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Founders Stories

Founders Stories

By Brian Scudamore
A show about ordinary people on a journey to build their own exceptional businesses.

Host Brian Scudamore, founder and CEO of O2E Brands, is on a mission to uncover the founders stories of some of our most inspiring people – from the decisions that lead them to take the leap, to the celebrations and lessons that follow.
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Jamie's Story: 'Superheroes Wanted... Civilians Will Be Considered'
When Jamie Gold moved to the U.S. to run a junk business in California, she saw it as a great opportunity for a couple of years, before she returned to pursuing a career in medicine. Instead, she built a home services empire.  This is her story.
21:56
November 26, 2019
Andrew's Story: 'The Perfect Storm'
Andrew Wilson ran a franchise throughout two deployments to Afghanistan, before moving into the moving business – and experienced the kind of positive change most people can only dream about. This is his story. 
26:15
November 19, 2019
Darryl's Story: 'I Wanted To Be A Doctor'
Darryl Karpel traded a future in medicine for a chance to build the largest painting franchise in the O2E Brands system… at just 26 years old. This is his story.
15:14
November 12, 2019
Josh's Story: 'What Is This Guy Doing Here?'
Some people are born with the entrepreneur gene, and Josh Herron is one of those people. But how did he go from selling snow cones to running a $30m dollar empire? This is his story.
21:58
October 28, 2019
Ethan's Story: 'Why Can't You Do A Million Next Year?'
When Ethan Brooks’ first business - a window cleaning enterprise - failed, he didn’t give up. Instead he used those lessons to drive him, and discovered the perfect fit as the owner of a Shack Shine franchise. This is his story.
24:49
September 30, 2019
Jocelyn's Story: 'I Don't Know How But I Want To Move There'
How does surprising a homesick brother end up in someone moving to a completely new country, and starting a junk hauling business? 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Franchise Partner Jocelyn Gold did just that, and this is her story.
27:28
September 30, 2019
What is Founders Stories?
A show about ordinary people on a journey to build their own exceptional businesses.  Host Brian Scudamore, founder and CEO of O2E Brands, is on a mission to uncover the founders stories of some of our most inspiring people – from the decisions that lead them to take the leap, to the celebrations and lessons that follow. Listen to this trailer and find out more! 
00:44
September 24, 2019