The American 7s Football League® (A7FL) has pioneered a thoroughly familiar yet completely new format for America’s most popular sport: 7-on-7 without helmets or hard-shell pads. The A7FL’s unique rules retain the toughness and excitement that fans crave while also delivering action-filled nail-biting games and mind-blowing highlights. Co-founder and CEO Sener Korkusuz joins Justin to discuss this growing sports concept!
Austin Cohen is the founder of Flexit, an a-la-carte digital fitness solution that enables users to work out at whatever facility they want to, wherever and whenever they want to, and pay only for the time that they actually spend at the studio. Flexit launched in 2018 and has been scaling quickly now with over 500 gyms that users can choose from. Austin joins Justin to discuss launching and growing this fitness brand!
The Panini Group, established almost 50 years ago in Modena, Italy has subsidiaries throughout Europe, Latin America and the United States. Panini is the world leader in officially licensed collectables and is the leading multi-national publisher of comics, children’s magazines and Manga in Europe and Latin America. Jason Howarth, head of marketing for Panini America, joins Justin to discuss this unique business!
Blue Light Caribbean Gin is hand-made on the tropical island of Grenada using local botanicals. Established in 2018 at the Le Phare Bleu beachfront hotel, Blue Light is changing the way people look at gin. Aaron Salyer and Jim Jardine, co-founders, join Justin to discuss launching this brand only a few steps from the beach in the Caribbean!!
Tim Ash is an acknowledged authority on evolutionary psychology and digital marketing. He is a sought-after international keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Unleash Your Primal Brain and Landing Page Optimization (with over 50,000 copies sold worldwide and translated into six languages). Tim has developed deep expertise in user-centered design, persuasion, understanding consumer behavior, and neuromarketing. Tim joins Justin to discuss how to “think” about engaging with consumers, shoppers and guests.
What makes Vegky different? Their jerky is made with stems of shiitake mushrooms and not the cap, which makes all the difference. The goal is for Vegky jerky to have the best “meat-like” texture with little to no additives. Shiitake mushrooms are nutritious and packed with countless health benefits. These range from boosting immunity system, anticancer compounds, antimicrobial properties to promoting skin, cardiovascular and skeletal health. Founder Thomas Hong joins Justin to discuss this new brand! http://www.Vegky.com
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is a premier bottler of alkaline drinking water, with an 8.8-pH balance. The Company has developed an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process that enhances its product with trace minerals and electrolytes and produces water high in alkalinity. CEO Ricky Wright joins Justin to discuss launching and growing this fast-growing brand!
The FurZapper (patent pending) is a safe, re-usable, and effective pet hair remover that goes into your washer/dryer and gently removes pet hair from your clothing. Just place the FurZapper into your clothes washer during your regular washing cycles, and it goes to work gently adhering to, and separating pet fur or pet hair from your clothing. While effective in the washer, it works fantastic in the clothes dryer along with your freshly washed laundry, often filling up your lint trap faster than ever. Inventor and founder Michael Sweigart join Justin to discuss launching this hot product!
Brewer's Crackers is a "spent grain" cracker company driven to reducing food waste in the craft brewing industry. Spent grains are a valuable by-product from the beer making process. When making beer, brewers steep super high-quality grains, like barley, in water. They then strain this mixture, keeping the liquid to make beer and discard the "spent" grains. Turns out, these grains are still incredibly flavorful, and the steeping process actually unlocks valuable nutrients. Brewers Crackers recycles those grains into crackers and combine them with 100% whole wheat flour. Founder Kyle Fiasconaro joins Justin to discuss this delicious new food brand!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.