Mar 25, 2018
The K-Factor With Daniel Cotlar

The K-Factor podcast: Marketing man Daniel Cotlar, who sold a company to Home Depot, on why the startup world is ripe for frum people.

The K-Factor podcast is produced by CHYE - Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs in partnership with community news website

The K-Factor offers business wisdom that can help future business leaders to make the "Keli" (the Hebrew word for vessel) so they can grow their business aspirations.

Episode #23 “From Startup to Corporate America”

Daniel Cotlar was a "near founder" and Chief Marketing Officer at He led the company from startup days to more than $200mm in annual sales before selling the company to the Home Depot in 2014, staying on through summer 2017 to position it for success within the Home Depot.

With a career spanning from startups to Fortune 100, and an MBA from Rice University, Daniel has presented marketing and strategy topics at Rice and University of Houston as well as industry conferences. Today he supports future business leaders as an investor, advisor and board member of technology start-ups.

In this interview:

* The power of an internship
* Learning to pivot
* Understanding web analytics
* Making a difficult decision
* From retail to eTail
* Online vs Traditional Marketing
* Transitioning to corporate America
* The startup world is ripe for frum people
* Why Houston, Texas is a great community

To recommend someone for an interview and to reach Rabbi Werde, email


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