Doing Business with Matt Hartman, a tech VC interviews founders of non-venture backed businesses

Doing Business with Matt Hartman, a tech VC interviews founders of non-venture backed businesses

By Matt Hartman
Doing Business with Matt Hartman is a podcast where a startup builder turned venture capital investor interviews founders of non-venture capital backed startup companies. Discussions include management, marketing, finance, and revenue. The companies have had a business plan on day one, revenues, on day two, and have been around for years or decades.
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A Musical Producer - Part 2
Matt Hartman returns to interview people who focus on building businesses, particularly around products. This is part two of Matt's interview with Mike Bosner, lead producer of Beautiful, the Carole King Musical.
16:49
May 21, 2018
Mike Bosner, Lead Producer of Beautiful The Carole King Musical on Broadway
In this episode, I talk with Mike Bosner, lead producer of Beautiful The Carole King Musical. He discusses the business side of show business, from how idea for the musical came to be, to the impact of selecting one theater over another.
25:44
March 28, 2016
KAI Research: Part 2
In part 2 of my interview with Rene Kozloff, co-founder of KAI Research, she goes into detail about the acquisition process. She also talks about the role of repeat business and which aspects of clinical research can be productized.
19:09
February 16, 2016
KAI Research: Part 1
In this episode, I talk with Rene Kozloff, co-founder of KAI Research. She operated the company for 28 years before selling it. She talks about how they got started, what it was like to go from 2 people to 100 as well as how she attracts an retains employees. She also gives us an insight into how pharmaceutical research works and the role of an outsourced clinical trial company.
23:31
February 14, 2016
Debrief: Hellman-Chang
This episode is a debrief on the Hellman-Chang business. I listen to voicemails and answer questions about Eric Chang's business and about the podcast itself. 
16:15
January 26, 2016
Banshee Wines: Part 2
In part two of the interview with Steve Graf of Banshee wine, we learn about how Steve got his first customers and how he produces the wine using custom crush facilities. He also talks margins, financing the company, and about the economics of the wine club. 
16:21
January 20, 2016
Banshee Wines: Part 1
In this episode, we learn about how Steve Graf helped co-found Banshee Wines. He talks about how he started the company with two friends, and how he thinks about wine both from the production and marketing perspective. Their wines have been ranked among the top 100 by Wine & Spirits magazine.
25:49
January 15, 2016
Hellman-Chang hand-crafted furniture: Part 1
In this episode, we learn about how Eric Chang helped cofound Hellman-Chang. Eric talks about how he started the company and how he thought about building the brand from the beginning.
24:41
December 21, 2015
Hellman-Chang hand-crafted furniture: Part 2
In this episode, we continue the conversation with Eric Chang and learn about how he got his first company, financed the business, and tools of the trade. 
10:01
December 13, 2015
DYB Season 1 Trailer
Doing Your Business with Matt Hartman is a podcast where I interview founders of non-venture backed, profitable businesses. This episode is a preview of what these CEOs will be talking about throughout season 1.
01:03
December 3, 2015
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