EPISODE 006: Interview with Ryan Carson, Founder and CEO of Treehouse

Show Notes Our guest for this podcast is Ryan Carson, founder of Treehouse, a online teaching resource. Users can subscribe to Treehouse for $25 a month and watch lessons from great teachers. The road to success for Ryan was involved a lot of hard lessons, some that he is still learning from. In this podcast, […]

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EPISODE 005 – Intro to the Business Model Canvas

Show Notes In this episode, Scott and John gives an introduction to the Business Model Canvas. Show Description The Business Design Podcast helps entrepreneurs design and build businesses that succeed on their own even if you take a 6 month vacation. Hosted by Ian Labardee, John Hwang and Scott Andersen, they share their successes and […]

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Episode 004 – Interview with Jeremy Hitchcock, Founder and CEO of Dyn

Show Notes In this episode we interview Jeremy Hitchcock, Founder and CEO of Dyn. Jeremy shares insights on bootstrapping Dyn, forming the company structure, and growing Dyn to a highly successful company with some 170 employees serving over 13 million users and 65,000 domains. About Dyn Dyn is an infrastructure as a service company that […]

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Episode 003 – Definition of an Entrepreneur

Show Notes In this episode, Ian, Scott and I talk about the definition of an entrepreneur and discuss the qualities and common failure points that entrepreneurs encounter while starting their first company. Show Description The Business Design Podcast helps entrepreneurs design and build businesses that succeed on their own even if you take a 6 […]

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Episode 002 – Definition of a Startup

Show Notes In this episode, Ian, Scott and I talk about the definition of a startup and discuss Steve Blank’s lessons learned in his “Search vs Execution” blog post. Definitions: “A startup company or startup is a company, a partnership or temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model.” – Steve […]

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Episode 001 – Introductions

In this episode, Ian, Scott and I talk about our inspirations, our superhero powers and companies that we’re currently running.

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Welcome! We’re excited to unleash the Business Design Podcast, and are hopeful that it will be as fun to listen to as it is for us to produce. The idea of The Business Design Podcast came to John as he was discussing some of the things he had been learning in his own entrepreneurial journey […]

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