Ryan Frederick: How to CRUSH IT as a Founder

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Ryan Frederick: How to CRUSH IT as a Founder

Ryan Frederick is a Founder and product person at heart. He now helps companies build great software products and solve data challenges for competitive advantage as a Principal at the product and data consulting firm, AWH.

Ryan is an active angel investor, mentors, and advises entrepreneurs and startups, as well as corporate innovation leaders. He launched a non-profit workforce development program to train under-employed adults on digital skills called i.c.stars.  

Ryan has authored a book on increasing the odds of success in creating products, being a Founder, and starting companies called The Founder’s Manual: A Guidebook for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur.


During the show we discuss:

  • What does it take to be a founder

  • Wrong idea about being a founder

  • Must-dos before building a company

  • Having a winning idea for a business

  • Finding your niche

  • Steps to build a company

  • Core principles to help increase the odds of being a successful Founder

  • What are needed when building a company

  • Advantages of creating your own product

  • Product development process

  • Creating successful products

  • Tips for making a successful product


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