E2: Entrepreneurs Exposed

E2, hosted by Canadian entrepreneur Adam Levinter, is a business long-form interview-style podcast, showcasing some of the most influential creators and founders in entrepreneurship.

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Entrepreneurship
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126: Mindset, energy, and selling to Adobe
Where great founders share their stories
38 min
2
125: "Paddle" to $1 Billion
Where great founders share their stories.
38 min
3
124: Vinyl Me, Please
Where great founders share their stories
36 min
4
123: Unremarkable to Extraordinary
Where great founders share their stories
36 min
5
EN: Wattpad - "Where Stories Live"
Where great founders share their stories
40 min
6
122: Lessons from Bezos, and Billion-dollar Sta...
Where great founders share their stories
34 min
7
121: XED Beverages
Where great founders share their stories
30 min
8
120: "Stoking" talent, and selling to Fiverr
Where great founders share their stories
37 min
9
119: Apply Board
Where great founders share their stories
37 min
10
118: In the “Clutch”
Where great founders share their stories
37 min
11
EN: Wave - Changing Accounting & Corporate Culture
Originally aired: May, 2021 Kirk Simpson is the co-founder and CEO of Wave, an accounting software company supporting over 400,000 active small businesses. Wave was acquired in June 2019 by H&R Block for over $537M – the 7th largest tech exit in...
46 min
12
117: The Lucky Formula
"Internal + External + Actions = Luck"
30 min
13
116: Forces of change, and finding "middle grou...
"Parents are about to snap"
39 min
14
115: 'Rule Breaker': Slingshot & Sandbox Studios
"There is a way to build a brand without going digital"
35 min
15
EN: Second Closet (BOLT)
Storage to Scale
40 min
16
114: Klue w/ Jason Smith
"We want to own the category"
44 min
17
113: Zip2 // Kobo // League
"Building companies is a team sport"
37 min
18
112: Relationship Currency
"No growth ever comes from a place of comfort"
40 min
19
111: Just "bean it"
"Inventory is now king"
31 min
20
110: Boast.AI
"Don't let it rule you, let it fuel you"
38 min
21
EN: Skip The Dishes // Neo Financial
Jeff Adamson is the co-founder of SkipTheDishes. "Skip" is now one of the most recognized consumer brands in Canada serving hundreds of thousands daily. Now, Jeff has moved on to his next venture, as a co-founder of banking disruptor, Neo Financial....
48 min
22
109: Integrate.AI
"If you're clear on your values, it's clear what you should do"
37 min
23
108: BOLD Commerce
The future is membership
39 min
24
107: Wattpad - "Where Stories Live"
"I don't need a VC to tell me to hire great people, or grow faster"
41 min
25
EN: The Portfolio Career
"Being singularly sourced is risky"
33 min
26
106: Red Flag Deals // Walnut
"Work with people you want to work with"
41 min
27
EN: The Art of Selling Your Business
"The Freedom Point"
34 min
28
105: Ethereum // Decentral
Adding "the world" as a stakeholder
24 min
29
104: Endy // Kilne
"If you're an entrepreneur, you'd be being an entrepreneur"
36 min
30
103: Mastery precedes passion
"imposter syndrome is a lead indicator"
42 min
31
EN: All Retail Roads lead to Amazon
Originally aired: Dec 2, 2020 Tony Chapman is one of the youngest individuals inducted into the Marketing Hall of Legends, a testament to a storied career in the ad agency world.  Tony has spoken around the globe on all topics related to...
44 min
32
102: Crypto Craziness
Etherium, Bitcoin, NFT's, Stable coins, and more.
40 min
33
101: Wave - Changing Accounting & Corporate Cul...
"How do you get users to use software they hate using?"
45 min
34
EN: Five Minute Journal Co-Founder, Alex Ikonn
The toothbrush for your mind
46 min
35
100: Second Closet - Storage to Scale
"Starting a business allows you to get an MBA 10 times over"
39 min
36
99: Bootaybag - Community Commerce at scale
"After 3 glasses of wine, I thought Bootaybag could do this"
25 min
37
98: The heights of horology
"the market is in a frenzy right now"
36 min
38
97: Buddha Brands Co.
"We can go any which way we want"
25 min
39
EN: Selling to Shopify, and ignoring the rules
Farhan Thawar is currently VP, Engineering at Shopify after the acquisition of Helpful.com, where he was co-founder and CTO. Among other things, Farhan is an avid writer and speaker and was named one of Toronto's 25 most powerful people. In this...
41 min
40
96: The Portfolio Career
"Being singularly sourced is risky"
34 min
41
95: Skip The Dishes // Neo Financial
"Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy"
47 min
42
94: Your Reputation is everything
"You have to be the Tom Brady of yourself"
27 min
43
93: Achieving Mental Health through Psychedelics
Dedicated to healing through psychedelics
34 min
44
92: New year, New Commerce
"Comcast ....my blood boils just talking about them"
42 min
45
91: SP 17 - Our COVID story: Addiction, Empathy...
"It takes a long time to mature"
29 min
46
90: The Art of Selling your Business
The secret to getting a deal done
35 min
47
89: The Invincible Company
"You can't pick the winners"
32 min
48
88: All Retail Roads Lead to Amazon
"Most brands have lost the script ..."
44 min
49
EN: Your greatest gift lies next to your deepe...
Do you trust yourself?
48 min
50
87: Podcasting has exploded. Is it too late to ...
"everyone will have a podcast, or be advertising on one"
27 min
51
86: SP 16 - A Biden victory, and a Trump repudi...
Will Trump run again in 2024?
33 min
52
85: The "anti-consumerism" consumer brand
Making the most from a pandemic
32 min
53
84: Is Bitcoin a safe-haven asset?
Blockchains - the backbone of web 3.0
37 min
54
83: SP 15 - Political turmoil in the US with 25...
"If there's no clear winner, we have a problem"
30 min
55
EN: Canada's re-opening and the economy going f...
In dedication
44 min
56
80: Sell the way you buy, w/ David Priemer
The science of sales and what motivates people to buy
38 min
57
79: "Aqui-hired" by Shopify, w/ Satish Kanwar
Shopify's expansion in Canadian tech
37 min
58
78: SP 13 - Open Farm Pet Food; an industry on ...
The growth of the pet industry during the pandemic
30 min
59
77: SP 12 - Springfree Trampoline; the backyard...
"The demand is through the roof"
25 min
60
76: SP 11 - The Birth of a Brand, w/ Ugg founde...
It takes a societal shift to build a billion dollar company
36 min
61
75: SP 10 - "Blitz Scaling", w/ Canopy Growth F...
The goal of being #1
31 min
62
73: SP 8 - Your greatest gift lies next to your...
"Control is a complete and utter illusion"
47 min
63
72: SP 7 - Canada's re-opening and the economy ...
Emerging trends and business models in the COVID era
44 min
64
71: SP 6 - Our COVID-19 story: An essential bus...
"I remember before all this, I wanted to pause the world"
27 min
65
70: SP 5 - Our COVID-19 story: Survival and Evo...
"We asked ourselves: what are we really good at?"
35 min
66
69: SP 4 - Hiring, firing, and recruiting durin...
The state of recruiting during a pandemic
31 min
67
68: SP 3 - A food scene plagued by a global crisis
Ravamping a restaurant after shutting doors
35 min
68
67: SP 2 - Our COVID-19 story: Empathy, Creati...
Using "The Great Pause" to reset
37 min
69
66: SP 1 - Our COVID-19 story: from 100% to 0%,...
"We will come out better on the other side"
29 min
70
65: Documenting Your Business Playbook
The best tools, email hacks, and automation processes
34 min
71
EN: Rent Frock Repeat, and the future of fashion
Why fashion is the second biggest polluter on the planet
47 min
72
64: Performance Phenomics - "Micro speed, macr...
Market failure, big pivots, and making an impact
38 min
73
63: Myodetox - Growing a physical therapy brand...
Optimal movement, and future-proofing the body
44 min
74
EN: The Burger's Priest, w/ founder Shant Mardi...
Exploring Passion, Purpose, and Fear
46 min
75
61: The CEO of COO's, Cameron Herold
Inbox zero, managing conflict, and finding your unique ability
44 min
76
60: What it takes to go public in tech
"Going public is one of the sexiest things you can do"
38 min
77
59: Ideation, Angel Investing, and the best bas...
"We set out to prove we were wrong"
46 min
78
58: Station - "Clean Caffeine", crafted with pu...
Quality, Convenience, and Function
37 min
79
57: Selling to Shopify, and ignoring the rules
Bypassing interviewing, building mental models, and more.
41 min
80
55: From Harvard to Havana
The intersection of impact and experience
39 min
81
EN: Life After a Big Exit, with Michael Hyatt
When to replace yourself as CEO
51 min
82
54: TKS - Reinventing how young people learn gl...
Social media used to solve for interconnectivity. Now it's a tax.
62 min
83
EN: Basement to $1 Billion, with SOTI's Carl Ro...
What it means to build a business you're passionate about
35 min
84
EN: What Great Salespeople Do, w/ Mike Bosworth
The power of stories and more
40 min
85
EN: The Business Model Canvas, w/ Strategyzer C...
Most businesses fail because they built something nobody cares about
45 min
86
50: Andie Swim - Reimagining women's swimwear
Going niche, taking venture dollars, and building a brand
42 min
87
48: Starting, scaling and selling a software co...
Moving from a human doing, to a human being
44 min
88
EN: Ugg Boots Founder, Brian Smith
Creating an enterprise, and birthing a brand
35 min
89
47: Hubble Contacts - Changing the culture of c...
Marketing isn't about "Don Draper, big ideas and martini lunches"
34 min
90
46: Unbound Merino, "Ditching" disposable fashion
Decluttering your closet and your life
44 min
91
45: The rise of meal kits, w/ Plated co-founder...
Subscription, Software, and Scale
35 min
92
44: Rent Frock Repeat, and the future of fashion
Why fashion is the second biggest polluter globally
47 min
93
EN: 1-800 GOT JUNK founder Brian Scudamore
University drop-out turned hyper successful 'Junk Man'
29 min
94
43: Seed Paper at scale
Sustainability, and the impact of 9-1-1
27 min
95
42: Springfree Trampoline; the business of play...
Manufacturing overseas, and the ubiquitous "red envelope"
52 min
96
41: Mastermind Talks - The Business of 'Curation'
Why money and happiness scale very differently
47 min
97
40: The Burger's Priest, w/ founder Shant Mardi...
Exploring Passion, Purpose, and Fear
47 min
98
EN: Spilling the Beans
Equity is expensive - "do you want the pain now or later?"
42 min
99
39: Inkbox - Tattoos for now, not forever
Growth "sans bull shit", and sussing out ego
38 min
100
38: Endy - Giving a "bat-flip" to the mattress ...
Getting serious about sleep and one company's mission
38 min