In this episode, I interview Eddie Lee President and Co-Founders of Podo Labs, Inc. Podo Labs started a couple of years ago when Eddie and his two co-founders came launched the first iteration of their camera as a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. During this campaign they raised over $400,000. Now they are launching their second iteration of their camera and they have raised more than $600,000. In this interview, Eddie and I discuss how he came up with the idea for the Podo camera. We also discuss how they marketed their first crowdfunding campaign and the changes they made to in marketing their second crowdfunding campaign. You can find the episode on iTunes or on Stitcher.
We had a great interview this week with Stefan Loble. You can listen to this episode here on iTunes or Stitcher.
In our latest episode of Entrepreneur Stories I interviewed Drew Danburry. You can find this episode here on iTunes or Stitcher. Drew is a talented musician that opened an awesome barber shop a couple of years ago. In this interview, we get into why he decided to become a barber and the process of building a his clientele for his barbershop. Drew was a really interesting guys to interview and I really enjoyed getting to know him. Here are a couple of links to Drew’s music and movies he has made. Music Movies
Learn How to Raise Over 5 Million Dollars in Crowdfunding: Interview with Peter Dering Founder and CEO of Peak Design
So you want to know how to start a company through Kickstarter? Great question. Take a half an hour and learn from Peter Dering who took an idea - making a camera easier to carry - and turned it into one of the most successful companies to use Kickstarter. Peter and his team have raised over 5 million dollars on Kickstarter with six campaigns. They launched another campaign about a month ago and were able to raise over 1 million dollars in the first 24 hours of the campaign. This campaign is still running and you can learn more about it here. How did this all start and what is his secret behind raising this much money? Listen...