Off the Record

Practical advice and actionable takeaways for building a better business. With exclusive insights from industry leaders.
This series is full of insider insights to help you navigate leadership and stay focussed on your founder's journey.
If you are a founder or director, Off the Record is a podcast you want to bookmark. Most stories you’ll hear haven’t been shared publicly before. It’s like chatting with a mentor privately at lunch. Enjoy!
- Aram, CEO @ Crowdlinker.

Hi, it’s Aram.
Every week I’m interviewing Founders and VC’s to talk about all thing’s growth. From raising and allocating capital, to building a dedicated team and managing mental wellness.


August 12, 2021
46:20 minutes
A legendary Canadian entrepreneur Jim Estill stops by my podcast to chat about business success, buying Danby Appliances and his wealth principles.
August 10, 2021
50:45 minutes
Parth Khanna, CEO and co-founder of ACTO, went from sleeping in his car…and pretending like he drove in from another city every morning to building a 100 employee life-sciences company and raising 14 million dollars to date.
August 5, 2021
51:06 minutes
In this episode, I cover everything you need to know about raising capital for your business. From why you might need to raise capital, to key principles that will help you find the right investors. Plus, Scott shares his philosophy on leadership and managing an effective team.
July 21, 2021
24:46 minutes
Nelio Leone, founder of marketing agency UrbanMonks, talks about how to build your online brand and presence the right way with our host Sergey Ross.
July 21, 2021
40:14 minutes
In this episode we’re interviewing Foti Panagiotakopoulos, the founder @Growthmentor about how to build your product with no code and grow your company with freelancers.
July 9, 2021
41:38 minutes
Marcus joined us to share some wonderfully candid insights into working as a CRO. We talk about how aligning company goals around customer satisfaction and working to serve their outcomes can help you to achieve both happy customers and highly engaged staff. Every founder’s dream, right?
July 8, 2021
47:07 minutes
Today’s guest is Bethany Stachenfeld, first-time co-founder & CEO at Sendspark. We’re speaking with her about the initial hurdles she faced while building her start-up. Including launching her company without a developer, how she turned hundreds of “no ways” into a ton of new prospects, and her approach to navigating tough development decisions in those early stages.
July 1, 2021
46:11 minutes
Saul Colt – the self-proclaimed smartest man in the world. Our guest host Sergey Ross is interviewing Saul about how to make your business stand out and build brand affinity.
June 29, 2021
53:12 minutes
In this episode, we had the pleasure of having Sam Jacobs, Founder of Pavilion (former Revenue Collective) to discuss community building, managing churn rates, and startup marketing. Sam also gives encouraging advice about self-compassion and how it’s helped him.
June 4, 2021
51:54 minutes
Today we’re joined by former co-founder at and current CEO at Airborne App, Lee Gladish. We sat down to discuss the pitfalls of remaining a part-time founder, and the importance of focus when running a start-up.
June 3, 2021
48:53 minutes
Today our guest host Sergey Ross is chatting with Christina Brady who takes us through her career journey in sales. Lots of takeaways on how to sell a new category product, leadership, and managing your employees.
June 2, 2021
48:28 minutes
In this episode Sergey Ross, Crowdlinker guest host, sits down with Swish to talk about his life and journey towards entrepreneurship, building his brand on social media, and the importance of managing your focus and time.
June 2, 2021
48:28 minutes
Today on our OTR Series, we’re speaking with the self-proclaimed “crazy one that will change the world” - founder & CEO of CircleIt, Art Shaikh.
May 11, 2021
46:46 minutes
Excited to be chatting with the CEO of Unstack Grant Deken about raising money, hiring and challenges of building Unstack, no-code content management system.
May 4, 2021
51:45 minutes
And today we are chatting with Stephen Hakami, the CEO of a bootstrapped company called Wiza. Software that creates email lists from LinkedIn.

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