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Ep 54: A Look at the Aggregator Space, Leaving the Corporate World, and Exit Strategy Experience with Adam Heist Runquist, Founder of Heist Labs

Yoni Kozminski
September 23, 2021
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In today's episode, we have Adam Runquist (Adam Heist on YouTube) - Founder of Heist Labs. They build, scale, and invest in marketplace physical products brand.

Adam started his career in the de-regulated energy space spanning marketing, M&A and GM roles. While leading an outdoor products brand and scaling it from 8 to 9 figures and into a category leader in the portable energy space, he discovered the power of marketplace sales channels and this led him to start, scale, and sell his own Amazon brands.

Topics covered:

  • Leaving the corporate world
  • Working in operations
  • Exit strategy/experience
  • Aggregator space

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Episode Transcript

Yoni Kozminski
Founder & CEO - Escala & MultiplyMii

The host of Successful Scales by night and the CEO of Escala & MultiplyMii by day with a burning desire to solve the problems that exist in scaling businesses.