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ContenderCast with Justin Honaman

Welcome to the ContenderCast with Justin Honaman, a leadership and Consumer Industries entrepreneurship conversation centered on shining a light on bright ideas. Justin is a digital commerce leader, author, communicator, and Consumer Products / Retail industry thought-leader based in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information and guest access, visit contendercast.com. Every winner started as a contender!
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Now displaying: February, 2021
Feb 26, 2021

Also known as Very Special Old Arrack, this is 100% Pure Distilled Arrack. Recognized by its rich, aroma, full, smooth palate and exceptionally well-rounded flavor, this presentation of Very Special Old Arrack is an improved blend of distinguished character. Timelessly and naturally aged in seasoned Halmilla vats in Sri Lanka’s largest and most respected distillery, this blend of 100% pure coconut arrack reigns supreme and is specially for those with distinctive taste. Devinda Balasuriya joins Justin to discuss bringing this spirits brand to America.

Feb 25, 2021

Shi Curry is the vibrant 16-year-old youth Chef, CEO, and TV personality committed to transforming the lives of her peers through healthy eating and thinking. Shi has created a platform to educate children on the benefits of eating healthy and thinking good thoughts, while encouraging them to take charge of their lives at a young age - Shi LaChef. Shi and her mother / business partner Celeste join Justin to discuss how they took an idea and converted it into a business!

Feb 24, 2021

High in the Andes of South America, Quinoa is celebrated as Muru Quri, which means the Golden Grain in the ancient language of Quechua. This is where Quri Vodka gets its name QURI (signifying gold in Quechua). Jonathan Tourgee, CEO and founder, joins Justin to discuss launching and growing this new spirits brand.

Feb 22, 2021

Have you ever thought about inviting friends over to an exclusive dinner in your home and wanted your own private chef?! Food, Fire + Knives is here for you. And soon, you too can have your own private chef-led meals! Michael Casciello and Warren Sewell join Justin to discuss launching and growing this new service.

Feb 19, 2021

Not all dogs, and not all dog parents are alike. SodaPup has created unique collections to appeal to different audiences. Their toy brands include USA-K9, Industrial Dog, Spotnik, MuttsKickButt, and, of course, SodaPup. They have also launched a healthy dog treat brand called Harvard's Finest. Like the toys, Harvard's Finest treats are produced in the United States from safe and healthy ingredients and they work perfectly with treat dispensing toys. CEO and founder Adam Baker joins Justin to discuss launching and growing this pet brand!

Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Eric Cole is an industry-recognized security expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience. He has experience in information technology with a focus on helping customers identify the right areas of security by building out dynamic defense solutions that protect organizations from advanced threats. Eric is the author of several best-selling books on cyber security and is a global entrepreneur in the space. Dr. Cole joins Justin to discuss the threats facing large and small businesses and how we can avoid them.

Feb 17, 2021

Sonotone is a guitar strings company founded and led by PK Pandey. Joe Perry and Jeff Beck, amongst many other global music artists, have embraced the well-balanced tone of SonoTone strings. SonoTone strings are wound the old school way, with a special and unique blend of metals. Amazing overtones, endless sustain, and your tone… better. PK joins Justin to discuss his music background and launching / growing the Sonotone business.

Feb 15, 2021

Swiggies were invented as an alternative to fanny packs and having to carry water bottles while exercising. This new hands-free approach is simple and easy to use. You just fill them up with water and go! They also make a great unique gift for anyone on your shopping list. Swiggies is now sold in 25 countries and was a NASDAQ product of the year semi-finalist. Founder and CEO Julie Austin joins Justin to discuss bringing a great idea to life!

Feb 12, 2021

Established in 2002, Nutrabolt is a fast-growing nutritional life science company. Their marquee brands, Cellucor, C4 Energy, and XTEND, are among the world’s leading sports nutrition and performance energy product lines. You can find C4 Energy, America’s #1 pre-workout and fastest-growing performance energy drink brand, plus XTEND, the world’s #1 BCAA brand, in a wide variety of online and physical retailers around the globe. Doss Cunningham, Nutrabolt’s CEO, joins Justin to discuss leading and growing the brand.

Feb 11, 2021

Tellinga (like telling a story) is a Houston, TX-based startup that creates personalized hand-drawn greeting cards that tell your story through snail mail. Story recipients receive illustrated stories about themselves based on unique preferences. It can be fun, dramatic, thoughtful...anything! CEO and founder Alex Kurkowski joins Justin to discuss launching and growing the business!

Feb 10, 2021

Brooke Navarro and her husband Matt founded Without A Trace Foods to address the challenge of good food without the ingredients that cause food allergies. Their vision is for every kid to never feel left out because of his or her allergies or be labeled as “the allergic kid.” They also want to simplify snack time. This means creating snacks for the whole family delivered to your doorstep. Brooke joins Justin to discuss launching and growing the business.

Feb 8, 2021

When Michel Myara decided to launch a hard seltzer brand, he wanted to take a different approach to the category. He was the first to use Guaraná to give the drink a subtle, exotic flavor! Absolutely no sugar added. Michel joins Justin to discuss this new upstart brand. Get Lytt, today!

Feb 5, 2021

Cannapreneur Partners is a team of excellence-driven professionals that have the passion and drive to help entrepreneurs attain success while guiding investors to make more educated decisions and thoughtfully place capital in the cannabis space. Todd Sullivan, co-CEO, joins Justin to discuss the Cannabis market and developing companies in the space.

Feb 4, 2021

HUSHconcerts relentlessly innovates to manifest creative solutions to the challenges of live event production in both common and non-traditional settings. They apply unique experience, technology, and methodology to actualize any type of performance in all environments, regardless of regulations, restrictions or misunderstandings. HUSHconcerts also creates and markets unique experiences of its own for a blossoming community of live entertainment aficionados. CEO and co-founder Robbie Kowal joins Justin to discuss this unique entertainment organization.

Feb 3, 2021

4Sight is making big data small (and human) – mining thousands of unfiltered, real time user generated (social media, reviews, blogs) content to solve vexing business issues via patent-pending machine learning and natural language processing algorithms. Founder and CEO Mark Jeffreys joins Justin to discuss the Consumer Goods industry and using product review data to drive brand growth and consumer engagement.

Feb 1, 2021

Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CELH), founded in April 2004, is a global company with a proprietary, clinically proven formula for flagship brand CELSIUS®.  With an extensive consumer goods background, John Fieldly, is a results-driven executive with over 20 years of broad financial and operational experience. In his current role as CEO of Celsius, Fieldly uses his strong background in financial leadership and operational expertise to maximize resources to drive revenue, corporate efficiencies, and shareholder value. John joins Justin to discuss his role as leader as well as growing this strong beverage brand.

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