Inside The Founders: Studies In Business Leadership

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

This series presents a dozen case studies of highly successful enterprises. The company founders will share their stories, philosophies, advice and inspiration, covering topics such as business planning, marketing, people management, sales, and more. These highly crafted segments are the result of hours of on location shooting with each of the founders from a wide array of market areas.

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Zappos
12. Zappos
July 1, 2017
After selling his internet advertising network Link Exchange to Microsoft for $265 million, Tony Hsieh grew the online shoe and apparel site Zappos from $1.6 million in revenue in 2000 to over a $1 billion now through his innovative approaches to customer service and company culture. Not your typical business training video.
WeWork
11. WeWork
July 1, 2017
Israeli born Adam Neumann helped grow WeWork from a single co-working office location in 2010 to over 50 locations and 40,000 members in the US and abroad. The rapidly growing company is now valued at over $16 billion. He is number one on Forbes' 40 under 40 list.
Pursuit of Excellence
10. Pursuit of Excellence
July 1, 2017
Leaving a corporate job to take more control of her life, Marie Diaz has grown her human capital management company Pursuit of Excellence from a one-woman business to a company with hundreds of employees and millions in revenue. Learn critical business skills.
Communispace
9. Communispace
July 1, 2017
Diane Hessan has grown the online focus group service Communispace from an idea to a company that sold to the world's largest advertising agency Omnicom for over $100 million. Communispace now has over 200 clients and 500 employees. Diane now teaches people how to gain employment and thrive in a startup environment through her role as the CEO of the Startup Institute.
The Bronner Group
8. The Bronner Group
July 1, 2017
Gila Bronner, president and CEO of the Bronner group, has leveraged minority set asides to expand her professional services firm from a one-woman business to over 10 offices, practicing in a dozen states and 400 jurisdictions. Learn from the experts.
Project Regeneration
7. Project Regeneration
July 1, 2017
At just 21 years of age, Bed-Stuy native Barnabas Shakur founded Project Regeneration, a non-profit that provides over 500 at-risk youth an alternative to the streets, through educational workshops, job training, and martial arts classes. Participants in this social entrepreneurship venture generate the revenue to fund many of these programs by cleaning the exteriors of homes.
Brafman and Associates
6. Brafman and Associates
July 1, 2017
A strong work ethic drove Benjamin Brafman from his humble, working class beginnings to being one of the most renowned criminal defense attorneys in the world. His firm Brafman and Associates has represented prominent figures such as Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Jennifer Lopez, and Michael Jackson. New York Magazine has named him the best criminal defense lawyer in New York.
Blinds.com
5. Blinds.com
July 1, 2017
As the world's largest online seller of blinds and window coverings, blinds.com embraced technology early to grow a mom and pop blinds retail store into a close to $200 million a year business. Now a Home Depot subsidiary, they still staying true to their humble roots.
LIDS
4. LIDS
July 1, 2017
As a Junior in college Ben Fischman started LIDS, which grew from a hat cart in a mall to over 1,000 locations and $800 million in revenue. He sold his members only online shopping service Rue La La for over 350 million dollars. He's now created Launch, an ecommerce business incubator that aims to create 1-3 e-commerce companies a year.
Honest Tea
3. Honest Tea
July 1, 2017
As the nation's number one organic bottled tea, Honest Tea, is now a Coca-Cola subsidiary that generates over $100 million in revenue, while still maintaining the social values that it was founded upon. It is currently found in over 100,000 stores across the US.
Birchbox
2. Birchbox
July 1, 2017
Started in 2010 by two business school students, Birchbox is a leading online subscription service that sends its over 1 million subscribers 4-5 samples of beauty products a month. The company now generates over $125 million in revenue and is valued at $485 million.
Waze
1. Waze
July 1, 2017
With over 50 million users, the leading real time traffic navigation app Waze was acquired by Google for over a billion dollars. Co-founder Uri Levine has now moved on to another venture, FeeX, a website that helps users track financial service provider fees. He is a serial entrepreneur.
Description

This series presents a dozen case studies of highly successful enterprises. The company founders will share their stories, philosophies, advice and inspiration, covering topics such as business planning, marketing, people management, sales, and more. These highly crafted segments are the result of hours of on location shooting with each of the founders from a wide array of market areas.

Inside The Founders: Studies In Business Leadership is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on July 1, 2017.

Where to Watch Inside The Founders: Studies In Business Leadership

Inside The Founders: Studies In Business Leadership is available for streaming on the Film IdeasInc. website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Inside The Founders: Studies In Business Leadership on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    July 1, 2017