My Entrepreneurial Journey: Marcus Whitney of Moontoast

Today’s guest is Marcus Whitney. Marcus is an experienced entrepreneur having founded or co-founded everything from a conference (BarCamp Nashville) to a venture-backed startup (Moontoast).

Today I am going to talk with Marcus about his background and he is going to share with us some of the things he has learned along his entrepreneurial journey that will help you be successful on yours.

Listen to learn how you can use his experience and knowledge to further your business!

About Marcus Whitney

marcus whitney headshotPrior to launching Moontoast, Mr. Whitney served as a partner and Director of Technology at Emma (, a unique email marketing company focused on innovative creative approaches and exceptional customer service. He and his team built Emma’s entire email marketing platform from the ground up, enabling Emma to become a multi-million dollar business and grow its customer base to over 10,000 customers in his four-year tenure. Prior to Emma, Mr. Whitney worked for Nashville-based Firesign where he oversaw design, testing and installation of Firesign’s dynamic, real-time, streaming digital signage server. Mr. Whitney began his career as a content programmer for HealthStream, a national leader in health learning systems.

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About William Griggs

William Griggs

William Griggs is a product and customer acquisition strategist who has helped numerous startups including companies backed by Andreessen Horowitz, FLOODGATE, & 500 Startups. In addition to his consulting work, he has written for Mashable, VentureBeat, & ReadWrite. You can check out his podcast on iTunes (The Startup Slingshot TV) or follow him on Twitter @william_griggs for Tweets chock-full of delicious knowledge nuggets.

In addition to everything tech startups, William loves breakfast tacos, dogs, short emails, and Amazon Prime. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his beautiful wife Elizabeth.

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