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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.

Jan 31, 2022

Summary:

A familiar face joined us this week with some great updates! Edwin Ortiz, founder of Rejoicy, stopped by to tell us all about the traction, vision, and future of this service. Rejoicy helps small businesses create websites and start selling in less than 10 minutes, which is a victory if we have ever heard one. Hear all about empowering merchants and being where your customers are in this episode.

 

Thanks for tuning in! 

 

 

Shownotes:

(0:53) Introducing Edwin Ortiz

(1:47) Serial Entrepreneurship Starting with Luncher

(3:42) Who Should Use Rejoicy?

(8:24) Shopping Local Internationally

(10:20) Let’s Talk About Techstars

(13:49) Farmer's Markets Are an Open Door

(16:00) Building Brand Awareness 

(18:00) Pandemic Impact on Online Market

(20:23) Serial Entrepreneurship

(23:55) Five Year Plan

(35:26) Closing Remarks 



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Jeff Amerine

Davis McEntire 

Caleb Talley

Edwin Ortiz

Rejoicy

Luncher



Quotes:

"That's probably our beachhead; bakers, makers, movers, and shakers." (5:57) - Edwin Ortiz

 

"We see a lot of opportunity for the international market, but in a very hyper-local way." (8:40) - Edwin Ortiz

 

"We want to empower all those local merchants." (16:13) - Edwin Ortiz

 

"It's okay to learn from other people. It's okay to talk about competitors. Don't be scared." (21:22) - Edwin Ortiz

 

"eCommerce on its own is not important. It is the fact that your customers are there that matters." 

(31:19) - Edwin Ortiz

 

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