There was never really a plan for King of Pops. It started as a conversation that three brothers were having on an epic trip through Central America. Over the years, that conversation turned into a dream and when the youngest of the three, Steven, was laid off from his corporate job during the Great Recession – that dream became a reality. Steven Carse joins Justin Honaman and Taj Akmal to discuss how the business has evolved and grown! Grab a Pop!
Former portfolio and hedge-fund manager turned leadership author and global financial thought-leader, Joel Salomon, returns to the ContenderCast to discuss his new book!
Will Nitze is the Founder and CEO of IQ BAR, a Boston-based brain and body nutrition company. After studying psychology as an undergrad at Harvard, Will became fascinated with the human brain and how it functions. After countless iterations in his kitchen, he launched a successful Kickstarter campaign in late 2017 and launched IQ BAR. Today, IQ BAR is in national distribution and growing rapidly. Will joins Justin to discuss launching the business.
Nanobubble technology is the first aeration device registered with the Environmental Protection Agency for the natural elimination of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), which can spread dangerous toxins in recreational lakes and ponds. The scientific community believes that exposure to these toxins may lead to the development of neurological diseases like ALS, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's later in life. Until now, the only solution for HABs and other nuisance algae was pesticide use - so this is an extremely exciting step towards sustainability in our communities! Bo Burns, an aquatic biologist with SOLitude Lake Management joins Justin to discuss.
DYLN, is a company that creates reusable water bottles that turn water into alkaline water. Since 2015, DYLN has eliminated more than 80 million plastic bottles worldwide by preventing the need to buy single-use alkaline bottles. Dorian Ayres is the founder of the company and his life journey and the story of the brand are both very inspiring. Dorian joins Justin to discuss building the business, preserving the environment, and inspire healthy lives, one bottle at a time.