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Enterpreneurship

Building Nexcast - An Inside Look at Growing a Startup Business

Nexcast

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Building Nexcast chronicles the many ups and downs of working with a team to execute a vision and bring a product to the world. Appropriate to the medium, this product is a podcast app and new platform that aims to make podcasting better for everyone...Show More
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10:25 | Dec 14th, 2016

Hi guys and gals! Sorry about disappearing for a hot second, right after we launched our beta... Yeah so about that, as they say here in Los Angeles, we got axed. Well I guess they say that everywhere, but you get the point. In this week's episode we...Show More

34:28 | Nov 2nd, 2016

We're back!! We've been hard at work trying to get our private beta out, so apologies for the delay. This week we take another intermission from our story to interview one of the world's biggest tech podcasters, who happens to be 19 and lives in the ...Show More

13:42 | Oct 7th, 2016

We see what happened in the lost weeks without a mobile developer and check in with our new pal Taku. We used to be moving like a glacier, but now we’re on train full speed ahead to beta town. Check out the site at http://BuildingNexcast.com Get earl...Show More

22:42 | Sep 30th, 2016

I blow in a call to my friend who made a deal with Mark Cuban on Shark Tank to get some advice on how to sort this equity split out. Then it was time to have the dreaded follow up with Troy. We then have some catastrophic news that we somehow take in...Show More

31:01 | Sep 23rd, 2016

Splitting up something that’s worth nothing has never been harder. We take some advice from a Stanford class called How to Start a Startup on how to best divide ownership of our company that currently has no real value. The potential of it being wort...Show More

16:20 | Sep 8th, 2016

We have to make a couple big decisions as things start falling into place for our team. We have gotten a lot of positive feedback on bringing discussion threads into our app, a feature that we have been planning all along. Engaging with podcasts host...Show More

34:11 | Aug 31st, 2016

Our journey thus far has been full of surprises, but this we couldn't make up if we tried. In this week's episode we find ourselves on the other end of the negotiating table with a gang of teenaged gamers from the Philippines. They've got our Twitter...Show More

15:49 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Not quite as easy as finding a date - we explore the CTO matching services available to non-technical guys like us. We get swindled, have a few laughs, and surprise, surprise, discover that the dating app comparison isn't too far off. Will we ever ge...Show More

11:51 | Aug 16th, 2016

We're taking a hot second to try something new. As you may recall, Part 1 of this epic journey got started in Silicon Valley, where Brian pitched the company for the first time ever at Blab. There were both highs and lows, good points and not so good...Show More

30:17 | Aug 9th, 2016

We ask a bunch of random people what they think of podcasting and get some surprising answers... The one thing that's clear is that podcasting can be different things to different people. And that podcasting needs all the support it can get to break ...Show More

20:22 | Aug 2nd, 2016

There are no sure things when you're bootstrapping a startup. We learn that lesson the hard way when we lose a very important member of the team. At this point, our chances of success look pretty grim. I'm going to have to dig deep to figure out a wa...Show More

24:29 | Jul 26th, 2016

Telling your own story can be hard. Making a good podcast about that story is even harder. I get some great advice from some friendly folks as I look at the tech and podcast communities and learn what makes them special. Our podcast journey began in ...Show More

19:33 | Jul 19th, 2016

Startup life ain't easy... No more prancing Pikachu and gleeful little gumdrops in this episode. Things start to get serious when we start falling behind...   To learn more and see all the extra content please go to http://buildingnexcast.com Get ear...Show More

25:43 | Jul 12th, 2016

“So you spent the first few years trying to pitch this idea to podcast celebrities, trying to get a business model and totally get ignored. Then you bail on a startup that you’d sunk a year into and about 10 grand on. Then you magically built this te...Show More

34:01 | Jun 29th, 2016

Part 1 of the epic journey in building the podcast app and platform, Nexcast, begins with a trip to Silicon Valley. Brian Sanders, the CEO and host of the show, travels to San Francisco to pitch his company for the first time ever. The pressure of th...Show More