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The Big Idea Box

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The Big Idea Box Podcast connects the entrepreneur community by using the power of audio to uplift, empower, and share our varied experiences through creative content delivery. This podcast broadens the listener perspective, supports innovative development, and is the hub for entrepreneurial storyte… read more

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Ep 42 - Brainfood with David Lekach of Dream Water

Today's episode features David Lekach, founder of Dream Water, a natural, zero calorie, 2.5oz liquid sleep enhancer, that is also available in a powder format that you can take with or without water. Prior to the sale of his company in May of 2018, David was the CEO of Dream Products LLC, which manufactures and markets the product. David has spent his last 6+ months investing the proceeds of the sale and consulting for a variety of companies with topics and mandates ranging from innovation, to executive team building, to legal/deal structuring projects, and a host of different strategic development initiatives with companies in the CPG, cannabis, direct to consumer/Amazon platforms, and travel retail spaces. Moderated by Aryan Rashed, founder of Tremble, learn more about the reality of growing and successfully exiting a company. 

Here are the topics addressed and timestamps: David's Background, Childhood, EducationEarly Businesses, Digital Marketing, Motivation, Idea Execution, Building Dream Water, Raising Capital, Distribution Lessons, Shifts in Dream Water and Expansion, Exit Preparation and Process, Next Ventures in Cannabis and NewsLink, Advice for First Time Entrepreneurs, Q&A

Remember to follow us @thebigideabox @thelabmiami @endeavormiami #BrainfoodMIA on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Connect with our guests @dreamwater Share your feedback with this link: bit.ly/2C3fwFj and enjoy the show!!

Brainfood Speaker Series is a monthly, hands-on discussion with local entrepreneurs who share the secrets of their success and failures. This monthly event takes place at The LAB Miami, helping Miami startups as well as entrepreneurs understand the opportunities alongside the challenges of launching and growing a business. We’re sharing these amazing stories that provide new ideas and key, practical advice to advancing one’s own entrepreneurial career. Brainfood is brought to you by The LAB Miami in partnership Endeavor Miami.

Show Notes: Aryan Rashed - University of Michigan - Duane Reade - NewsLink - David Lekach - Blue Mountain - NDA - Hudson News -  Dream Water - Tic Tac Toe Auction - Friendster - Paradies Shops - Perfumania.com - Amazon - Myspace - CNBC Stores - Perry Ellis - Ebay - Walgreens - Miami International Airport - Paris Hilton - Yahoo - DSD Direct to Store Distributer - Fort Lauderdale - Guess - March Madness - Walmart- Melatonin - Ed Hardy - Facebook - Jerry Mcguire - True Religion - Harvard University - Hemp Bill 2014 - BCBG - Mark Zuckerberg - CBD - Katy Perry - Harvard Crimson - Johnson & Johnson - Adam Levine - 5 Hour Energy - M&M Mars Inc - Duty Free Americas - Givaudan - Harvest One

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