Kim Kaupe

Member Since 2020

Kim Kaupe


Bright Ideas Only

Austin, Texas Area

Kim Kaupe is a founder, keynote speaker, and one-of-a-kind teacher. From worldwide stages to her online courses, Kim’s mission of investing in yourself, supercharging your career and building your network has garnered the praise of corporate clients such as American Express, YPO, TEDx and LinkedIn. Her weekly live series, Coffee With Kim brings in experts, founders & leaders to share tips, tricks and strategies that help them excel. Additionally, Kim is a partner in a fan engagement agency, Bright Ideas Only, working with A-list properties such as Paul McCartney, Oprah, the NY Mets and Shawn Mendes to create marketing programs, new revenue streams and branding. You might recognize her from ABC’s hit primetime show, Shark Tank (securing offers from 4 out of 5 sharks!), from her role as a judge in the 2019 Miss USA pageant live on FOX, or from her various social media channels where she pushes out content daily. Previously she was named to Inc.’s 35 Under 35, Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 and Forbes 30 Under 30.


  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Partnerships


April 5th, 2021

11 Effective Ways to Turn Your Customers Into Loyal Product Advocates

A business’s best advertisement is a happy customer.

March 24th, 2021

Starting a Business in 2021? Nine Great Reasons to Explore the Culture Space

Launching your own business is a great way to influence serious change.

March 12th, 2021

11 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand for Something Bigger

For modern consumers, it’s no longer enough to simply sell a product.


Bright Ideas Only

Bright Ideas Only was created to get back to the basics. Taking clients, fans and communities back to the big (and little!) things that matter most: creating connections, igniting passion and sparking a-ha moments. Our clients come back time and time again for three reasons: genuine collaboration in an era of generic connection, the WHY behind our ideas and the (some say neurotic) attention to detail in our work. We’ve also been told we’re pretty fun but we’re not adding that as an official reason to the list (for now). CLIENTS WE CAN’T BELIEVE WE WON: Oprah Dolly Parton Star Wars Park Opening Phil Collins HOW WE’VE IMPRESSED OUR PARENTS: Guns ‘N Roses Paul McCartney Jimmy Buffett Bob Dylan EVENTS WE’VE BEEN WOWED BY: ACE Universe Boston Calling WW (formerly Weight Watchers) Stagecoach Music Festival


  • Entertainment Marketing
  • Branded Entertainment
  • Fan Engagement