Startup Hustle

Startup Hustle

Startup Hustle is a podcast for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs.

With the mission of telling the real story of startups and entrepreneurs, topics range from funding to failure and beyond.

All Episodes

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Scott Needham, CEO and Founder of SmartScout, talk about Scott's entrepreneurial journey.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about SmartScout: https://www.smartscout.com/   Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 30

44 min 22 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Aneto Okonkwo, CEO of Chatdesk talk about customer experiences and how it's the “New Marketing” strategy for businesses. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   Learn more about Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 29

46 min 5 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 41 of "How to Start a Tech Company" as they discuss how to create a winning culture.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 26

46 min 47 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Jessica Palm, Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations at Kansas City Area Development Council talk about exploring civic engagement and innovation.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about Kansas City Area Development Council: www.thinkkc.com   Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 25

45 min 36 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Steven Hoffman and Jay Eum discuss current Silicon Valley Investment trends and anticipated future trends. Jay is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of GFT Ventures.  Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Founder Space: https://www.foundersspace.com/ Learn more about GFT Ventures: https://www.gft.vc/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 24

48 min 59 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and David Dayon, CEO & Co-Founder of AmazonXperts talk about how to optimize your content on Amazon.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   Learn more about AmazonXperts: www.amazonxperts.com   Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 23

45 min 29 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Jeff Wilkinson, Chairman and CEO of Keystone Bank talk about the future of banking. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Keystone Bank: https://www.keystone.bank/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 22

46 min 41 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 40 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they discuss when to fire your clients or users. . Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 19

44 min 45 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Jill Bertelsen, Founder of Crib Coaching and Bertelsen Education, discuss how to identify your company's core values and why they're so vital to the success of the business.    Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Crib Coaching: https://www.cribcoaching.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   Watch Lauren Conaway's reaction video to recording this episode with Jill:  https://youtu.be/VaueTUWv1Qw   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 18

43 min 30 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Steven Hoffman and Bob Ackerman discuss current Silicon Valley Investment trends and anticipated future trends. Bob is the Managing Director and Founder of AllegisCyber Capital - The World's First Cyber-Focused Venture Firm. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Founder Space: https://www.foundersspace.com/ Learn more about AllegisCyber Capital: https://allegiscyber.com/         See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 17

51 min 40 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Vanessa Hung, CEO of Online Seller Solutions, talk about Amazon's international expansion.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Online Seller Solutions: https://www.onlinesellersolutions.com/   Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 16

50 min 26 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Michael Evans, CoFounder of GrubHub and Founder of Fixer, talk about the importance of being goal-oriented at all stages of a startup. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Fixer: https://fixer.com/   Watch Matt DeCoursey's reaction video to recording this episode with Mike Evans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O7TS1jGgjY   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 15

53 min 49 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 39 of "How to Start a Tech Company" as they discuss what it's like having your startup 'get stuck in the middle' and how to avoid it.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift   Watch Matt DeCoursey's reaction to recording this episode with Matt Watson: https://youtu.be/AldWkU0q3UI See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 12

47 min

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Kiffany Bosserman, Founder and Owner of Cottontale KC talk about how to find your startup family. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Cottontale KC: www.CottontaleKC.com Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 11

43 min

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Steven Hoffman and David Hornik discuss current Silicon Valley Investment trends and anticipated future trends. David is a founding partner at Lobby Capital, the executive producer of the Lobby Conferences, and teaches courses in entrepreneurship and venture capital at Stanford Business School and Harvard Law School. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Founder Space: https://www.foundersspace.com/ Learn more about Lobby Capital: https://www.lobby.vc/         See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 10

44 min 27 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Arcady Lapiro of Agora Services talk about modular banking. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Agora Services: https://agoraservices.us/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 9

52 min 6 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and David Voorhees, Founder & CEO of True Captive Insurance talk about the art of strategic partnerships. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about True Captive Insurance: www.truecaptive.com Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 8

45 min 24 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 38 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they talk about various sales channels.    Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 5

44 min 49 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Susie Carder, CEO of Susie Carder talk about how to get the right business systems and structure in place. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Susie Carder: https://susiecarder.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 4

43 min 20 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Hernan Sias and Priyanka Vazirani, Co-founder of Volv talk about the disruption in the media industry. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Volv: https://volvmedia.com/ Learn more about Business Bros Podcast: https://www.businessbros.biz/optin1613537007900 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 3

47 min 59 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Joni Johnson, Owner and CEO of Clairvaux, talk about the value of great customer service. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about Clairvaux: https://www.shopclairvaux.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 2

34 min 30 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Hall Martin, Founder and CEO of TEN Capital Network talk about how to invest in startups. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about TEN Capital Network: https://tencapital.group/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 1

47 min 9 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 37 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they talk about user support and your software platform.   Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle   This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift   Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 29

36 min 14 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Atticus LeBlanc, Founder & CEO of PadSplit talk about removing barriers to entry. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about PadSplit: https://www.padsplit.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 28

49 min 3 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey sits down with Kansas City, Kansas's CEO (aka Chief Elected Official), Mayor David Alvey, as they discuss what it's like to be an elected official. Listen in as they talk about the business of supporting and growing local companies. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Mayor David Alvey: https://www.wycokck.org/Government/Elected-Officials/Mayor-Biography As an added bonus, published some footage of the time we got to spend with Mayor Alvey. Watch here: https://youtu.be/JH_M9-HOHCA See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 27

44 min 21 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Hernan Sias and Ryan Estes, Co-Founder of KitCaster talk about how to book more podcast appearances. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about KitCaster: https://kitcaster.com/ Learn more about Business Bros Podcast: https://www.businessbros.biz/optin1613537007900 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 27

46 min 10 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Nick Penev, Partnership Manager of hellotax talk about how to create and manage eCommerce partnerships. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about hellotax: https://www.hellotax.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 26

53 min 13 sec

We had a mic problem on this one but decided to publish anyway.  We will do better next time. In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Brian Burke, Chief Mac Man of SellYourMac talk about LinkedIn marketing tips.  Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about SellYourMac: https://www.sellyourmac.com/?promo=hustle *By using this link, you will receive a $15 bonus! Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 25

49 min 19 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 36 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they discuss how to learn from user feedback. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/teams Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Netreo: https://www.netreo.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 22

37 min 58 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and co-host Lauren Conaway, Founder & CEO of InnovateHER KC, discuss Atlanta's Top Startups. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 21

54 min 46 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Hernan Sias and Bear Wade, Founder of Bear Wade talk about how to create content that engages. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Bear Wade: https://bearwade.com/ Learn more about Business Bros Podcast: https://www.businessbros.biz/optin1613537007900   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 20

45 min 45 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Yoni Kozminski, Founder & CEO of Escala talk about how to improve your business processes. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about Escala: http://www.weareescala.com Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 19

56 min 27 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Brad Starnes, Owner of Splitsy talk about the social way of sharing bills. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Splitsy: https://splitsy.app/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 18

48 min 53 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 35 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they discuss how to launch a software product. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Netreo: https://www.netreo.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 15

44 min 34 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Aditya Jain, CEO of Revoteen talk about being a Founder, CEO and High Student. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Revoteen: https://www.revoteen.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 14

42 min 10 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Hernan Sias and Kristin Zhivago, President of Zhivago Partners talk about everything you need to know about digital marketing. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Zhivago Partners: https://zhivagopartners.com/ Learn more about Business Bros Podcast: https://www.businessbros.biz/optin1613537007900   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 13

45 min 48 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and Michael Francis, Owner and Creative Producer of Michael D Francis Presents talk about if your business should be on TV. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Michael D Francis Presents: https://michaeldfrancispresents.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 12

46 min 13 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Leonard Mills of VerteOZ talk about the ins and outs of opportunity zone investments. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Lending Standard: https://www.lendingstandard.com/ Learn more about VerteOZ: www.verteoz.com Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 11

50 min 31 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 34 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they discuss how to make marketing adjustments in your business. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Netreo: https://www.netreo.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 8

45 min 22 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Jay Austin, Founder of JWA talk about how startups can impact criminal justice reform. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about JWA: https://www.jaywaustin.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 7

46 min 39 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Heather Steppe and Dallas Norton of American Hemp Distributor talk about the future of CBD. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about American Hemp Distributor: https://americanhempdistributor.com/ Learn more about KC Hemp Co.: https://kchempco.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 6

48 min 49 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Andrew Morgans and TJ Hyland, Director of Global Partnerships of Elevate Brands, talk about how to exit your Amazon FBA business. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about Elevate Brands: https://www.elevatebrands.com/ Learn more about Marknology: https://www.marknology.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 5

57 min 57 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Andy Kallenbach, Founder of Lending Standard talk about real estate lending marketplaces. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Lending Standard: https://www.lendingstandard.com/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 4

42 min 4 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 33 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they discuss how to create a go to market strategy. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Chatdesk: https://www.chatdesk.com/shift Learn more about Netreo: https://www.netreo.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Oct 1

43 min 43 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Rita Fuerst Adams, President of Charitable And Philanthropic Management Counsel talk about how to grow your Philanthropic Organization. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Charitable And Philanthropic Management Counsel: http://www.rita1st.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 30

45 min 12 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Heather Steppe and Nikki Steward, Founder of The High-End Affair Experience talk about cooking with cannabis. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about The High-End Affair Experience: https://www.thehighendaffair.com/ Learn more about KC Hemp Co.: https://kchempco.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 29

45 min 54 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt DeCoursey and Dana Wright, Managing Director of MATH Venture Partners, as they talk about what it takes to get investors to invest in your company.  Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle/ This episode is sponsored by Seck Advisor Group: https://www.seckadvisorgroup.com/ Learn more about Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about MATH Venture Partners:  https://www.mathventurepartners.com/about-math See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 27

50 min 35 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, join Matt and Matt for Part 32 of "How to Start a Tech Company" while they discuss why you need to create content. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about Netreo: https://www.netreo.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 24

42 min 20 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Lauren Conaway and Patricia Tatro, Fractional CFO of ResolveWorks talk about financial modelling for entrepreneurs. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about ResolveWorks: http://www.resolve-works.com/ Learn more about InnovateHER KC: https://www.innovateherkc.com/     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 23

41 min 59 sec

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Heather Steppe and Nate Ruby, President of Onyx 7, talk about the vertical cannabis industry. Find Startup Hustle Everywhere: https://linktr.ee/startuphustle This episode is sponsored by Full Scale: https://fullscale.io/ Learn more about KC Hemp Co.: https://kchempco.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 22

45 min 31 sec