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The Startup Junkies Podcast

The Startup Junkies podcast is hosted by Jeff Amerine and the team at Startup Junkie. We’ll cover topics ranging from getting started, planning, growing your business, proving your concept, leadership, marketing, exit strategies and so much more. We’ll interview business owners, entrepreneurs, experts and people we think will bring value to our audience. Subscribe, and together we'll take your business to the next level.
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This is the Startup Junkies Podcast. These are the stories of the people that are afflicted with creating the next great products and services that are going to change lives - not just in America, but worldwide. We're going to tell the stories of the next great beer producer, products and apparel makers, and the stories of people that don't accept the status quo and that want to make things better. 

Welcome to the Startup Junkies Podcast.

Dec 14, 2020

Shownotes

(1:50) Introducing Giftgoat

(5:55) The story behind the name

(8:05) Grassroots customer acquisition

(12:22) How the three founders came together

(14:14) Managing workflow, company culture, and growth when working remote

(21:44) COVID-19’s effects on Giftgoat

(24:04) Managing launch week, and commitment to hustling through the early days

(26:47) Advice for the younger self

(28:39) Where can you find Giftgoat?

 

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Caleb Talley

Jeff Amerine

Steven Gurley 

George Wauchope 

Evan Mathis 

Giftgoat 

 

Quotes

“We’re looking at data.  That’s all we want is to see how users are interacting with our platform so that we can make a better product.” (24:53)

“I would have told myself to not try to grow companies too quickly, because in the event of something like the global pandemic, that could be the end for your company.” (27:05)

“So I think the biggest thing is to just bury your ego and listen to people who are more accomplished and successful than you.” (28:14)