In the old days of American entrepreneurship, a business person only needed to settle on their business, open their doors, and start growing their business using the profits it created. But in the 21st Century, raising money from wealthy investors sometimes seems like the ONLY way to open a business. On this episode of #MYDM, Ben & Malcolm welcome Maureen Murat, Esq. to help them explore the world of venture capital and the financing of early stage start-up companies. Hosts:
It didn’t go unnoticed. After a couple of shows in early 2019, Manage Your Damn Money, Ben & Malcolm went dark. No new episodes. No tweets. No posts on Instagram or Facebook. At the open of Season 4 of #MYDM, Ben & Malcolm finally share the tea behind why they were gone for so long... And we promise, the story is way more interesting than you could ever imagine. Pick your platform. Listen to this episode now! Hosts: @mydm1 and @malcolmonmoney
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On Manage Your Damn Money we often talk to and about entrepreneurs who are working on an idea that they know is going to change the world. But what if your entrepreneurial dreams aren’t motivated by some amazing idea you just have to get out, but by a desire to make a majority of the money in the business? On this previously lost episode of MYDM, we are exploring alternative paths to entrepreneurship that skip some of the natural growing pains of building something from scrat
Manage Your Damn Money returns from its Fall 2018 break to discuss the news of trillion dollar company Amazon coming to further gentrify the Washington, DC metro area, and Malcolm explains why he's big mad about it. The co-hosts also share life updates including Ben's official entrance into fatherhood of triplet girls and Malcolm's continued expectation that Ben will soon be driving a minivan. Pick your platform. Listen to this episode now! Hosts: @mydm1 and @malcolmonmoney
What's the worst financial advice you've ever been given? Who gave it to you? Was it your crazy Uncle Larry? Or wine-glass-always-in-hand Aunt Leslie? We take a look at the most ridiculous financial advice given to us and to our listeners. Ben & Malcolm also explore the reason why Papa Johns would be working so hard to get rid of its founder, the original Papa Johns. *Hint: It might be due to a mild to moderate case what doctors refer to as raging racism. Pick your platform.
With recent news of our friends at Blavity Inc. closing $6.5 Million in venture capital funding, we thought it was a good time to take a look back at our 2017 interview with Blavity Inc. co-founder, Morgan DeBaun. Listen as she shares insight on how the company started and how she prioritizes her financial life. Listen on SoundCloud. Listen on Apple Podcasts. Find other platforms to listen here. #MYDMSideHustles #smallbusiness #investing #wealth #celebritiesandmoney
We took our talents and camera to Broccoli City's 2016 music festival to talk to "food-truck-preneurs" to understand the ins and outs of selling food out of a bus-like automobile. #artsepreneurship #smallbusiness
I believe Kanye West Rants to be a national treasure, worthy of showcase inside Washington, DC’s most important museums. I’d suggest the placement of transcripts of major Kanye-Rants a few rooms away from the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or at least next door to First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2013, Thom Browne inauguration coat. Any time over the last decade we’ve heard Kanye Yeezy West give an in-depth interview, author a tweet or publish a letter he wrote to his pen pal, we knew t
I live in a “suburbanish" neighborhood just north of the northwest corridor of Washington, DC.
This means my wife and I were involved in the Hunger Games like sport of getting as prepared as possible for the arrival of Winter Storm Jonas and it’s 25 plus inches of snow it’s dumped all over the northeastern region of the United States. Preparation for such an event involves the purchase of several bottles of red wine, six packs of craft beer and a pack of Chips Ahoy! cookies
Ben Carter of Manage Your Damn Money brings you 60 seconds of financial empowerment delivered the only way he knows how – with humor and wit. Watch the video for his quick tips on budgeting for your small business. #artsepreneurship #smallbusiness
-- For Immediate Release -- August 3, 2015 Contact: email@example.com Washington, DC – Manage Your Damn Money host and Co-CEO Ben Carter will join Millennial on a Mission (MOAM) for their third and final #SummerSocial at BlackFinn AmeriPub in Washington, DC, Thursday, August 13 at 6 pm. Carter will join MOAM founder Chasity S. Cooper to lead a discussion about the origins of MYDM and how the brand is changing the tone of the conversation around money and personal f
Singer/Songwriter Jen Miller joins MYDM to talk about the business of constructing an independent music career as a millennial, social media's impact on the business of her music and how the person who created BING must feel about using the phrase "Google it". To learn more about Jen Miller and her music, visit jenmillermusic.com. Follow her on Twitter @jenerallyspeaks and on Instagram and be sure to listen to her most recent single, "Bullshit". Preview and purchase Jen Mille