The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS46 and Peachtree TV: Episode 21 – [08.24.19]

Rand Fishkin, Richard Makerson, Ashish Mistry, Richard Gerber

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On this week’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we start things off with Rand Fishkin, Founder of Moz, and best-selling author of “Lost and Founder.” We then hear from Richard Makerson, CEO and Managing Partner of Atlanta-based BlueFletch. After a short break, take a dive into early-stage funding tips with Ashish Mistry, Managing Partner at BLH Venture Partners. We wrap things up with a portion of The Atlanta Small Business Profile featuring Richard Gerber alongside host Ted Jenkin. Richard is the Co-owner and CFO of Aladdin Travel Services. Be sure to tune into this week’s show!

What Type of Person Makes a Great Entrepreneur? Rand Fishkin, Author of Lost and Founder
Rand Fishkin made a name for himself in the world of SEO, but he cemented his legacy as a prolific tech entrepreneur by founding the two powerhouse ventures Moz and SparkToro. We caught up with Rand once again to discuss navigating the tricky world of startups, how to become business savvy, and many more lessons from his best-selling book, “Lost and Founder”. Watch Now

Richard MakersonHow 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Richard Makerson Built a Successful Mobile Technology Firm
For over a decade, Richard Makerson, CEO and Managing Partner of Atlanta-based BlueFletch, has taken the company from a small tech startup to a full-fledged mobile technology firm whose clients include Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Home Depot. His determination and tenacity in the face of the country’s worst economic recession led him to become the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year from the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Watch Now

early-stage fundingEarly-Stage Funding: Everything You Need to Know for Your Startup – Ashish Mistry, BLH Venture Partners
In order to achieve early-stage funding interest for your startup, you need to first understand the motivations of the investor. You might ask yourself, “What are they looking for? How much should I ask for? Where should I even begin?” To answer these questions and more, we turned to Ashish Mistry, managing Partner at BLH Venture Partners, to discuss the ins and outs of early-stage funding for startups. Watch Now

Aladdin Travel ServicesAtlanta Small Business Profile – Richard Gerber, Aladdin Travel Services
On this week’s episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, our host Ted Jenkin sits down with Richard Gerber, Co-owner and CFO of Aladdin Travel Services. Although some may consider Travel Agencies a thing of the past, Richard explains why they are more important than ever and exactly how beneficial they are to their clients. Watch Now 

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