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by Deon Stokes

The Failure Report is a social change initiative. We interviews entrepreneurs who have leveraged their failure(s) for success(es). Our mission is to remove the shame and isolation associated with failing in business. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E05 - Ep. 18 | Hopping on the Failure Bandwagon w/ Harold Hughes

    S03 E05 - Ep. 18 | Hopping on the Failure Bandwagon w/ Harold Hughes

    On episode 18 of The Failure Report, we examine Harold Hughes, Founder & CEO of BANDWAGON, a South Carolina-based infrastructure company. Deon and Harold discuss how he uses his failures as the navigator to run his tech startup.Fo...

    35:32
  • S03 E04 - Ep. 17 | Failure, Rye, and Redemption w/ Erica Fields

    S03 E04 - Ep. 17 | Failure, Rye, and Redemption w/ Erica Fields

    On episode 17 of The Failure Report, we examine Erica Fields, President & majority owner of Grain Marketing firm, Brooks Grain, LLC. Erica discusses discuss how she disrupts the rye and bourbon industries mega giants while transit...

    34:16
  • S03 E03 - Ep. 16 | Failure and Food Delivery w/ Kela Ivonye

    S03 E03 - Ep. 16 | Failure and Food Delivery w/ Kela Ivonye

    On episode 16 of The Failure Report, we examine Kela Ivonye, CEO of MailHaven, a smart mailbox company that was acquired by California tech company Luxer One. Deon and Kela discuss how he unknowingly was the brainchild behind how ...

    24:25
  • S03 E02 - Ep. 15 | Falling Into Success w/ Russ Johns

    S03 E02 - Ep. 15 | Falling Into Success w/ Russ Johns

    On episode 15 of The Failure Report, we examine Russ Johns, founder of RussJohns.com and host of The Pirate Syndicate. Deon and Russ discuss how he literally fell multiple stories into mega success.Follow UsInstagram @thefailurere...

    29:00
  • S03 E01 - Ep. 14 | How to Go From Homeless to Venture Capitalist w/ Arlan Hamilton

    S03 E01 - Ep. 14 | How to Go From Homeless to Venture Capitalist w/ Arlan Hamilton

    On this episode of The Failure Report, we examine how Arlan Hamilton built a venture capitalist fund, Backstage Capital, from the ground up while being homeless. Since then Arlan has raised over $7 million and invested in over 130...

    17:33