Guest : Guy Kawasaki, Managing Partners of Garage Ventures
Aired : Saturday August 25th, 2007
Been there....done that...and still doing it. That pretty much sums up all you need to know about Guy Kawasaki. From his days as one of Apple's original evangelists, to serial entrepreneurship, to venture capitalist and author of best selling books, Guy has been apart of high tech industry since the 80's. And his most recent project, Truemors, was one of the most anticipated new sites in recent memory. Check out Bren'ts one-on-one conversation with Guy as he talks about why he started Truemors at this point in time, the importance of Facebook to business and why most entrepreneurs should turn to bootstrapping and not venture capital to build their business. Plus find out how you can get an autographed copy of Guy's best selling book, The Art of the Start.
We also welcome to the show search engine marketing expert Brian Halligan. Brian is the ceo of HubSpot, developer of the popular internet marketing platform for small and midsize companies. Coming on the heels of last week's show on Entrepreneur magazine's Online Marketing Jolt contest, Brian gives some great insight into how small businesses can go about get their sites noticed by Google. As an added bonus, Brian talks about his recent experiences having successfully raising venture capital to grow his company.
Guy Kawasaki is a managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm and a columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine. Previously, he was an Apple Fellow at Apple Computer, Inc. Guy is the author of eight books including The Art of the Start, Rules for Revolutionaries, How to Drive Your Competition Crazy, Selling the Dream, and The Macintosh Way. He has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
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