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Mom ‘n ’em Coffee Brings Specialty Coffee Roasted on Probat P12 to Cincinnati

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https://youtu.be/j2sWQvhja-E In this episode, Austin and Colin from Mom and M Coffee share their journey from San Francisco to Cincinnati and the challenges they faced in opening their coffee shop. They discuss their decision to start roasting their own coffee and the process of choosing a roaster. They also talk about the benefits of owning their real estate and the...

How Billy Li Generates $15,000 Monthly with a 20-Hour Workweek at Hydrangea Coffee

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https://youtu.be/uR7Yyi86eys In the bustling world of specialty coffee, where the beans tell stories and the aromas transport you to distant lands, one brand has been quietly brewing a storm, not just in a cup, but in the entrepreneurial world as well. Welcome to the universe of Hydrangea Coffee, a small specialty coffee brand that has managed to blend the rich...

From a humble coffee trailer to five coffee shops with Sameer Shah – Voyager Coffee

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https://youtu.be/rx6kMWozRoA In this episode, Sameer takes us back to the origins of Voyager Coffee, a concept born out of a desire to revitalize their city, San Jose. As natives of the area, Sameer and his partner Lauren noticed a trend of friends and acquaintances leaving for more exciting urban centers. Determined to inject vibrancy into their hometown, they envisioned Voyager...

Is there a future in selling expensive specialty coffee? with Erich Joiner from goodboybob coffee

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https://youtu.be/wGAJPAQcvwc In this episode, we chat with Erich Joiner, founder of goodboybob coffee in Los Angeles, California. GBB has gained a reputation for sourcing the world's best coffees, including top lots from Cup of Excellence. Initially catering to his friends and colleagues in the film industry, Erich's passion for specialty coffee was sparked by the unique flavors and aromas he encountered....

How to start a legendary coffee roaster in California with Hiver van Geenhoven – Chromatic, California

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 How and why did Hiver start Chromatic coffee? His origin story is really inspiring. So many people say “this is what I want to do,” but what are you ready to give up? Would you give up your comforts, free time, and risk your financial security? What kind of personality you have to be in order to become an entrepreneur?...

Starting a coffee shop at a college campus with Sebastian Ramirez – Cafetal Coffee, Arizona

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Talking with former student of mine Sebastian Ramirez about his tips for new coffee shop entrepreneurs. Cafetal Coffee is a Specialty Coffee shop located near ASU in Tempe, Arizona. offering coffee from their family farm in Colombia and serving Latin infused breakfast and lunch! Sebastian was very generous and shared a lot of useful tips for everybody who is thinking to...

Starting a super cool coffee brand in India with Rahul Reddy – Subko Coffee Roasters, Mumbai

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Come explore the specialty coffee scene in India with us and Rahul Reddy. Rahul is the founder of Subko Coffee Roasters, a revolutionary coffee concept that sources the best lots from local farmers for the local consumers. This is the first episode recorded with video, so if you want to see our faces, join us on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa5A34qegnupOj_gt04Jzhw In this episode we...

Can You Make Money with a Cold Brew Cart? – with Eddie Alaniz from Coffee Conspiracy

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In this episode we talk with Eddie Alaniz about his brand Coffee Conspiracy. Eddie's brand is a lockdown businesses. While most cafes had to be closed, Eddie offered single origin cold brew to the beach crowd in Santa Cruz. Despite his humble beginnings, Eddie did not stop with his cold brew cart. His next move was to start to roast his...

Starting a cafe empire and why should you start to roast your own coffee – with Sandra and Joey from Pink Owl, California

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In December, we held the Roasting Lab PRO Course, where future coffee entrepreneurs study efficient ways of roasting, developing products, packaging and branding, understanding sales channels, not to mention having an awesome time exchanging ideas and meeting like-minded people from all over the world. I run this course every 3 months; it is limited to 6 students, and the...

Daniel claims that $2500 is enough to start a coffee roasting business… with Daniel Streetman from Bird and Bear Coffee

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In this episode, Daniel Streetman explains how you can start a coffee roasting business with minimal investment. After Daniel was laid off during the pandemic, he and his wife Ella looked deep into their wallet and figured out that the most they could spend on their new company was $2500. I love to brag about how I started Green Plantation with...