From the Ground-up, Trunk Club's CEO/Founder, Brian Spaly, talks HAMMER PANTS, growth, fundraising on Bytes Over Bagels

by Brett Mackie
July 24, 2013

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This week's feature interview is with Brian Spaly, Founder and CEO, at Trunk Club. Brian talks about fundraising and ground-up growth of both Trunk Club,  and Bonobos, his new men's clothing line and online retail shop. Other bits include Brian's take on staffing 130 employees in-house, managing a 35,000 subscriber base and the resurrection of Hammer Pants.  

This week's music feature is Chicago's own Cold Country.  


Listen: http://bytesoverbagels.com or thru iTunes Podcast
 

#ChicagoTechStartUpMadness

Below are the semi-finalists in the Chicago Tech Startup Madness bracket! We will announce the finalists today on www.bytesoverbagels.com. Listen next week as our two finalists pitch their startup in their own words and then join in on one last round of voting. The winner will receive a sweet prize pack and an interview on the show. 

West Bracket:

1. Vinyl Me, Please: www.vinylmeplease.com @vinylmeplease
2. Meet Advisors: www.meetadvisors.com @meetadvisors
3. Mystery Tacklebox: www.mysterytacklebox.com @mysterytacklebx
4. WeDeliver: www.Wedeliver.us @wedelivr

East Bracket
 
1. Trablr: www.trablr.com @trabr
2. Doggyloot: www.Doggyloot.com @doggyloot
3. AdYapper: www.adyapper.com @adyapper
4. Project Travel: www.projecttravel.com @goprojecttravel

Today's show is brought to you by:  


Bagels are brought to you by: NYC Bagel Deli
Coffee brought to you by: Bow Truss Coffee Roasters
 

NEXT WEEK's featured guest is Mark Lawrence, Co-Founder at Spot Hero.

 

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