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
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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, and how he overcomes  his occasional feelings of self doubt. Hear him describe how key people have influenced him, and how entrepreneurship has changed him.

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About the author, John

John Benzick is an entrepreneurship coach and the founder of Venture Superfly. He is a Tech Partner at the venture-capital fund of Matchstick Ventures, a Mentor with Techstars Retail accelerator, an Entrepreneur-In-Residence and (former CEO-in-Residence) at the University of Minnesota, and founder and owner in two consumer product businesses. Click the button below to learn more.

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