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Josh Thompson and Brad Tucker Co-Founders of Onward Labs

In this episode Michael and Justin sit down with Josh Thompson and Brad Tucker Co-Founders of Onward Labs, a New York City Based venture studio that works with founders and...

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Team Reinking Co-Founders Sascha and Jackie Reinking
The New York City Elopement Team

In this episode Michael and Justin sit down with Sascha and Jackie Reinking, co-founders of TEAM REINKING, The #1 New York City Elopement Team. This husband and wife Power...

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Sandy Wollman, Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Westchester Angels

In Episode 10, we sit down with the vibrant Sandy Wollman co-founder of Westchester Angels, a member-based angel investment group dedicated to funding innovative new startup companies in and...

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Scout Lab Co-Founders Kaitlyn Barclay and Willow Hill

In this episode, Michael and Justin sit down with the fearless and powerful Kaitlyn Barclay and Willow Hill, Co-founders of Scout Lab, a New York City headquartered purpose-driven creative...

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First Due Co-Founders Andreas Huber and Rami El-choufani

In this episode, Michael and Justin speak with Andreas Huber and Rami El-choufani, co-founders of First Due, a dynamic big-data focused startup whose pre-incident planning platform allows first responders,...

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Jump 450 Co-Founders Patrick Peters and Shaun Sheikh

Jump 450 is a new-age, performance-driven, digital marketing agency that melds the creativity of ad writing, design and development with the science of programmatic display, native and social media...

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Behind The Mic

Michael Czirjak - Duos Co-Host

Michael Czirjak

Duos Co-Host

Michael Czirjak is a Partner and Co-Founder of 
C2R Ventures, a NYC headquartered Talent Advisory Collective dedicated to disrupting the Technology recruitment space. Since the early 2000’s he’s been immersed in the New York City FinTech and start-up community, working for premier firms including Princeton Information, MISI (now NTT Data) and Syscore. A New Jersey native, Michael attended Kean University and now resides in Long Island City with his wife, twin sons Sam & George and their infamous dog, Diego.

Justin Marcus - Duos Co-Host

Justin Marcus

Duos Co-Host

Justin Marcus is a born and raised New Yorker with roots in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. He has managed his family’s IT staffing business for over 20 years and in the last several years has become a Capital Introducer and Connecter, Start Up Advisor and Investor. He is a Tulane graduate, a dedicated musician and vocalist, a 2 handicap golfer, a tournament billiards player and a former Ford model. He is a devoted family man who lives in NYC with his wife and 
7 year old twins.

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