On this episode of The Studentpreneur Show, we speak with Jason Goodman, a current business owner and Cornell student. Jason and his peers worked on the idea to develop a delicious and healthy snack while in a product-development class. Together, they created Grabanzos, a crunchy, chocolate-covered snack. In this interview, Taegan and Jason discuss how to work with retailers, what you can do as a business owner to encourage communication between employees, and the importance of curiosity when building or working with a start-up.
On this episode of The Studentpreneur Show, we hear from Kennon and Amber of carGO. Kennon works within the company and serves as the head of the branch in Springfield, Missouri, while Amber is a Missouri State University senior who is a top sales lead and a driver. CarGO is a rideshare as well as a food and alcohol delivery service based in Missouri.
On this episode of The Studentpreneur Show, we speak with Matt Shumer, CEO of Visos. Visos is a virtual reality (VR) company developing technology to help with industrial training, education, medical simulations, and design.
Current VR headsets are not built for enterprise purposes. Many headsets available are either “too expensive and difficult to use, or lack the visual quality needed to run enterprise-level simulations.” Visos aims to address that gap.
Listen along as Taegan and Matt also talk about the reality of working with investors, using college resources, and balancing life as a CEO and college student.
On this episode of The Studentpreneur Show, we hear from Rachel Benyola, creator of KOVA. KOVA is a foldable helmet meant for biking, riding scooters, rollerblading, and more. Not only is it stylish, but it also does a great job of protecting your head. Rachel and Taegan talk about changing majors in college, going a different route than expected, and being what Rachel called “a proud doctorate school dropout.”
We know, we’re jumping out of order with our episode highlights. We had so much fun with this interview, that we couldn’t wait to share it with all of you!
On this episode of The Studentpreneur Show, we speak with Destin Bell, one of the young men that is running the sports analytics tool called KDash. Not only is Destin working on KDash, he also previously owned a business called LifeOffU. In this interview wediscuss why LifeOffU ended, how Destin overcame failures of the business, and what he now knows for the future.