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ContenderCast with Justin Honaman

Welcome to the ContenderCast with Justin Honaman, a leadership and Consumer Products entrepreneurship conversation centered on shining a light on bright ideas. Justin is a digital commerce leader, leadership author, communicator, story-teller, and co-founder of Contender Brands based in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information and guest access, visit contenderbrands.com. Every winner started as a contender!
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Nov 25, 2020

Unbound Merino was created by three lifelong friends who were drawn to the incredible natural benefits of Merino wool. The fabric was perfectly suited for travel, but it was typically designed as high performance outdoor activewear, with flashy logos and unnecessary embellishments. They wanted something that did that and also looked great at a restaurant, in a museum, at a rock concert and out on the town. And thus, Unbound Merino was born. Dan Demsky, co-founder, joins Justin to discuss launching the initial crowdfunding campaign and fueling the fast-growing business.

Nov 23, 2020

Begun as an on-line eBay store, the Posh Puppy Boutique went from just selling dog clothing to now carrying a broad range of products and earning the #1 dog boutique ranking on Google. Founder and CEO Jennifer Kirk joins Justin to discuss launching and growing this ecommerce star!

Nov 19, 2020

Intellibed is the biggest disruption to the mattress industry in over two decades. The Intellibed is the only mattress in the world that is both firm and soft at the same time. How is that even possible...through it’s patented Gel Matrix technology. CEO Colin House joins Justin to discuss the brand, company growth, and his path as a leader and entrepreneur.

Nov 16, 2020

Mike Berland is the founder & CEO of research, data, and analytics firm Decode M and is an expert on how people think and behave as consumers, voters, and decision-makers. His new book Maximum Momentum: How to Get It, How to Keep It looks at the drivers of momentum, how to master them, and how to gain and keep it in order to turn crisis into opportunity. Mike joins Justin to discuss how campaigns and companies can leverage data to drive momentum.

Nov 12, 2020

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. The organization’s impact can be observed globally as they have funded 56k+ water projects for over 11 million people around the world. MZ Goodman joins Justin to discuss “The Spring” (which is the community of monthly donors bringing clean water to people in need) and their new Lifetime Impact product.

Nov 9, 2020

Bio Bidet manufactures modern solutions for “primitive” bathroom challenges and has become America’s most popular wholesaler and retailer of bidets. Founded on the principle that “water does it better,” Bio Bidet has achieved 400% year-over-year revenue growth from 2019 to 2020. CMO and bidet industry expert James Amburgey joins Justin to discuss the industry and Bio Bidet products!

 

Nov 5, 2020

Inspired by the culture and vibe of Miami, Fun Wine builds their brand influenced by art, fashion, and music. Because Fun Wine believes wine should be FUN and not complicated. With that in mind, and to break through the traditional wine mentality, Fun Wine decided to rethink wine by focusing on three main pillars: Flavor, Packaging & Price. CEO and Founder Joe Peleg joins Justin to discuss launching this seriously “fun” brand!

Nov 2, 2020

Synctuition is a top-three mindfulness app in the US and the home of its founders, Estonia. Following in the footsteps of a large roster of tech businesses to flourish globally from Estonia, the app is also the fastest-growing in the UK and is providing a more advanced alternative to market leaders Calm & Headspace. COO and Co-Founder Mike Burich joins Justin to discuss the app, growing the business, the importance of self-discovery and more!

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