Posts by John Benzick

Ep. 047: On Launching Justin’s Nut Butter — The Justin Gold Interview

Entrepreneur, startup, justin gold, john benzick, venture superfly, product development

Hear this exciting interview with Justin Gold, the founder of Justin’s Nut Butter.  Listen as he describes overcoming a deluge of obstacles in starting and growing his company.  Learn where he discovered his entrepreneurial drive, how he raised money and why he still doesn’t know what he’s good at — despite his tremendous startup success. Leave a…

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Ep. 046: On Launching a Healthy Food and Beverage Brand — The Rita Katona Interview

Rita Katona, Venture Superfly, So Good So You, Entrepreneur, startup, entrepreneurship, success, podcast

Hear how Rita Katona followed her passion to launch a healthy food and beverage company called So Good Brands, Inc. Listen as she shares her inspiration to start the company, and her biggest joy as an entrepreneur.  Learn Rita’s biggest challenge of managing multiple business models as well as “getting it all done” on a daily basis. Hear…

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Ep. 45: On Launching an Adventure Travel Clothing Brand — The Ryan Hitzel Interview

Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, startup, apparel, ryan Hitzel, John Benzick, Roark Revival, success, Venture Superfly

Hear the amazing startup story of the wildly successful Roark Revival apparel brand, founded by Ryan Hitzel. Learn how he channeled his experience as an adventure traveler and surfer, as a creative director in advertising, and as an employee at Volcom clothing, to become an apparel entrepreneur.  Listen as he describes his top frustrations as a business owner,…

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Ep. 044: How to Unleash Imagination and Create New Products — The Barry Kudrowitz Interview

Barry Kudrowitz, Venture Superfly, University of Minnesota, Design, Product Development, Product Design, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Startup

Hear how Barry Kudrowitz, a leading authority on design, innovation and new product development, helps people to think more creatively and unleash their imagination to create new products. Leave a Rating & Review in iTunes for the Product Launch Rebel Podcast

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Ep. 043: The Launch and Growth of Pure Cycles — The Michael Fishman Interview

Venture Superfly, Pure Cycles, Michael Fishman, John Benzick, Startup, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Success

Hear the exciting story of how three childhood buddies launched their own bicycle brand, in college. Learn how they first bootstrapped the business with their own startup capital. Listen to Michael Fishman, Pure Cycles co-founder (and our interview guest), describe how he would approach his startup differently if he could do it over again. Hear his…

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