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Hooked On Startups

Nov 29, 2017

In this episode I chat with Nicholas Amato, Founder and CEO of 803Mine. We have a really in-depth discussion on:

What Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining is

Why Bitcoin is valued the way it is

We put some numbers to the exponentially increasing scale of computing power needed in this industry

We discuss how mining is...

Nov 21, 2017

In this episode I interview Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Dr. Brent Ridge, co-founders of Beekman 1802 – a TV Show, Mercantile, bestselling cookbook and memoir, website and tourism destination all inspired by the Beekman 1802 Farm in Sharon Springs, NY.

In 2012, the duo competed and won the grand prize in CBS’s The...

Nov 14, 2017

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then according to the SEC it’s a duck. Or, more likely, your so-called utility token is more likely a security.


If you don’t know the difference between a security token and a utility token, you should listen to this episode.


Even if you think you do, you should...

Nov 7, 2017

Do you know why Quizzes are the next big thing in Marketing?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don’t know

In this episode I chat with Josh Haynam, co-Founder of Interact, a company that makes it easy for businesses to generate leads and drive sales using quizzes. 

Ever wondered what the real secret to online marketing is?

If you answered yes,...

Nov 3, 2017

What makes music so powerful in arousing feelings and emotions?

Why is music so embedded in our memories?

In this episode of Hooked On Startups I’m delighted to be joined by John Vitale - Music Chief and Co-Founder at Focus at Will – a neuroscience based music service that helps increase your focus by reducing...