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Zahi Boussiba CEO & Co-Founder at Appsee. Zahi walks us through his inspiring journey with Appsee. Over 5 years Appsee has gone from 2 guys in a garage coding to a well funded company with thousands of customers in wide range of industries. Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Here are the 3 things I learned from Zahi...Starting a startup is HARD. Expect the journey to last 5 to 10 yearsStart with a problem, build a prototype, get paying customers - only then seek fundingUnderstand the users journey through your app. Zahi discovered 70% of his users were not sharing their location when first asked, hence engagement was very low Full Transcript
Emily Utter - Earning Six Figures Coaching Adventurous Entrepreneurs Resources: Website  / Linkedin Here are the 3 things I learned from Emily... Adventurous entrepreneurs put lifestyle first before their businessThe #1 mistake when quitting a corporate job is going it aloneEarning a successful living starts with your own connections built through speaking gigs and networking Full Transcript
Stories From Travelling Through Asia Pt2: Living On A Small Paradise Island. As a follow-up to my last episode, I continue my own story about travelling through Asia. This time, I focus on the Gili Islands and Bali, both located in Indonesia. I record this episode from a fantastic bamboo digital hub in Ubud with internet speeds over 75 mb/s (download and upload).  Get inspired! Mentioned: Hubud / Canggu  
Brian Sanders founder of Nexcast. In Brian's words:“So you spent the first few years trying to pitch this idea to podcast celebrities, trying to get a business model and totally get ignored. Then you bail on a startup that you’d sunk a year into and about 10 grand on. Then you magically built this team, one person off of a reddit thread, and the other by doing a bait-n-switch on a legitimate programmer who just happened to have the exact skill set you were looking for?” Resources: Website  / LinkedinMentioned: Get on the waitlist for our beta at
Martyn Davies is currently heading up the Ignite Accelerator in London as Programme Director. He's also advisor to several companies - including whereby I interviewed the founder in episode 120 Resources: Website  / Linkedin 
Chris Savage Founder and CEO of the video marketing platform Wistia. Chris inspires us about his dream come true: having the opportunity to work alongside his friend from University to build a company.  Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Here are the 3 things I learned from Chris:Working alongside your startup co-founder who is happens to be your best friend from University is fun, FUN, FUN!Becoming your own customer is a great way to improve your productA successful startup takes many years and lots of persistence. In the case of Chris's startup, he slowly reached about 30 customers over 3 years, but this was followed by a breakout resulting in a rapid climb to 500 customers. 
Martijn de Kuijper Founder of Revue talks to us about his rocket fuelled Product Hunt launch which attracted over 1,100 upvotes on Product Hunt. Martijn shares with us his story of the ups and downs of being a maker.  Resources: GetRevue Website / Martin's Twitter  + Linkedin Here are the 3 things I learned from Martijn...Any side project has the potential to become a real and successful startupTalk to potential customers before buildingHere are the top 10 things learned when building Revue which Martijn and I co-authored and was featured on WebDesignerDepot [a website with almost 1 million monthly visits]
Ted Fifelski Founder of talks us through the opportunity in financial services. At, Ted's built a brilliant team of experts in both fintech and mobile which has resulted in a unique mobile wallet solution.  Resources: Gane Website / Twitter  Here are the 3 things I learned from Ted...If you are going to be a tech entrepreneur, you really need to know yourself, know your strengths and know what makes you tickTo achieve the results you desire, it's essential to add real value to the consumer experienceThe biggest challenge in your startup could be YOU. In everything you do for your startup, the core should be built around the authentic YOU.
Anton Ivanov, investor and founder of is behind the most popular app for real estate investing. Are you into startups? You're in for a treat because Anton gives us valuable tips. For example, the importance of building a quick prototype, doing your market research, getting customer feedback and focusing on your first 100 true fans. Resources: Website  / Linkedin 
Bruno Leveque is the CEO and co-founder of PrestaShop Inc. He is a self-professed "Business-oriented Geek" and is also fascinated by Computer Science and Entrepreneurship. Bruno started developing games since he was 8 years old.He found PrestaShop Inc. in 2007 with a mission to provide world-class ecommerce software through open source innovation. Since day one, open source has been part of PrestaShop’s DNA.Subscribe On Apple's Podcasting App And Please Leave A Review Resources: Website / Twitter / Linkedin
Abe Cohn is the COO of THC Legal Group. Abe focuses much of his energies on navigating through the complex landscape of the cannabis industry. Look at the resources below for links.Abe talks about the next Gold Rush which is now being called:'The Green Rush"Abe also gives us valuable insights on brand protection, patents and the legal aspects of A.I  Resources: THC LEGAL GROUP / Twitter  
Cyril Trosset is the Founder and CEO of Alertfilm. He is a performance focused software developer with an entrepreneurial drive combined with significant experience in a variety of technical domains including coding languages, frameworks & libraries and development techniques. Over the course of his career Cyril has honed his skills as a developer specializing mobile application development. Cyril's educational background supports his experience as he has a Bachelors degree in Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science. Resources: Website / Twitter / Linkedin 
Josh Jacobs Co-Founder | Partnerships and Business Development at Rhymeo. After two years working on this fun app Rhymeo, Josh has finally quit his job to work full-time on his app.  Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Mentioned: Josh has recorded a rap about The App Guy Podcast 
Paul Kemp looks back on almost 450 episodes and pick up on a big theme throughout the entire show.Subscribe On Apple's Podcasting App    Resources: STAMP (Spotify To Apple Music Playlist) are offering 50% off their tool to transfer your playlists. + The Appreneur Podcast  
Heini Zachariassen, CEO & Founder at Vivino . We talk through Heini's journey from taking an app idea to eventually touching 26 million people worldwide and selling $40 million worth of wine Resources: Linkedin  Here are the 3 things I learned from Heini...Solve a real world problem that is big enough to justify your time investmentFocus like crazyRelease quickly to get early feedback Full Transcript [Coming Soon]
Anthemos Georgiades CEO at Zumper talks about his courage leaving a well respected early career in consulting because his idea was passionately burning a hole in his soul Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Here are the 3 things I learned from Anthemos...Often the biggest challenge is to remain focussed when running your startupThe first $1 million is often harder to raise then the next $38 millionEarly fund raising is best served by having a single story and focussing on one metric Read Full Interview
Dave Schools, founder, writer and creator of the fun app called PartyQ's. Originally from New York, worked in NYC, Dave has been inspired by the Netflix movie called the Minimalists. He now lives in a different US city every three months.  Resources: Twitter  / Linkedin Mentioned: Write About My Startup / Party Qs homepage (On Apple App Store / Google Play Store)Here are the 3 things I learned from Dave... Phubbing is the new term for snubbing people with your phoneHeadlines is the most important aspect when trying to get page views to your articlesThe content marketing game is about volume, volume, volume
David James, Founder of quit his career in Investment banking to build a #2 top grossing app in the utilities section of the iOS app charts. We talk about how David made technology choices, how he engages users, how he optimises for conversions and the psychology of persuading someone to buy an inApp purchase.  Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Mentioned: How To Be Creative / Getting RealHere are the 3 things I learned from David... Improve user onboarding by not forcing users to create an accountEntice users to perform a desired action by offering a reward (maybe offering additional useful data for an action taken within the app) Success can mean different things and not just the size of your bank balance Read Full Transcript
Jo Overline has been a successful iOS app creator for over ten years.  He’s built over 30 apps in various categories, and over 30 million downloads under his belt holding the #1 spot in 94 countries.The “Ugly Meter” app was one of his most successful. He created the controversial app and it propelled him into app stardom where everyone on the planet seemed to be downloading the app. It reached #1 instantly.Nevertheless, it wasn't all plain sailing because the main stream media made up fake news about Ugly Meter to stir up the controversy and Jo had to deal with the good and the 'ugly' side of the press. Get inspired how Jo turned all the press attention into a viable business which meant he now follows his passion for app development with the unique Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin / IMDB page / Ugly Meter: The iPhone app that rates your attractiveness” / Overline gives Wii owners “The Shaft”By the way, Ugly Meter appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Daily Mail UK, Huffington Post, Tonight Show w/Jay Leno, NY Post, NY Timesand Hundreds of morning radio/news showsHere are the 3 things I learned from Jo OverlineThe easiest way to get free press is to give them a storyWe often read about app entrepreneurs getting millions of downloads. Maybe we think we can copy the successful formula. Despite our best efforts, sometimes these success stories are just down to good old fashioned luck which cannot be repeatedSuccessful people can be genuinely motivated to help others succeed which is so wonderful about the startup and entrepreneurial world Read Interview In Full
Matthew Turner is the Chief Brand Storyteller in Turndog. He is a Brand Storyteller who helps Forward-Thinking Manufacturers & Social Enterprises thrive in today's fast-paced society. Matthew happens to write books, currently working on his third novel, and his largest Non-Fiction Project to date, The Successful Mistake. Email around 30th May for an advanced copy or look out for my email update around the same time. Resources: Website / Twitter / Linkedin
Tucker Max is the CEO of Book in a Box. He's a New York Times Best Selling Author. Tucker can write and publish your book with a 12 hour commitment from you over a 5 month period. For a warm introduction, email with the subject : I Want To Publish My Own Book and I'll set you up with my friend Tucker. Resources: Website / Twitter / Linkedin
Scott Barstow, CEO of Rocket Hangar, Advisor at Telestax, Venture Partner, Host of The Scott Barstow Show and Creator of . If you are, like me, a non-technical entrepreneur without a deep knowledge of coding - then learn about the hacks you can do to work successfully with a technical co-founder.  Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Here are the 3 things I learned from Scott...It really is possible to start a tech product without a technical co-founderFinding and working with a technical co-founder is a little like getting married. It's a good idea to work alongside each other on a project before making such a big commitment The ideal startup is comprised of at least 2 founders, but ideally no more than three Read Transcript
Jonathan Kay is the founder of Apptopia. He is an entrepreneur, an executor and an expert in all things mobile.Apptopia is a mobile data company. Learn about the biggest app category demand and how many apps are hitting the App Stores each month Resources: Website / Twitter / Linkedin
Dmitry Dragilev., founder of Dmitry single handedly grew a startup from 0 to 40M+ pageviews through PR and got acquired by Google a few years back. He has published 1300+ articles in press and has written guest articles for most major tech publications. He currently runs a PR SaaS called JustReachOut and PR coaching course PRThatConverts currently used by 3500+ entrepreneurs and startups to find and pitch journalists without the help of PR firms.   Resources: Website / Twitter  / Linkedin Extra resources: are the 3 things I learned from Dmitry:A good way to reach out to a tech journalist is find a way to add value and start a conversation before pitching anythingThe wrong way to reach out to an influencer is simply emailing something like: "He John, I have a new app launching and..."What journalists want to receive in an email: something that’s less than 200 words; subject line less than 65 characters. No PR releases, no attached stuff to it and into the inbox around 8 AM Read In Full
Victor Ricci, Founder at Trend Pie talks about app success through influencer marketingThe college student with a 250 million follower reach   Resources: Website  / Linkedin 
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Feb 23rd, 2016
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