Apparel/Footwear/Softgoods

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. 039: On Launching a Women’s Surfwear Brand — The Amanda Chinchelli Interview

Amanda Chinchelli, John Benzick, Venture Superfly, Seea, Surfing, Entrepreneurship, Startup, Entrepreneur, Success

Hear how this accomplished surfer started one of today’s hottest surf wear brands — Seea.  Listen as she describes how entrepreneurship has changed her, where she draws her inspiration and where she finds joy as a business owner.  Learn who has influenced her most, and why she thinks launching Seea was her destiny. Leave a Rating & Review…

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Ep. 035: How to Launch a Fitness Wearable Tech Company — The Davide Vigano Interview

Davide Vigano, entrepreneur, startup, sensoria, venture superfly, john benzick, startup

Hear how this successful Microsoft executive escaped the corporate world to start his own wearable tech company. Learn how he spotted the business opportunity, identified a key strategic investor and found a manufacturing partner — after an exhaustive search of over 70 contenders! Hear his personal thoughts about how entrepreneurship has changed him, how he deals…

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Ep. 033: On Launching Love Your Melon Headwear — The Zachary Quinn Interview

Zachary Quinn, Love Your Melon, Entrepreneur, Startup, Success, Venture Superfly, John Benzick

Hear how entrepreneur, Zachary Quinn, co-created a business idea in college, dropped out, and led the astonishing growth of Love Your Melon headwear.  Learn how he and his business partner chose to regularly give 50 percent of their profits to support children with cancer, and provide opportunities for thousands of young adults to make a…

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