Lady Bosses (and Ben)

Lady Bosses (and Ben)

Ben Higgins has come a long way since his “Perfect Ben” days on The Bachelor, and now he wants to take you along as he explores being an entrepreneur! He’s enlisted the help of venture capitalist Jesse Draper, whose firm has helped with early stage investing in female founded startups, like Carbon 38 and Sugarfina. She combines her background in comedy and entertainment with her vast business experience to provide an accessible and relatable approach to the board room. Each week, they’ll sit down with a different CEO or entrepreneur, and learn how they achieved their goals, what challenges they face, and the tips they can share with the next generation.

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February 4, 2019 62 min

What does the word “success” mean to you? Ben and Jesse attempt to define that elusive term by talking to “Boss Bitch” author and financial expert Nicole Lapin. She saw that people aren’t getting enough financial education, so she started her own school to help people become smarter with money. And she has some incredible tips you can use to start saving more money RIGHT NOW. Then we take things outside, when the “manscapers” from ...

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Adam Callinan, founder of BottleKeeper is here to tell us all about what it was like growing a business on Shark Tank, how to take a rough prototype and turn it into a successful product, and the importance of listening to customer feedback. 

Plus Jamie Geffen from Geffen Events is hanging out with Ben in the studio. She made the transition from television to owning her own event planning company. She shares some gems she’s learned ...

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January 21, 2019 55 min

Who doesn’t love cupcakes?? But with so many places to get cupcakes, you may wonder what separates one from the rest. To answer that question, Jesse and Ben talk to Melissa Ben-Ishay of “Baked By Melissa”. She lets us in on how she sets herself apart from the other cupcake bakeries, and we hear how she grew from baking cupcakes for her friends to running a multi million dollar business.

Jesse offers her advice on how to invest in a ...

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Ben Higgins and Jesse Draper sit down with Tanya Sam from The Real Housewives of Atlanta to talk about her expertise with investing in tech, and what it’s like working with her husband on business ventures. Tanya and Ben bond over their similar experiences in business and being on reality TV. And our “Lady Boss of the Week” is Kelly Ryan from Anchor Meditation. She was able to build a successful business from her life’s passion, an...

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September 10, 2018 67 min

How do you start a successful business from just blowouts? Allie Webb from DryBar is here to answer that question with Ben and Jesse. She offers some advice about how to pick out a physical location for your business, and she talks about the pros and cons of working with your spouse.   Then we hear from Kenneth Pogson and Tres, the masterminds behind Voodoo Donuts, about how you can set yourself apart from other businesses purely b...

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September 3, 2018 57 min

You may think you know Ben Higgins from The Bachelor, but he’s here to explore a different side of him that you didn’t see on TV. His co-host, Jesse Draper, kicks off this episode with some background into her personal and professional life, and she reveals how she picks a company to invest in.   Then, Alison Sweeney from The Biggest Loser stops by, and talks about her new project with The Hallmark Channel, and the experience of pu...

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August 27, 2018 6 min

Jesse and Ben talk to supermodel and entrepreneur Brooklyn Decker about how to take an idea to the next step, and what it was like to start a business during a pregnancy.

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August 27, 2018 1 min

Here's a taste of Lady Bosses (and Ben)! Get to know entrepreneur Jesse Draper, and see a different side of Ben Higgins than what we've seen on The Bachelor.

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