Founders Nextdoor: Entrepreneurship | Small Business | Startups | Freelancing | Washington DC

Founders Nextdoor: Entrepreneurship | Small Business | Startups | Freelancing | Washington DC

Latest Episodes

How to Be Creative in Growing Your Business, Ep 60
June 05, 2018

Allen Gannett is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a marketing analytics platform whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Saks Fifth Avenue, any many other well known names. He has been on the “30 Under 30” lists for both Inc. and Forbes.

How To Have Customers Line Up At Your Door On Launch Day, Ep 059
May 31, 2018

Melissa Biggins is the owner of Sweeter Hue, a popular bakery in Washington DC’s Shaw neighborhood. In this episode, Melissa talks about what it’s like to start a brick-and-mortar business in a very competitive industry,

How to Build Your Business Brand Online And Offline, Ep 058
May 11, 2018

Elise Crawford is the founder of Ringlet Studio, a digital marketing agency in Washington DC that helps women entrepreneurs build their brand online. As an expert in online marketing, branding, and event hosting,

How to Launch And Grow A Food Business, Ep 057
May 04, 2018

Kim Bryden is the CEO and founder of Cureate, a company that helps emerging food and beverage businesses grow and scale, and also helps big brands and institutions connect with their target audiences through local food and drink. In this episode,

From Government Employee To Software Company Founder, Ep 056
April 19, 2018

Ahmad Ishaq is the founder and chief innovation officer of ByteCubed, an IT consulting firm in Arlington Virginia. In 2017, ByteCubed was ranked No 46 on the Inc magazine’s list of fastest growing companies.

How to get and keep customers for service-based businesses, Ep 055
April 10, 2018

Mina Fies is an award-winning designer, remodeler, and the founder and CEO of Synergy Design & Construction. She is also the author of the Renovation Roadmap system. In this episode, Mina told the story of how she started a business in an industry that...

How to Build, Launch, And Improve A Software Product, Ep 054
April 02, 2018

PJ Taei is the founder of UScreen, a video platform that enables content creators launch their own video streaming service and build a profitable business selling their videos online In this episode, PJ talked about how he created UScreen from scratch,...

The Non-Linear Journey to Product-Market Fit with Ryan Croft, Ep 053
March 21, 2018

Ryan Croft is the co-founder and COO of TransitScreen, a technology company in DC that helps millions of people save commute time by providing real time display of local transportation information at different locations. In this episode,

From One-Man Shop On eBay To DC’s Best Place For Work with Joel Holland, Ep 052
March 07, 2018

Joel Holland is the founder and executive chairman of Storyblocks, a subscription-based online platform for high quality stock media. Joel has won numerous awards for his work with StoryBlocks. His company has been listed on the Inc 5000 list six conse...

How to find your business’s unique positioning through continued experimentation with Alex Hastings and Mike Galyen, Ep 051
February 28, 2018

Alex Hastings and Mike Galyen are co-founders of Guerrilla Vending, a company that creates custom curated vending machines, in collaboration with local Washington DC businesses.   In this episode, Alex and Mike talked about how they started Guerrilla V...