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Media Empires

Media Empires

Erik Torenberg interviews influential media creators, podcasters, newsletter writers, and media executives to learn exactly how they built their empires. Media Empires is part of the Turpentine podcast network. To learn more: turpentine.co

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Feb. 20, 2024

Navigating the Future of Media Industries | Brian Morrissey, The Rebooting

This week on Media Empires, Brian Morrissey, founder and CEO of Burrell Media Group, Editor-in-Chief at KDM, and Co-founder of The Black Canary Coffee, shares insights about the evolving media landscape, shifts in the market…
Feb. 13, 2024

E11: The Art of Choosing The Right Creator To Back | Megan Lightcap, Slow Ventures

Megan Lightcap from Slow Ventures joins Erik Torenberg to discuss both of their insights into evolving creator economy and the role of strategic investment in digital creators and entrepreneurs. Megan discusses strategies fo…
Feb. 13, 2024

E11: The Art of Choosing The Right Creator To Back | Megan Lightcap, Slow Ventures

Megan Lightcap from Slow Ventures joins Erik Torenberg to discuss both of their insights into evolving creator economy and the role of strategic investment in digital creators and entrepreneurs. Megan discusses strategies fo…
Feb. 6, 2024

E10: The Power of Platforms and AI | Nathan Baschez, Every Inc, Lex

This week we’re sharing a conversation with Erik Torenberg and Nathan Baschez , the co-founder of Every Inc. and creator of Lex, an AI-powered writing tool that’s aimed to revolutionize the writing process for writers.
Feb. 2, 2024

Request for Startups: Receipt-Based Dating, Reference Checks as a Service, and WeWork for Productivity with Justin Mares and Sean Linehan

A podcast we think you'll love. The conversation maps startup ideas and concepts, including dating apps based on spending patterns, a matching platform for singles, an exclusive dating app with angel investments, Google Maps…
Jan. 30, 2024

E9: Mastering Podcast Growth | Chris Hutchins, All the Hacks

Chris Hutchins joins Erik Torenberg as he explores the intricacies of building and growing a successful podcast.