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Episode 120  |  31:39 min

How Launch Finds Inspiration For New Brands In Everyday Life

Episode 120  |  31:39 min  |  11.23.2021

How Launch Finds Inspiration For New Brands In Everyday Life

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This is a podcast episode titled, How Launch Finds Inspiration For New Brands In Everyday Life. The summary for this episode is: <p>Over nearly three decades, Ben Fischman has been one of retail’s pioneering entrepreneurs.&nbsp; In college he started the baseball cap retailer Lids and then followed that with e-commerce retailer Rue La La.&nbsp; In his latest venture, Launch, Fischman is partnering with entrepreneurs and bringing his years of experience to help them succeed.&nbsp; We sat down to talk about what he looks for in entrepreneurs, why Launch doesn't consider itself a venture capital firm, and what led to them competing in workwear with their newest brand BRUNT.</p>

Over nearly three decades, Ben Fischman has been one of retail’s pioneering entrepreneurs.  In college he started the baseball cap retailer Lids and then followed that with e-commerce retailer Rue La La.  In his latest venture, Launch, Fischman is partnering with entrepreneurs and bringing his years of experience to help them succeed.  We sat down to talk about what he looks for in entrepreneurs, why Launch doesn't consider itself a venture capital firm, and what led to them competing in workwear with their newest brand BRUNT.

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Ben Fischman
Founder, Launch

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