Fuel For Startups

Fuel For Startups

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This is fuel for startups, The premiere destination, for founders around the world. Giving you what you need from, thought leaders, innovators & growth hackers. Get ready to propel your business into the stratosphere.


Bert Pope of The Awesome Company
Sep 30 • 17 min
Bert tells us about the genesis of his company whose mission is to spread kindness and understanding throughout the world.
Matt Milford From Foresight Mental Health
Sep 23 • 19 min
Matt shares his experience running a company that has impacted so many lives and what it’s like being a founder in your early twenties.
Donny O’Malley of Vet TV
Sep 16 • 33 min
Donny discusses life in the military, dealing with stress and PTSD and building a comedy network that is growing like a weed.
Taylor Cole of Burble
Sep 9 • 38 min
Entrepreneurship, education, bureaucracy, and even a little extreme sports, this episode has it all. Taylor tells us about his journey as a founder and how burble is providing a more enriching reading experience.
Robert Luo of Mi Terro ( T-Shirts Made From Milk )
Aug 19 • 20 min
Gene & Robert discuss the importance of sustainable products and how Mi Terro turns expired milk into a fabric that is 3 times softer than cotton.
Remote Work with Mike Zima of Zima Media
Jul 1 • 34 min
Gene & Bryan talk with special guest Mike Zima of Zima Media. We talk about their unique business structure that allows their entire team to work remotely from all over the world.
Alex Eremia - Female Google Data Scientist & CEO of BingeWith
Jun 24 • 28 min
Gene & Bryan talk with special guest Alex Eremia of BingeWith. We talk about their innovative platform and what it is like working for Google.
Michael Dash Best Selling Author Of Chasing The High
Jun 17 • 34 min
We are joined by Michael Dash, best selling author of the hit title “Chasing The High”. Michael talks about his new book, entrepreneurship and overcoming addiction.
Tech Talk With Chris Lai of MassVR
May 20 • 48 min
Host Gene Swank is joined by special guest Chris Lai of MassVR. Chris tells us about his companies high tech solution to virtual reality that gives users an unmatched esports experience.
Tim Perry of Change The Pallet
May 13 • 30 min
Host Gene Swank talks to Tim Perry about his career as a musician and his work at the non-profit change the pallet.
Entrepreneurship Advice with Josh Tolley Of Tribal Holdings
Apr 29 • 44 min
Host Gene Swank is joined by special guest Josh Tolley of the Tribal Holdings. Josh talks with us about starting a business, failing and giving back. The show is co-hosted by Dr. Phillip Hickman of PlaBook & Clarence Tan of Boddle Learning.
Ashley Jones From Love Not Lost
Apr 15 • 49 min
Host Gene Swank is joined by special guest Ashley Jones of the non profit organization Love Not Lost. Ashley tells us about the starting this organization after loosing her own child to a terminal illness. Loved Not Lost helps grieving families by…
Serial Entrepreneur Darrah Brustein.
Apr 8 • 31 min
Host Gene Swank is joined by special guest, serial entrepreneur, Darrah Brustein. Darrah shares her journey as a serial entrepreneur, starting a company with her twin brother, how to network and overcoming failure.
Greg Shepard (Serial Angel and Venture Capitalist)
Apr 1 • 47 min
Gene Swank is joined by special guest Greg Shepard, a serial angel investor and venture capitalist.
London Brown, comedian and star of HBO original series Ballers
Mar 26 • 41 min
Host Gene Swank is joined by special guest, actor and comedian, London Brown. London co-stars alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the hit HBO original series Ballers.
Expert Marketing Tips With Guest Alicia Williams
Mar 18 • 43 min
We discuss bootstrapping a company when times are tough, the image a company leader should convey and of course we dive deep into all of the digital marketing goodies.
Episode 19 Vito Pellicano from The Documentary, The Search For Aliveness
Mar 11 • 27 min
Host Gene Swank is joined by co-host Andy Daidone from The Present & Guest Vito Pelicano Producer of the Documentary, The Search For Aliveness. We discuss what it’s like to really feel alive and how important it is to sometimes disconnect from electronic…
Episode 18 - John Sukup of Expected X
Mar 4 • 30 min
Gene is joined by machine learning expert, John Sukup of Expected X. Gene and John discuss the importance of data, AI and how far society is from a terminator type attack.
Episode 17 Maria Vathis - President of The Federal Bar Association
Feb 25 • 22 min
Gene Swank & Co Host Linda Farquhar of Entre Donovan speak with Maria Vathis, President of the Federal Bar Association about the ever changing legal landscape.
Episode 16 Astronaut & Author Terry Virts
Feb 19 • 19 min
Gene and Co-Host Amber Manry of BitCubs talk to Former NASA Astronaut & author of “The View From Above”, Terry Virts.
Episode 15 Pavel Bains
Feb 11 • 55 min
Gene is joined by Pavel Bains and a panel of blockchain experts to discuss the future of blockchain and crypto.
Episode 14 - James Sowers - Blockchain Guru
Feb 4 • 51 min
Gene is joined by James Sowers, top Angel investor and blockchain guru as well as an expert panel of Blockchain enthusiasts that go deep with James on the intricacies of blockchain technology. Dr. Shahin Arefzadeh of Ziotis, Dr. Philip Hickman of Plabooks,
Episode 13 Bryan Banfield of Artibeus
Jan 18 • 52 min
Bryan and Gene discuss starting a technology companies in South Africa, the impact of automation on the economy and the role of AI in the classroom
Episode 12 Mitch Krause CEO of Numanity
Jan 7 • 43 min
Gene and Mitch talk about how Numanity is disrupting the social media space with a platform that focuses on privacy and social good.
Episode 11 - Shahira Marei From The Dirty Cookie
Dec 17, 2018 • 33 min
Gene and Shahira talk about the Dirty Cookie. They discuss using Instagram as a marketing tool and the struggles of being a female founder.
Episode 10 - Jenny Thompson of Safety Pin Technologies
Dec 10, 2018 • 44 min
Gene & David talk to Safety Pin Technologies CEO, Jenny Thompson about their innovative technologies, about scaling a business and entrepreneurship as a woman.
Episode 9 - Stephany Gomez of Picante Primo
Nov 26, 2018 • 31 min
Gene and David talk to Picante Primo founder Stephany Gomez about how she uses a portion of her profits to help the elderly.
Episode 8 - Interview With Anant Kamath - CEO of ExoGene Bio
Nov 19, 2018 • 42 min
Gene and David speak with Anant about the life saving research that ExoGene Bio is doing and how their blood test can detect cancers, pre tumor.
Episode 7 - Interview with Dr. Philip Hickman of PlaBook
Nov 12, 2018 • 37 min
Gene & David talk to Dr. Philip Hickman (former superintendent) about what his company is doing to shake up the education industry.
Interview With Diana Liberto of WalkMyMind (guest Host Tina McCord)
Nov 5, 2018 • 42 min
Gene and guest host Tina McCord of Zuni Learning Tree speak with Diana about her experience as former in house counsel for the world’s largest retail store, Walmart, her new startup Walk My Mind and discuss the challenges of starting a business.
Episode 5 Interview With Amber Manry of Bitcubs
Oct 29, 2018 • 32 min
Gene and Amber talk about the innovative startup Bitcubs and how they’re using animations to teach kids how to code.
Episode 4 - Interview with Brooke Dunwell, CEO of Boj
Oct 23, 2018 • 36 min
Brooke and Gene get technical discussing the importance of company culture and all aspects of hiring an entry level position for your startup.
Guest Speaker - Josh Frazier, CEO of Capture
Oct 15, 2018 • 35 min
Gene speaks with Josh Frazier, the CEO of an educational technology platform called Capture.
Episode 2 - Interview With IKOVE Capital
Oct 8, 2018 • 25 min
Gene talks to the founders of IKOVE Capital about their unique investment methodology.
Interview with Chris Cunnigham of C2V
Oct 1, 2018 • 21 min
We explore common mistake that companies make and Chris offers up some helpful tips for early-stage companies looking to raise capital.