Successfully Funded

Successfully Funded
In each episode of Successfully Funded, Jeff “fuzzy” Wenzel talks to and deconstruct currently successful world-class crowdfunding campaigns from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, games, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use. This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more. I like talking to and learning about success, and I bet you’ll like the conversations I have. Prior guests include Scott Thrift (Today), Alan Teng (Linkbook Pro), Ray Wu (Wynd), John Reumerman (Woodiehub), Edorado Carlotti (War

156 - Vegan Fine Foods
Aug 22 • 48 min
In episode 156, I got to talk with Steven Smith from the company Vegan Fine Foods. VFF opened their flagship store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in March 2018, but the journey began long before that. It started in May, 1997. After years in graduate school,…
155 - TBJ Gourmet
Aug 2 • 49 min
In episode 155 I got to sit down and talk with Michael Oraschewsky Chief Executive Boar @ TBJ Gourmet. TBJ’s trendsetting and award-winning products are sold direct to consumers online and through a network of 5 Event Sales Representatives, on QVC, in…
154 - Optimus
May 24 • 41 min
In episode 154, I got to talk with OPTIMUS project creator Yi Zhang about their premium luggage now on Kickstarter. Optimus luggage is durable, timeless and at the lowest possible price.
153 - TIMIO
Apr 2 • 42 min
In Episode 153 I got to talk with Basile Fattal from the successful Kickstarter campaign, TIMIO. TIMIO is an educational audio and music player that uses magnetic discs to unlock a library of curated content, from nursery rhymes and lullabies to fairy…
152 - INUBOX
Mar 27 • 55 min
In episode 152 I got to talk with the creators of INUBOX. INUBOX captures, processes & contains liquid and solid dog waste in a hygienic way. After each use, it releases a treat for your dog’s training. Our patented process prevents bad odors & delivers…
151 - World Tree
Mar 22 • 48 min
In episode 151 - I got to talk with Wendy Burton, CEO of World Tree. Wendy, is unabashed in her commitment to the three P’s: Planet, People, and Profit. Otherwise known as “The Tree Lady” Wendy has spent the last 17 years promoting the economic and…
150 - Carter Malloy
Mar 19 • 47 min
In episode 150 I got to talk with creator Carter Malloy about his new equity crowdfunding platform, Acretrader. AcreTrader was created with a simple mission: provide investors direct access to the highly attractive asset class of farmland. Before…
149 - Straton Legera Watch
Mar 15 • 51 min
In episode 149 - I got to talk with Kyle Schut from the successful Kickstarter Straton Legera Watch. Straton Watch Co. ® was established in 2015 by watch and car enthusiast Kyle. Combining his passions, he created a brand which has successfully launched…
148 - Dango Modular Watches
Mar 12 • 42 min
In Episode 148, I got to talk with the creators of Dango Modular Watches. The watches have been in development for over one year and they wanted to create a collection that compliments and completes their everyday gear. When they decided to enter the…
147 - Alison Buehler
Mar 5 • 39 min
In episode 147 I got to talk with Alison Buehler about her successful Kickstarter campaign, Relatable Chapter Book Series for Diverse Developing Readers. Only 15% of African American 4th graders in Mississippi scored at the proficient reading level on the…
146 - Jonboy Meyers
Feb 20 • 61 min
In episode 146- I got to talk with artist Jonboy Meyers. Jonboy is currently running a successful Kickstarter campaign for his new volume 2 Sketchbook. Jonboy is, an Illustrator and Concept Designer for Toys, Video Games, Comic Books, Film and Animation.…
145 - Mark Roderick
Feb 14 • 61 min
In episode 145, I got to talk with corporate and securities lawyer, Mark Roderick. Since the JOBS Act of 2012, Mark has spent all of his time in the Crowdfunding space and today is one of the leading Crowdfunding and Fintech lawyers in the United States.…
144 - Pharos Watches
Feb 12 • 36 min
In episode 144 - I got to talk with Alex Davis from the successful Kickstarter project, Pharos Watches. Pharos Watches is proud to announce the Sentinel Collection consisting of two models: the full lume Sentinel and sunburst Sentinel B. The uniqueness of…
Feb 5 • 44 min
In episode 143 - I got to talk with Jordan Draper from the Kickstarter campaign TOKYO SERIES TABLETOP GAMES. What is the TOKYO SERIES?? 12 unique games about life in Tokyo that can be played stand alone or mixed together! You can learn more about the…
142 - Radiant Pain Relief
Jan 29 • 47 min
In episode 142 I got the chance to talk with Brendon Lundberg from Radiant Pain Relief about their upcoming Reg A+ Crowdfunding campaign. Radiant Pain Relief Centres offer a unique and progressive treatment for chronic pain, which helps retrain the brain…
55 - Maslow
Dec 8, 2018 • 59 min
Episode 55 is here! In this episode, I got to talk with Tom Beckett from the successfully funded Kickstarter campaign, Maslow.
122 - Succulent Dragons
Dec 7, 2018 • 51 min
In Episode 122 of Successfully Funded, I got to talk with Stephanie Law from the Kickstarter campaign Succulent Dragons.
141 - UrmO
Oct 25, 2018 • 53 min
In episode 141, I got to talk with Sebastian Signer from the Kickstarter campaign, UrmO, UrmO is a ultra-light, foldable urban electric vehicle. Since 2016, UrmO has been developing a revolution in urban mobility, the foldable, self-balancing scooter.…
140 - Wool Cross X
Oct 2, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode, I got to talk with Marcus and Romana from the Kickstarter campaign Wool Cross X. The Wool Cross X by Giesswein is the world’s first high-performance sport shoe with a 100% Merino wool lining. Designed with micro-grip technology and…
139 - Machina Arcana
Sep 24, 2018 • 45 min
In episode 139, I got to talk with Juraj Bilic from the game Machina Arcana. Machina Arcana is a cooperative steampunk horror game for 1-4 players. Players take on the role of explorers thrown into dreadful halls, scratching for survival and progressing…
138 - Dale of Merchants
Sep 13, 2018 • 42 min
Episode 138 is in the books! Today I got to talk with Sami Laakso from the board game, Dale of Merchants. Dale of Merchants is a stand-alone deck building game and a storage solution for the DoM series. Great for fans and newcomers alike. Check out our…
137 - Gage and Tollner
Sep 10, 2018 • 46 min
In Episode 137, I got to talk with St John Frizell, Founder, Gage and Tollner. St. John and his partners are running a Wefunder campaign to help restore and reinvent this classic Brooklyn restaurant. GAGE & TOLLNER will feature a 70-seat dining room, a…
136 - Whyld River
Sep 6, 2018 • 64 min
In Episode 136, I got to talk with Rachel Bauman from the Kickstarter campaign, Whyld River’s DoggyBag. From nights under the stars to last minute road trips The DoggyBag is meant to go everywhere with you. Just like your best friend. If you got a…
135 - Thomas Fluharty
Aug 31, 2018 • 45 min
On Episode 135 of Successfully Funded, I get to talk with art wizard, Thomas Fluharty about The Prismacolor 901 Indigo Bleu Series Book on Kickstarter.
134 - Prova
Aug 17, 2018 • 49 min
In episode 135 of Successfully Funded, I got the chance to talk with Cameron Schiller from the #Kickstarter, Prova.
133 - Spyra One
Aug 13, 2018 • 43 min
In episode 133, I got to talk with Sebastian Walter from the awesome Kickstarter campaign, Spyra One.
132 - The Light Seer’s Tarot
Jun 28, 2018 • 56 min
Episode 132 - I got the chance to interview Chris-Anne Donnelly about her Kickstarter campaign, The Light Seer’s Tarot.
131 - Ovis
Jun 14, 2018 • 40 min
In episode 131, I got to talk with the founder of ForwardX Robotics about their Indiegogo campaign, Ovis.
130 - Dr.W
May 31, 2018 • 46 min
Today is episode 130 of Successfully Funded. My guest is Reinder Woudstra from the successful Kickstarter, DR.W.
129 - Darwin’s Choice
May 23, 2018 • 55 min
In episode 129 I got to talk with Sam and Marc from the Kickstarter campaign, Darwin’s Choice.
128 - Tropic
May 9, 2018 • 48 min
In episode 128 - I got to chat with Alberto Espinós about his #Kickstarter campaign, Tropic - The Ultimate Travel Shoe.
127 - BentoStack
May 7, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 128 - I got to talk with Mike Smart from the Indiegogo campaign, BentoStack
125 - Idolcam
May 1, 2018 • 35 min
In episode 125 - I talked with Jason Lam about his newest creation, Idolcam. The Pocketable 4k Gimbal Camera!
Apr 25, 2018 • 55 min
Episode 124 - Mina Yoo from Heroclip and I got the chance to talk about her company and her successful Indiegogo campaign.
123 - Cogeo
Apr 10, 2018 • 45 min
Over the last 60 days or so, the team at Woodshed Agency has been working behind the scenes on a new partnership deal to help to expand our possibilities. Today, we are excited to announce that Woodshed Agency and Cogeo have decided to partner to help…
121 - The Thinking Egg
Mar 9, 2018 • 53 min
In Episode 121, I got to talk with project creator Oscar Bonilla Jr about his campaign, The Thinking Egg.
120 - Sheerly Genius
Feb 27, 2018 • 43 min
In Episode 120, I got to talk with Katherine Homuth from the Kickstarter, Sheerly Genius.
119 - Broken Bananah
Feb 12, 2018 • 49 min
In episode 119, I get to talk with Ross Asdourian about his new book, Broken Bananah: Comedy, Life, and Sex …Without a Penis.
118 - Mycroft Mark II
Feb 1, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode of Successfully Funded, I got to talk with Joshua Montgomery about his Kickstarter campaign called, MyCroft Mark II.
117- G.I. Joe
Jan 15, 2018 • 63 min
Ep 117 G.I. JOE - I got to talk with Carson Mataxis about his Kickstarter, Collecting the art of G.I. Joe: Volumes 5 and 6 (1990-1994).
116 - Somnox
Dec 4, 2017 • 45 min
Episode 116 - Somnox. I got to talk with Julian Jagtenberg from the company Somnox, world’s first sleep robot to improve your sleep.
115 - Ethereal Timepieces
Nov 30, 2017 • 38 min
In Episode 115, I got to talk with Jimin Kim about his #Kickstarter campaign, Ethereal Timepieces.
114 - Neofit Roller
Nov 2, 2017 • 50 min
Episode 114 features Seb Kipman from the successful Kickstarter campaign, Neofit Roller.
113 - MELLA
Oct 19, 2017 • 47 min
In episode 113, I got to talk with Stephanie from the company Little Hippo about her successful #Kickstarter campaign, MELLA.
112 - Embr Wave
Oct 12, 2017 • 47 min
In episode 112 - I got to sit down and talk with Sam Shames from the Kickstarter campaign, Embr Wave.
111 - Simple Happy Kitchen
Oct 5, 2017 • 52 min
Episode 111 - Simple Happy Kitchen. I got the chance to talk with Ziv Meltzer about his successful Kickstarter campaign.
110 - Adore
Sep 28, 2017 • 46 min
In episode 110, I get personal with Saeed Azimi from the successful Kickstarter campaign, Adore.
109 - Riptide R1
Sep 21, 2017 • 45 min
Here we go! Let’s talk about the electric skateboard. In episode 109, I got to talk with Eric Birkemeier from the company Riptide.
108 - The Milton Shoe Company
Sep 11, 2017 • 53 min
In episode 108 I got the chance to talk with Milton Fonseca from the company Milton Shoe Company about his successful Kickstarter campaign.
107 - You Suck At Piano
Aug 31, 2017 • 41 min
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the piano? Well, Episode 107 is going to be perfect for you. I got to talk with Dr. Joel Pierson about his new piano book, You Suck at Piano.
106 - Race For The Top
Aug 28, 2017 • 46 min
In episode 106, I got to talk with Aaron Heimes from Race For The Top. Race For The Top is a reality series that highlights the people and businesses that use crowdfunding to make their dreams a reality.
105 - Specdrums
Aug 25, 2017 • 47 min
In episode 105, I got to talk with Steven Dourmashkin from Specdrums about his successful Kickstarter campaign.
104 - Tersa Steam
Aug 17, 2017 • 44 min
Episode 104. Charlie Warden and I got a chance to talk about his successful Indiegogo campaign, Tersa Steam.
103 - Raw Materials V.1
Aug 14, 2017 • 50 min
Episode 103 features a wonderful conversation with Eliza Ivanova from the successful Kickstarter Raw Materials v.1.
102 - Toc19
Aug 10, 2017 • 58 min
In episode 102 - I talked with Will Monaghan from Toc19 about his successful Kickstarter campaign for his brand of watches.
101 - Sandman Doppler
Aug 7, 2017 • 56 min
Episode 101 - Sandman Doppler. Let’s talk about the dreaded, getting up in the morning. Is there anything worse? Well, Alex from Palo Alto Innovation has a new tool to make waking up and going bed less of a hassle. Introducing…. Sandman Doppler: The…
100 - Airpaq
Aug 2, 2017 • 59 min
We did it! We made it to one hundred episodes! On today’s episode, I got to virtually sit down and talk with Adrian Goosses from the Kickstarter campaign, Airpaq.
99 - Volterman
Jul 26, 2017 • 50 min
Episode 99 - Volterman. Sona Mirzoyan from Volterman stopped by the virtual studio to talk about the very successful smart wallet that is, VOLTERMAN!
98 - Premium Undies Made from Discarded Fishing Nets
Jul 19, 2017 • 48 min
Let’s take a trip to Finland. In Episode 98 I got to talk with Tommi Lahde from the company, The Other Danish Guy. Tommi has made The World’s First Underwear Made from Regenerated Ocean Plastics.
97 - FlexSafe Plus
Jul 14, 2017 • 36 min
In episode 97, I get down and dirty with Rob Peck talking about getting your valuables safe and sound using the new product from Aquavault: FlexSafe Plus.
96 - Rebel Girls 2
Jul 12, 2017 • 55 min
Episode 96 is a hot one! I got to talk with one of the co-creators Elena from the amazing book, Rebel Girls.
95 - KADO
Jul 10, 2017 • 52 min
Episode 95 - Yariv Ganor is solving a problem we have all faced. The dreaded move the couch to plug in your charger. In this episode, we are going to talk about how Yariv has solved this annoying issue.
94 - Keen Bean
Jul 5, 2017 • 54 min
Hope everyone had a great 4th of July! On episode 94 I got to talk with Johnny Kien from Keen Bean about his successful Kickstarter campaign for Baby Food Redefined.
93 - Baserock
Jun 28, 2017 • 60 min
Episode 93 - Baserock creator Gannon Daynes and I jumped on to Zencastr to chat about his current Kickstarter campaign.
92 - Vacanza
Jun 28, 2017 • 27 min
Episode 92 consists of Ambrose Wong from Vacanza and me talking business shirts and keeping them wrinkle free.
91 - Wearhaus Beam
Jun 21, 2017 • 52 min
Richie Zeng from Wearhaus Beam decided to jump online to talk about his new Kickstarter that is already Successfully Funded. Which means, episode 91 is in the books.
90 - Rozebuds
Jun 15, 2017 • 56 min
Wireless Earphones with a Fashion Twist… well that’s an interesting idea. Join me on Episode 90 of Successfully Funded because we are going to talk with Bev Stoch about how she is bringing these earphones to market.
89 - Michael Mindes
Jun 12, 2017 • 67 min
Episode 89 - Michael Mindes and I sat down to talk last week to talk about his company Tasty Minstrel Games which he founded in early 2009.
88 - Flex-Eboard
Jun 8, 2017 • 57 min
Episode 88 - I got to with talk with Robert Simpson from the Kickstarter campaign Flex-Eboard. The Flex-Eboard is an Electric Longboard with Interchangeable Rough Stuff Wheels and a Fully Flexible Deck for the Smoothest Ride.
87 - PLIQO
Jun 1, 2017 • 62 min
Can you imagine never traveling in a suit again? Patrick Tatham has the answer to that question in Episode 87 of Successfully Funded.
86 - Mu Tag
May 15, 2017 • 49 min
Episode 86 - Mu tag. Lang Mei and I got to talk about his successful Kickstarter campaign to stop loss prevention that just ended.
85 - K POP Sauce
May 11, 2017 • 49 min
Ready for The Ultimate Korean Chili Sauce! In episode 85 of Successfully Funded I got to talk condiments with one of KPOP founders, Mike Kim.
84 - Städler Outdoor Oven
May 8, 2017 • 46 min
Do not listen to this episode if you are hungry! In episode 84, I got to talk with Pieter Städler about his new pizza oven that he launched on Kickstarter.
83 - Dual Bowls
May 4, 2017 • 52 min
Episode 83 is done and ready for consumption. I got the chance to talk with entrepreneur, Kawther Alsaffar from the Kickstarter project, Dual Bowls.
82 - Q-Shirts
Apr 27, 2017 • 49 min
Episode 82 - Q-Shirts is on tape! Or, on a hard drive on a cloud somewhere in the world. :) In this episode, I got to talk with Mathias Stefanoni from the company Uztzu about his successful Kickstarter for his new line of T-Shirts.
81 - Hybern8
Apr 20, 2017 • 51 min
Tired of your dog not sleeping in their bed? Then check out Hybern8. In episode 81, I got to talk with Jackie and Jenny about how they started their company Petoji.
80 - Color
Apr 17, 2017 • 45 min
80 episodes! Wow, time is flying by. In this episode, I got to talk with Amanda Norman about her new children’s book, COLOR. COLOR is a high-quality board book for kids of all ages.
79 - Reckless Deck
Apr 13, 2017 • 59 min
What should I create? That’s a great question, and Clark Huggins from Reckless Deck has the best answer. In episode 79, I got to talk with Clark about how he created the Reckless Deck and how he picked himself up after a failed first attempt on…
78 - 878 Vikings
Apr 10, 2017 • 63 min
Episode 78 - On today’s episode I talked with Gunter Eickert and Uwe Eickert from Academy Games. Currently, on Kickstarter, their game Vikings 878 is over $400k on a $20k goal. Wow!
77 - The JÜL
Apr 6, 2017 • 58 min
Guess who’s on the podcast? Wafiq Ali from Power Practical. Now, why is he appearing in this episode? Well, their campaign for the JÜL is over $120k on Kickstarter with over 20 days to go.
76 - BERG
Apr 3, 2017 • 52 min
In episode 76, I talked with Paal Friele Grung about his project, BERG. BREG watches are designed to last while still looking sleek and styled.
75 - DiverCity
Mar 30, 2017 • 53 min
Episode 75 features Maxime Tardif from the successfully funded game, DiverCity. DiverCity is a balanced cooperative game where every decision matters, and where information sharing is key.
74 - Necroboomicon
Mar 27, 2017 • 62 min
BOOM! That’s right; it’s episode 74 MuthaF****! In this episode, I get to talk with Sean McCoy and Alan Gerding from the company Tuesday Knight Games. Allan and Sean just finished up their Kickstarter for Necroboomicon, an extension pack for their game…
73 - Lead Quizzes
Mar 20, 2017 • 30 min
In Ep 73, I got 20 mins to talk with Paul Lewon about how we are using Lead Quizzes to get people’s attention.
72 - MÜV Chair
Mar 6, 2017 • 51 min
Tired of sitting in that crappy office chair for 7-8 hours a day? Well in episode 72 I got to talk with Matthew Jarchow from Zero5 Innovations about their new product, MÜV chair.
71 - Think Like a Detective
Mar 2, 2017 • 28 min
Ep. 71. If you are a project creator then you need to think like a detective.
70 - Halfsies Dice
Feb 27, 2017 • 58 min
Ep. 70 - Halfsies Dice. In this episode, I got the opportunity to talk with John Wrot from Gate Keeper Games. John is creating 10 all new Halfsies Dice sets through photography and unity.
69 - Ping
Feb 23, 2017 • 65 min
Ep. 69 - Ping. Ping is one of those products that you’ll wonder how you lived without it before. Ping is the world’s smallest, longest range, longest battery life global (GPS) locator for kids, pets, bikes, drones, luggage or anything important that moves…
68 - Should I Buy Likes on Facebook
Feb 16, 2017 • 7 min
Episode 68 - Should I Buy Likes on Facebook. The answer is, of course not. Yet, people still do it every day.
67 - Does it matter what my launch date is?
Feb 14, 2017 • 7 min
Episode 67 - So, does it matter what your launch date is for your Kickstarter campaign? Of course, it does. Check out this quick hitter episode as I tell you what to look for, so you don’t launch at the wrong time of year.
66 - NES Oddities & the Homebrew Revolution
Feb 13, 2017 • 62 min
Literally, everything you’ve ever wanted to know about vintage NES video games is in Episode 66. Jeffrey Wittenhagen is a wild man who has gone down the Nintendo Oddities & the Homebrew world to tell us all what we are missing.
65 - Scollar Mini
Feb 9, 2017 • 57 min
Episode 65 is here, and today I’m talking with Lisa Tamayo from the successful Kickstarter campaign, Scollar Mini.
64 - The Art of Asking
Feb 7, 2017 • 7 min
Episode 64. Are you asking for money from backers the right way?
63 - Wyrmwood
Feb 6, 2017 • 56 min
In Episode 63, I got to talk with Eric Dupuis from Wyrmwood about his GM Screen that will change the way you play your favorite roleplaying games. It is the only screen you’ll ever need.
62 - Did Being Featured By Kickstarter Help?
Feb 2, 2017 • 8 min
Episode 62 - Did Being Featured By Kickstarter Help?
Jan 30, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode, I got the chance to talk with Gary Paitre from the successfully funded Kickstarter KIWETIN.
60 - Tortuga 1667
Jan 26, 2017 • 58 min
Ep.60. Travis Hancock set out to mix Pirates of the Carrabien and table top games. Since he’s 1534% over his goal, I’d say he’s done a fantastic job.
59 - LiquidPiston
Jan 23, 2017 • 57 min
Ep. 59 - LiquidPiston. It has been over 80 years without any major changes to the combustible engine. Well, that is all about to change thanks to Alexander Shkolnik and his Dad.
58 - Labfresh
Jan 19, 2017 • 56 min
Episode 58 - Labfresh. What do you do after you sell your first successful startup? You obviously start a new company and then launch a Kickstarter. That’s what Kasper Brandi Petersen did with his new company Labfresh.
57 - Grypmat
Jan 16, 2017 • 74 min
Episode 57 - Grypmat is here and it’s 2017. I’m crazy excited to kick off the New Year with this interview of Tom Burden from The Grypmat. As a special bonus, I also got to chat with Dmitry Dragilev from the amazing PR outreach tool, JUSTREACH.IO.
56 - Buzzies
Dec 15, 2016 • 42 min
Episode 56 is here and this time we are talking about alleviate stress and anxiety with neuroscience wearables. I got the chance to talk with Vicki Mayo about her successfully funded Kickstarter campaign about how her company Buzzies, with help alleviate…
54 - Woodie Specs
Dec 12, 2016 • 54 min
Episode 54 is an amazing journey through tree cutters and technical issues but in the end, it came out to be a fantastic conversation. Shawn Blaze is the founder of Woodie Specs and he is currently running a successfully funded campaign for a new band of…
53 - The Red Dragon Inn 6: Villains
Dec 8, 2016 • 60 min
It’s a double header Thursday for the podcast. In this episode, I was able to talk with Jeff Morrow from Slugfest Games about their successful Kickstarter campaign; The Red Dragon Inn 6: Villains
52 - Chronos 1.4 High-speed Camera
Dec 8, 2016 • 32 min
Episode 52 is hot off the digital press. In this episode, I got the chance to talk with David Kronstein from the very successful Kickstarter, Chronos 1.4 High-speed Camera.
51 - EVELO
Dec 5, 2016 • 57 min
Can you image the world with no cars? EVELO is on a mission to change and update transportation by putting electric bikes directly into the hands of its customers.
50 - Foundr
Dec 1, 2016 • 87 min
Holy Cow! I am super excited. Episode 50 is here, and I get the incredible opportunity to interview Nathan Chan, CEO of Foundr magazine about his successful Kickstarter campaign for his new book. Lessons From The Greatest Entrepreneurs Today.
49 - FRETX
Nov 28, 2016 • 64 min
Episode 49 is here! I got the chance to talk with Fede from FRETX last week for the podcast.
48 - Lil’ Bunny Sue Roux
Nov 24, 2016 • 62 min
Episode 48 is here! Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! In this episode, I talked with Marc and Rachel from the Kickstarter campaign Lil’ Bunny Sue Roux on Two.
47 - Foldylock Compact
Nov 21, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode, I get the chance to talk with Ilan Mor from the successfully funded Kickstarter, Foldylock Compact. The Foldylock Compact is a premium folding bike lock features the perfect MIX between protection, weight, and design.
46 - Mythic Battles
Nov 18, 2016 • 52 min
Have you ever wanted to become an Olympian God and fight beside the greatest heroes and monsters to ever live? Well, now’s your chance! In this episode, I got the chance to talk with Leonidas Vesperini one of the creators of the board game Mythic Battles:…
45 - SinStella
Nov 16, 2016 • 58 min
In episode 45, I got the chance to talk with Gio Purtscher from the Successfully Funded Indiegogo campaign, SinStella.
44 - The Apothecary
Nov 14, 2016 • 59 min
After some technical difficulties, I was able to have a lovely chat with Alexander Chin from the Kickstarter campaign; The World’s First Color Changing Decks - The Apothecary.
43 - City of Mist
Nov 10, 2016 • 50 min
The election hangover is still going on and there is no Advil for this headache. In this episode, I got the chance to talk with Amít Moshe from the Kickstarter, City of Mist, a noir RPG of modern-day legends.
42 - Wayuu Backpack
Nov 9, 2016 • 57 min
In this episode, the emotions are incredibly high after the United States has chosen to elect Donald Trump as president. I tried my hardest to keep those emotions in check, but after re-listening to my interview with Daniela Castellanos from Wayuu…
41 - Yoee Baby
Nov 7, 2016 • 52 min
Jillian Lakritz decided to change career paths a few years ago to focus solely on her first product, Yoee Baby. Yoee Baby is a developmental toy that takes its cues from science and helps parents play, connect and bond with their babies.
40 - MaestroConference
Nov 3, 2016 • 59 min
It’s Episode 40! Man, Time is flying by this year. In this episode, I got the chance to talk with Brian Burt from MaestroConference. MaestroConference is currently doing an equity crowdfunding campaign and we dived into all of the emotions a company has…
39 - Nathan Rose
Oct 31, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode I got the chance to talk to Nathan Rose from the new book, Equity Crowdfunding: The Complete Guide For Startups and Growing Companies.
38 - UberStax Color Expansion
Oct 27, 2016 • 57 min
David Papp is currently running his second Kickstarter campaign for his project ÜberStax. This time though his raising funds for a color expansion edition.
37 - Dynamite Nurse - Anime Card Game
Oct 25, 2016 • 48 min
Bonus Episode: In this episode, I got the chance to talk with Cherise Wilson from the board game Dynamite Nurse - Anime Card Game.
36 - SBricks Plus
Oct 24, 2016 • 54 min
Imagine you just finished building the most amazing Lego city in the history of Lego building, but you wanted something more…. Well, the SBricks Plus is here to make that dream a reality.
35 - Scars Unseen
Oct 20, 2016 • 59 min
I have a confession to make….. I have failed twice with two different startups. Since high school, I have fallen into the startup/entrepreneur lifestyle. Working odd hours, never having a weekend off, making my family crazy with some of my decisions. In…
34 - Hops and Grain
Oct 17, 2016 • 59 min
Josh Hare from Hops & Grain Brewery decided to turn to equity crowdfunding to help this company expand into a second location. In this conversation, Josh and I discuss what it took to become successfully funded on the Wefunder platform.
33 - I.C.U. - The Interactive Horror Game Show
Oct 13, 2016 • 60 min
Keenan ‘Criken’ Mosimann has a huge following on Youtube, and when he decided to ask his subscribers for support for his Kickstarter project, this is what happen.
32 - Vetpronto
Oct 10, 2016 • 51 min
Equity crowdfunding is the hot new trendy buzzword around the crowdfunding community, so I decided to talk to someone who is running an active campaign. Meet Joe Waltman, CEO of VetPronto.
31 - Brennen Reece
Oct 6, 2016 • 66 min
It’s the craziest thing in the world to feel like you are interviewing yourself. That’s exactly what happened to me when I sat down with Brennen Reece, author of the book, Productivity for the Depressive Polymath.
30 - Dr. Squatch Shampoo and Conditioner
Oct 3, 2016 • 53 min
In this episode, I got a chance to talk to Jack Haldrup from the company Dr. Squatch about his successfully funded Kickstarter campaign for 100% natural, NPA certified shampoo & conditioner for men.
29 - Siege of the Citadel
Sep 29, 2016 • 59 min
Chris Birch from Cabinet & Modiphius was given a major task. The task was to reboot the 90’s classic board game Siege of the Citadel and modify it for today’s gaming standards.
28 - Stilla Motion
Sep 26, 2016 • 60 min
In this episode, I got the chance to sit down with startup entrepreneur Elin Elkehag from the Indiegogo campaign Stilla Motion. Stilla Motion is a pocket-sized security system designed to give you piece of mind with your bag, door, stroller, or bike by…
27 - Kill the King
Sep 22, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode, I talked with Petter Schanke Olsen who is a first-time board game designer about his successful crowdfunding campaign; Kill the King.
26 - Tools
Sep 19, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode, I decided to layout all of the tools that the Woodshed Agency uses for our crowdfunding campaigns as well as our social media and marketing strategies.
25 - Tiny Epic Galaxies
Sep 15, 2016 • 60 min
How do you go from being a server to running a series of uber-successful board games on Kickstarter? In this episode, I got the chance to sit down and talk to Michael Coe from Gamelyn Games to discuss his current Kickstarter; Tiny Epic Galaxies.
24 - The Turtle Hat
Sep 12, 2016 • 45 min
It’s time for you to come out of your shell. Huh? Yeah, it’s time for your to come out of your shell. In this episode, I talked with Lynn Johnson from The Turtle Hat.
23 - Crowdfunding is the Currency of Social Media
Sep 8, 2016 • 53 min
Crowdfunding is the currency of social media and in this episode Paul Lewon (COO of Woodshed Agency) and I discuss just how important a strong social presence helps your campaign.
22 - Slow Dance
Sep 5, 2016 • 45 min
For all those who love mystery, beauty, and wonder then this episode is for you. Jeff Leiberman has taken the stale old picture frame and revolutionized it to fit into our modern world.
21 - Mammoth Bar
Sep 1, 2016 • 57 min
Can a company make organic food bars made without all the weird stuff and get the funding to grow from Kickstarter?
20 - Baby ¡Babas!
Aug 29, 2016 • 62 min
A man and his dog set out to tell a great children’s story. The story of Baby ¡Babas! has three parts - the beginning and end of the book take place in present day Austin, TX as old lady Babas and her Boy take the reader on a reading dog visit to tell…
19 - Kachula 2.0
Aug 25, 2016 • 65 min
What happens to your company when the mega retail stores won’t get creative with your products? What happens when you see your company of 6 years starts to go under? You re-focus and turn to Kickstarter.
18 - Tenkara
Aug 22, 2016 • 56 min
Daniel Galhardo introduced tenkara to people around the world by founding Tenkara USA, and now he’s talking to me about his successful crowdfunding campaign.
17 - Greater Alexander
Aug 18, 2016 • 68 min
Sometimes someone is just a pure artists down to the core. In this episode, I get the chance to talk to Greater Alexander about life, humility, crowdfunding and respect for one’s self.
16 - Men’s Premium Jeans
Aug 15, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode, I have a very candid conversation with Kabir Seth from Scale Denim about their active Kickstarter campaign called Men’s Premium Jeans.
15 - Hashtag
Aug 11, 2016 • 51 min
In this episode, I talk with Paul Lewon, COO from the Woodshed Agency about how and when to use a #Hashtag strategy for your crowdfunding campaign or your digital marketing plan.
14 - SoulKix
Aug 8, 2016 • 65 min
How do you go from being homeless to creating a successful custom printing shoe company to eventually creating a Kickstarter campaign hoping to expand your product line? Well, that’s exactly what Mason Davis from SoulKix did.
13 - Perfect Fitting Wireless Earbuds
Aug 4, 2016 • 58 min
How do you get your Kickstarter campaign to fund in 36 minutes? Instead of me telling you, let’s listen to Shaun Alexander from ELWN tell you how they did it
Aug 1, 2016 • 53 min
What could be better than modernist design flair and roadside car culture, fused and distilled in wood toy form? Nothing.
11 - Klos Guitars
Jul 28, 2016 • 43 min
Adam Klosowiak and his brother Ian are creating the hottest, newest musical instrument for the traveling musicians, Carbon Fiber Guitars.
10 - CREEM Day 18
Jul 25, 2016 • 30 min
Follow us as we take you inside our minds as we talk about what is happening each day during our active campaign for Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine.
9 - Warage Card Game
Jul 19, 2016 • 47 min
In this episode, Jeff and Shawn from the Woodshed Agency step out of their comfort zone to talk about board games.
8 - Woodiehub
Jul 15, 2016 • 59 min
Tired of hiding your power supplies? If that answer is “Yes”, then this episode is for you. The Woodshed Team talks to John Reumerman about their awesome new project that’s successfully funded.
Jul 14, 2016 • 7 min
The Woodshed Agency team is one week into the Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM Magazine Kickstarter. How is the campaign doing? Listen to find out.
6 - CREEM Day 5
Jul 12, 2016 • 9 min
Follow us as we take you inside our minds as we talk about what is happening each day during our active campaign for Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine.
5 - CREEM Day 2/3
Jul 9, 2016 • 13 min
Follow us as we take you inside our minds as we talk about what is happening each day during our active campaign for Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine.
4 - CREEM Day 1
Jul 7, 2016 • 16 min
Follow us as we take you inside our minds as we talk about what is happening each day during our active campaign for Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine.
3 - Wynd
Jun 30, 2016 • 52 min
In this episode, the Woodshed Agency team talks with Ray Wu from the successfully funded Kickstarter: Wynd - The smartest air purifier for your personal space. Find out how Ray took his idea for a clean air space from his trips to Beijing into a…
2 - Linkbook Pro
Jun 27, 2016 • 32 min
Do you struggle with cell phone reception and never having a charged battery? If you answered that question with a “Yes!” then you definitely need to check out this amazing Kickstarter from creator Alan Teng. Alan and his team have created a smartphone…
1 - Today
Jun 23, 2016 • 49 min
This week the Woodshed Team talked to Scott Thrift from the successfully funded Kickstarter campaign: Today. As of me writing this episode summary his campaign is 973% over his goal. In our conversation, we break down the origins of Today and how Scott…
Jun 21, 2016 • 25 min
What’s the best thing you’ve backed from Kickstarter? Shawn likes a dog park; Paul loved a game, and Jeff bought a book. In this teaser episode listen to the boys break down the process they went through from seeing the mentioned above projects to taking…