listen to any or all of the StartupNation radio shows online, you can learn about starting and running your business so...
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Behind the Scenes in the StartupNation Radio Studio

It's 25 minutes until StartupNation Radio hits the airwaves for this week's show. We'll be broadcasting all over the country and the phone lines will jam up within minutes once the show begins. But right now it's just Heather Cohen, our star associate producer and myself with our engineer Paul Roy in the studio. The...