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Bootstrapping In America

Some of the most interesting stories around are from entrepreneurs willing to take an idea and turn it into a business. From web apps to workouts to Barron's and babies, we’ve got it covered.

Nirit Rubenstein of Dovly
Jul 28, 2021

Learn more about the genesis of Dovly, an automated credit improvement app that helps consumers boost their credit scores.

Brian Shimmerlik of Vengo Labs
Jul 26, 2021

Vengo Media Network is a marketing tech solution that delivers consumer brand content via kiosks and screens in hotels, universities, fitness centers, and transit hubs.

Divey Gulati of ShipBob
Jul 21, 2021

ShipBob is a privately held technology company offering simple, fast, and affordable e-commerce fulfillment.

Jett McCandless of project44
Jul 19, 2021

Join the tastytrade crew as they interview Jett McCandless, Co-Founder and CEO of project44: provider of an advanced supply chain visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms.

Nana Meriwether of Cale
Jul 14, 2021

Learn more about CALE, a wellness company focused on alcohol alternatives.

Nick Mercadante of PursueCare
Jul 12, 2021

tastytrade interviews Nick Mercadante, founder and CEO of PursueCare, a technology-enabled addiction treatment and behavioral health services provider.

Bonnie Crater of Full Circle Insights
Jul 7, 2021

Learn more about Full Circle Insights, a company that delivers marketing and sales measurement solutions and lead management technology for driving more revenue.

Jorey Ramer of Super
Jun 30, 2021

SUPER is a San Francisco-based insurtech company that offers subscription-based repair and maintenance for your home. 

Stephen Tse of Harmony
Jun 28, 2021

Harmony is a fully Ethereum-compatible blockchain that allows you to build scalable cross-chain applications. 

George Khalife of Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange
Jun 23, 2021

George Khalife is the VP of Midwest U.S. for the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) & TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), which is a unique funding platform for high-growth companies looking to raise Series A capital and beyond.

Meighan Newhouse of Inspirant
Jun 21, 2021

Inspirant Group is an award-winning Chicago-based management consulting, firm that takes companies from inspiration to transformation, actualizing their vision of a people-first company.

Howard Tullman and Product Improvement
Jun 16, 2021

Our resident serial entrepreneur, Howard Tullman, discusses the status of the pandemic, the necessity of continuing to improve on a product, and the boom in tech stocks.

Desmond Wheatley of BEAM Global
Jun 14, 2021

BEAM Global is a Cleantech leader that produces innovative, sustainable technology for electric vehicle (EV) charging, outdoor media, and energy security, without the construction, disruption, risks and costs of grid-tied solutions.

Kyle Nakatsuji of Clearcover
Jun 9, 2021

Clearcover is a data-driven auto insurance company built to provide customers with more affordable coverage.

Sumin Zhu of Ampcera
Jun 7, 2021

Ampcera is a U.S.-based innovator and market leader in the development and commercialization of high-performance solid-state electrolyte and battery technologies for electric vehicles and energy storage.

Sharat Potharaju of MobStac
Jun 2, 2021

More than 3,000 companies use the MobStac platform to build deeper connections with consumers on their mobile devices via QR code, WiFi, Bluetooth beacon, geofencing, and near-field communications (NFC) technologies.

Jake Bolling of Skupos
May 26, 2021

Skupos is the market leader in data analytics that powers smarter, more profitable retail by connecting independent stores, brands, & distributors on one platform.

Arnold Thorstad of InViCo Worldwide
May 24, 2021

Invico is a global supplier of food and beverage ingredients, health and medical supplies, and nutraceuticals that brings together novel proprietary technologies and small farming relationships to lower the environmental impact of global distribution.

Evan Shy of hiitide
May 19, 2021

Evan Shy is the Founder & CEO of hiitide, which is turning the world’s library into collaborative learning experiences.

Ezra Galston of Starting Line VC
May 17, 2021

Starting Line is an early-stage Chicago-based Venture Capital fund investing in premier consumer startups & brands.

Aidan Mouat of Hazel Technologies
May 12, 2021

Hazel Technologies is a USDA-funded company that develops new solutions to extend the quality shelf life of fresh produce and reduce food waste through responsible, sustainable chemistry products.

Matt Tucker of Koan
May 10, 2021

Koan is an organizational alignment software platform that helps teams manage goals and status collaboratively.

Dr. Jay Bhatt
May 5, 2021

Dr. Jay Bhatt is a leading medical contributor to ABC News and tastytrade's go-to medical expert.

Jonathan Little of
May 3, 2021
Jonathan Little is the Founder of It is the largest poker coaching site in the country with over 500 paying members.
David Parker of EforAll
Apr 28, 2021

EforAll is an intensive community supporting budding entrepreneurs within under-resourced communities.

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