The Startup Success Podcast

Information you need as a startup, indie or microISV.

Show #11: Brandon Zuener

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The Startup Success Podcast

The Startup Success Podcast

In our 11th show, we interview Brandon Zuener – A managing partner at Venture51, A venture-launch firm specializing in launching early-stage tech startups.

A longtime industry player, Brandon’s firm both puts together startup funding deals (2 will launch this month) and also provides a range of services to help startups get what they need to launch.

In addition to Pat and I interviewing Brandon, I examine Amy Hoy’s idea great idea of how to get her startup, freckle time tracking, more attention and plead for an Adobe Flex/Air Evangelist to come on the show, Pat talks about finding an idea for a product and our Tool for Startups this week is Shrink the Web.

Download Show #11 here: StartupSuccess011.mp3 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

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Bob Walsh is on twitter at or you can email him at
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Show Notes:

URLs mentioned in this episode of the Startup Success Podcast.


Written by Bob Walsh, Self-Funded Startup Consultant

January 14, 2009 at 3:59 pm

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  1. Although I’m not a paid Adobe Evangelist; I’ll come on the show to talk about Flex/AIR. E-mail me off blog w/ details. You can contact me via the contact form on the web sites ( or )

    Jeffry Houser

    January 15, 2009 at 7:48 am

  2. Thanks for the mention, Bob. I’m blushing over here.

    BTW, the URL for the jump start guide itself is

    Thanks again!



    January 15, 2009 at 1:46 pm

  3. Hey guys,
    I will ask Ryan Stewart (no relation), a Platform Evangelist, to get in touch with you about Flash, Flex and AIR. Besides, we need some “fair and balanced” coverage to match Patrick’s Silverlight obsession! 🙂



    Kevin Stewart

    January 16, 2009 at 12:31 pm

  4. Hey guys, I’d be happy to come on for the next show if you want. Haven’t had a chance to listen but I just got the note from Kevin. Downloading it now!


    Ryan Stewart

    January 16, 2009 at 1:16 pm

  5. […] Show #11 of the Startup Success Podcast is out with startup dealmaker and mentor Brandon Zuener – if you’re a startup looking for early seed funding, you are going to want hear this. […]

  6. Hey Bob,

    Thanks for the “shout out” in the podcast! Good info on startups.

    Looking forward to opportunity to talk with you guys about startups in the music business! Good timing with all that’s shaking out from CES and the Billboard Digital Live Conference.

    Talk soon!


    Bridget Zeuner

    January 21, 2009 at 7:31 pm

  7. Hey Bob & Patrick,

    Thanks for having me on the show. Always fun talking about startups. Look fwd to the next one.


    Brandon Zeuner @bzkicks

    January 22, 2009 at 4:01 pm

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