273 Agnes Kozera | A Content Creation Champion

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Harry welcomes to the show Agnes Kozera, SVP and co-head of PodCorn, the largest podcast platform, connecting podcasters with advertisers for native sponsorships. Agnes is passionate about building tools that empower and support the growth of brands and content creators across different mediums.

In this episode, Harry and Agnes talk about the traits and characteristics that make successful entrepreneurs and why immigrants tend to have a strong work ethic that aligns well with entrepreneurship. Agnes speaks to her passion for content creation and what inspired her to launch Podcorn. She reflects on the journey from start-up to being acquired by Google and the challenges and opportunities that arose from the acquisition. Finally, Agnes talks about why she identifies herself as a champion for content creators everywhere.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:36 – Harry welcomes to the show Agnes Kozera, who speaks to her entrepreneurial origin story and the work she’s doing at Podcorn
  • 14:15 – Traits and characteristics of a great entrepreneur
  • 16:19 – The work ethic of immigrants and entrepreneurship
  • 19:16 – Early inspirations and mentors that helped Agnes
  • 21:56 – Lessons learned and mistakes made in building a successful business
  • 25:21 – What it was like to be acquired by Google and the shift in mindset from founder to employee
  • 29:25 – The origin story of Podcorn
  • 37:10 – Trends Agnes has observed in the content creation space
  • 44:35 – A champion for content creators
  • 46:06 – How Agnes would describe the marketplace she’s created
  • 52:38 – Self-help podcasts that Agnes would recommend
  • 53:18 – Something Agnes has changed her mind about recently and the most misunderstood thing about her
  • 58:16 – Harry thanks Agnes for joining the show and let’s listeners know where they can connect with her

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LINKS MENTIONED

FullCast Website

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Link to Podfest Expo Virtual Summit

Agnes’ LinkedIn

Agnes’ Email

Podcorn Twitter 

Podcorn Website

Podcasts Mentioned:

Jay Shetty

The Happiness Podcast

In the Dark

Sword & Scale

How I Built This

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