Cameron Magee of Avad3 talks with the Startup Junkies about building the capital intensive company, Avad3, which specializes in audio/video event production and helping brands tell their stories through high-quality videos.
Startup Junkies Podcast host Jon Cadieux announces that he will stepping down as a host after next weeks episode.
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Rick Boosey shares the story of how a trip to Africa inspired him to create Kyya Chocolate so that he could have a meaningful, sustainable impact for the orphanages he visited in Africa. This led to a real passion for chocolate. Sourcing the coco direct from the farmers who grow it. Truley a unique take on a delicious treat.
Richard Bell is the Head Brewer at Core Brewing Company, he has a dream job. Core Brewing co is rapidly becoming a marquee beer brand in Northwest Arkansas and has generously supplied our podcast audience with the chocolate beer they teamed up with Kyya Chocolate to brew.
Together Richard and Rick talk about two of our favorite things, beer and chocolate and how they joined forces to make Chocolate Beer.
As we wrapped up 2015 we thought in only fitting to talk with the Startup Junkie Consulting team. Here we talk with Jay Amargos and Michael Iseman, both a key part of the SJC team plus I get a chance to put Jeff on the other side of the mic. He talks about his passion and vision for Startup Junkie Consulting and how he got to here.
Mo Elliott is the founder of Fayettechill Clothing Company. Mo started Fayettechill while studying entrepreneurship his junior year at the University of Arkansas. Starting with a T-shirt he has grown his company to multiple products, all targeted toward people who like the outdoors and an active lifestyle.
Check out Mo's company and products at http://fayettechill.com/.
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Lacie Bray is a co-founder and business manager at Ozark Beer Company. She is originally from Rogers, Arkansas, but left the area after college. She returned in 2010 by way of raft guiding in the Rockies, teaching in Chicago, and a stint gardening in South America. Her diverse background has equipped her with the invaluable skills of perseverance, a positive outlook, and creative problem solving. All of which serve her well in running Ozark Beer Co. Her favorite adventures these days involve her 18 month old son. To learn more about the brewery or get in touch with Lacie, visit www.ozarkbeercompany.com.
Ozark Beer Company is a manufacturing brewery located in Rogers, Arkansas. We opened the doors to the public in November 2013. Our beer is available at over 125 locations throughout Benton and Washington County as well as our tasting room at the brewery. In the Ozarks, hard work makes honest people, and here at Ozark Beer Co, hard work makes honest beer. We are rooted in a deep tradition of independent, spirited people who live their lives with a resilience and humility rarely seen anywhere else. In these mountains and at OBC, hard work isn’t what we do, it is who we are.
Cole Thornton is the owner and founder of Gadget Grave in Fort Smith AR. Gadget Grave repaired more than 45,000 devices over the past 5 years and are continuing to see a steady increase each month. Cole manages day-to-day operations, online marketing, and growth planning. Gadget Grave has grown into the industry leader in Arkansas.
They have been in business for over 5 years and have bootstrapped it the whole way. With less than $12,500 in startup funds, they have been able to generate over $5,500,000 in sales to date and they continue to grow and expand into new markets.
Jeff Clapper talks with us about 8th & Walton and how in just a few years his company has become the leader in Walmart Vendor training. "It's important to me to help other people". Jeff company culture, how his families support is so important and the challenges of running a small business.