This week, staff reporter Zoë Henry talks about how Bratislava, Slovakia has become a startup hub. The tiny European city is home to more than a hundred private companies on this year's Inc. 5000 Europe. Henry discusses how Bratislava has embraced entrepreneurship after emerging from communist rule under the Soviet Union in the 1990s.
Staff writer Will Yakowicz talks about how Phil Tadros, the founder of Bow Truss Coffee Roasters, a wholesale roaster and upscale café chain in Chicago, and entrepreneur and TV personality Marcus Lemonis are suing each other after a deal for Lemonis to buy a majority stake in Bow Truss fell apart.
Lastly, the crew interviews serial entrepreneur Zvi Schreiber about how he started and sold four companies, including one he sold to General Electric. Schreiber also talks about his newest company, Freightos, an online freight forwarding marketplace that allows companies to book international shippers easily.