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Episode 394  |  29:34 min

396: The Journey From A Garage To A Publicly Traded Company: Overcoming Startup Challenges

Episode 394  |  29:34 min  |  08.27.2019

396: The Journey From A Garage To A Publicly Traded Company: Overcoming Startup Challenges

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This is a podcast episode titled, 396: The Journey From A Garage To A Publicly Traded Company: Overcoming Startup Challenges. The summary for this episode is: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We have been interviewing some incredible guests in the last few months. We had Seth Godin. We had Daniel Pane. We had Kim Scott. And all in all, I think there's been a lot of great feedback. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">One of my good friends recently told me about a company and a person that I had never heard of before. But as soon as I learned a little bit more, I realized this person would be an incredible guest to have on the</span> <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-flipmyfunnel-podcast/id1155097337"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">#FlipMyFunnel podcast</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">So, invited</span> <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/axonrick/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Rick Smith</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">to join me on this episode of the show. Rick is Founder and CEO at</span> <a href= "https://global.axon.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Axon</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">, formerly TASER. What began as a company run out of Rick’s garage has become a publicly traded company that has saved over 100,000 people's lives. Rick has also authored the book,</span> <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/End-Killing-Technologies-Humanitys-Problem/dp/1989025536"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">The End of Killing</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. In this episode Rick talked about his startup story, the challenges he overcame along the way, and a practical step you can take to work through your own entrepreneurial challenges.</span></p>

We have been interviewing some incredible guests in the last few months. We had Seth Godin. We had Daniel Pane. We had Kim Scott. And all in all, I think there's been a lot of great feedback. 

One of my good friends recently told me about a company and a person that I had never heard of before. But as soon as I learned a little bit more, I realized this person would be an incredible guest to have on the #FlipMyFunnel podcast

So, invited Rick Smith to join me on this episode of the show. Rick is Founder and CEO at Axon, formerly TASER. What began as a company run out of Rick’s garage has become a publicly traded company that has saved over 100,000 people's lives. Rick has also authored the book, The End of Killing. In this episode Rick talked about his startup story, the challenges he overcame along the way, and a practical step you can take to work through your own entrepreneurial challenges.

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