Interview With Owner of Strange Donuts and UMSL Alum - Jason Bockman

September 15, 2017

Description including participants:

Live interview from the University of Missouri - St. Louis with Jason Bockman, entrepreneur and owner of Strange Donuts and Alumni of the University of Missouri - St. Louis.  This podcast episode takes a look into the "strange" business Jason Bockman has gotten himself into along with thoughts and education on how to become an effective entrepreneur.  Jason also gives us an inside look into new strategies and disruptive tactics that he is implimenting into his business from a marketing standpoint.

Produced By: Hal Deane, Sean Gabris, Marc Wanninger, Jerry Strutynski, Chanti Harris-Walker and Curtis Hoffman.

Host: Marc Wanninger

Guest: Jason Bockman

About Strange Donuts: Strange Donuts opened its doors in October of 2013 and hasn’t slowed down since. Collaborating with local restaurants, artists, makers, and recently national brands, Strange has quickly become a staple of St. Louis culture and its own unique way of life. Our from scratch menu rotates monthly to reflect in season fruits and available ingredients. 

About Jason Bockman: with an upbringing in St. Louis that offered no silver spoon in his mouth, Jason has learned to how to run a business through his own life experiences and early startups as a hotdog vendor.  Jason has used his life experiences to give his business new and innovative ways to market to their unique and diverse customer base, of course, who doesn't like donuts?  Recently Jason helped form 501(c) nonprofit Strange Cares, which focuses on empowering kids throughout their community. With 3 locations in 2 markets, Strange looks to expand further with plans for new stores and new markets in the works. Be Nice. Stay Strange.

 

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