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Meat & Potatoes Podcast

Jul 12, 2023

Welcome to the Meat and Potatoes, the podcast where we explore successful startups in Utah and uncover key ideas that led to their triumphs. In this episode, Garrett Clark sits down with John Koelliker, the Co-founder and CEO of Leland, an amazing platform that connects students with experienced coaches. 

In their discussion, John shares the founding story of Leland and shares unique aspects that have made the company successful such as empowering coaches, helping form relationships with mentors and students, and the vetting process of coaches. Join us as we take a deep dive in this revolutionary mentorship program!

Outline of the conversation:
0:00 Reaching your goals through Leland
4:00 The beginning of Leland
8:00 Starting with coaches
12:30 Friendship through mentorship
14:30 Vetting mentors
18:30 Building the team
20:30 Marketing and advertising
24:30 Raising money
27:45 Startup coaches
29:00 Future for Leland
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