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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 3, 2015
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