E2: Entrepreneurs Exposed

Giving back to the entrepreneurial community, Adam Levinter interviews high-profile guests that share actionable wisdom.


E2: Entrepreneurs Exposed

Giving back to the entrepreneurial community, Adam Levinter interviews high-profile guests that share actionable wisdom.

Farhan Thawar is currently VP, Engineering at Shopify after the acquisition of Helpful.com, where he was co-founder and CTO. Among other things, Farhan is an avid writer and speaker and was named one of Toronto’s 25 most powerful people. In this wide-ranging EP, we hit on a number of topics including Farhan’s journey starting and growing Helpful.com, his philosophies, and approaches to finding talent; the shortcomings of doing interviews; his “rule ignorer” mindset; Shopify’s unique work culture, and more.


Connie Steele is the co-founder of Flywheel Associates and host of the Strategic Momentum Podcast. Connie is also the author of Building the Business of You: A System to Align Passion and Growth Potential Through Your Own Career Mash-Up. With over 20 years of combined Fortune 500, mid-size company, and startup experience, she has observed how business is no longer binary, or absolute. We explore the future of work as well as the notion of “fluidity”;  the importance of a portfolio career, and more. 

Jeff Adamson is the co-founder of SkipTheDishes. “Skip” is now one of the most recognized consumer brands in Canada serving hundreds of thousands daily. Now, Jeff has moved on to his next venture, as a co-founder of banking disruptor, Neo Financial.

In this EP, we chat about Jeff’s background as a professional wrestler; the origins and evolution of SKIP, and the sale to Just Eat; Neo Financial, Jeff’s new venture in Canadian banking, and more. 

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Kim Kaupe (@kimkaupe) is the co-founder and CEO of The Superfan Company. Her team has collaborated with Oprah, Amazon, AMEX, The New York Mets, KISS, Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, and more. Kim was named to Forbes 30 Under 30, and Inc.’s 35 Under 35 list. She was also featured on ABC’s primetime show, Shark Tank in season 5.
In this EP, we discuss Kim’s experience on Shark Tank;  why your reputation in business is so important; bootstrapping an agency; and more. 

Joseph Del Moral is a serial entrepreneur and the current co-founder and CEO of Field Trip Health, a Canadian public company dedicated to healing through therapeutic psychedelics. In this EP, we discuss questions individuals should be asking if they want to determine whether they’re a candidate for this type of treatment; Peter Thiel-backed Compass Pathways, an industry trailblazer pursuing FDA approval for its synthetic version of psilocybin;  and what the future holds for Field Trip and its counterparts.

Paul Chambers is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Subscription Trade Association (SUBTA). His extensive expertise in eCommerce and subscription dates back more than two decades, having been recognized by media outlets all over the globe. He is also the Co-Founder of Gentleman’s Box, Core3 Solutions, Moka Boka, and Unity Management Systems.  In this EP, we cover each of his businesses, his newest venture in conferences, and what subscription companies like Disney, Netflix, and MeUndies are doing differently.

Craig Morantz is the founder of Snack Conscious, a snacking company committed to giving the consumer the cleanest, healthiest, and tastiest snacks available. He is also an executive entrepreneur and turnaround CEO. In this one, we discuss Craig’s COVID story, and what has happened to his business since March; reinventing a brand during a pandemic; the importance of empathy, and being less of an asshole; why giving up alcohol, and a smartphone has been transformational, and more.

John Warrillow is the founder of The Value Builder System, now used by thousands of businesses worldwide. He’s the author of 3 books, including the best-selling Built to Sell recognized by Fortune as one of the best business books of 2011. John is also the host of Built to Sell Radio and an entrepreneur who has exited 4 companies. In this EP, we discuss if this is the right time to sell a business; the state of the M&A market; how to boost your valuation; the secret to getting a deal done, and more.

Alan Smith is the co-founder of Strategyzer, an innovation company helping enterprises create new growth. The company’s  Business Model Canvas has been used by millions around the globe. In today’s round 2 with Alan, we discuss the idea of investing in a portfolio of ideas; the real stats stemming from venture capital investments in start-ups; how entrepreneurs can innovate right now; and more.  


Tony Chapman is one of the youngest individuals inducted into the Marketing Hall of Legends, a testament to a storied career in the ad-agency world.  Tony has spoken around the globe on all topics related to marketing, advertising, and branding.  In this EP, we cover the latest Forbes global brand rankings; we also discuss the latest trends in retail; the importance of attention, and selling into “moments”; #Bezos, and more. 

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