The WHY MARKETING Podcast

Kim Kaupe - An Accidental Entrepreneur

February 10, 2020 Rusty Pepper / John C. Behling / Kim Kaupe Season 3 Episode 1
The WHY MARKETING Podcast
Kim Kaupe - An Accidental Entrepreneur
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The WHY MARKETING Podcast
Kim Kaupe - An Accidental Entrepreneur
Feb 10, 2020 Season 3 Episode 1
Rusty Pepper / John C. Behling / Kim Kaupe

Kim Kaupe is the co-founder and CEO of The Superfan Company, a fan engagement agency focused on creating one-of-a-kind products, programs and strategies for entertainers, brands, and celebrities. Since starting the company, previously called ZinePak, in January 2011 with co-founder Brittany Hodak, her all female team has collaborated with A-list properties such as Katy Perry, The New York Mets, KISS, Shawn Mendes, ACE Comic Con, Miller Coors, and Paul McCartney. 

Kim has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30, Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40, and Inc.’s35 Under 35 list while ZinePak was hailed as a Top 30 Startup to Watch by Entrepreneur, and dubbed an “overnight success” by Inc. Magazine. She was featured on ABC’s hit primetime show, Shark Tank, securing offers from 4 out of 5 sharks and was most recently seen on Live on FOX judging the 2019 Miss USA pageant. Kim’s contributed articles to numerous media outlets including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes Woman.

When not working on The Superfan Company, Kim puts her time and effort into the Andrus Family Fund, focusing on issues to advance social justice for vulnerable youth. She enjoys good music, witty banter, and commenting on life and entrepreneurship on her social channels. If you don’t interrupt her during one of her beloved Florida Gator games, she is always up for a conversation, laugh, or figuring out a master plan on how she can meet and hug one of her idols, Harrison Ford.

www.kimkaupe.com
www.thesuperfancompany.com 
www.linkedin.com/in/kimkaupe
Instagram @kimkaupe


Show Notes

Kim Kaupe is the co-founder and CEO of The Superfan Company, a fan engagement agency focused on creating one-of-a-kind products, programs and strategies for entertainers, brands, and celebrities. Since starting the company, previously called ZinePak, in January 2011 with co-founder Brittany Hodak, her all female team has collaborated with A-list properties such as Katy Perry, The New York Mets, KISS, Shawn Mendes, ACE Comic Con, Miller Coors, and Paul McCartney. 

Kim has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30, Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40, and Inc.’s35 Under 35 list while ZinePak was hailed as a Top 30 Startup to Watch by Entrepreneur, and dubbed an “overnight success” by Inc. Magazine. She was featured on ABC’s hit primetime show, Shark Tank, securing offers from 4 out of 5 sharks and was most recently seen on Live on FOX judging the 2019 Miss USA pageant. Kim’s contributed articles to numerous media outlets including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes Woman.

When not working on The Superfan Company, Kim puts her time and effort into the Andrus Family Fund, focusing on issues to advance social justice for vulnerable youth. She enjoys good music, witty banter, and commenting on life and entrepreneurship on her social channels. If you don’t interrupt her during one of her beloved Florida Gator games, she is always up for a conversation, laugh, or figuring out a master plan on how she can meet and hug one of her idols, Harrison Ford.

www.kimkaupe.com
www.thesuperfancompany.com 
www.linkedin.com/in/kimkaupe
Instagram @kimkaupe