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8: Interview with Gary Levitt founder of Mad Mimi

From 14 hour shifts as a Busboy in SOHO to selling his company Mad Mimi for $45,000,000 to Godaddy, this interview with Gary Levitt is one of the most inspirational I have ever heard. Hear his story and ignite your passion! From working on the music for The Oprah Winfrey Show to his love for Jazz and how he taught himself HTML from a book, this interview will keep you on the edge of your seat and waiting for more! Learn about his belief in remote working, always going to the top and his being anti-establishment and why that matters. You will learn something from this episode and be inspired.

Name: Gary Levitt


New Co:

LinkedIn: Gary Levitt on LinkedIn

Twitter: @garyjoe


People, Companies and Books Mentioned in this Episode


Tim Ferris & the 4 Hour Work Week (Gary Did not read it)

But he did watch this Ted Talk with Tim

Getting Real By Jason Fried from 37 Signals

Oprah Winfrey

Sonic Bids

Head First HTML & CSS By: Elisabeth Robson

Media Temple

Ruby on Rails

David Heinemeier Hansson

Jeff Patton

User Story Mapping by: Jeff Patton (Gary calls this on of the greatest books ever written)

Jet Blue

Original Mad Mimi Launch Article on Mashable

Original Mad Mimi Launch Article on Ajaxian


Dave Hoover

Tobie Langel

Constant Contact


Bob Parsons



GoDaddy is Acquired for $2.25 Billion


Bibi Netanyahu

Naftali Bennett



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About the author, Nachum

For the last 25 years, I have made it my mission to pioneer business ideas and carry them through to their full potential.

I have patented four different pieces of technology, worked in video commerce, developed interoperable messaging, and striven for innovation throughout my career.

Realizing that the future of the economy is in freelancing, I have since turned all my attention to Book like a Boss, a cutting-edge, all-inclusive platform engineered to support entrepreneurs in more than 100 countries – and growing every day.

Born in Passaic, NJ, I now reside in Bet Shemesh, Israel, where I share my home with my loving wife and our eight children.

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