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Startup of the Year Podcast

Nov 9, 2022

On this very special 100th episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we hear from Mike Evans, the Co-Founder of GrubHub and the Founder of his new company, Fixer, which is a Chicago company building the "right now" handyman service. 


Mike talks about his journey as an entrepreneur and his new book “"Hangry: A Startup Journey" which is his memoir about co-founding GrubHub that was just published on November 1st. You can grab yourself a copy today at 


We also take a minute to reflect and celebrate the 100th episode of the podcast. We want to send a sincere “thank you” to everyone who has made the podcast what it is today! Look for more great episodes coming out in the near future. 


We also again talk about our virtual event we are hosting on December 13th, which concludes our “Grow Your Startup” series. This virtual event will feature five companies from our community, who will be pitching their ideas to investor judges and a global audience. The event timeline, the application, and the event registration can be found at:


We also again shine a spotlight on one of the startups from our community and that company is Cinevva Games, which is an ecosystem that aims to simplify game developers' lives through automations, live preview and publishing capabilities, and peer- to-peer real-time collaboration. Learn more about them today by visiting 


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Startup of the Year helps diverse, emerging startups, founding teams, and entrepreneurs push their company to the next level. We are a competition, a global community, and a resource.  


Startup of the Year is also a year-long program that searches the country for a geographically diverse set of startups from all backgrounds and pulls them together to compete for the title of Startup of the Year. 


The program includes a number of in-person and virtual events, including our annual South By Southwest startup pitch event and competition. All of which culminate at our annual Startup of the Year Summit, where the Startup of the Year winner is announced, along with an opportunity at a potential investment.


Established is a consultancy focused on helping organizations with innovation, startup, and communication strategies. It is the power behind Startup of the Year.  Created by the talent responsible for building the Tech.Co brand (acquired by an international publishing company), we are leveraging decades of experience to help our collaborators best further (or create) their brand & accomplish their most important goals.  Connect with us on Twitter - @EstablishedUs and Facebook -