Underestimated

Underestimated

The Underestimated Podcast highlights the stories of underestimated Entrepreneurs. If you‘re a founder, entrepreneur, or investor this podcast is for you! We tell the stories about how founders build their businesses, challenges they’ve overcome, and the victories they’ve experienced. Every entrepreneur has their success secrets as well as the moments they want to quit - we cover it all in the Underestimated Podcast.

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February 16, 2022 66 min

Episode nine with Karen Cahn of IFundWomen! Karen’s community supports over 130,000 women entrepreneurs who have raised collectively over $100M and created over 30,000 jobs. This episode we dive into the specifics of how crowdfunding works and why Karen's platform is so successful at helping founders raise money to build their businesses.

Crowdfunding is a great resource especially for founders who don’t have a network a friend...

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How does a kid from small town Louisiana become a startup founder and featured in Forbes and in Times Square NYC? 

Dennis Cail, CEO & Founder of Zirtue, the peer lending app, shares his story from a small town, to the US Navy, to banking and then to launching the world first peer to peer lending platform that can automate the public backing process to the lender. 

Dennis has become a friend of the X-Factor team and shares some ...

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In this episode, we speak with the co-founder of TXV Partners Marcus Stroud. Marcus shares his background as an athlete and how that helps him in the competitive world of venture capital. The stories he shares from his Princeton days to those of being the son of an NFL football player are inspiring!

Marcus says “adversity is an advantage” and that you have to look deeper to see how the challenges you’ve been through have prepared y...

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Episode 6 is a special one! We have both founders of X-Factor Capital, Rodell Razor & Jeremiah Captain. 

 

We discuss how & why we started X-Factor Capital. We talk about how activism inspired organized action with real solutions. We also dive into the critical characteristics of a great founder/entrepreneur.

 

As former athletes we even weigh in on the controversial topic of amateur athletes being paid for their Name, Imag...

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This episode we interview CEO & Founder of Ford Sports Performance (FSP) Tracy Ford. Tracy & X-Factor Capital CEO Rodell Razor are childhood friends and co-founded FSP back in 2012. Tracy shares how his experience training the worlds best & hardest-working athletes can be translated into how you can be successful in life. 

 

Tracy has spent his entire career serving his clients with passion. He attributes the success of...

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Entrepreneurship is about taking the losses, learning the lessons, and living to tell about them. Jaebadiah Gardner shares some of his most intimate experiences in his 13 years of building his real estate firm. As a respected developer, broker, and property manager in the greater Seattle area, he's seen a lot in the real estate industry from different angles. If you love great storytelling and real talk, then this episode showc...

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In this episode we interview Rock Robinson out of the greater Dallas area about how he is bringing a cleaner, more personalized, and dynamic experience to the ride sharing world. Not only are they picking up passengers in the planets most talked about cars (Tesla’s) their reducing the carbon footprint significantly for our planet. Listen in to hear more!    If you love startups, technology, venture capital and all things entreprene...

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December 24, 2021 36 min

This episode we interview Toby Egbuna CEO and Co-Founder of Chezie. Chezie is a SaaS platform that aims to create inclusive work environments for people from underrepresented groups.  As first-generation Nigerian immigrates Toby and his sister Dumebie cofounded Chezie from their own experiences of not feeling welcomed at work. 

“Chezie is an all-in-one solution designed to help you build impactful employee resource groups. We help ...

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US Navy Veteran Viola Carmona is building a huge business around homeownership for first-time homebuyers! She went to market originally to provide leads to larger mortgage companies. She saw an opportunity to serve an underserved community and do it using cutting-edge technology. She has taken a marketing company into a tech startup! Amazing how she uses being underestimated (woman, veteran, Black/Latina, LGBTQ, & solo founder)...

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