A highly successful entrepreneur, Matt DeCoursey launched his first company in a spare bedroom of his Indianapolis home in 2009. Using nothing but an AmEx card with an $8000 limit, he built companies that generated millions of dollars in revenue.
Matt is also the founder and CEO of GigaBook, a cloud based appointment-booking platform, which has the ability to provide utility to millions of small and medium sized businesses. He now lives in Kansas City with his wife and two children.
In this discussion, Matt and I cover:
What were the steps that led Matt to be an entrepreneur
Awarded as an iTunes Best of 2014 podcast, The $100 MBA Show is a new kind of business podcast where you simply get better at business with our daily 10 minute business lessons for the real world. These no fluff, 10-minute episodes are packed with only the pure business building training you want.Omar Zenhom, co-founder of Webinar Ninja. Omar and his partner and wife Nicole used their years of education experience to develop software and training resources for webinars. Omar also hosts the $100 MBA show, a top-ranked podcast with over 50,000 downloads per day.In this episode, Omar and I discuss;
His start in teaching High School in Dubai
Webinar Ninja and it’s benefits
How to create a buzz for your podcast
Ignoring the competition
Thoughts on having a college degree
Thoughts on “internet stardom”
and much more
The Marketplace by Priest Willis, Sr MM73: Creating a Successful Webinar Business and Award Winning Podcast with Omar Zenhom (Replay)
Ian Balina is a cryptocurrency investor, serial entrepreneur, author, and film maker. He was a full-time employee at IBM until the day of our interview to focus on Amazon FBA and his cryptocurrency investments.Ian authored The Complete Freelancer Guide, a book that encourages others how to start a freelancing business. He founded Fusion Video Producers, a video production company that’s worked with Nancy Pelosi and NFL star Pierre Garcon. He is known for his ability to “hack the system” and create multiple streams of income through investing in cryptocurrencies, turning hobbies into freelance businesses, short-term real estate rentals and creating private label brands that sell items on Amazon.He is the founder of Peer Hustle, a mobile on-demand freelance jobs marketplace, as well as a tech evangelist for IBM’s North American Open Source and Hybrid Cloud business. Ian holds a Masters in Computer Engineering from The George Washington University and spoke alongside Michelle Obama during his graduation.*I apologize for the sound going faint for a few minutes. I’ve been working with Zencaster and slowly trying to move from SuperTinTin
The Marketplace by Priest Willis, Sr MM72: Bitcoin Investing 101, Freelancing and Quitting His Full-Time Job with Ian Balina