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#569: How To Divide An Imaginary Pie

September 17th, 2014

Episode 721 of 902 episodes

Alex Blumberg is starting a business, a podcasting business. And he's recording himself as he starts the company — he's making apodcastabout starting his podcasting company. Meta, right? But starting a business can be lonely. Alex wants a partner to share in the stress and the risk, and potential investors say they'd prefer to bet on a team, too. Today on the show, Alex searches for a business partner. There have been Hewlett and Packard, Procter and Gamble, and Ben and Jerry. Now, there is Blumberg and.... Listen to the other episodes in Alex's podcast miniseries about starting a company atHearStartUp.com Note: There's a curse word in today's episode. At about 1:25.

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