The Payments Entrepreneur - Nebil Ben Aissa of Indipaisa
Dennis sat down with Nebil Ben Aissa, the founder and Chairman of Indipaisa and partner in Nexxo Ventures. He is an entrepreneur who started his first company in 1997, and since then, he has started, built, operated, and successfully exited several disruptive Fintech businesses while delivering exponential shareholder growth, both in the United States and in the Middle East.
Ben was raised and educated in Wisconsin. He has a Master Degrees in Electrical, Computer Engineering and Computer Sciences (University of Wisconsin Madison); and an MBA from Kellogg School of Business in Chicago. He is an innovator and a disruptor, with more than eleven (11) registered patent inventions in Fintech, Artificial Intelligence and related technical fields. He speaks 4 languages fluently.
You can learn more about Indipaisa at https://indipaisa.com/
The Appliance Entrepreneur - Jim Estill
Jim Estell is the CEO and owner of Danby Appliances. Danby sells about 2,000,000 appliances per year - mostly fridges, freezers, wine coolers but also window and portable air conditioners, dehumidifiers, as well as microwaves, stoves, dishwashers, laundry etc. They have found a niche market competing in the small appliance space. Jim is a successful two time entrepreneur who provides some great insight on cash flow and cash management.
You can learn more about Danby at https://www.danby.com/en-us/
The Casted Entreprener - Lindsey Tjepkema
On today's podcast, Dennis talked with fellow YPO Member as well as the Founder and CEO of Casted, Lindsey Tjepkema. Casted is the only podcast platform that shows you which companies are consuming your brand's content and enables your team to publish and promote perfectly polished podcasts faster to reach your target with less effort, which as a podcaster is very valuable information.
You can learn more about Lindsy at https://www.casted.us/
The Risk & Threat Entrepreneur - Brian Szady
Learn more at www.threatminder.com
The Networking Entrepreneur - Brian C. Adams
You can learn more about Brian and Excelsior at https://www.excelsiorgp.com/
The Mineral Entrepreneur - Taso Arima
Learn more about IperionX at https://iperionx.com/
The Desert Fisherman Entrepreneur - Damon Seawright
You can learn more about AmeriCulture at www.americulture.com
Coaching Entrepreneurs - Miriam Meima
Learn more about Miriam and Evolution at: https://evolution.team/
Dollar Bull - The Emerging Market Entrepreneurs
Dennis sat down with Raj Gandhi and Sahil Sachdev the co-founders of Dollar Bull. DollarBull empowers investors based in India to invest in U.S stocks and ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds). Through their app and web-based platform, they offer easy, secure and seamless access to Global Investing. Dollarbull also offers real time market research, enabling investors and financial advisors to make well informed investment decisions.
Learn more about Dollar Bull at www.dollarbull.com
The Amenities Entrepreneur - Lara Morgan
Dennis Crowley sat down with Lara Morgan. In 1991, at the age of 23, she started her first business, Pacific Direct Ltd, which manufactured and sold brand licensed toiletries and amenities to the hotel industry. Seventeen years later, she sold the company. Today she is an investor and entrepreneur working with 7 different and growing companies.
You can learn more about Lara at www.laramorgan.co.uk
Entrepreneurship - Who's Your Mike Kurt Wilkin
Dennis Crowley sat down with Kurt Wilkin the CEO of HireBetter. HireBetter is a national recruiting firm working directly with leaders of high-growth companies to build game-changing teams. Kurt is also the author of the Amazon 5 star rated book Who's Your Mike, A No-BS Guide to the People You’ll Meet on Your Entrepreneurial Journey.
The Baking Entrepreneur - Geoffrey Fadoul
Dennis Crowley sat down with Geoffrey Fadoul the founder and Co-Founder & CEO of Daily Food, Ltd, the innovative state of the art industrial bakery aiming to become a leader in the Food on the Go and Snack Industry in West Africa. His entrepreneurship attitude boosts my capital investments in Africa, technology and consulting start-ups as well as in companies in financial and commercial distress, aiming to accomplish a rapid turnaround and restoring back profitability.
The Venture Entrepreneur - Patrick Cooney
Dennis Crowley sat down with Patrick Cooney, the Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Mark Two Ventures as well as the Co-Founder & President of Simpio. Patrick has strong background in building and scaling technology companies. He created Mark Two Ventures to help the fund and support entrepreneurs in the deep south.
You can learn more about Patrick at https://www.mk2v.com.
The Entrepreneur Coach - Daniel Marcos
Dennis Crowley sat down with Daniel Marcos. Daniel is the co-founder and CEO of Growth Institute, a CEO coach for over two decades, and a keynote speaker on scaling businesses. He is a member of YPO and EO, serves as the Ambassador of Singularity University in Austin, and the CEO of ExO Education in partnership with Salim Ismail.
Learn more about Daniel and the Growth Institute at https://www.growthinstitute.com.
Banking Entrepreneurs - Kristen Craft - Silicon Valley Bank
Dennis Crowley from the Trellis Platform sat down with Kristen Craft, Director Startup Bank at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Based in Boston, Kristen works with New England–based startups, advising them on their banking needs, aiding them in fostering community and helping them grow and succeed. As a seasoned marketer, team builder and operator, Kristen particularly enjoys supporting founders as they think through the opportunities that excite them and the issues that challenge them. She likes to “move fast and build new things” via marketing campaigns, integrations, premier services and relationship building.
The Hello Health Entrepreneur - Pamela Wirth
Dennis Crowley from the Trellis Platform sat down with Pamela Wirth the founder and CEO of Hello Health to talk about her journey building a company around a solution she created to help her son. In her quest to help her son, Pamela ran the gamut of modern medicine. She learned that one of the keys to his recovery was repairing his gut and finding ways to prop up Ryan’s immune system, to keep it strong as it fought off the various ailments.
You can learn more about Pamela and Hello Health at www.hello.health
The Expert Witness Entrepreneur - Russ Rosenzweig
Dennis Crowley sat down with Russ Rosenzweig to talk about his experience founding, selling, and buying back the Round Table Group. Russ Rosenzweig is an executive, entrepreneur, author and speaker. He is best known for being one of the pioneering architects of the “expert witness search/referral” industry 25 years ago and is the co-founder and CEO of Round Table Group, the world’s first and largest expert witness search and referral firm. Learn more at www.roundtablegroup.com.
The Reputation Entrepreneur - Richart Ruddie
Dennis Crowley sat down with Richart Ruddie to talk about his experiences as a serial entrpreneur. Richart is the owner of multiple businesses that are based off of online marketing, SEO, or reputation management. He is featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and many more. Learn more about Richart at https://brandefenders.com.
The Inspiring Entrepreneur - Marko Kovacevic
Dennis Crowley sat down with Marko Kovacevic to talk about his experiences as an entrepreneur. Marko is an accomplished Senior Executive and Board Member with demonstrated success across the international relations, outsourcing, and technology industries. Leveraging extensive experience in change management and growth strategies for organizations, he is a valuable partner for growing and transforming businesses needing guidance in business development, process improvement, and/or product development.
The Developing Entrepreneur - Blake Thompson
Dennis Crowley spoke with Blake Thompson the founder of Blake Investment Partners. Blake currently oversees BIP’s investment strategy and management, and serves as the chairman of its Investment Committee. As the founder, Thompson was an original architect of the firm’s investment thesis and philosophy and has helped guide the application of those principles to an ever-changing, growing and dynamic investing environment. He has presided over the growth of the firm, overseeing its transition from a start-up to a regional enterprise with the infrastructure required to support various businesses and a diverse investor base.
Entrepreneurship-Book It A Conversation with Dinesh Dhamija
Dennis Crowley of the Trellis Platform sat down with Dinesh Dhamija who shared his entrepreneur's journey. Dinesh was the founder and CEO of ebookers.com, one of Europe's most successful internet travel companies and a pioneer in the dot com boom. But the story doesn't the early days of the internet, rather it started with him and his wife selling travel tickets from an 80 sq ft kiosk, in Earls Court Tube station.
The Entrepreneur's Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Lisa Sutton Song
Dennis Crowley, the President of Trellis, sat down with Lisa Sutton Song to share her entrepreneurship story. Lisa is a successful entrepreneur, real estate investor, and former Miss Nevada. Lisa started her business career working in a top Las Vegas law firm, specializing in business litigation. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her on to create companies of her own.
The Educating Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Daniel Koffler
Dennis Crowley sat down with Daniel Koffler, President of New Frontiers, an executive functioning coaching organization. NF provides academic, social, transitional and career supports to clients with a range of abilities and interests, allowing them to maximize their potential and become the most successful, independent, self-advocating members of society they can be.
The Payment Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Matt Clyne
Dennis Crowley, the President of Trellis Software, sat down with Matt Clyne the CEO of PayTech Trust to talk about his Entrepreneur's journey, his experience in staring four companies in the payment processing industry and his thoughts on leadership.
Stadium Drop- The New Way to Order
Dennis sat down with Adam McAbee, Co-founder and COO of Stadium Drop, the in-seat delivery app. Stadium Drop is a game changing in-seat delivery service that lets you have the concessions you want during a game or event without missing any of the action.
How to Become Super Bold!
Dennis sat down with Best Selling author, Fred Joyal to talk about his new book Superbold: From Under-Confident to Charismatic in 90 Days. Fred provides some good insight on how he overcame his shyness to become a successful entrepreneur. He now helps others find their inner boldness to help them become charismatic.
The New Vodka thats Smooth as Ice
Dennis sat down with Fred Forsley and Sean Corbett from IcePik Vodka to talk about the origin of the company, their vision for the future, and how it was growing a new vodka brand during COVID.
An Old But New Idea - A Conversation with Mark Willis
Dennis sat down with Mark Willis of Lake Growth Financial Advisors. Mark is a man on a mission to help you think differently about your money and future.
The New Solution for Health Insurance for Small Businesses
We sat down with a 30 year industry expert and how he developed the insurance technology platform MyHealthily to solve a serious industry need.
The Hiccup Story
They can be annoying or embarrassing, but we typically don’t think of them as a medical issue. For most they don't last long, but when they last more than a couple of days, they can be debilitating. In today's podcast we talk with the CEO of Meter Health, MJ Kievman, a company she founded as a teenager.
A New Solution: Passwordless Authentication
BankVault is a cybersecurity innovator that has been pioneering webSecurity since 2015. Their product, MasterKey is an intelligent new approach to creating passwordless authentication for web apps. It is invisible to users, which makes it 10-100x faster to deploy than other solutions. No backend system changes, no user software or setup! No change management. Your website can go passwordless overnight with MasterKey.
The ClearForce Story
Tom Miller is the CEO of ClearForce, an analytic technology company and the leading platform provider for Behavioral Analytics-as-a-Service.
ClearForce builds safe and secure workplaces and communities by combining machine learning, compliance, and workflow automation to create a new global standard for the continual ongoing evaluation of human capital behavioral risk.