Founder's Field Notes Podcast :

Josh Little-Volley

Josh Little-Volley


In this episode of Founder's Field Notes, Jason Klug, serial entrepreneur and host of the show, sits down with Josh Little, CEO and founder of Volley, Maestro, Bloomfire, and Qzzr, as well as a passionate educator and "brinemaster.
Cora Egolf
March 28, 2023

Josh Little shares his entrepreneurial journey, from starting out as an educator to founding several successful companies focused on education and communication. He provides valuable insights for aspiring founders, including the importance of building trust through keeping promises and being transparent, and being open to pivoting based on feedback and data. Whether you're just starting out or have years of experience, this episode offers practical advice and inspiration for anyone looking to grow their business.

About Josh Little:

Josh Little is a serial entrepreneur and founder of several successful companies, including Maestro, Bloomfire, Qzzr, and his latest venture, Volley. With a passion for creating original works that are worthy of remark, Josh has built a reputation for being a maker who can turn an idea into a thriving business.

After working as a high school history teacher and sales representative for several years, Josh discovered his true talent of building a team and bringing a vision to life. He founded Maestro, which creates learning experiences for Fortune 500 companies worldwide, specializing in the medical field.

After Maestro’s success Josh saw more opportunities in the training world and founded Bloomfire, a social platform for organizations to capture knowledge and promote collaboration. Bloomfire was acquired twice, first in 2011 and then again in 2022.

Josh also founded Qzzr, a platform that allows publishers and marketers to engage their audience and collect data using interactive quizzes, polls, and lists. Qzzr engaged hundreds of millions monthly before it was acquired by in 2022.

Josh's latest venture, Volley, is a new way to move work forward with conversations that don't involve time or place using asynchronous video. Volley envisions a future where people meet less and communicate more while maintaining productivity. With his ability to make things happen and build tight-knit teams, Josh is sure to continue making remarkable contributions to the business world for years to come.

In addition to his business ventures, Josh follows his passion for making pickles by carrying on his family's legacy with his company, Brinemasters-Josh's Pickles.

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Founder's Field Notes is a must-watch for any founder or aspiring entrepreneur. This show is a unique blend of business education and inspiration, aimed at helping founders and future entrepreneurs overcome the struggles of starting and running a business. Jason Klug, Founder and CEO of Klugonyx, chats with fellow experts in the entrepreneurship world to provide in-depth analysis and expert advice on the most pressing issues facing today's business owners. So, if you're looking to take your business to the next level, tune in bi-weekly to Founder's Field Notes!

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At Klugonyx, we provide end-to-end services to support our clients through every step of the product development process. From ideation and engineering to prototyping and manufacturing sourcing, we work closely with our clients to ensure their ideas become a reality!

We work with clients across all industries, and our goal is to be an educational and collaborative asset to them throughout the entire product development journey. Our team in Salt Lake City, UT, brings together a wealth of expertise and experience, while our team of 35+ professionals in China provides boots-on-the-ground support and white-glove service to help manage and source all aspects of manufacturing.

At Klugonyx, we believe that innovation is the key to success, and we are committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that exceed our clients' expectations. With our comprehensive product development services, we provide a one-stop-shop for all your product development needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you turn your ideas into reality.

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