Hugh advises and invests in startups and is an active practitioner and teacher of Lean Startup Methodologies. He recently concluded a 22-year career at Intuit where his last position was Engineering Fellow and Vice President. During his Intuit tenure, he worked on QuickBooks and several other small business offerings. He has been a serial innovator and helped launch several new businesses at Intuit including Intuit Payments. Hugh is passionate about grassroots innovation and “giving voice to good ideas” wherever those ideas may come from.

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I chat with former hit record producer turned real estate mogul Peter Lorimer. Peter is the owner of uber trendy PLG Estates, which fuses together the art of handling incredibly delicate and private VIPs while giving all clients the feeling of being “inside the velvet rope,” just like the rock stars and celebs the PLG Estates brand is known to cater to.

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Reed Goossens moved to the U.S. in 2012 to pursue a career in structural engineering, however he discovered a passion for real estate investing. 
With limited funds and no credit, Reed went from purchasing a small duplex to growing his own real estate investing firm, RSN Property Group. 
 Reed now syndicates large multi-million dollar deals across the U.S. 
Reed Goossens certainly lives up to the ‘never say die’ Aussie attitude when it comes to being a successful entrepreneur. Reed is also the host of the up & coming podcast, Investing in the U.S. An Aussie’s Guide to U.S. Real Estate, where he invites other distinguished real estate investors and entrepreneurs to speak with him about their success and help guide other international investors who want to successfully invest in the U.S.

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Murray Newlands is a published author and recognised online marketing and PR guru. He’s a regular contributor to Entrepreneur.com, Inc.com, and VentureBeat where he writes on entrepreneurship, tech and social marketing trends and startup advice. In this episode we talk about the challenges of starting a new business, the first steps for an entrepreneur to get their business off the ground, and how to become the Key Person of Influence in your market.

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In this episode I chat with Gerry Kelly, the founder and CEO of Sonas Denim – an inspiring entrepreneur who has built an LA based fashion brand that combines unique products with a keen social mission. I talk to Gerry about how he got the original idea for the fashion range, how against massive odds he has managed to build a truly unique fashion brand in a hugely competitive marketplace, and what his vision is for the future. 

Every week Crowdventure’s founder Matthew Sullivan will be talking to some of the most talented, inspiring and successful entrepreneurs who share their real life stories, how they overcame challenges and failures, and how they become the success that they are today. If you are an entrepreneur or a wantrepreneur, tune in for some of the best tips, tricks and tactics and some frank, unscripted discussions.