Episode 100

Being Known for Your Company’s Culture with Nick Swinmurn – Founder of Zappos.com

This week our host Steve McGarry is joined by Nick Swinmurn, Founder of Zappos.com, and CEO of Hellebore Broadcasting Company. To start the show the two dive into Nick’s lifelong curiosity of things and how that led him to constantly be trying something with great support at an early age. They discuss the founding of Zappos.com, and what made the culture there so famous in the business world. Steve asks about their exit and sale to Amazon, and what advice he would give to his younger self.

Nick Swinmurn is the current CEO of Hellebore Broadcasting Company where they are leveraging storytelling and emerging technology to create a web3 universe and empower new business opportunities. Nick also has a new podcast called Coasthawk Talk, where he interviews some of the world’s most interesting athletes and entrepreneurs about their lives and business ventures. Check the links below to listen now!

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/swinmurn/

Twitter – @Coasthawk – https://twitter.com/coasthawk

Website – https://hellebore.xyz/

Nick Swinmurn’s Coasthawk Talk Podcast:

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1tfkHZvJPW8N9xdTz2RWnI

iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/coasthawk-talk/id1630484012

The Exit Meetups – https://flippa.com/the-exit-meetups/


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Steve McGarry

An entrepreneur, content creator, and investor based in sunny Tampa, Florida. In 2015, while living in San Francisco, Steve sold his first fintech startup LendLayer to Max Levchin’s (founder of PayPal) consumer finance company Affirm.