Info

Small Business War Stories

Small businesses are the soul of America. This is where they tell their stories. Small Business War Stories is a weekly show recorded in person with small business owners. We discuss different topics and get the triumphs, struggles, and funny stories from our guests' everyday lives. Hosted by Pablo Fuentes, an entrepreneur and musician based in Austin, Texas.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
2019
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: March, 2018
Mar 28, 2018

This week, we interview Michael Lyubimov of Jackson Wink MMA Academy. The academy has been around since 1992 and has grown into a world renowned and premier Mixed Martial Arts training academy. It is home to some of the best MMA fighters to ever grace the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.

Mar 21, 2018

Dana Gleason founded Mystery Ranch, a company that manufactures packs and load carriage systems for military, hunting, wildland fire and mountaineering customers.

Dana has been involved in the outdoor apparel and gear community for 43 years and is considered a legend in the industry. He began creating gear for climbing, backpacking, and skiing in 1975.

Mar 19, 2018

On our last SXSW episode we interview Eric Waisman, the founding instructor of Jaunty, the school of social intelligence. Eric believes that human communication has been skewed by online interaction and strives to help people who are uncomfortable in face to face situations. 

Mar 16, 2018

Today we interviewed Bay McLaughlin, the co-founder of Brinc, a company that helps founders build and launch connected hardware businesses. Bay currently lives in Hong Kong, China and has lived in many places while working with tech companies and small businesses.

Mar 15, 2018

On this episode we are joined by Jim Bowes, CEO and co-founder of Manifesto Digital, an award winning London based digital agency. Jim was a speaker at SXSW this year, involved in the panel “The Best is Yet to Come: The Digital Renaissance.”

Check out Jim's podcast: Alexa STOP!

Mar 14, 2018

On this episode we are joined by Kris Potrafka, founder of Music Firsthand, a live music booking app. Music Firsthand is a small business, technology startup, and is involved with music.  This company embodies everything that SXSW is all about.

Mar 13, 2018

On this episode we are joined by five business leaders from Louisiana. We met at a crawfish boil put together by the city of Lafayette, Louisiana for SXSW. Today's guests are:

William Ness - LUS FIber

Jamie Nakamoto - Louisiana Economic Development

Destin Ortego - Opportunity Machine

Zach Hager - One Acadiana

Carrie Eggleston - CGI

Mar 7, 2018

This week, we interview Brennah Rosenthal. She works with Mountain Standard, an apparel brand that sells outdoor gear and everything you need to survive a mountain lifestyle.

Mountain Standard has been in operation for 3 years and recently opened a store in Boulder, CO. They are striving to become a brand that releases new gear for every season of the year. 

1