Lisa Qiu Fetterman on Pitching the Media, Persistence and Innovating in Hardware

Gwen Elliot, May 5, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Lisa Qiu Fetterman!

You’re in for LOL’s and NOM’s today folks. Lisa Qiu Fetterman is on the show and she is the founder and CEO of Nomiku the world’s first home sous vide immersion circulator. Lisa has been featured in Wired, Make, CNET and Forbes, and she shares a powerful message about how important it is for startups to do their own PR when they’re first starting. She shares incredible tips and her simply strategy for reaching out. She’s also the author of the upcoming book:  Sous Vide at Home: The Modern Technique for Perfectly Cooked Meals (link to pre-order below!).


In this episode you’ll learn:

Lisa shares the Nomiku origin story.

Lisa gives us the lowdown on hardware and how she got into it.

What the process Lisa went through to launch her first product.

Why Lisa wants you to do your own PR and how he started promoting herself.

Lisa shares why it’s important to be helpful to media.

She shares about her new book!

Resources, Recommendations and Fun:

Arduino –

Tender App –

TedX –

Yoav Perry –

Sous Vide At Home:

The Lean Startup –

How to Connect with Lisa Online and on Social Media:







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