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Forward Thinking Founders

824 EpisodesProduced by Mat ShermanWebsite

Forward Thinking Founders is a podcast where Mat interviews high potential founders with early stage companies. This allows us to see inside the brain of genius founders before the rest of the world knows they even exist. On this show, you'll learn all about how to start a startup, pros and cons of … read more

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824 - George Oni (Ancillary) On Democratizing Access to Hedge Funds

May 7th, 2022

28:52

George Oni is the founder of Ancillary. Ancillary enables anyone to start, raise & manage a fund to trade stocks, crypto, options & more.

This episode of FTF is sponsored by Recruit.so. With Recruit.so, hire …

823. - Manni Okim (Loocum) on helping healthcare providers find and do their best work.

May 4th, 2022

32:22

Manni Okim is the founder of Locoom. Loocum's cloud-based technology enables healthcare professionals find work they love and healthcare facilities …

822 - Laila Chima (Winter) On Selling NFTs Via a Credit Card

May 3rd, 2022

13:51

Laila Chima is the cofounder of Winter. Winter helps businesses sell NFTs with a credit card.

This episode of FTF is sponsored by Recruit.so. With Recruit.so, hire pre-vetted ex-YC engineers in days, not weeks.

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821 - Setsabile Mkhabela (Boast ID) On Building a Marketplace For Emerging Sustainable Brands

April 17th, 2022

12:16

Setsabile Mkhabela  is the founder of Boast ID. They make it easier for Brands, Creatives and social impact initiatives to gain access to their …

820 - Emmanuel Ndifor (Skilbi) On Facilitating Valuable Career Connections Via Mentorship

April 17th, 2022

12:55

Emmanuel Ndifor is the founder of Skilbi. Skilbi has made it simple for anyone to intentionally connect with students seeking career guidance.

Have a website that doesn't look amazing? Change that by reaching out to …

819 - Liam Gerada (Krepling) On Powering the Next Generation of Commerce

April 17th, 2022

11:22

Liam Gerada is the founder of Krepling. Krepling’s platform empowers your brand to sell online and in-person, powering payments for subscriptions, digital products, marketplaces, and everything the world of e-commerce …

818 - Kaben Clauson (Pigeon Loans) On Simplifying Loans Between Friends and Family

April 6th, 2022

14:37

Kaben Clauson is a cofounder of Pigeon Loans. Pigeon Loans is a private place to create, import, or keep track of loans you make with friends, family & loved ones. 

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Inside Baseball: Analysis On Two Schools of Thought (Del Johnson Vs. Jason Calacanis)

April 3rd, 2022

6:40

In this video, I do an analysis on the conversation between Jason Calacanis and Del Johnson that happened on April 2nd, 2022. More context in the the podcast.

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817 - Kojo Osei, Partner at Matrix Partners

March 21st, 2022

19:08

Kojo Osei is a partner at Matrix Partners.

A Little More On Kojo (from the Matrix website)

I grew up in Accra, Ghana’s commercial capital known for its bustling street markets. My mother was an entrepreneur who ran a …

816 - Philo Hermans (Unlock) On Enabling Developers to Sell, License and Distribute Their Software

February 26th, 2022

8:39

Philo Hermans is the founder of Unlock. With Unlock, Set yourself free from billing and logistics so you can focus on building software instead of packaging, versioning, and distributing products to your customers.

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815 - Elizabeth Dell (Amorus) On Building THE Relationship Intimacy App

February 26th, 2022

13:04

Elizabeth Dell is the founder of Amorus. Amorus makes delicious relationships more private, more engaged and more inspired!

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814 - JT Garwood (bttn) On Building the Future of Medical Supply

February 26th, 2022

13:34

JT Garwood is the cofounder of bttn. bttn helps hospitals, medical offices, dental clinics, home health care, surgery centers, and other healthcare professionals lower their medical supply bills a lot. 

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813 - Andy Cabasso (Postaga) On Building Better Backlinks Faster

February 26th, 2022

12:11

Andy Cabasso is the founder of Postaga.  Postaga’s all-in-one outreach platform helps you build personalized outreach campaigns, with AI-powered …

812 - Tom Ward (Epoch) On Building Really Cool Climate-Tech Focused Boats

February 26th, 2022

17:41

Tom Ward is a cofounder of Epoch. Epoch Boats is building a new generation of boats that combines innovative engineering and eco-friendly technology …

811 - Derek Osgood (Ignition) On Aligning Stakeholders Around GTM Plans

February 25th, 2022

9:58

Derek Osgood is the founder of Ignition. Ignition is the first dedicated GTM platform for PMMs. From customer research, to launch comms & measurement — it has everything you need to get your product to market.

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810 - Hannah & Nick Ippolito (Squarekicker) On Leveling Up Squarespace Sites

February 25th, 2022

19:01

Hannah & Nick Ippolito are the cofounders of Squarekicker. SquareKicker is an intuitive no-code design extension which allows you to bring your …

809 - Bash Jones (Homeplan) On Building Better Tools for Homeowners

February 18th, 2022

28:44

Bash Jones is the cofounder of Homeplan. Homeplan enables you to put your home on autopilot with a personal home manager - from bill pay to maintenance, their assistants manage your entire home, from a-z.

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808 - David Abaev (Databar) On Connecting To Any API in Less Than a Minute

February 18th, 2022

10:42

David Abaev is the founder of Databar. With Databar, access hundreds of APIs without writing a single line of code. Download custom datasets on finance, sports, and much more in under 3 clicks.

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807 - Mekkie Bansil (Nonfik) on Building the Modern Social Library

February 17th, 2022

9:27

Mekkie Bansil is the founder of Nonfik. On. NonFik, filter the best free business ebooks, read our juicy summaries, and attract engaged readers for your own content.

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806 - Chase Lee (Trustpage) On Enabling a A Better Way To Build Trust

February 16th, 2022

12:13

Chase Lee is the founder on Trustpage. Trustpage lets your entire team easily collaborate on and communicate trust. Earn customers' confidence, close …

805 - Sebastian Fischmeister (Palitronica) On Defending Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources

February 15th, 2022

9:08

Sebastian Fischmeister  is the cofounder of Palitronica. Palitronica has built a next-generation cyber-protection system for critical electronics and …

804 - Christian & Simon (Masterchannel) On Building An Online Mastering Service

February 14th, 2022

10:29

Christian Schultz & Simon Hestermann are cofounders of Masterchannel. Masterchannel is an online mastering service for music producers, powered …

803 - Ted Mann (CollX) On Figuring Out What Your Trading Cards Are Worth

February 11th, 2022

12:35

Ted Mann is the cofounder of CollX. CollX (pronounced “collects”) is the fastest way to figure out what your cards are worth. Snap photos of them and …

802 - Jacob Wolf (Overcome) On Sharing Gaming and Esports Stories for the Masses

February 10th, 2022

12:06

Jacob Wolf is the founder of Overcome. Overcome tells gaming and esports stories for the masses authentically and independently.

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801 - Tyson Kunovsky (AutoCloud) On Building The GraphQL API for Everything

February 9th, 2022

12:44

Tyson Kunovsky is the cofounder of Autocloud. With Autocloud, maintain visibility into multi-cloud security, compliance, cost, and drift with …

799 - James Sun (inloop) On Building a A Simpler & Faster NFT Checkout

February 7th, 2022

17:10

James Sun is a cofounder of Inloop. With inloop, your customer base with a checkout flow that accepts credit cards and onboards users without wallets

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798 - Danielle Strachman, cofounder & GP @ 1517

February 3rd, 2022

24:06

Danielle is a cofounder and general partner of 1517. She has worked with young entrepreneurs for about a decade. In 2010, during the founding of the Thiel Fellowship, Danielle joined to lead the design and operations. …

797 - Michael Marra (Entre) On Building The Web3 Professional Network

January 20th, 2022

19:34

Michael Marra is the founder of Entre. Entre is a network for founders, investors, and tech enthusiasts to connect, learn, and earn in a virtual environment. 

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796 - Ramin Bozorgzadeh (Carrot) Collecting Your Carts as you Shop

January 19th, 2022

14:25

Ramin Bozorgzadeh is the cofounder of Carrot. Carrot is an extension that automatically collects your carts as you shop. 

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795 - Caspar von Wrede (Keepthescore.co) On Building The World's Simplest Way To Keep The Score

January 18th, 2022

12:39

 Caspar von Wrede is the founder of KeepTheScore. Track points for competitions, sports and teams. Share the live results via link.

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794 - Taylor Crane (Clubs Poker) On Playing Poker With Friends

January 14th, 2022

11:39

Taylor Crane is the founder of Clubs Poker. Clubs is the new home for weekly home games, poker nights, or virtual company outings.

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793 - Kshitij, Rahul, and Balaji (SuperDMs) On Building Mailchimp for Twitter DMs

January 11th, 2022

14:15

Kshitij Singh, Rahul Bhadoriya, and Balaji Ingole are the cofounders of SuperDMs. With SuperDMs, send bulk Twitter DMs to all your tweet replies …

792 - Vlad Lokshin (Turtle) On Building Tools to Enable Anyone To Work With Anyone, Anywhere

January 6th, 2022

13:17

Vlad Lokshin is a cofounder of Turtle. Turtle is a platform where the world’s best developers, designers, and clients come together to collaborate.

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791 - Amit Bansal (91Squarefeet) On Enabling Rapid Scaling of Retail Stores

January 5th, 2022

10:53

Amit Bansal is the cofounder of 91Squarefeet. At 91Squarefeet, they have advanced AI Driven Technological systems to navigate the myriad of possible …

790 - Greg Fragin (Loop) On Building Cross Platform Productivity Tools

January 3rd, 2022

15:56

Greg Fragin is the founder of Loop. Consolidate your digital focus to simplify your workflow and increase your productivity, creativity, and your …

789 - Christian LaRosa (Rosotics) On Creating Hyper-Efficient Metal Additive Manufacturing Solutions

January 1st, 2022

11:14

Christian LaRosa is the founder of Rosotics. Rosotics produces hyper-efficient metal additive manufacturing solutions that address tougher problems …

788 - David Vargas (RoamJS) On Creating a Nomadic Lifestyle

December 30th, 2021

10:57

David Vargas is the founder of RoamJS. RoamJS is the most extensive library of roam research extensions.

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787 - Aditya Mehta & Oleksii Sidorov (Suggestr) On Enabling Better Product Recommendations For Shopify

December 30th, 2021

11:45

Aditya Mehta & Oleksii Sidorov are cofounders of Suggestr. Amazon-quality product recommendations for your brand leading to increased conversions and higher AOV. 

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786 - Camille Lehujeur (Work With Data) On Creating The Universal Source of Data

December 28th, 2021

12:44

Camille Lehujeur is the cofounder of Work With Data. Explore data in all its forms on 4M+ topics and entities - backed by their knowledge graph combining numerous reliable sources.

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785 - Zécca Lehn, GP at Responsibly Ventures

December 27th, 2021

28:20

Zécca Lehn a GP at Responsibly Ventures. Their mission is to back remarkable teams focused on Venture Scale Positive Impacts.

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784 - Katarina Lotrič (Gentler) On Humanizing Activity & Fitness Data

December 26th, 2021

9:36

Katarina Lotrič is the cofounder of Gentler. Gentler translates raw numbers into meaningful words. It shows your progress, hints when to slow down, …

783 - Mathias Nestler (AccessOwl) On Automating The Access Approval Process All In Slack

December 25th, 2021

9:23

Mathias Nestler is the founder of AccessOwl. AccessOwl simplifies access approval processes using Slack while documenting who has access to what application automatically. Get access reports in minutes using a central …

782 - Rav Roberts (Medsii) On Leveraging Better Data to Predict Health Problems

December 24th, 2021

13:09

Rav Roberts is the cofounder of Medsii. Medsii uses data and AI to predict, inform & prevent future health problems.

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781 - Ryan Komori (Savor Lining) On Enabling a More Mentally Fit World

December 23rd, 2021

12:19

Ryan Komori is the founder of Savor Lining.  Savor Lining partners with businesses and organizations to offer live, online, MindSculpt™ mental …

780 - Jamming With Henry Johnson on All Things Internet Entrepreneurship

December 22nd, 2021

45:49

This episode wis with a former guest, Henry Johnson. We jam on on all things internet entrepreneurship  in this podcast. I hope you learn something new by being a fly on the wall in our conversation.

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779 - Quimby Melton (Confection) On Creating a Data Generator for the Privacy-First World

December 21st, 2021

13:07

Quimby Melton is the cofounder of Confection. We care about collecting, storing, and distributing user data in a way that aligns with your personal …

778 - Dave Goldblatt, GP at Vibe Capital

December 20th, 2021

37:36

Dave Goldblatt is the founding GP at Vibe Capital. Dave was employee 180 at Facebook in 2007, was there until 2017. Afterward, he started a company + …

777 - DeWayne Roy Jr. On All Things Business Development in Early Stage Startups

December 17th, 2021

18:05

In this episode, we interview an operator and early startup sales leader, DeWayne Roy. DeWayne has had stints at Truebill, Lambda School, Panther, …

776 - David Levine (Scoby) On Leverging Web3 For The Creator Economy

December 16th, 2021

12:23

David Levine  is the founder of Scoby. Scoby is a Web3 Creator Ecosystem on a live, audio-video centered app where you can share the experience of health, wealth, wisdom and love.


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775 - Isabelle Gough (Cercula) On Designing The Carbon Out Of Construction.

December 15th, 2021

11:05

 Isabelle Gough is the cofounder of Cercula.  Cercula is the UK's leading life cycle assessment software for building projects.

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773 - Saket Kumar (Vitt) On Growing Your Startup On Your Terms W/ Non-Dilutive Financing

December 13th, 2021

9:41

Saket Kumar is the cofounder of Vitt. With Vitt, get upfront, non-dilutive financing against your monthly recurring revenues. Never trade growth off against dilution again.

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772 - Tela Andrews (BearTax) On Building Cryptocurrency Tax Software

December 10th, 2021

11:00

Tela Andrews is the cofounder of BearTax. BearTax helps you to fetch trades from everywhere, identify transfers across exchanges and auto generates tax documents.

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771 - Michael Houston (ElevateU) On Replacing Textbooks With Digital Learning Experiences

December 9th, 2021

10:15

Michael Houston is the founder of ElevateU. Elevate makes it easy to replace textbooks with digital learning experiences that instructors can customize and track student progress.

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770 - Oscar Pedroso (Thimble) On Educational STEM Kits

December 7th, 2021

14:36

Oscar Pedroso is the founder of Thimble. Thimble teaches kids STEM skills through weekly 1-hr classes taught by tech professionals. Kits are shipped every 3 months. Invest in Thimble here.

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769 - Neel Ganu (Finch) On Enabling The Powers of Investing and Flexibility of Checking

December 6th, 2021

12:58

Neel Ganu is the founder of Finch. Finch is an all-in-one account that seamlessly integrates the benefits of investing and the flexibility of checking.

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768 - Cory Hoffart (Stylez) On Empowering 3 Million Beauty Professionals

December 5th, 2021

12:02

Cory Hoffart is the cofounder of Stylez.  Stylez is the next-gen beauty platform created to empower 3 million beauty pros through educational content, community, client engagement, commerce and soon, augmented reality. 

767 - Yevgen Kotukh & Daniil Tretiakov (UnlinkVR) On Replacing VR Headset Wires With Lasers

December 2nd, 2021

14:09

Yevgen Kotukh & Daniil Tretiakov are the cofounders of UnlinkVR. UnlinkVR enables Wireless data transmission solution for VR sets based on laser …

766 - Evalyn Oloo (Manyactive) On Bringing Neighborhood Fitness To Life

December 1st, 2021

11:44

Evalyn Oloo is the founder of Manyactive. With Manyactive, track, book, or deliver fitness and mental health services close to you.

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765 - Marko Hozjan (Taia) On Building AI-Assisted Translation Solutions

November 29th, 2021

9:17

Marko Hozjan is the cofounder of Taia. With Taia, self-translate your documents up to 3x faster or simply outsource them to their highly skilled team of professional translators.

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Bonus Content - An Introduction to Startup Accelerators For First Time Founders

November 27th, 2021

10:56

In this bonus episode, I talk through the pros and cons of going through an accelerator. This episode will be most helpful for first time founders …

764 - Victoria Duben (Viewst) On Creating & Launching Ads At Scale

November 24th, 2021

9:35

Victoria Duben is the founder of Viewst. Viewst is the workspace that allows you to create, collaborate, and launch ads at scale.

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763 - Kareem Abukhadra (Relentless) On Getting Interviews on Autopilot

November 23rd, 2021

14:23

Kareem Abukhadra is the founder of Relentless. Relentless enables its customers to get 10+ interviews a month at your favorite companies with no effort.

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762 - Dornubari Vizor (GroupApp) On Building The Community Platform For Knowledge Creators

November 23rd, 2021

8:44

Dornubari Vizor is the founder of GroupApp. GroupApp gives you the tools to build and launch your learning community, create online courses, host …

761 - Madi Rifkin (Mount) On Enabling People To Rent or List Amenities From Anywhere

November 23rd, 2021

10:46

Madi Rifkin is the founder of Mount. Mount provides tools for property owners to rent or list amenities, from scooters to golf clubs to e-bikes — and …

760 - Adi Diner (iFocus Health) On Building The First Real ADHD Monitoring System

November 11th, 2021

7:23

Adi Diner is the founder of iFocus Health. iFocus is using eye-tracking technology combined with a proprietary AI algorithm to provide data-based …

759 - Josh Kline (HaveNeed) On Building a Multiparty Barter Marketplace

November 11th, 2021

13:50

Josh Kline is the founder of HaveNeed. HaveNeed is a free mobile app that enables you to trade for goods and services like never before! HaveNeed also makes it easy to donate items directly to members of your community.

758 - Andrew Gluck, Founder/GP at irrvrntVC

November 11th, 2021

23:39

Andrew Gluck is the founder and GP of irrvrntVC. irrvrntVC has a tight thesis around DTC, AdTech, and NextG. Generally, they invest $150k-$350k and are very comfortable committing without a lead in place and galvanizing …

757 - Ivan Huerta (Parabeac) On Turning Every Design Change Into a Developer Change

November 10th, 2021

11:11

 Ivan Huerta is the cofounder of Parabeac. Parabeac is the only Sketch to Flutter and Figma to Flutter Continuous Integration (CI) tool that …

756 - Jake Aronskind (Pepper) On Making Sharing Food with Friends Simple

November 10th, 2021

14:22

Jake Aronskind is the cofounder of Pepper. Pepper is streamlining the process of finding your next meal, sitting down at the dinner table after cooking it, and sharing with your family & friends when you’re done!

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755 - Viet York (Lectron) On Protecting Any Application from DDoS Attacks

November 10th, 2021

14:51

Viet York is the founder of Lectron. Lectron protects the metaverse, game server, and any online application from DDoS attacks. Then supercharge it with 210+ anycast edge locations around the world to enhance your end …

754 - Cristina Vanko (Arrow) On Pioneering Audio Dating

November 4th, 2021

11:23

Cristina Vanko is the founder of Arrow. Arrow is a swipeless, audio dating experience that feels personal. See someone you like? Shoot your shot with a voice note. 

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753 - Mike Audi (TIKI) On Having Control Over Your Data Online

November 4th, 2021

14:55

With TIKI, see what data you share online and make informed decisions on who else can see it. 

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752 - Tim Connors (Pearl) On Getting a Job at An Early Stage Startup

November 2nd, 2021

14:02

Tim Connors is the cofounder of Pearl. Text Pearl your interests, they'll intro you to founders who are hiring.

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751 - Nicholas Hinrichsen (Clutch) Shares Founder Lessons Learned

November 2nd, 2021

18:03

Nicholas Hinrichsen is the cofounder of Clutch. We had him on the podcast almost a year ago and since then, his company has refocused, raised from …

750 - Sébastien Robaszkiewicz (Jitter) On Making Motion Design Simple

November 2nd, 2021

8:22

Sébastien Robaszkiewicz is the cofounder of Jitter. Jitter is the easiest motion design tool on the web.

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749 - Lorea Coronado-Garcia (Spoor) on Building Next Generation Biodiversity Monitoring

October 18th, 2021

10:26

 Lorea Coronado-Garcia is the cofounder of Spoor. Spoor is building next generation biodiversity monitoring that enables industry and nature to coexist.

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748 - Alex Pennington (Finish & Feast) On Enabling Fine Dining Anywhere in the UK

October 14th, 2021

11:53

Alex Pennington is the cofounder of Finish and Feast. Finish & Feast is on a very simple mission: to bring fine dining to everyone, anywhere in the UK. To achieve this mission, they have created the UK’s premier …

747 -Sagnik Ghosh (Worqhat) On Helping Young Minds Build a Better Future

October 14th, 2021

10:46

Sagnik Ghosh is the cofounder of Worqhat. Worqhat aims to create a better life and a better future for University Students and Graduates.

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746 - Rohan Agrawal (Incentify) On Building a Social Network Around Music Discovery

October 6th, 2021

7:53

Rohan Agrawal is the cofounder of Incentify. Incentify is fostering a community that engages around music, and make connections with people who share your same music taste.

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745 - Ken Babcock (Tango) On Creating Product Documentation On-Demand

October 5th, 2021

11:35

Ken Babcock is a cofounder of Tango. With Tango, create process or product documentation on-demand.

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744 - Joshua Salins (The Hobby Tribe) On Helping People Learn More Hobbies Online

September 26th, 2021

10:24

Joshua Salins is the founder of The Hobby Tribe. Hobby Tribe believes everyone should have the ability and chance to learn something new In this …

743 - Abu Bakr Kamal (Let's Dunch) On Helping Professionals collaborate Over Food And Events

September 21st, 2021

9:57

Abu Bakr Kamal is the founder of Let's Dunch. They helping like-minded professionals collaborate over food and events around the globe. 

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742 - Chris McCann, General Partner at Race Capital

September 20th, 2021

25:27

About Chris McCann

Chris McCann is a general partner at Race Capital, entrepreneur, and community builder. Prior, Chris founded and led the community program at Greylock Partners, a San Francisco based venture capital …

741 - Matt Caplan (Biscuits n Groovy) On Creating a More Equitable Music Industry

September 18th, 2021

11:22

Matt Caplan is the cofounder of Biscuits n Groovy. They partner with artists to debut exclusive music and album art to their most devoted fans.

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740 - An Early Bet On Diana Chen

September 15th, 2021

18:45

Diana Chen runs the Unstoppable Domains podcast and works on their content team to spread the word about their company, web3, and the greater blockchain ecosystem. This episode is an early bet on Diana.

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739 - Daniel Lewis (Winnno) On Mastering Short Form News Consumption

September 15th, 2021

12:42

Daniel Lewis is the cofounder of Winno. Winno helps people understand the world better.

Want to learn more about Wino? Look them up on Seedscout.

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738 - Rebecca Jones (Clutch) On Enabling More Women To Invest in Crypto

August 23rd, 2021

8:33

Rebecca Jones is the founder of Clutch. Clutch is a crypto wallet built by women, for women, to invest in digital currencies.

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737 - Paul Gross (Remora) On Capturing Carbon Emissions From Semi-Trucks

August 13th, 2021

12:13

Paul Gross is the cofounder of Remora. Their device captures the carbon emissions from a semi-truck. They sell the captured carbon dioxide to …

736 - Elizabeth Yin, Cofounder of Hustle Fund

August 9th, 2021

24:36

I am very excited to be chatting with Elizabeth Yin, who is the co-founder of Hustle Fund. The following is a bio I pulled from her persona website:

735 - Hunter Wagenaar (idea) On Building A Better Health Education System

August 9th, 2021

6:32

Hunter Wagenaar is the founder of Idea. Idea is creating interactive, comprehensive health education modules that are inclusive of all identities …

734 - Sergey Kulinkovich (Timestripe) On Building A Better Goal Manager

August 9th, 2021

9:02

 Sergey Kulinkovich is the cofounder of Timestripe. Get super focused on your goals every day! Boost your productivity with a beautiful calendar, …

733 - An Early Bet on Julie Kaplan

August 9th, 2021

22:03

Julie Kaplan is a senior at Arizona State University studying Global Politics and Finance. This is an early bet.

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732 - Zach Coelius, Managing Partner at Coelius Capital

July 29th, 2021

21:50

Zach Coelius is a four-time entrepreneur and now investor in early-stage technology companies. Learn more about his rolling fund here or follow him …

731 - Miriam Dorsett (QUOKA) On Improving the Mental Health of Founders

July 27th, 2021

11:57

Miriam Dorsett is the founder of QUOKA. QUOKA is an anonymous messaging exchange designed to improve the mental health of founders.

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730 - Kirby Winfield, Founding Partner at Ascend.vc

July 10th, 2021

22:01

Kirby Winfield is a seasoned startup operator and investor, and is currently the Founding General Partner at Ascend.vc, a pre-seed stage venture fund investing in marketplace, e-commerce/DTC, and B2B software startups …

729 - Prateek Srivastava (Terraview) On Building The OS For Vineyards

July 10th, 2021

10:24

Prateek Srivastava is the cofounder of Terraview. Terraview is a complete operating system for vineyards. Improve yield, reduce costs, and run your operations from one dashboard.

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728 - Shiv Thakker (Fleetbase) On Building The API-first Logistics Platform

July 10th, 2021

11:05

Shiv Thakker is the cofounder of Fleetbase. Fleetbase is an API-first logistics platform for developers and businesses.

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727 - Artavazd Yeritsyan (Podcastle) On Building an AI Powered Podcast Creation Platform

July 10th, 2021

10:21

Artavazd Yeritsyan is the founder of Podcastle. Their AI-powered, production-quality tools can help bring your stories to life.

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726 - Wallace Torres (Siddha Health) On Bringing Respiratory Care Into The Home

July 10th, 2021

9:50

Wallace Torres is the founder of Sidha Health. Sidha Health is bringing respiratory care into the home.

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725 - Lars Vågnes (Personate) On Transforming Static Content to Engaging Videos

July 10th, 2021

8:32

Lars Vågnes is the founder of Personate. With Personate, get a 20-second promo-video automatically from any url.

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724 - Gordon Hempton (Spot) On Building A Free 3D Virtual Workspace in the Browser

July 10th, 2021

9:02

Gordon Hempton is the cofounder of Spot. Spot is the virtual hub for your organization– bringing the spirit and utility of being in the same physical office to a digital experience.

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723 - Edvarts Gaigals (Roibox) On Beating Google Ads Results In 30 Days

July 10th, 2021

9:13

Edvarts Gaigals is the cofounder of Roibox. Their data-driven marketing tool will beat your Google Ads results in 30 days.

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722 - Nick Vantzos (LeagueDay) On Building an Audio Platform for Esports and Video Gaming

July 10th, 2021

13:48

Nick Vantzos is the founder of LeagueDay. LeagueDay is bringing the audio experience to gaming to a new level with a live Esports radio with content gamers need and want.

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721 - Hunter Walk, Cofounder and Partner at Homebrew

June 28th, 2021

26:44

Hunter's Bio
Hunter Walk is a co-founder and Partner at Homebrew, which is an early-stage venture capital firm based in the Bay Area.  Before Homebrew, I led consumer product management at YouTube, starting when it was …

720 - Daniel Liebeskind (Topia) Videochatting in a Virtual World

June 28th, 2021

14:36

 Daniel Liebeskind is the founder of Topia. Topia is a more human video chat in a customized virtual world.

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719 - Georg Molzer (Shadowmap) On Helping Humans Find the Sun

June 28th, 2021

9:39

Georg Molzer is the founder of Shadowmap. Shadowmap visualizes sunlight and shadows in an interactive 3D web-based maps app, considering buildings …

718 - Paige McPheely (Base) On Building Software For Exec Assistants

June 28th, 2021

13:43

Paige Mcpheely is the founder of Base. Base is the only platform built for assistants.

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717 - Ping Hsu and Andy Le (ShareOrb) On Redefining The "perfect picture" Culture

June 28th, 2021

9:55

Ping and Andy are the founders of ShareOrb. ShareOrb is a social media platform that lets you create one album a day.


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716 - James Chapman (Plain Sight) On Making New Connections Everywhere

June 28th, 2021

10:07

James Chapman is the founder of Plain Sight. Plain Sight is the best way to make great connections wherever you go, online or in-person.

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715 - Ser En Low & Liang Chun (Sendjoy) On Sending Joy to Loved Ones

June 28th, 2021

8:36

Ser En Low & Liang Chun are the cofounders of Sendjoy. Sendjoy helps you reach out to a celebrity who can help to create a unique experience for your loved ones.

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714 - Stéphane Nasser (OpenVC) On Creating a More Transparent Venture Ecosystem

June 26th, 2021

11:09

Stéphane Nasser is the maker behind OpenVC. OpenVC is a list of all VC firms by thesis. Radically free and open.

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713 - Stedman Cleveland (Aura) On Humanizing the Future of Shopping

June 26th, 2021

8:27

Stedman Cleveland is the founder of Aura. Aura is shaping a safe and sustainable future with a more humanized shopping experience.

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712 - Jason Crystal (Miventure) On Easily Investing in Startups

June 26th, 2021

13:10

Jason Crystal is the founder of Miventure. Miventure is enabling anyone older than 18 to invest in startups with as little as $25.

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711 - Jesse Meek (CodeLingo) On Building the Developer's Notebook

June 26th, 2021

10:02

Jesse Meek is the founder of CodeLingo. Codelingo is helping teams share links for them to write better code, faster, together.

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710 - Gilad Rom (Huan) On Finding Missing Pets Automatically

June 26th, 2021

17:09

Gilad Rom is the founder of Huan. You or someone you know can use Huan to help find your missing pets automatically.

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709 - Kingsong Chen (Techintern.io) On Hiring the Best Software Developers From Top Colleges

June 26th, 2021

9:26

Kingsong Chen is the founder of Techintern.io. With Techintern.io hire the best software developers from top colleges across North America for your …

708 - Gabe G'Sell (Songcraft) On Helping Songwriters Write, Organize, and Collaborate

June 26th, 2021

11:27

Gabe G'Sell is the founder of Songcraft. Songcraft is an online platform for songwriters to write, organize, and collaborate.

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707 - Michael Sayre (Cognicept) On Robots and Humans Working Together for a Better Future

June 26th, 2021

10:19

Michael Sayre is the founder of Cognicept. Cognicept is empowering the future of work with humans and robots working hand in hand.

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706 - Jonathan Hillis (Creator Cabins) On Building A Network of Cabins for Creators

June 26th, 2021

18:04

Jonathan Hillis is the founder of Creator Cabins. With Creator Cabins remote workers can enjoy completing their tasks at a remote cabin

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705 - Avi Muchnick (BurnerPage) On Validating Ideas In 60 Seconds Or Less

June 26th, 2021

12:13

Avi Muchnick is the founder of BurnerPage. Validate ideas with burner pages in less than 60 seconds

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704 - Ryan Myher (FlowZ) On an Creating An Easier Way to Connect Your Appss

June 23rd, 2021

13:04

Ryan Myher is the founder of FlowZ. FlowZ provides you with the easiest way to connect your apps & automate tasks

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703 - Nicholas Mohnacky (bundleIQ) On Building AI for Knowledge Work

June 23rd, 2021

11:32

Nicholas Mohnacky is the founder of BundleIQ. Whether you’re part of a workplace team, class, or a community that works together, bundleIQ makes it …

702 - Chen Wang (Nototo) On All Your Info in One Canvas

June 23rd, 2021

11:46

Chen is the cofounder of Nototo. They are building the information canvas for knowledge.

This episode is sponsored by Seedscout. Check them out on Product Hunt today!

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701 - Ritwik Pavan (Vade) On Connecting The Curb

June 23rd, 2021

11:33

Ritwik is the cofounder of Vade. Vade is building the largest source of real-time curb data.

This episode is sponsored by Seedscout. Check them out on Product Hunt today!

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700 - Mat Sherman (Seedscout) On Competing With Silicon Valley

June 16th, 2021

33:10

Mat Sherman is the founder of Seedscout. Seedscout is a professional network anyone can get paid to scout talent, founders, and customers.

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699 - Juan Medina (Lalo) On Creating A Place to Remember Those We've Lost

June 13th, 2021

9:36

Juan Medina is the founder of Lalo. Lalo is a private community for friends and family to experience the calm of an intimate, ad-free space.

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698 - Sanghitaa De (YourMauka) On Building Better Hiring Tools

June 13th, 2021

10:15

Sanghitaa De is the founder of YourMauka.  YourMauka provides candidates complimenting your team's culture and sufficing the behavior, cognitive …

697 - Harris Stolzenberg (Flok) On End-to-End Company Retreat Planning

June 13th, 2021

7:21

Harris Stolzenberg is the cofounder of Flok. They'll find your ideal destination, book your work-optimized venue, and coordinate flights so you can …

696 - Erik Demar and Mitch Billion (Munch Microgreens) On Sustainably Growing Microgreens with Technology

June 13th, 2021

25:55

Erik Demar and Mitch Billion are the cofounders of Munch Microgreens. Their mission is to provide sustainable and nutrient-dense Microgreens to …

695 - Keith Petri (LockrMail) On Protecting Your Email Inbox

June 13th, 2021

16:32

Keith Petri is the founder of LockrMail. With LockrMail, own the power to organize and protect your email inbox.

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694 - Jay Huffman (Idk.inc) On Building a Holding Company That Works With Creators

June 13th, 2021

17:27

Jay Huffman is one of the founders of Idk.inc. Idk.inc is a holding company for innovative projects built in partnership with your favorite creators.

693 - Nimrod Kramer (Daily Dev) On Building the All in One Developer News Reader

June 13th, 2021

11:04

Nimrod Kramer is the cofounder of Daily Dev. With Daily Dev, get the hottest coding news from the best tech blogs on any topic you can think of. Stay updated daily, and unlock more time to do fun stuff, relax, or just …

692 - Therese Maggie (Spiti) On Team's Having a Private, Internal Youtube

June 10th, 2021

11:29

Therese Maggie is the founder of Spiti. With Spiti it's easy to organize and access all your team's video content.

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691 - Andy Su (Pry)On Helping Founders Better Manage Their Company's Finance

June 9th, 2021

12:10

Andy Su is the founder of Pry. With Pry founders use a model that allows for a better understanding, planning, and forecasting of their financials.

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690 - Cory Cooper (Town) On Local Shopping and Supporting Local Businesses

June 8th, 2021

9:27

Cory Cooper is the founder of Town. With Town experience the convenience of shopping locally and contribute to your community. 

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689 - Jeremy Bell (Mayday) On Building The The Helpful Calendar

June 7th, 2021

12:02

Jeremy Bell is the founder of MayDay. With MayDay, take control of your day & protect your time with Adaptive Scheduling.

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688 - Nikhil Basu Trivedi, Cofounder and GP at Footwork

May 26th, 2021

26:38

Nikhil is the cofounder and GP of Footwork. Prior, Nikhil was Managing Director at Shasta Ventures, where he invested in Canva, ClassDojo, Frame.io, Imperfect Foods, Lattice, Literati, Pill Club, Tally, and The Farmer's …

687 - Morten Hjelmso (Snakker) On Building A Video Content Creation Tool

May 25th, 2021

13:36

Morten Hjelmso is the founder of Snakker™. Snakker™ is a platform made to help you grow your business, audience, revenue, sales, clicks, likes, and loves. Whatever you want to get out there, create a Snak™ in minutes, …

686 - Ankit Gordhandas (Intersect) On Building The Data Workspace For Teams

May 25th, 2021

11:02

Ankit Gordhandas is the cofounder of Intersect. Intersect is a collaborative data workspace for business teams.

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685 - Jeremy Levy (Indicative) On Enabling Product Analytics for Your Data Warehouse

May 25th, 2021

11:30

Jeremy is the cofounder of Indicative. Indicative is the only product analytics platform for product managers, marketers, and data analysts that connects directly to your data warehouse.

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684 - Lauren Washington (Fundr) On Automating, Diversifying, and Democratizing Seed Funding

May 25th, 2021

13:28

Lauren Washington is the cofounder of Fundr. Fundr is a platform that automates diversifies and democratizes seed funding by creating portfolios of …

683 - Erik Pavia (Pantheon) On Building a Social Fitness Game For Teams

May 24th, 2021

16:41

Erik Pavia is the founder of Pantheon. Pantheon is a fitness and wellness app designed for teams.

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682 - Neeraj Kashyap (Bugout.dev) On Building Dev Tool Analytics

May 24th, 2021

12:05

Neeraj Kashyap is the cofounder of Bugout.dev. With Bugout, measure the success of your dev tool and get usage metrics and crash reports.

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681 - Ron Gura (Empathy) On Supporting Families After Losing a Loved One

May 24th, 2021

13:21

Ron Gura is the cofounder of Empathy. Empathy is here to help you with everything that comes next. They guide and support you along your journey of …

680 - Aly Murray (UPchieve) On Enabling Free Online Tutoring & College Counseling

May 17th, 2021

13:28

Aly Murray is the founder of UPchieve. UPchieve aims to democratize access to academic support so that all students have an equal opportunity to …

679 - Jibril Sulaiman (Incluzion) On Connecting Companies With Diverse Talent.

May 4th, 2021

12:53

Jibril Sulaiman is the founder of Incluzion. Incluzion is a community of Black & Latinx professionals working remotely and we’re a startup that …

678 - Ario Tamat (KaryaKarsa) Helping Creators Sell To Their Fans

May 4th, 2021

8:15

Ario Tamat is the cofounder of KaryaKarsa. KaryaKarsa helps creators sell books, comics, audio and other digital goods directly to their fan communities

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677 - Stephanie Michelsen (Jellatech) On Creating Animal-Free Collagen

May 4th, 2021

11:55

Stephanie is the cofounder of Jellatech. Jellatech is transforming the collagen and gelatin market by harvesting pure, high quality gelatin and …

676 - Ken Kruger (Moon) On Paying With Crypto Anywhere

May 4th, 2021

13:40

Ken Kruger is the cofounder of Moon. Purchase Moon Visa® Prepaid Cards with crypto. Pay at millions of online merchants with secure virtual cards.

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675 - Shaun Simon (ServiceGanja) On Building A Technology Platform For Cannabis Dispensaries.

May 4th, 2021

12:06

Shaun Simon is the co-founder of ServiceGanja. With ServiceGanja, achieve your Cannabis Dispensaries sales goals using our easy-to-use and agile software that delights new and repeats customers.

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674 - Sidney Haitoff (Mishe) On Enabling Pay-As-You-Go Healthcare™

May 3rd, 2021

10:14

Sidney Haitoff is the cofounder of Mishe. Mishe provides Pay-As-You-Go Healthcare™; no insurance needed.

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673 - Oscar Rovira (Neuro) On Building The API for Serverless ML Compute

May 3rd, 2021

12:12

Oscar Rovira is the cofounder of Neuro. With Neuro, train, predict, and deploy ML models. Get instant production-grade infrastructure with our API.

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672 - Aaro Isosaari (Flowrite) On Supercharging Your Daily Communication

May 3rd, 2021

10:05

Aaro Isosaari is the cofounder of Flowrite. Flowrite turns words into ready-to-send emails, messages, and posts in your personal style.

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671 - Tim Ward (Opportuni) On Sourcing, reviewing and writing Bids on Public Sector Contracts 👏

May 3rd, 2021

11:16

Tim Ward is the cofounder of Opportuni. With Opportuni, get super relevant tenders delivered to your 📥 inbox, access tender documents 📁 with no portal madness and connect with some of the world's most skilled ✍️ bid …

670 - Dalton Skach (Gold Gate) On Enabling Fractional Ownership in Real Estate

May 3rd, 2021

9:13

Dalton Skach is the cofounder of Gold Gate. Participate in Gold Gate's Upcoming $100M Luxury Real Estate Fund and Receive 1% Ownership Interests and …

669 - Tyler Beaty (Sero) On Building Connected Devices to Treat PTSD

April 28th, 2021

12:50

Tyler Beaty is the cofounder of Sero. Sero is building connected devices to treat the millions of people suffering from PTSD.

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668 - Calvin Cooper (Rhove) On Investing In Places You Love

April 28th, 2021

12:26

Calvin Cooper is the founder of Rhove. Rhove allows anyone to invest in real estate so they can own the places they love.

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667 - Chris Federspiel (Blackthorn.io) On Planning and Running Events On Top of Salesforce

April 28th, 2021

8:47

Chris Federspiel is the cofounder of Blackthorn.io. Blackthorn’s innovative software lets you plan and run events with ease and create effortless payment processes by tapping into the power of the Salesforce platform

★ …

665 - Chino Lex (Keyring) On Creating Streaming Bundles

April 28th, 2021

8:46

Chino Lex is the cofounder of Keyring. Keyring allows you to create bundles of your favorite streaming services.

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663 - Jess Gartner (Allovue) On Helping Educators strategically and Equitably Allocate Resources

April 26th, 2021

14:44

Jess Gartner is the founder of Allovue. Allovue helps school districts budget, manage, and evaluate their spending.

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662 - Daniel Li (Marble) On Creating A Virtual Property Management Platform

April 26th, 2021

8:52

Daniel Li is the cofounder of Marble. Marble provides virtual rental management at a $50 flat fee per month per unit, period.

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661 - Nikita Jerschow (Sendblue) On Building a SMS API

April 26th, 2021

11:05

Nikita Jerschow is the founder of Sendblue. Sendblue is the world's first iMessage API.

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660 - Michael Vega-Sanz (Lula) On Building Better Insurance Infrastructure

April 23rd, 2021

12:10

Michael Vega-Sanz is the cofounder of Lula. Lula helps companies handle all of their insurance needs, from industry-standard coverage and policy …

659 - David Park (Jenni AI) On Writing More With Fewer Writers

April 23rd, 2021

15:28

David is the founder of Jeni AI. With Jenni AI, do more with fewer writers, and rank higher with lower costs. Use AI-assisted content writing to supercharge your SEO.

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658 - Kyleigh Smith (Harold) On Tracking Your Habits Via Text-Message

April 23rd, 2021

9:04

 Kyleigh Smith is the founder of Harold. With Harold, unlock your potential, one text message at a time by tracking your habits.

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657 - Swapnil Shinde (Zeni) On Building A Finance Concierge For Startups

April 23rd, 2021

9:49

Swapnil is the CEO and cofounder of Zeni. With Zeni, unlock real-time financial insights and a full-service finance team with Zeni's intelligent …

656 - Enzo Avigo (June) On Getting Instant Product Analytics on Top of Segment.

April 23rd, 2021

9:59

Enzo is the cofounder of June. June is lightweight product analytics for subscription businesses - just connect your Segment account.

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655 - Dami Odufuwa & Odun Eweniyi (Backdrop) On Exploring Beautiful Locations Around The World

April 22nd, 2021

11:34

Dami Odufuwa & Odun Eweniyi are the cofounders of Backdrop. Backdrop helps you discover the perfect backdrops for your pictures.

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654 - Alex Bystrov (Voices) on Building a Creator Monetization Platform

April 22nd, 2021

12:35

Alex Bystrov is the cofounder of Voices. Voices helps creators monetize through a brand new format.

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653 - Andrew Gazdecki (MicroAcquire) On Building A Startup Acquisition Marketplace

April 22nd, 2021

12:28

Andrew Gazdecki is the founder of MicroAcquire. MicroAcquire is a startup acquisition marketplace.
Free. Private. No middlemen.

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652 - Dr. Roshawnna Novellus (EnrichHER) Helping Founders Get Funded

April 22nd, 2021

12:24

Dr. Roshawnna Novellus is the founder of EnrichHER. EnrichHER connects pre-qualified companies led by women and founders of color to capital, …

651 - Simon Brami (Pictalio) On Building Unsplash for Stories

April 22nd, 2021

8:43

Simon Brami is the cofounder of Pictalio. Pictalio offers free portrait videos from a community of story makers, Engage your audience with real authentic content.

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650 - Martin Sosic (Wasp) On Developing Full-Stack Web Apps With Less Code

April 22nd, 2021

11:03

Martin Sosic is the cofounder of Wasp. Wasp is a simple language for developing full-stack web apps with less code.

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649 - Khalief Brown (Renno) On A Better Way to Renovate Your Home

April 22nd, 2021

8:50

Khalief Brown is the co-founder of Renno. With Renno, transform your kitchen or bathroom in as little as 2 weeks and manage the entire process online - from design to financing, to execution.

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648 - Todd Miller (ReferralCloud) On Building A Real Estate Referral Coordinator

April 20th, 2021

11:33

Todd Miller is the cofounder of ReferralCloud. ReferralCloud is an online clearinghouse for real estate agents to send and receive real estate referrals to each other.

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647 - Jordan Giha (WXLLSPACE) On A Building Street Art Marketplace

April 20th, 2021

14:30

Jordan is the founder of WXLLSPACE. WXLLSPACE is connecting muralist to legal and commissioned wall space.

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646 - Kseniya Papova (TeenUP) On Learning Platforms for Teens

April 20th, 2021

11:33

Kseniya Papova is the cofounder of TeenUP. A learning platform designed for teens by teens!

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645 - Alejandra Fernandez (Flywallet) On Building Your Personal Financial Travel Advisor

April 20th, 2021

10:30

Alejandra is a cofounder of Flywallet. Flywallet is a Fintech helping people afford travel to anywhere in the world.

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644 - Ethan (1Feed) On Building Your Quiet Place on The Internet

April 20th, 2021

13:13

Ethan is the founder of 1Feed. 1Feed is your quiet place on the internet, where you can focus on the people and content you care about.

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643 - Matthew Green (Bodyguide) On Self-Solving Aches, Pain and Tension

April 19th, 2021

9:10

Matthew Green is the cofounder of Bodyguide. BodyGuide empowers you to self-solve aches, pain and tension. Click on the area you’re having trouble …

642 - Kathryn Finney (Genius Guild) On Investing in Companies That End Racism

April 19th, 2021

19:44

Kathryn Finney is the founder of Genius Guild. Genius Guild is a business creation platform that builds and invests in market-based innovations that end racism.

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641 - Guglielmo Schenardi & John Arts (Rita Personal Data) On Taking Back Your Data

April 19th, 2021

8:15

Guglielmo Schenardi & John Arts are the cofounders of Rita Personal Data. With Rita, Collect, view and control your data. Smoothly, and in total …

640 - Makosa Munyaradzi & Ryan Katayi (Farmhut) On Building a Farm to Folk Marketplace in Zimbabwe

April 19th, 2021

10:19

Makosa Munyaradzi &  Ryan Katayi are cofounders of Farmhut. Farmhut is the biggest farm to folk marketplace in Zimbabwe. It is an online platform …

639 - Jake Schonberger & Jake Singer (Swapstack) On Connecting Brands With Relevant Newsletters

April 19th, 2021

12:24

Jake Schonberger & Jake Singer are the cofounders of Swapstack. The purpose of Swapstack is to make it easier for brands and newsletter writers to connect. We built Swapstack because we are writers, and we were …

638 - Jamie Lee (Flox) On Meeting New People With Your Friends

April 16th, 2021

9:53

Jamie Lee is the founder of Flox. Flox is the place to find new people with your friends

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637 - Dexter Talbert (Fanwagon) On Enabling Betting in all 50 States

April 16th, 2021

16:40

Dexter Talbert is the founder of Fanwagon. FanWagon™ gives sports fans the best platform to give gifts to other fans. 

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636 - Bobby Quinn (Paypixl) On Building A Marketplace For Drone Imagery

April 16th, 2021

11:22

Bobby Quinn is the founder of Paypixl. With Paypixl, create a new project, upload your imagery, and see it on the map. Share your project easily with …

635 - Terry Xu & Tianlun Chen (Cuely) On Enabling 1-minute Guided Exercises Delivered via Slack

April 16th, 2021

8:46

Terry Xu & Tianlun Chen are the cofounders of Cuely. Cuely's mission is to help companies take care of their employees through …

634 - Ian Janicki (Outfit) On Enabling DIY Renovations In a Box

April 16th, 2021

10:50

Ian Janicki is the founder of Outfit. Outfit is a DIY home renovation kit delivered right to your door.

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632 - Capri Wheaton (Thryft) On Building Shopify for Instagram Sellers

April 15th, 2021

13:29

Capri Wheaton is the cofounder of Thryft. With Thryft, turn your Instagram page into a website in 1 click.



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631 - Dan and Scott (Text Blaze) On Enabling Snippets in The Browser

April 15th, 2021

10:53

Dan and Scott are the cofounders of Text Blaze. Text Blaze is the most versatile way to speed up typing on Chrome.

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630 - Austin Allison (Pacaso) On The Modern Way to Buy and Own a Second Home.

April 15th, 2021

13:45

Austin Allison is the cofounder of Pacaso. Pacaso empowers people to own a share of a second home, from 1/8 to 1/2, and experience true real estate ownership.

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629 - Nick Ornitz (ProPhone) On Creating A Business Phone For Service Pros

April 15th, 2021

8:19

Nick Ornitz is the cofounder of ProPhone.  ProPhone is the Communications suite for home service professionals (e.g., painters, cleaners, lawn care pros).

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628 - Ope Adeoye (OnePipe) On Making It Easier To Partner With Banks

April 15th, 2021

14:49

Ope Adeoye is the cofounder of OnePipe. OnePipe aggregates APIs from banks and fintechs into a standardized gateway that is easy to integrate and makes partnerships seamless.

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627 - Katharine Lau (Stuf) On Reimagining Storage for the Modern User

April 14th, 2021

8:39

Katharine Lau is the cofounder of Stuf. Stuf integrates into commercial real estate to provide members with safe and convenient access.

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626 - Rahul Tarak (Modfy) On Building Figma for Video

April 13th, 2021

8:43

Rahul is the cofounder of Modfy. Modfy is Figma for video - a browser-based video tool that converts and compresses your videos without uploading …

625 - George Simons (SoloSuit) On Closing The Justice Gap

April 13th, 2021

9:36

George Simons is the cofounder of Solosuit. SoloSuit helps you respond to a debt lawsuit. They ask a few simple questions about your case. Based on …

624 - Sanchali Pal (Joro) On Taking Climate Action That Matters

April 9th, 2021

11:31

Sanchali Pal is the founder of Joro. Joro empowers people to take climate action that matters.

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623 - Otto Hanson (Termscout) On Building a Platform for Deep Contract Analyses

April 9th, 2021

10:58

Otto Hanson is the cofounder of Termscout. Termscout has developed the first non-biased ratings and review system for contracts across a spectrum of industries and categories.

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623 - Doug Neumann (Arpio) On Making Downtime Irrelevant

April 9th, 2021

9:25

Doug Neumann is the cofounder of Arpio. With Arpio, get instant recovery protection for your AWS applications with Arpio.

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622 - Karanvir Singh (Pariksha) On Building A Vernacular Test Preparation Company

April 9th, 2021

8:22

Karanvir Singh is the founder of Pariksha. Pariksha is a one-stop solution for all Government exams including free daily tests, mock test series, …

621 - Nir Minerbi (Classiq) On The Future of Quantum Software

April 9th, 2021

9:17

Nir Minerbi is the cofounder of Classiq.  Classiq allows you to automatically translate your innovative ideas into original quantum algorithms, and start making a profound impact on your industry.

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620 - Jeremy Hurst (Idenati) On Decluttering The Internet

April 9th, 2021

15:28

Jeremy Hurst is the founder of Idenati. Idenati allows you to organize everything you do online in one place.

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619 - Matt Riback (Dreamfully) On Practicing Calmness

April 9th, 2021

8:35

Matt is the cofounder of Dreamfully. Dreamfully provides visually-guided mindfulness aids that relieve stress, gather focus, and put you in a better …

618 - Igino Cafiero (Bear Flag Robotics) On Enabling Autonomous Tractors

April 9th, 2021

8:39

Igino Cafiero is the cofounder of Bear Flag Robotics  Bear Flag Robotics was founded to reduce the cost of growing food while increasing global food …

617 - Nirali Zaveri (Friz) On Creating a Neobank for Freelancers

April 9th, 2021

9:32

Nirali Zaveri is the cofounder of Friz. Friz is a credit card for freelancers in southeast Asia.

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616 - Blair Silverberg (Capital) On Building The Intelligent Credit Market

April 9th, 2021

19:28

Blair Silverberg is the founder of Capital. Capital is the creator of The Intelligent Credit Market. The Intelligent Credit Market is a powerful …

615 - Shantal Anderson (Reel Mood) On Building A Decentralized Live Streaming Music Network

April 7th, 2021

12:33

Shantal Anderson is the founder of Reel Mood. Experience LIVE stream content from your favorite artists, musicians & creators on the network. Reel Mood's operating staff are the entertainment industry's recognized …

614 - Joshua Hsu (Introhm) On Monitoring Your Athlete's Movement

April 6th, 2021

16:10

Joshua Hsu is the cofounder of Introhm. Introhm makes the Q-System. The Q-System is a compact set of 5 motion capture, waterproof modules, capable of …

613 - Timothy Hall (Simporter) On Predicting Demand For Future Productd

April 6th, 2021

10:40

Timothy Hall is the cofounder of Simporter. Simporter makes AI software that predicts demand for new consumer products.

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612 - Demetrius Curry (College Cash) On Building An Alternative Student Loan Repayment Solution

April 6th, 2021

10:17

Demetrius Curry is the founder of College Cash. College Cash allows people with student debt to use their everyday lifestyle to pay off their debt by …

611 - Greg Davidson (Lalo) On Building a a Modern Baby and Toddler Essentials Brand

April 6th, 2021

13:48

Greg Davidson is the cofounder of Lalo. Lalo provides essentials for your little one’s milestones—from first foods to first playdates.

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610 - Tom Hundley (Street Cred) On Rating Gamers

April 6th, 2021

13:08

Tom Hundley is the founder of Street Cred. Street Cred is a platform to rate and review gamers. Team up with better players to strengthen the gaming community.

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609 - Lyn Johnson & Sara Sparhawk (West Tenth) On Evangelizing Local Businesses

April 5th, 2021

11:36

Lyn Johnson & Sara Sparhawk are the cofounders of West Tenth. West Tenth connects you to the home-based businesses in your town.

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608 - Todd Rovak (Carefull) On Organizing and Protecting Your Loved Ones' Finances

April 5th, 2021

13:37

Todd Rovak is the cofounder of Carefull. Carefull analyzes your loved one’s spending, bills, account balances and due dates. If something looks …

607 - Jake Soberal (Bitwise Industries) On Rebuilding the American Workforce

April 5th, 2021

11:33

Jake Soberal is the cofounder of Bitwise Industries. Bitwise Industries creates a bridge between humans from marginalized communities and stories of systemic poverty to skills and resources necessary to access …

606 - Ashleigh Bishop (Bagboard) On Building a Sustainable Advertising Platform

April 5th, 2021

11:51

Ashleigh is the cofounder of Bagboard. With Bagboard, promote, spend and save with brands that
are kind to people and the planet, simply by carrying one of our eco-friendly, reusable smart bags.

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605 - Sherif Koussa (Reshift Security) On Creating Secure Code

April 5th, 2021

11:40

Sherif is the founder of Reshift Security. Reshift makes shifting security left seamless with security bug detection and remediation at compile time.

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604 - Rodney Gainous Jr. (Safe) Preventing Email Phishing

April 5th, 2021

8:13

Rodney Gainous Jr. is the founder of Safe. Safe is a simple Chrome extension that verifies emails with encryption.

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603 - Timo von Bargen (Covalo) On Streamlining Beauty Product Development

April 5th, 2021

9:56

Timo von Bargen is the founder of Covalo. Covalo is a platform that enables efficient and sustainable sourcing as well as collaboration within the …

602 - Ryan Horrigan (Artie) On Creating Next-Gen Social Games

April 5th, 2021

10:48

Ryan Horrigan is a founder of Artie. With Artie, discover games from your favorite celebrities, athletes, music artists, and influencers. 

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601 - Ali Abramovitz (Chorus) On A Platform For Live Group Meditation

April 2nd, 2021

11:28

Ali Abramovitz is the cofounder of Chorus. Chorus is online group meditation classes led by trained instructors.
At Chorus, you’ll breathe to the beat of an awesome playlist with an amazing community and feel an …

600 - Mat Sherman (SeedScout) On Reimagining Venture Capital

April 2nd, 2021

1:28:42

Mat Sherman is the founder of SeedScout. SeedScout is building a global scout force to build relationships with every pre-seed founder in the world to connect them with the resources they need to succeed as a founder.

598 - Arnob Mukherjee and Nishant Arora (Olvy) On Creating Beautiful Release Notes

April 2nd, 2021

15:21

Arnob Mukherjee and Nishant Arora are the cofounders of Olvy. Olvy enables you to create beautiful release notes that add joy to shipping software.

★ …

597 - Emily Landsman (Della Terra) On Creating Real Shoes for Real People

April 2nd, 2021

9:25

Emily is the founder of Della Terra. Della Terra is a sustainable and inclusive shoe brand creating real shoes for real people.

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596 - Matthew Kobach On How To Market Your Startup

April 1st, 2021

36:20

Matthew is the director of content marketing at Fast. Before that, he ran the social media accounts for the NYSE. His insights on building brands and marketing companies is second to none. I wanted to bring him on FTF …

595 - Yasser Sherif (Axiom) On No-code Browser Automation

April 1st, 2021

7:56

Yaseer is the founder of Axiom. With Axiom, use browser automation without all the coding experience to automate your repetitive tasks. 

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594 - Ben Laufer (Gensight) On Building Creator Intelligence Tools

March 27th, 2021

12:40

Ben Laufer is a founder of Gensight. Gensight is building tools to help digital creators make more informed decisions with data.

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593 - Jenny Fielding, MD At Techstars New York and MP at The Fund

March 19th, 2021

23:45

This is a segment of Forward Thinking Investors, featuring Jenny Fielding! Jenny is the Managing Director of Techstars New York and Managing Partner at The Fund.

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592 - Emmanuel Massenez (Kwali) On Building An Operations Platform for Franchises

March 19th, 2021

13:20

Emmanuel Massenez is a co-founder of Kwali. Kwali automates the quality control of food franchises.

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591 - Preeti Suri (AdventureTripr) On Enabling Adventures for Everyone

March 19th, 2021

13:44

Preeti Suri is the founder of AdventureTripr. Explore and book extraordinary experiences with local guides directly.

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590 - Joris Delanoue (Fairmint) On Making Equity, Programmable

March 19th, 2021

18:28

Joris Delanoue is a cofounder of Fairmint. Fairmint help founders turn their equity into the most powerful
tool to engage with their|stakeholders, …

589 - Alex Kolchinski (Mezli) On Robot Powered Restaurants

March 19th, 2021

9:36

Alex Kolchinski is a cofoudner of Mezli. Mezli creates healthy Mediterranean bowls filled with flavor, cooked by robots!

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588 - Guillaume Moubeche (Lemlist) On Leaving Venture Capital Behind

March 18th, 2021

14:32

Guillaume Moubeche is the cofounder of Lemlist. With Lemlist, send cold emails that get replies.

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587 - Chris, Dan, and Matt (Omnia Fishing) On Shopping For Fishing Gear Online

March 18th, 2021

13:46

Chris, Dan, and Matt are the cofounders of Omnia Fishing. Omnia Fishing is your one-stop-shop for smart fishing gear online. Try our shop-by-lake map and get better resources to land more fish. 

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585 - Pavel Ershov (Directual) Creating The No Code Platform To Build Software

March 18th, 2021

11:51

Pavel Ershov the cofounder of Directual. Directual is a no-code platform for building scalable and sophisticated apps in an intuitive visual interface. Create your app 10 times faster!

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584 - Adam Berke (WorkPatterns) On Giving Managers Superpowers

March 18th, 2021

13:30

Adam Berke is the cofounder of WorkPatterns. WorkPatterns is a reimagined people management system, helping modern managers and their teams stay connected and operate more effectively in the present reality of …

583 - Topher Haddad (Albedo) On Building Satellites That Capture Highest Resolution Imagery

March 16th, 2021

10:54

Topher Haddad is the cofounder of Albedo. They build satellites that capture the highest resolution satellite imagery.

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582 - Beenu Arora (Cyble) On Building The Darkweb and Cybercrime Monitor

March 16th, 2021

14:13

 Beenu Arora is the cofounder of Cyble. Cyble's ultimate objective is to provide organizations with real-time visibility to vulnerabilities in their …

581 - Brennan Spellacy (Patch) On Building The Platform for Negative Emissions

March 16th, 2021

14:16

Brennan is the cofounder of Patch. Patch makes carbon removal as simple as writing a few lines of code. Build sustainable products with ease and put your climate goals on autopilot.

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580 - Seb Poole (Frankie Health) On Building a Mental Health Platform For Teams

March 16th, 2021

8:13

 Seb Poole is the cofounder of Frankie Health. Frankie is a B2B mental health platform that delivers personalised mental healthcare to modern teams.

★ …

578 - Will Schmitt (Rightfoot) On Creating Student Debt Repayment APIs

March 15th, 2021

12:20

Will Schmitt is the cofounder of Rightfoot. Rightfoot is how developers, creators, and businesses break apart the debt crisis, starting with student debt.

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577 - Rod Danan (Prentus) On Getting Startups Vetted Tech Interns on Demand

March 15th, 2021

10:06

Rod Danan is the founder of Prentus. Prentus sources and vets diverse tech talent that you can trial on demand. Save $10,000 in salary and start hiring with confidence.

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576 - Cory McKane (WeStrive) On Creating The Best Personal Training Management App

March 15th, 2021

12:53

Cory McKane is the founder of WeStrive. The best personal training app for growing your business. Earn more money, save more time, and seamlessly manage your clients - all in one place!

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575 - Madeline D'Angelo (Arthena) On Helping People Make Technology Driven Art Market Investments

March 15th, 2021

17:26

Madeline is the Founder of Arthena. Arthena is a quantitative investment and research firm. Arthena's models afford superior clarity in assessing the inherent financial value and underlying risk in works of art.

★ …

574 - Ravi Vadrevu (Kalendar AI) On Meeting New Customers On Autopilot

March 15th, 2021

8:16

Ravi Vadrevu is the cofounder of Kalendar AI. Kalendar AI sends personalized and exclusive invitations to your ideal customer profiles with time-sensitive bidding on your availability. 

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573 - Tomer Molovinsky (Per Diem) On Building a Platform For Brick And Mortar's To Have Recurring Billing

March 13th, 2021

9:56

Tomer Molovinsky is the cofounder of Per Diem. Per Diem gives you all the tools you need to sell subscriptions online. Build loyalty, increase …

572 - Su Han (Privoce) On Building A Web 3.0 Cloud Browser

March 12th, 2021

13:25

Su Han is the founder of Privoce. With Privoce APIs, netizens will take ownership of their data--digital profile, social connections, and developers will also benefit from the interoperable user APIs.

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571 - Nicolas Rabault (Luos) On Building Microservices for Embedded Systems

March 12th, 2021

9:12

Nicolas Rabault is the founder of Luos. Luos is building open source and real-time architecture for designing, testing, and deploying embedded …

570 - Alex Emmanuel (1v1Me) On Building a Platform to Facilitate Paid 1v1 Challenges For Cash

March 12th, 2021

11:02

Alex Emmanuel is the cofounder of 1v1Me. With 1v1Me, play 1v1s for cash. Wager with friends and pay 0% fees.

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569 - Sharath Kuruganty & Curtis Cummings (Shoutout) On Building Trust Quickly With Potential Customers

March 12th, 2021

11:57

Sharath Kuruganty & Curtis Cummings are the cofounders of Shoutout. Shoutout makes it incredibly easy to tap into your existing social proof and …

568 - Mariam Hakobyan (Softr) On Allowing Anyone To Build Anything On Top Of Airtable

March 12th, 2021

8:40

Mariam Hakobyan is the cofounder of Softr. With Softr, build powerful websites, web apps and client portals on Airtable, in 10 minutes.

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567 - Connor Murphy (Bridge) On Building a Platform for Simple, Smart and Fast Intros

March 11th, 2021

12:28

Connor Murphy is the cofounder of Bridge. With Bridge, own, build and help your personal network—starting with intros.

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566 - Ondrej Hrebicek & Patrick Thompson (Iteratively) On Capturing Customer Data You Can Trust

March 11th, 2021

11:08

Ondrej Hrebicek & Patrick Thompson are the cofounders of Iteratively. Iteratively helps teams who rely on data to capture clean, consistent analytics they can trust.

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565 - Taj Adhav (Leasecake) On Building The The OS for Location Management

March 11th, 2021

13:48

Taj Adhav is the co-founder of Leasecake, which is the operating system for location management. Leasecake is the sole source of truth that helps …

564 - Emanuel Frauenlob (Mesg.ai) On Helping Salespeople Get a Higher Response Rate

March 11th, 2021

9:34

Emanuel Frauenlob is the cofounder of Mesg.ai. Mesg.ai helps salespeople achieve a higher response rate on their outreach messages by providing unique prospect insight and improving their sales copy.

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563 - Swarup Nanda & Preeti Chib (Pencil) On Building a Free Publishing Platform

March 11th, 2021

12:23

Swarup Nanda & Preeti Chib are the cofounders of Pencil. Pencil is the perfect platform to read, write and get your story discovered by the power of community

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562 - Alex Govoreanu (Questo) On Building A Platform For City Exploration Games

March 11th, 2021

12:01

Alex is the co-founder of Questo. Questo provides city exploration games for travelers and locals

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561 - Miri Buckland & Ellie Buckingham (The Landing) On Building A Social and Shoppable Design Platform.

March 10th, 2021

11:59

Miri Buckland & Ellie Buckingham are cofounders of The Landing. The Landing is a social design platform that empowers everyone to create together.

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560 - Xander Oltmann (Scope) On Building a Platform for "Implementation as a Service"

March 10th, 2021

13:11

Xander Oltmann is the cofounder of Scope. Scope matches you with the right expert for your implementation, and provides the tools to manage the …

559 - Adar Hay (Jiga) On Building a Platform For Getting Custom Parts For Hardware Products

March 10th, 2021

9:47

Adar Hay is the cofounder of Jiga. Jiga allows you to get custom parts easily from top suppliers in CNC machining, 3D printing and sheet metal.

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558 - Margaux Avedisian & Deborah Metts (Beyond The Runway) On Creating A Custom Avatar To Shop Online

March 9th, 2021

13:00

Margaux Avedisian & Deborah Metts are the cofounders of Beyond The Runway. Beyond the Runway is a multi-brand fashion retail app that allows you …

557 - Ajay Saini and Vahid Fazel-Rezai (Overfit) On A Platform For 1-on-1 Remote Personal Training

March 8th, 2021

7:35

Ajay Saini and Vahid Fazel-Rezai are the cofounders of Overfit. Overfit provides a human trainer that holds you accountable and AI creates the best …

556 - An Early Bet on Ben Grosse

March 8th, 2021

25:23

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their thing yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

555 - Chris Edwards (Sensory Robotics) On Making Robotics Safer For The World

March 7th, 2021

13:40

Chris Edwards is the cofounder of Sensory Robotics. Most collaborative robots are weak, slow, and expensive. However, their system creates a safety …

554 - Aakash Shah (Wyndly) On Live Life ‍Allergy-Free Through Personalized Allergy Drops

March 7th, 2021

10:05

Aakash Shah is the co-founder of Wyndly. Wyndly gives allergy sufferers lifelong relief with personalized allergy drop immunotherapy.

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553 - Alexandre Borowczyk (Notos Technologies) On Pioneering Forever Flight

March 4th, 2021

10:59

Alexandre Borowczyk is the cofounder of Notos Technologies. By using the same techniques birds use to harvest energy during flight, we have created a …

552 - Fehintolu Olaogun & Olorunfemi Jegede (CredPal) On Providing Credit Access For Emerging Ecomonies

March 4th, 2021

14:42

Fehintolu Olaogun &  Olorunfemi Jegede are the cofounders of CredPal. CredPal is a revolutionary credit solution geared towards providing …

551 - Timothy Strother (Call Your Friends) On Keeping In Touch With Family and Friends

March 4th, 2021

11:19

Timothy is the founder of Call Your Friends. Call Your Friends helps you build closer connections with the people you love. We believe quality …

550 - Jillian Schuller (Sundayy) on a Better Way to Stay Connected to Family and Friends

March 2nd, 2021

8:54

Jillian Schuller is the founder of Sundayy. Sundayy is the social network you check once a week, on Sunday. See a different side of your friends, …

549 - Andrew Luong (Doorvest) On Enabling Anyone To Invest in Cash Flowing Rental Homes

March 2nd, 2021

12:23

Andrew is the co-founder of Doorvest. Doorvest allows you to own income-generating rental homes entirely online.

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548 - Sedale Turbovsky (OpenGrants) On Democratizing Access To Grants

March 1st, 2021

10:49

Sedale Turbovsky is the cofounder of OpenGrants. OpenGrants is a search engine and expert marketplace that unlocks non-dilutive U.S. funding for organizations around the world.

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547- Chris Price and Nathan Frey (AtomicAI) On Putting Data Science Into Nanoscience

March 1st, 2021

12:00

Chris Price and Nathan Frey are the cofounders of AtomicAI. AtomicAI ingests your synthesis data and provides insights to help you converge to the perfect chemical recipe - and nail it every time.

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546 - Conor Gleeson (Sacra) On Building a Backchannel Into The Secondary Markets

February 28th, 2021

14:58

Conor Gleeson is on the founding team of Sacra. Sacra gets you the data and research you need to be a better private markets investor.

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545 - Vernita Brown (Natalist) On making fertility and pregnancy products with a net-zero plastic footprint

February 28th, 2021

27:11

Vernita Brown is on the founding team (and is CEO) of Natalist. Natalist is everything you need to increase your chances of conceiving and kick-start a healthy pregnancy.

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544 - Rian Mc Donnell (FloWaste) On Creating a Food Waste Analytics Platform

February 28th, 2021

9:28

Rian is the cofounder of FloWaste. Bringing downstream analytics to the food supply chain… Starting with cafeterias.


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543 - David Bromberg (Sellerant) On Building A Platform That Optimizes Upselling Customers

February 28th, 2021

7:54

David Bromberg is the cofounder of Sellerant. Sellerant is an AI-enabled Customer Success Platform built to optimize upsell opportunities.

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542 - Vahan Melkonyan (Cauldron) On Bypassing The Resume in the Hiring Process

February 27th, 2021

12:15

 Vahan Melkonyan is the cofounder of Cauldron. Cauldron is software that redefines the job application process and lets you meet the best candidates …

541 - Anastasia Logvinenko (Pudding.ai) On Building a Platform to Understand Your Ad Performance

February 27th, 2021

12:12

Anastasia Logvinenko  is the cofounder of Pudding.ai. Pudding.ai manages a complete view of all your ad creatives & performance across multiple …

540 - Alex Masmej (Showtime) On Building an NFT Social Network

February 26th, 2021

15:52

Alex Masmej is the co-founder of Showtime. Showtime allows anyone to discover and showcase digital art, memes, and more. 

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539 - Matt Mireles (Oasis) On Videochatting As Your Alter Ego By Using Avatars

February 25th, 2021

18:08

Matt Mireles is the founder of Oasis. Oasis allows you to videochat through an avatar that looks totally real. Be your alter ego or your ideal self.

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538 - Cameron T. (Keyma.sh) On Building a Competitive Typing Platform

February 24th, 2021

8:24

Cameron is the founder of Keyma.sh. Keyma.sh is an online multiplayer typing game that allows typists from all around the world go against each other …

537 - Moe Salih (Hypercharts) On Building A Financial Data Visualization Platform

February 23rd, 2021

11:05

Moe Salih is the cofounder of Hypercharts. Hypercharts is building clear and simple fundamental financials and business metrics of public companies.

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536 - Ranjith Parasuraman (Postal) On Creating a Paywall For Your Email

February 22nd, 2021

18:17

 Ranjith Parasuraman is the founder of Postal. Postal is a paywall for your email. Make unknown senders pay a fee to reach your inbox.

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535 - Samara Mejia Hernandez, Founding Partner at Chingona Ventures

February 21st, 2021

27:18

Samara is the Founding Partner of an institutionally-backed pre-seed stage fund, Chingona Ventures, focusing on investing in technology and …

534 - Sophie Mona Pagès (LVRSNFRNDS) on Creating A Club Centering Intimacy & Relationships

February 19th, 2021

12:51

Sophie Mona Pagès is the founder of LVRSNFRNDS. LVRSNFRNDS is a safe online social club centering intimacy & relationships for you to thrive, one conversation at a time.

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533 - Yuliya Bel (Notus) on Building the Superhuman for Marketing Teams

February 12th, 2021

14:08

Yuliya Belyayeva is the founder of Notus, a productivity workflow tool where all work and collaboration for comms and marketing teams happens. 

★ …

532 - Dejan Pralica (SoleSavy) On Creating a Member Only Community For Sneakerheads

February 5th, 2021

10:59

Dejan Pralica is the cofounder of SoleSavy. SoleSavy is a tight-knit members-only community that brings together sneakerheads, enthusiasts, and …

531 - Zeb Anderson (LegalQ) On Creating A Simple Way To Get Legal Help

February 5th, 2021

12:52

Zeb is the founder of LegalQ. LegalQ provides access to independent attorneys at your direction.

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530 - Travis Hyde (YoYoBoat) On Connecting Boat Owners with Renters

February 5th, 2021

14:54

Travis Hyde is the founder of YoYoBoat. An online peer-to-peer boat rental platform where you can list your boat(s) for rent when you’re not using it.  They focus on USED boats under 26-feet (pontoon, ski boat, fishing …

528 - Jason Alvarez-Cohen & Nick Eischens (Popl) On Instantly Sharing Information, IRL

February 4th, 2021

11:33

Jason Alvarez-Cohen & Nick Eischens are the cofounders of Popl. Popl is a small tag placed on the back of your phone that lets you instantly share your social media, music, payment platforms and contact info just by …

527 - Lex Oiler (Billbox) On Making it Easier For Patients to Pay Medical Bills While Improving Their Credit Score

February 4th, 2021

14:06

Lex Oiler is the founder of Billbox. Billbox is a digital solution that makes it easier for patients to pay medical bills while improving their …

526 - Allison Swihart (Syndetic) On Building Shopify For Data

February 4th, 2021

15:46

Allison Swihart is the cofounder of Syndetic. Syndetic provides software that enables instant data storefronts, for on the spot data sales.

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525 - Amy Ge (Heartcade) On Combining Dating Online and Gaming

February 3rd, 2021

11:35

Amy is the cofounder of Heartcade. Their mission is to make dating more fun and more human by forgoing endless swiping in exchange for a chance to …

524 - Nicolas Rosencovich (The Mind Company) On Smoking Cessation By Using VR

February 3rd, 2021

11:37

Nicolas Rosencovich is the co-founder of The Mind Company. The Mind Company helps you end your smoking habit today with our smoking cessation toolkit …

523 - Ravi Vadrevu (Krya AI) Using GPT-3 To Scale Your Outbound Campaigns

February 3rd, 2021

13:20

Ravi Vadrevu is the cofounder of Krya AI. Krya enables you to scale your outreach with powerful AI-personalized messages.

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522 - Paul Yang (Bubble) On Making An App for Finding and Rating Boba

February 3rd, 2021

15:08

 Paul Yang is the founder of Bubble. With Bubble, find the best boba shops and individual drinks around you, currently working for SF bay area and …

521 - Matheus Riolfi (Tint) On Embedding Insurance Into Any Product

February 3rd, 2021

9:32

Matheus is the cofounder of Tint. Tint empowers any company to embed insurance into its products

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520 - Diego Rojas (Finantier) On Building Infrastructure for FinTech Products

February 3rd, 2021

10:38

Diego Rojas is the cofounder of Finantier. Finantier allows startups to build the next big thing leveraging their Open Finance Infrastructure across Southeast Asia

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519 - Kari Clark (Breakout) On Building Your Thought Partner For Remote Team Culture

February 3rd, 2021

11:14

Kari Clark is the cofounder of Breakout. Breakout fosters cross-team connection through all-staff events like competitions & celebrations that …

518 - Brandon Busuito & Frank A. Albanese (Coverified) On Creating Integrated COVID-19 Software

February 3rd, 2021

12:15

Brandon and Frank are cofounders of Coverified. CoVerified provides custom software tools created to help schools and employers get back to activity …

517 - Tom Schulz (Together) On Building a Platform to Facilitate Co-living Experiences

February 2nd, 2021

13:10

Tom Schulz is the cofounder of Together. Together helps people in tech organize or join a community focused co-living experience.

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516- Dan Watson (SafetyNet Technologies) On Catching More Fish, Sustainably

February 1st, 2021

12:15

Dan is the founder of SafetyNet Technologies. SafetyNet Technologies uses light emitting devices to help fishermen catch the right fish and tackle …

515 - Isaac Wesley (Trainn) On Training Power Users

February 1st, 2021

12:08

Isaac Wesley is the cofounder of Trainn. Train helps anyone train customers or users to become power-users of their products. Customer education leads to higher upgrading revenue and lower churn.

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514 - Eugene Lee (Channelmeter) On Building Tools For Creators

February 1st, 2021

22:03

 Eugene Lee is the founder and CEO of ChannelMeter. ChannelMeter simplifies discovery, onboarding, management, and payments for Creators.

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513 - Jan Kalthoefer (Type Studio) On A Frictionless Video Editing Experience

January 31st, 2021

8:28

Jan Kalthoefer is the founder of Type Studio. Type Studio is a text-based online video editor. We transcribe your video so you can easily edit it by editing the text and add subtitles automatically.

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512 - Deep Prasad (ReactiveQ) On Harnessing Quantum Computing To Develop Advanced Materials

January 31st, 2021

15:46

Deep is the founder of ReactiveQ. ReactiveQ researches NISQ algorithms as well as conduct fundamental research in preparation for the post …

511 - Tatiana Rice (BlkArthouse) On Building a Platform for Buying/Selling Art From Black Artists

January 31st, 2021

10:17

Tatiana Rice is the founder of BlkArthouse. BlkArthouse promotes and sells original and contemporary art by emerging black artists that reflects the …

510 - Chad Wittman (Persona) On Answering Questions With Friends Via Audio

January 29th, 2021

15:00

 Chad Wittman is the cofounder of Persona. Persona is a social audio-first space built around questions with friends + experts.

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509 - Andrew Yates (Promoted.ai) On Designing Great Ad Marketplaces

January 29th, 2021

16:03

Andrew Yates is the cofounder of Promoted.ai.  Promoted.ai is building a native promotion platform as a service

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508 - A Primer For Investors On #ClimateTech | Market Deep Dive

January 27th, 2021

28:25

In this episode, we go over high-level questions that investors have about ClimateTech, and we have our guest, Josie Stoker, answer all of them. This is a great episode for investors looking to make investments in …

507 - Arda Helvacılar (Sertifier) On Making Online Education Certificates Simple

January 27th, 2021

15:09

Arda Helvacılar is the founder of Sertifier. Sertifier is an all-in-one education data collection tool that makes smart certificates and open badges …

506 - John Quinn (Exos Aerospace) On Creating Reusable Rockets

January 27th, 2021

27:00

John Quinn is the cofounder of Exos Aerospace. Exos is a leading developer and operator of reusable space vehicles.

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505 - Oscar Pedroso (Thimble) On Creating STEM Learning Kits For Kids

January 26th, 2021

9:24

Oscar Pedroso is the co-founder of Thimble. Thimble teaches kids STEM skills through weekly 1-hr classes taught by tech professionals. Kits are shipped every 3 months.

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504 - Alexander Guastella (Quick'r Care) On holding your spot in line at the ER or Urgent Care

January 26th, 2021

13:01

Alexander is the cofounder of Quick'r Care. They've worked to fix the broken systems that get in the way of good immediate care by uniting modern patients and providers.

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503 - Morgan Gallant (Operand) On Building a Next Gen Virtual Assistant

January 26th, 2021

14:20

Morgan Gallant is the founder of Operand. Operand is a next-generation personal virtual assistant.

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502- David Lopez (Internalyze) On Helping Underrepresented Communities Break Into Tech Sales

January 26th, 2021

10:50

David is the co-founder of Internalyze. Internalyze is an online sales and emotional intelligence bootcamp, built to help underrepresented communities break into sales in high-demand industries without prior experience, …

501 - Ibukunoluwa Salau (Afriktrip) On Booking Trips to Africa

January 26th, 2021

11:04

Ibukunoluwa Salau is the cofounder of AfrikTrip. AfrikTrip allows you to Explore Africa by booking tours, activities, and things to do today for the …

500 - Mat Sherman (Growthmeter) On Building A Meritocracy In Startups

January 24th, 2021

43:33

Mat Sherman is the founder of Growthmeter. Growthmeter helps Silicon Valley grade, global startups, get funded by tier-one VCs.

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499 - DuMarkus Davis (Musicbuk) On Booking Lessons With Top Music Teachers

January 24th, 2021

14:14

DuMarkus Davis is the founder of Musicbuk. Musicbuk offers a variety of instructors, giving you the ability to find your perfect fit instructor to make learning music fun and engaging.

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498 - Michelle Kwok (Flik) On Building a Community for Phenomenal Females

January 24th, 2021

13:02

Michelle Kwok is the cofounder of Flik. Flik is connecting and empowering driven women at all stages of the female founder pipeline through …

497 - Ali El Idrissi (Upchoose) On Getting Delivered Baby Clothes For 70% Less Than Retail

January 24th, 2021

11:45

Ali El Idsrissi is the cofounder of Upchoose. With Upchoose, receive premium organic baby clothes you'll love at each phase of your baby's growth! Return them after use to save money while reducing clutter and waste.

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496 - Gaurav Jain, GP at Afore Capital

January 23rd, 2021

23:33

Gaurav Jain is a GP at Afore Capital. Afore Capital is a $124M venture fund focused on investing in Pre-Seed.

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495 - Michael Jelly (Ethi) On Building A Personal Data Operating System

January 21st, 2021

12:53

Michael is the co-founder of Ethi. Ethi is web-app where you can analyze the data companies have collected about you, and decide what you want to do …

494 - David Friedman (Knox) On Turning Your Property Into An Investment

January 19th, 2021

13:34

David Friedman is the cofounder of Knox. Knox makes turning your home into an investment property frictionless; delivering passive income and a fantastic value growth investment.

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493 - Dalia Katan (Presently) On Collaborating With Others When Purchasing Gifts

January 19th, 2021

9:30

Dalia is the founder of Presently. Presently helps cut out gift waste, stress, and clutter, while also making it easy for groups to give gifts and cards that’ll be talked about for years to come!

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492 - Madison Campbell (Leda Health) On Building Sexual Assault Prevention Solutions

January 18th, 2021

12:23

Madison Campbell is the cofounder of Leda Health. Leda Health transforms existing systems of sexual assault prevention, care, and justice to better …

491 - Delian Asparouhov, Principal at Founders Fund

January 14th, 2021

28:10

Delian Asparouhov is a principal at Founders Fund. Before joining Founders Fund, he was a principal at Khosla Ventures, head of growth at Teespring, and founder of a healthcare company called Nightingale. Delian is …

490 - Mariam Nusrat (Grid) On Creating Games For Positive Change

January 13th, 2021

13:28

Mariam is the founder of Grid. Grid creates mobile games that educate, engage and empower people towards positive behavior change.

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489 - Sheldon Day and Amir Carlisle (The Players Company) on the Intersection of Athletes and Business

January 12th, 2021

14:03

Sheldon and Amir are the cofounders of The Players Company (TCP). TPC acts as the intermediary between athletes and service providers adding a layer of guided protection and curation to ensure their needs are met

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488 - Veetahl Eilat-Raichel (Sorbet) On Creating a Better PTO Program For Companies

January 12th, 2021

9:38

Veetahl Eilat-Raichel is the co-founder and CEO of Sorbet. Sorbet Legitimizes and incentivizes employee time off for maximum wellness, productivity and performance.

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487 - Kim Stiefel (Repeat) On Turning One-Time Buyers Into Repeat Customers

January 9th, 2021

13:51

Kim Stiefel is the cofounder of Repeat. Repeat powers frictionless reordering experiences that are better & more delightful for your e-commerce …

486 - Kai Faust (Infopop) On Building a Information Management System for the Physical World

January 7th, 2021

14:12

Kai is the founder of InfoPop. Infopop is an information management system that augments your reality with meaningful data.

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485 - Mallun Yen & Leyla Seka, Partners at Operator Collective

January 6th, 2021

43:58

Mallun and Leyla are partners at Operator Collective. Operator Collective was founded because we believe the power in venture capital is concentrated …

484 - William Stringer (Chisos) On Rethinking Funding For Startups

January 5th, 2021

15:00

William Stringer is the founder and CEO of Chisos. Chisos writes checks of $15,000-$50,000 to invest in idea-stage startups and side-hustle businesses.

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483 - Reginald Parker (Optimal Technology) On Lowering Energy and Facility Costs

January 5th, 2021

10:30

 Reginald Parker is the CEO and founder of Optimal Technology. Optimal is lowering electricity bills by up to 70% by combining proprietary hardware …

482 - Andrew Phelps (Incentive Pilot) On Growing Your Sales Org Incentive Progeam

December 24th, 2020

12:46

Andrew is one of the cofounders of IncentivePilot. With IncentivePilot, easily pilot and scale incentive programs across your sales org. Ditch the spreadsheets, forget about prize distribution, and finally prove ROI.

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481 - Sheel Mohnot, Cofounder at Better Tomorrow Ventures

December 24th, 2020

28:16

About Sheel:

I'm co-founder of Better Tomorrow Ventures (BTV) in San Francisco, with Jake Gibson. We're a $75m fund that leads pre-seed and seed rounds in fintech companies globally, generally with a first check of …

480 - Adam Jones (FanFest) On Enjoying Sports With Other Fellow Fans

December 24th, 2020

14:18

Adam Jones is the founder of FanFest. Fanfest is building the Shopify for virtual sporting events and beyond!

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479 - Caroline Kassie, GP at Metrodora Ventures

December 18th, 2020

25:50

Caroline is a GP at Metrodora Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm investing in the health and education sector.  Previously, Caroline was a …

478 - Rebekah Bastian (Owntrail) On Owning and Sharing Trails We Take In Life

December 16th, 2020

15:34

Rebekah Bastian is the founder of OwnTrail. OwnTrail is a platform that advances women individually and systemically through the scalable owning and sharing of the trails we blaze through life.

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477 - Erin Quick (PairTree) On Modernizing the Approach to Adoption

December 16th, 2020

13:44

Erin Quick is the founder of PairTee. PairTree is the modern approach to adoption. By shedding the age-old constraints of the conventional adoption …

476 - Liz Giorgi (Soona) On Pioneering Fast Casual Content For The Internet Age

December 15th, 2020

15:37

Liz is the cofounder and CEO of Soona. Soona provides pro photo and video shoots in 3 easy steps for Ecommerce brands.

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475 - Minh Nguyen (Potfolio) On Investing Capital Like a Portfolio Manager

December 15th, 2020

12:35

Minh is the founder of Potfolio. Potfolio allows regular people to invest intelligently, with all the bells and whistles of a portfolio manager. 

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474 - Jeff Morris Jr., Founder and Managing Partner at Chapter One

December 15th, 2020

23:52

Jeff Morris is the founder and Managing Partner of Chapter One. He was previously the VP of Product, Revenue at Tinder. In the role, Tinder became …

473 - Ish Baid (Virtually) On Building Shopify for Schools

December 15th, 2020

15:52

Ish Baid is the founder of Virtually. Virtually is an online school builder that brings together live conferencing, payment-processing, and student …

472 - Megha Agarwal (Neon Financial) On Simplifying Bill Payments

December 15th, 2020

15:34

Megha Agarwal is the founder of Neon. Neon is a one-stop bill pay solution for essential household or business bills such as rent, utilities and …

471 - Rachel Lo (Struck) On Building an Astrology Based Matchmaking App

December 15th, 2020

12:53

Rachel Lo is the cofounder of Struck.  Struck is a dating app that looks back at the entire solar system the minute you were born, then pairs you …

470 - Tucker Schreiber (Combo) On Engaging Your Top Followers on Twitch

December 14th, 2020

16:13

Tucker Schreiber is the cofounder of Combo. Combo is the best way to play with your most loyal viewers on Twitch.

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469 - An Early Bet On Rahul Rana, Author of Making Moonshots

December 10th, 2020

25:50

This is an Early Bets segment on Forward Thinking FM, featuring Rahul Rana. Rahul is the author of Making Moonshots and an Associate intern at Lux …

468 - Susan Sierota (Waggit) On Building a Health and Well-Being Monitor For Dogs

December 10th, 2020

13:18

In this episode of Forward Thinking Founders, we have Susan Sierota, who is the founder of Waggit. Waggit is the only health & well-being monitor that provides key indicators to help detect health conditions early, …

467 - Dominique Soucy (PürInstinct) On Inventing a New Sport

December 10th, 2020

20:43

In this episode of Forward Thinking Founders, we have Dominique Soucy,  founder of PürInstinct. PürInstinct is a sport that mixes basketball, rugby, football, soccer without contact for a super-fast game. The episode …

466 - Clara Brenner, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Urban Innovation Fund

December 9th, 2020

23:49

In this episode of Forward Thinking Investors, we have Clara Brenner, Co-founder and Managing Partner at the Urban Innovation Fund. The episode was taped live on FTFM in Forward Thinking City Studios.

About Clara 
Clara …

465 - Nevena Sofranic (Recrooit) On Growing Your Team With Referrals

December 9th, 2020

13:03

Nevena Sofranic is the founder of Recrooit. Recrooit is a recruitment platform that helps companies find and hire qualified candidates by harnessing the power of the community.

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464 - Michael Martocci (SwagUp) On Creating The Ultimate Company Swag Platform

December 7th, 2020

18:46

 Michael Martocci is the founder and CEO of SwagUp. SwagUp focuses on creating high-quality swag packs for employee welcoming, client gifting, event attendees, and more. They pair this with our warehousing and …

463 - Jasmine Wang (Copysmith) On Turning Keywords Into Marketing Copy

December 6th, 2020

13:43

Jasmine Wang is one of the cofounders of Copysmith. Copysmith allows you to write product descriptions, ads, taglines, SEO metadata and more in seconds. Never start from a blank page again.

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462 - Charlie O'Donnell, Founder and Partner at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

December 5th, 2020

39:06

In this episode of Forward Thinking Investors, we have Charlie O'donnell, Founder and Partner at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. The episode was taped live on FTFM in Forward Thinking City Studios.

About Charlie O'donnell …

461 - Chris Motley (Mentor Spaces) On Building a Group Mentorship Platform to Scale Diversity & Inclusion Efforts In Companies

December 4th, 2020

13:08

Chris Motley is the founder of Mentor Spaces. Mentor Spaces's vision is to help high-performing, Black students and young professionals navigate the road to success through mentorship with experienced and influential …

460 - Devika Thapar (Wilbe) On Building a Home For Entrepreneurial Scientists

December 3rd, 2020

12:08

Devika Thapar is the cofounder of Wilbe. Wilbe is the home for entrepreneurial scientists. Wilbe educates, supports and invests in scientists solving …

459 - Axel Thomson (Ribbon) On Videochatting With Your Own Users

December 2nd, 2020

9:35

Axel Thomson is the founder of Ribbon. Ribbon allows you to video chat instantly with your own users. Discover product opportunities, do usability testing and get to know your users.

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458 - Andreas Homer (Aerial) On Offsetting your Carbon Footprint

December 1st, 2020

12:36

Andreas is the co-founder and CEO of Aerial. Aerial is the easiest and most simple way to track your carbon footprint.

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457 - Armando Biondi (Breadcrumbs) On Building A Better Lead Scoring System

December 1st, 2020

13:45

Armando is the Cofounder and CEO of Breadcrumbs. Breadcrumbs allow for the quick creation and iteration of lead scoring by you. Identify, deliver and close on the best leads… No SDR Army required.

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456 - Ablorde Ashigbi (4Degrees) On Tracking Your Business Relationships Seamlessly

November 30th, 2020

10:26

Ablorde Ashigbi is the founder of 4Degrees. The 4Degrees CRM identifies the right connections to focus on, works with you to strengthen those relationships, and activate your network when you need it.

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455 - Chad Hall (Remodelmate) On Building Better Bathrooms

November 25th, 2020

14:13

Chad Hall is the founder of Remodelmate. Remodelmate uses technology and world-class customer service to make your bathroom renovation effortless.

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454 - Yorgos Katsouris (Screenbreak) On Reading Online Articles Via Paperbacks

November 25th, 2020

11:57

Yorgos is the founder of Screenbreak. Their browser extension transforms any online article you want to read into a format that's designed for paper. …

453 - Christopher Dengsø (Cueup) On Finding DJs for parties and events

November 24th, 2020

10:05

Christopher Dengsø is the founder of Cueup. Cueup is the easiest way for you to book a great DJ for your event, simple as that!

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452 - Amin Bahari (Elite Sweets) On Creating Healthy Donuts

November 23rd, 2020

11:45

Amin Bahari is the cofounder of Elite Sweets, which creates the  Elite Donut. The Elite Donut is a protein-packed (13g to be exact), gluten-free, naturally sweetened donut. Satisfy your sweet tooth and created the …

451 - Adam Molnar (Neurable) On Building Neurotechnology Tools

November 23rd, 2020

23:25

Adam is a co-founder of Neurable. Neurable builds full-stack neurotechnology tools that interpret human intent, measure emotion, and provide …

449 - Peter Gao (Aquarium) On Improving Dataset Quality For Machine Learning

November 22nd, 2020

9:34

Peter Gao is the cofounder of Aquarium. Machine learning models are only as good as the datasets they're trained on. Aquarium helps ML teams make better models by improving their dataset quality.

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448 - Alec Ellin (Laylo) On RSVPing to Events From Your Favorite Creators

November 22nd, 2020

9:14

Alec Ellin is the cofounder of Laylo. Stop losing out when your fans forget. Share your drops anywhere and collect email, phone number and Facebook …

447 - Deniz Binay (Classalog) On Finding Remote Instructors

November 22nd, 2020

7:30

Deniz Binay is the founder of Classalog. Classalog is the marketplace to find and connect with remote instructors to learn new skills.

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446 - Tim Smits & Jorn Rigter (Unpluq) On Beating Smartphone Addiction

November 22nd, 2020

9:42

Tim Smits & Jorn Rigter are the cofounders of Unpluq. Unpluq helps you to regain control over your smartphone usage. It enables you to focus on …

445 - Adam Hardej (Open Scout) On Building Better Founder Fundraising Tools

November 20th, 2020

11:37

Adam Hardej is the founder of Open Scout. Open Scout connects founders with investors based on shared interests rather than shared networks.

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444 - Alex Taub (Upstream) On Building A Better LinkedIn

November 20th, 2020

16:59

Alex Taub is the co-founder and CEO of Upstream. With Upstream, join communities, give and get help, attend events to meet other professionals, and …

443 - Auston Bunsen & Dmitry Shklovsky (QuikNode) On Creating Cloud-Hosted Blockchain Nodes

November 20th, 2020

13:23

Auston Bunsen & Dmitry Shklovsky are the cofounders of QuikNode. QuikNode makes it simple to power your blockchain applications and scale up as …

442 - Jaimin Desai (Reconcile) Managing Your Credit Card Charges

November 19th, 2020

8:43

Jaimin is the founder of Reconcile. Reconcile is a voice-controlled financial tracker, empowering busy professionals to track and manage their …

441 - Siqi Chen (Runway) On Building Modern Financial Tools for Businesses

November 18th, 2020

15:03

Siqi Chen is the co-founder and CEO of Runway. Runway is working on a business financial tools built for the 21st century. Siqi was was formerly the …

440 - Heather Payne (Juno College of Technology) On Re-Imagining Higher Education

November 18th, 2020

15:36

Heather Payne is the founder and CEO of Juno College Of Technology. Juno College of Technology is a Canadian post-graduate coding school that helps …

439 - Manik Suri (Therma) On Building A Better Cold Chain Management Product

November 17th, 2020

16:40

Manik is the founder of Therma. Therma builds Smart Refrigeration monitoring tools that protect your inventory, guests, and brand. Their mission is …

438 - Eric Ingram (SCOUT) On Enabling On-Site Satellite Inspections

November 17th, 2020

11:36

Eric Ingram is the founder of SCOUT. SCOUT is developing small, inexpensive satellites to perform in-space inspections of large, expensive satellites.

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437 - Dryden Brown (Bluebook Cities) On How To Build a New City

November 17th, 2020

13:01

Dryden is the founder of Bluebook Cities. They are building a new kind of city to give more people the opportunity to realize their potential.

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443 - Matt Tillman (OpenEnvoy) On Never Getting Overcharged Again

November 16th, 2020

9:14

Matt Tillman is the founder of OpenEnvoy. More than 25% of monthly invoices are wrong. OpenEnvoy audits every invoice, so you're never overcharged again.

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436 - Humaira Khan (Walzay) On Building A Better Way To Recruit

November 16th, 2020

12:52

Humaira is the founder of Walzay. Their vision is for people to take control of their lives, and for companies to compete for the best talent in the …

435 - John Lee (Loopie) On Building The Mobile App Laundromat

November 15th, 2020

17:32

John Lee is the cofounder and CEO of Loopie. With Loopie, order your laundry to be picked up, washed, dried, folded, and returned within 24 hours by …

434 - Chris Armstrong (Niice) On Building a Better Brand Asset Manager

November 14th, 2020

16:21

Chris Armstrong is the founder of Niice. Niice brings all your guidelines, libraries and projects together in a collaborative hub that evolves with …

433- Daniel Zambonini (Docoh) On Making Better Investment Decisions

November 13th, 2020

16:10

Daniel is the founder of Docoh. Docoh allows you to search, analyze and compare millions of SEC filings and companies, updated in real-time.

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432 - Peter Faist (Staffy) On Connecting Skilled Workers To On Demand Shifts

November 12th, 2020

10:56

Peter is the founder of Staffy. Staffy is an on-demand platform that digitally connects skilled workers with shifts in healthcare, hospitality, and general labour.

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431 - Arwina Mogul (Beam.gg) On Community Platforms Built For E-Sports/Gaming

November 12th, 2020

12:15

Arwina Mogul is the founder of Beam.gg. Beam.gg is an online community software that lets users launch custom online community websites with built-in …

430 - Matt Villarreal (Infinite Composites) On Efficient Gas Storage For Space Travel

November 11th, 2020

14:02

Matt Villarreal is the founder and CEO of Infinite Composites. Infinite Composites is building the future of energy storage and composite materials for space, defense, and sustainable transportation.

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429 - Sean Li (Magic) On Eliminating Passwords From The Internet

November 10th, 2020

12:14

Sean Li is the co-founder and CEO of Magic. Magic is creating a single SDK for passwordless, WebAuthn, and social login - fully customizable.

★ …

428 - Josh Israel (Hava Health) On Reducing Nicotine Intake Over Time

November 10th, 2020

9:07

Josh Israel is the co-founder and CEO of Hava Health, maker of Hale. Hale makes a device that automatically eases you off nicotine in a way that minimizes the discomfort of nicotine withdrawal while you learn to live a …

427 - Albert Tai (Hypercare) On Building Messaging and On-Call for Healthcare

November 10th, 2020

13:26

Albert Tai is the co-founder and CEO of Hypercare. Hypercare is a mobile and web coordination platform built for clinicians by clinicians to securely …

426 - Benjamin Anderson (Wand) Building a Marketplace for Vetted Housecleaners and Homeowners

November 9th, 2020

11:15

Benjamin is the founder and CEO of Wand. Wand connects vetted, background checked cleaning professionals to consumers through their secure, end-to-end platform

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425 - Amy Molk (Beanstalk) On Live Interactive Content For Kids

November 6th, 2020

14:00

Amy Molk is the founder of Beanstalk. Beanstalk delivers the best live and on-demand interactive kids classes from the comfort of home.

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424 - Ben Zlotnick (Eden) On Providing Lawn Care To Homes, At Scale

November 6th, 2020

11:40

Ben Zlotnick is the founder and CEO of Eden. Eden is a professional lawn care, landscaping, and snow removal company that offers an array of services to enhance the curb appeal of your property.

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423 - Khushboo Jha (BuyProperly) On Fractional Real Estate Investing

November 4th, 2020

8:44

Khushboo Jha is the founder and CEO of BuyProperly. BuyProperly allows you to easily grow your wealth by investing in fractional real estate.

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422 - Max Tremaine (Sherpa) On Moving Across Borders Seamlessly

November 3rd, 2020

12:25

Max is the Cofounder and CEO of Sherpa. Sherpa helps travelers move freely around the world and shift the way the world's leading travel providers think about travel identification. Guide your customers safely and …

421 - Yoav Vilner (Walnut) On Enabling Better Sales Demos For SDRs and AEs

November 3rd, 2020

10:51

Yoav is the co-founder and CEO of Walnut. Walnut is the world’s first failure-free, codeless and 100% customizable platform that empowers every sales …

420 - Muath Juady & Kinana Joudeh (DyNotify) Getting Better Prices/rates Online

November 2nd, 2020

8:30

 Muath Juady & Kinana Joudeh are the cofounders of DyNotify. DyNotify allows you to track & receive alerts on price changes & availability for any product or service.

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419 - Louis Beryl (Rocketplace) On Finding World-Class Agencies For Your Startup

November 2nd, 2020

12:59

 Louis Beryl is the founder of Rocketplace. Rocketplace is a curated marketplace of top-quality professional service providers. Find Rocketplace on Twitter here

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418 - Lyonel Douge (TipSnaps) On Helping Creators Make More Money

October 30th, 2020

12:56

Lyonel is the founder of TipSnaps. TipSnaps is a social media marketplace where social media celebrities/icons(Makers) can share and sell exclusive …

417- Mike Adams (Grain) On Capturing and Sharing Your Top Zoom Moments

October 30th, 2020

15:03

 Mike Adams is the co-founder and CEO of Grain. Grain helps you instantly record, transcribe, and highlight the best parts of your Zoom video calls.

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416 - Graham Atlee (Triton) On Building AR Headsets From Scratch

October 29th, 2020

14:33

Graham Atlee is the founder of Triton. The Triton AR Headset is a 3D printed headset that uses off the shelf hardware to deliver immersive augmented reality.

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415 - Nick Dangerfield (Oda) Creating Live Performances in Your Home

October 28th, 2020

17:22

Nick Dangerfield is the founder of Oda. Oda is creating building speakers meticulously designed for live performance, so your home becomes the venue.

414 - Anu Parvatiyar (Ananya Health) On Building Global Public Health Solutions

October 28th, 2020

9:11

Anu is the cofounder of Ananya Health. Ananya Health makes affordable, appropriate technologies to address the biggest issues in global public health.

413 - Kirill Goryunov & Vlas Lezin (HumanIPO) On Capitalizing Human Potential

October 28th, 2020

21:24

Kirill Goryunov & Vlas Lezin are the founders of HumanIPO.  HumanIPO is a marketplace for capitalizing human potential.

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412 - Wendy Gilch (Selling Later) On Connecting Buyers and Sellers in Advance Of The Sale

October 27th, 2020

15:03

Wendy Gilch is the founder of Selling Later. Selling Later is A free resource that let's future sellers and buyers connect in advance, without selling their information to real estate companies.

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411 - Kim Klafczynski (névé Apparel) On Creating Lululemon For All-Condition Cold Weather

October 27th, 2020

15:45

Kim is the founder of névé Apparel. névé has come up with the best solution for various cold-weather sports & conditions, from spring skiing in …

410 - Lola Priego (Base) On Improving Your Health With At-Home Lab Testing

October 27th, 2020

17:29

Lola Priego is the founder of Base. Base helps you Improve your diet, sleep, stress, brain with affordable at-home lab testing. Get insights, …

409 - Anita Hossain (The Grand) On Navigating Complicated Work and Life Transitions

October 26th, 2020

13:26

Anita Hossain is the Co-founder and CEO of The Grand. The Grand is a platform and community that actively supports each other in navigating professional and personal life transitions

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408 - Michelle Mattar (Waste Not) On Finding Sustainable Suppliers For Your Company

October 26th, 2020

12:23

Michelle is the founder of Waste Not. Waste Not is a searchable site of sustainable suppliers. With listings for packaging, interiors, retail, textiles, restaurants and more: they are working to make it easier to reduce …

407 - Bryanne Leeming (Unruly Studios) On Combining STEM and Recess For Kids

October 26th, 2020

14:54

Bryanne is the founder of Unruly Studios. Unruly Studios empowers students to learn critical STEM skills through active, social recess-style play! 

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405 - Andreea Bunica (Mean-Bean) On AR Pocket Projectors

October 25th, 2020

14:51

Andreea Bunica is the founder of mean-bean. mean-bean is a snappy AR pocket projector enabling wearable and screen-free remote interactions- because being far away doesn’t have to mean being stuck in place and talking …

404 - Roy Nallapeta (Glance) On Fusing AI and Digital Marketing Tools

October 25th, 2020

11:47

Roy Nallapeta is the cofounder of Glance. Glance is your copilot that gives intelligent cross-channel recommendations. No manual report creation, no …

403 - Alli Young (The Forem) On Owning your Career Development

October 24th, 2020

20:53

Alli Young is the founder of The Forem. The Forem’s comprehensive end-to-end Career Advancement Program empowers employees to own their career …

402 - Alex Cohen (CommandDot) On Supercharged Shortcuts For Your Inbox

October 24th, 2020

15:09

Alex Cohen is co-founder of CommandDot. CommandDot adds a supercharged shortcut directly to your inbox.  Never between calendars, schedules, and …

401 - Cardin Campbell (Trac) On Empowering Independent Artists and Musicians

October 24th, 2020

16:03

Cardin Campbell is the cofounder of Trac. Trac empowers independent artists and musicians with the tools needed to launch & grow their career.

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400 - Mat Sherman (Forward Thinking City / Seedscout) On Creating A Meritocracy

October 22nd, 2020

47:31

Mat Sherman is the founder of Forward Thinking City and Seedscout. These companies are aiming to build a meritocracy in startups; The best founders …

399 - Sarah Hardy (Bobbie) On Creating Organic Infant Formula

October 22nd, 2020

12:01

Sarah Hardy is the cofounder of Bobbie. Bobbie creates organic, european style recipe infant formula launching direct to consumer this year.

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398 - Roy Nallapeta (Glance) On Combing Data Science With Digital Marketing

October 22nd, 2020

11:47

Roy Nallapeta is the cofounder of Glance. The world's first marketing graph and personal marketing expert for your business. Glance is your copilot that gives intelligent cross-channel recommendations. No manual report …

397 - Jake Gafner (Wayward) On Sharing Your Travel Adventures

October 21st, 2020

13:21

Jake Gafner is the founder of Wayward. Track and Share your Adventures. Wayward is part of Lost Travel, a company that organizes one-of-a-kind events and builds software to help people share their adventures.

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396 - Eduard Cristea (Holofy) On Interacting w/ Site Visitors Through Video

October 21st, 2020

15:33

Eduard Cristea is the cofounder of Holofy. Holofy takes customer experience to the next level by building software tools that create authentic …

395 - Alec Ryncavage (Cybiot) On Equipment-less Cybersecurity

October 20th, 2020

19:58

Alec Ryncavage is the founder of Cybiot. Cybiot brings together everything that’s required to protect your business’s retail storefront, office, guest network, employees, and customers while removing the friction of …

394 - Adam Anagnostopoulos (Wandr) On Sharing Travel Tips

October 20th, 2020

10:35

Adam Anagnostopoulos is the cofounder of Wandr. Get out and share the world. Explore video travel tips from around the world. Share your advice with …

393 - Val Yermakova (Warmly) Putting Warm Leads on Repeat

October 19th, 2020

11:20

Val Yermakova is the cofounder of Warmly. Unlock LTVC, your Lifetime Value of Champions. Warmly sends you a weekly list of warm leads by finding your users & prospects when they move to a new company

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392 - Joe Mahavuthivanij (Mythic Markets) On Investing in Pop Culture

October 19th, 2020

18:42

Joe Mahavuthivanij is the cofounder of Mythic Markets. Mythic Markets is investing for geeks. Invest in iconic pop culture collectibles, with as …

391 - Matt Redler (Panther) On Hiring From Anywhere in the World, Seamlessly

October 18th, 2020

11:59

Matt Redler is the founder of Panther. Panther take's care of global payroll, benefits, and compliance, so you can work with the best people, …

390 - Abby Mercado (Best Shot) On Fertility Treatment

October 18th, 2020

16:52

Abby Mercado is the founder of Best Shot. Best Shot is a patient’s companion in fertility treatments, providing medication management & education, streamlining the pharmaceutical ordering experience and enabling …

389 - Bethany Stachenfeld (Sendspark) on Personalized Video Platforms

October 17th, 2020

10:48

Bethany Stachenfeld is the cofounder of Sendspark. Sendspark is a video platform that helps people connect with customers with personalized video messages. 

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388 - Amelie-Sophie Vavrovsky (Formally) on Legal Tech and Immigration

October 17th, 2020

10:34

Amelie-Sophie Vavrovsky is the founder of Formally. Formally is a legal tech company that simplifies immigration application. 

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387 - Jordan Plows (Light) On Building a Rocket For The Mind

October 16th, 2020

20:44

Jordan Plows is the cofounder of Light. Light is building a computer designed for the 21st century. 

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386 - Jared Hsu (StreamWork) on Building Twitch for Studying

October 16th, 2020

16:26

Jared Hsu is the founder of StreamWork. StreamWork is an academic platform where hundreds of students come together to live-stream their studies, tutor their friends, and learn from A+ classmates all for free.

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385 - Josh Fabian (Metafy) On 1:1 Coaching For Gaming

October 15th, 2020

20:46

Josh Fabian is the cofounder of Metafy. Metafy provides 1:1 coaching from the best players in the world in gaming.

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384 - Kell Rakowski (Lex) On Building a Social Network For Queer Lovers and Friends

October 15th, 2020

16:21

Kell Rakowski is the cofounder of Lex. Lex is the text-centered social app that connects queer lovers and friends.

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383 - Alice Albrecht (NeuralCypher Labs) On Building Brain Machine Interfaces For Creativity

October 14th, 2020

17:07

Alice Albrecht is the founder of NeuralCypher Labs. NeuralCypher Labs is building products that help humans tap into more creativity, with the help from brain-machine interfaces

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382 - Brian Leonard (Grouparoo) On Open Source Customer Data Infrastructure

October 13th, 2020

19:38

Brian Leonard is the cofounder of Grouparoo. Grouparoo is real-time data infrastructure that puts marketers and operators in control.

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383 - Ariel Lopez (Knac) On Recruiting Software That Eliminates "Ghosting"

October 13th, 2020

36:37

Airel is the founder of Knac. With Knac, companies can identify quality talent that would otherwise get overlooked.

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381 - Julian Renard (Kingdom) On Building Settlers of Catan For Startup Discovery

October 13th, 2020

17:34

Julian is the founder of Kingdom. Kingdom is a fun way to promote your startup. 50% of revenue will be reversed to We forest for planting trees.

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380 - Ryan Heafy (6AM City) On Creating Hyper Local News Content

October 12th, 2020

15:18

Ryan is the co-founder of 6AM City. 6AM City is a hyper-local media company, focused on activating communities through daily email newsletters that …

379 - Zach Hudson (Deft) On Building a Better E-commerce Search

October 12th, 2020

12:00

Zach Hudson is the cofounder of Deft. Deft is building a better e-commerce search. Type like you speak and search by image (or both) across all product sites.

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378 - Julian, Lucas, and Florian (Generative Board Games) On Making Board Games w/ AI

October 11th, 2020

18:44

 Julian, Lucas, and Florian are the cofounders of Generative Board Games. At Generative Boardgames you simply come up with the name of a fictional …

377 - Dani Grant (Jam) On Building Better Product Feedback Tools

October 11th, 2020

22:34

Dani Grant is the cofounder of Jam. Jam allows you to comment and react directly on the pages of your product.

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Running a community takes a ton of …

376 - Paul Doherty (Hanhi) On Peer-Reviewed Competitions

October 10th, 2020

21:48

Paul Doherty is the founder of Hanhi. Hanhi allows people to create peer-reviewed competitions for hiring and finding the best ideas.

Thanks to …

375 - Martin Lien (Respond Flow) Building the Mailchimp for SMS

October 9th, 2020

21:31

Martin Lien is the cofounder of Respond Flow. Respond Flow enables you to automatically send mass personalized text messages to grow your business and connect with your loyal customers.

Thanks to Edition for sponsoring …

374 - Matt Greenleaf (Supertribe) On Professional Gaming Connections

October 9th, 2020

20:38

Matt Greenleaf is the founder of Supertribe. Supertribe makes meaningful professional connections over online games.

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373 - Danielle Baskin (Dialup) On Serendipitous Voice Chat

October 9th, 2020

15:56

Danielle Baskin is the cofounder of Dialup. Dialup is a voice-chat app that serendipitously connects people in 1 on 1 conversations to discuss a …

372 - Amira Valliani (Glow) On Paid Podcast Memberships

October 8th, 2020

15:32

Amira Valliani is the founder of Glow. Glow makes it easy to monetize directly from your biggest fans with exclusive podcasts.

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Running a …

373 - Avni Patel Thompson (Modern Village) On Building a Family Operating System

October 7th, 2020

22:27

Avni Patel Thompson is the founder of Modern Village, a software that lightens the load of running a family. Modern Village is on a mission to build …

370 - Anthony Mattana (Hooke Audio) On Bluetooth Hardware

October 7th, 2020

20:21

Anthony Mattana is the founder of Hooke Audio. Hooke Audio is the leaders in Bluetooth hardware and software recording technologies. Check out their …

369 - Sid Bharath (Broca) On Using AI for Copy Writers

October 7th, 2020

11:17

Sid Bharath is the founder of Broca. Broca generates marketing copy and content using AI.

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368 - Mariel Davis (Spokn) On Professional Development

October 6th, 2020

16:12

Mariel Davis is the founder of Spokn. Spokn is an app for professional development - all in audio, so learning can fit into the daily routine of busy employees.

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369 - Asra Nadeem (Opus) On Creating Interactive Stories and Games

October 6th, 2020

14:11

Asra Nadeem is the founder of Opus. With Opus, you can create interactive stories and games in real-time. No technical skills or capital investments needed.

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368 - Amelia Lin (Saga) On Private Podcasts for Families

October 5th, 2020

18:36

Amelia Lin is the founder of Saga. Saga is building a new kind of social app that helps families save life stories of loved ones in their voice—it's like getting a podcast of your Grandma's childhood stories.

Thanks to …

367 - Ron Miasnik & Raya Ward (Adora) On Scalable Custom University Tours

October 5th, 2020

16:25

Ron Miasnik, Raya Ward, and Joseph Rubin are the co-founders of Adora. Adora offers a world-class experience to visitors virtually or in person. Prospective and incoming students can also stay safe while visiting campus …

366 - Brandon Jacoby (Bulletin) On Community Driven News Publications

October 4th, 2020

20:27

Brandon Jacoby is the founder of Bulletin. Bulletin is a community-driven local news publication. Subscribers will receive a recurring newsletter …

365 - Aditi Shekar (Zeta) On Personal Finance For Couples

October 4th, 2020

12:35

Aditi Shekar  is the founder of Zeta. Using a combination of technology and advice, we want to help millions of American couples get ahead of their …

364 - Adarsh Alphons (Wardrobe) On Renting Luxury Clothing

October 3rd, 2020

23:17

Adarsh Alphons is the founder of Wardrobe. Wardrobe allows you to rent exclusive luxury and vintage dresses, bags and shoes for affordable prices.

Thanks to OmniPanel for sponsoring this episode of Forward Thinking …

363 - Carey D'Souza (Activeconnect) On Passwordless Identity

October 3rd, 2020

15:32

Carey D'Sourza is the founder of Activeconnect. Bring intelligence to every access request, transaction or security challenge. Passwordless Identity and access for any application.

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362 - Dr. Quinn Wang (Quadrant Eye) On Remote Eye Exams

October 2nd, 2020

18:09

Dr. Quinn Wang is the founder of Quadrant Eye. They building rapid remote eye exams.

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OmniPanel is an analytics platform that surfaces key user …

361 - Donald Hawkins (Tenth) On Erasing the Wealth Gap for Black Americans

October 2nd, 2020

22:16

Donald Hawkins is the founder of Tenth. Tenth is building a digital bank designed to ERASE the wealth gap for Black Americans through legit financial education.

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360 - Zeeshan Sheikh (Space) On Building Custom Online Spaces

October 1st, 2020

23:34

Zeeshan Sheikhis the founder of Space. In Space, join audio-only conversations, and interact with interesting people on topics that matter to you.


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359 - Chandra Duggirala (Founderpool) On Pooling Founder Equity and Decreasing Risk

October 1st, 2020

24:15

 Chandra Duggirala is the founder of Founderpool. FounderPool de-risks entrepreneurship by pooling startup equity.


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358 - Baran Korkmaz (Arway) on Building AR for Location Apps

September 30th, 2020

18:37

Baran Korkmaz is the founder of Arway. Arway is powering camera devices with AI to recognize their surroundings for hyper-accurate location apps.


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357 - Michael Ogunsanya (Mindstand) On Building Healthy Online Communities

September 30th, 2020

15:37

Michael Ogunsanya is the founder of Mindstand. Mindstand provides an Artificial Intelligence platform trained by clinical psychologists to identify …

356 - Justin Intal (Forage) On Building Better Tech For Grocery Shopping

September 29th, 2020

15:31

Justin Intal is the founder of Forage. Use Forage to compare your shopping list to nearby stores to find the best deals.

Thanks to OmniPanel for sponsoring this episode of Forward Thinking Founders!
OmniPanel is an …

355 - Dan Rowden (Ilo) On Building Better Twitter Analytics

September 29th, 2020

22:29

Dan Rowden is the founder of IIlo. Ilo helps you understand and grow your Twitter audience with detailed analytics.

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OmniPanel is an analytics …

354 - Bart Macdonald (Bloom Venture Partners) On Partner Mondays

September 28th, 2020

35:28

This is a segment of Partner Mondays, where I talk to venture capitalists about what it's like on the other side of the table. Today, we're talking …

353 - Nir Kabessa (Yup) On Rating the Web and Gaining Influence

September 28th, 2020

21:50

Nir Kabessa is the cofounder of Yup. Yup allows you to build influence & earn money for rating content on any website.

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352 - Troy Bolus (OmniPanel) On Turning User Complaints Into Product Roadmaps

September 27th, 2020

38:16

Troy is the co-founder of Omnipanel. OmniPanel is an analytics platform that surfaces key user insights from your customer support tickets so you can identify when, where, and how user friction impacts your retention …

351 - An Early Bet On Ime Essien

September 27th, 2020

24:45

Ime Essien is a student at Morgan State University studying electrical engineering. He is a student partner at HBCUvc, a student-led investment fund dedicated to HBCU and HSI student and alumni founders. He is also the …

350 - Sheridan Clayborne (Lendtable) On 401k Matches

September 26th, 2020

26:02

Sheridan Clayborne is the CEO and co-founder of Lendtable. They give you money to take advantage of your employer 401(k) match. You pay us back through a simple, one-time service fee. Simple as that. 

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349 - Aashni Shah (Taonga) On Storing and Sharing Personal Documents

September 26th, 2020

27:23

Aashni Shah is the founder of Taonga. Whether you're moving to another country, applying for a mortgage or downloading the latest FinTech app, everyone wants your documents. Taonga lets you store and share these …

348 - Sarah Greisdorf (Holdette) On Creating Suits With Pockets

September 25th, 2020

17:46

 Sarah Greisdorf is the founder of Holdette. Holdette creates women's professional workwear with real pockets. Made for women, by women.

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347 - Justin Mitchell (YAC) On Audio First Messaging

September 25th, 2020

31:13

Justin is the cofounder of YAC. YAC helps you cut down on meetings & calls with voice messages, searchable transcriptions & async screen …

346 - Sudarshan Sridharan (Fion) On Detecting, Fighting, and Preventing Fires

September 24th, 2020

27:33

Sudarshan Sridharan is the cofounder of Fion. Their software utilizes a proprietary machine-learning algorithm to detect fires as soon as they start, accurately predicts when and where fires will spread to, and how much …

345 - Kris Lachance & Loren Cohen (Skillfull) On Building a Bootcamp for Strategy and Ops

September 24th, 2020

21:04

Kris Lachance & Loren Cohen are the cofounders of Skillful. Skillful helps you get the business skills you need for Strategy & Operations …

344 - Ann Garnier (Lisa Health) On Preparing For Menopause

September 23rd, 2020

15:14

Ann Garnier is the founder of Lisa Health. Lisa Health helps you make small changes to prepare for menopause,
manage symptoms, and improve your …

343 - Anne Solmssen (Ethena) On Harassment Prevention Training

September 23rd, 2020

17:24

Anne is the cofounder of Ethena. Get your team compliant with engaging, evidence-based training. Their easy-to-use software handles all the …

342 - Dominic Monn (MentorCruise) On The Value Of Mentors

September 22nd, 2020

18:27

Dominic Monn is the founder of MentorCruise. Work with leading tech mentors and gain access to personalized guidance to reach your potential. Ongoing sessions and expert advice, on your terms, all for a flat monthly …

341 - Lazar Stojkovic (Devshopper) On Building a Dev Shop Marketplace

September 22nd, 2020

23:13

Lazar Stojkovic is the cofounder of Devshopper. Skip the expensive middlemen and discuss your project with some of the world's top service provider …

340 - Puja Balachander (Devie) On Getting Help Raising Kids

September 21st, 2020

22:04

Puja Balachander is the founder of Devie. Devie is a caring coach who supports you to understand and manage behavioral challenges with your child.

339 - Amy Fan (TwentyEight Health) On Birth Control

September 21st, 2020

17:41

Amy Fan is the founder of TwentyEight Health! They offer birth control pills, patch, ring and emergency contraception (Plan B or equivalent) …

338 - Garrett McCurrach (Pipedream) On Building Underground Tubes

September 20th, 2020

26:20

Garrett McCurrach is the cofounder of Pipedream. Pipedream is a network of underground tubes that offers near-instantaneous delivery of objects to …

337 - Alistair McLeay (Thirdweb) On Saving Journalism

September 20th, 2020

18:44

Alistair McLeay is the cofounder of Thirdweb. Thirdweb’s Chrome Extension allows you to seamlessly contribute to all of your favorite publishers from …

336 - Anshu Agarwal (Nimbella) The Simplest Way to Build and Run Serverless Applications

September 19th, 2020

23:50

Anshu Agarwal is the founder of Nimbella. Nimbella is a serverless cloud that helps developers and organizations adopt a cloud strategy focused on rapidly delivering business value in a changing cloud landscape.

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335 - Matteo Franceschetti (Eight Sleep) On Everything You Need for Better Sleep

September 19th, 2020

23:01

Matteo Franceschetti is the cofounder of Eight Sleep. More than just a comfortable mattress, their technology offers everything you need to achieve …

334 - Lisa Magill (Aleria) On Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

September 18th, 2020

21:13

Lisa is the co-founder of Aleria. Aleria shows you how inclusion can help you improve recruitment strategies, increase employee satisfaction and loyalty, achieve diversity goals and drive business performance.

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333 - Isaac Eaves & Kevin Bunarjo (Joon) On Improving Your Kids' Habits

September 18th, 2020

25:48

Isaac Eaves & Kevin Bunarjo are the cofounder of Joon. Joon is a habit and routine building app that's easy for you and fun for your children.

332 - Michael Bock (Selfdriving.fyi) On All Things Self Driving Cars

September 17th, 2020

28:45

Michel Bock is the creator behind Selfdriving.fyi. Selfdriving.fyi is the most comprehensive database of companies working on autonomous vehicles and …

330 - Steve Glaiser (Jobsurv) On Finding Culture Fit In The Hiring Process

September 17th, 2020

28:34

Steve Glaiser is the cofounder of Jobsurv. Jobsurv unlocks critical insights that help companies retain their people. Growing companies need Jobsurv …

331 - Jeremy Navarro (DormOps) On Building a Student Ran Marketing Agency

September 17th, 2020

24:16

Jeremy Navarro is the founder of DormOps. DormOps helps brands get an A+ on their marketing with their passionate student marketers.

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329 - Sebastien Mannai (Acoustic Wells) On Making Oil Wells Cleaner

September 16th, 2020

23:14

Sebastien Mannai is the founder of Acoustic Wells. Acoustic Wells combines sound-based hardware and artificial intelligence to determine the operating conditions and health of oil wells, including gas leakage, in a way …

328 - Kimberly Jolasun (Villie) Creating a Fundraiser Out of the Gender Reveal

September 15th, 2020

23:13

Kimberly Jolasun is the creator of Villie, which makes the Gender Reveal Game. Raise money for a bundle of joy by having friends and family (or the …

327 - Alex, Yucen, James, & Courtnie (Indify) On Building Notion Widgets

September 15th, 2020

27:22

Alex, Yucen, James, & Courtnie are the cofounders of Indify. Level up your Notion docs with widgets. Fully customizable, and seamless to set up.

326 - Matt O'Leary (Treasure) On Teaching Your Kids to Save Money

September 14th, 2020

18:16

Matt O'Leary is the founder of Treasure. Treasure is a money management app built with kids in mind. We make it fun for kids to learn, and easy for …

325 - Dawn Ho (Seam) On Building the API for Controlling Homes and Buildings.

September 14th, 2020

25:06

Dawn Ho is the cofounder of Seam. Seam is building the API to the Physical World. Their mission is to weave the world’s homes and buildings with devices and sensors, to enable developers to build novel applications.

324 - Chris Buttenham (Obie) On Building a Better Knowledge Base Software

September 13th, 2020

21:20

Chris Buttenham is the co-founder and CEO fo Obie. Obie is the fastest and easiest way for you to build an internal knowledge base at work. Securely connect knowledge and documents that you already have into one …

323 - Allison Byers (Scroobious) On Addressing the Funding Gap In Venture Capital

September 13th, 2020

24:02

Allison is the founder of Scroobious. Scroobious is building a way for investors to efficiently source diverse deal flow and a humanized way for underrepresented founders to establish investor relationships.

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322 - Leon Klepfish (Callingly) On Improving Speed to Following Up With Leads

September 12th, 2020

24:25

Leon Klepfish is the founder of Callingly. With Callingly every lead gets a call within seconds, every result is tracked and your CRM is always …

321 - Amanda DoAmaral (Fiveable) On Helping Students Ace AP Exams

September 12th, 2020

17:27

Amanda DoAmaral is the founder of Fiveable. Fiveable provides livestream social learning for students and teachers, mostly in AP classes.

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320 - Naseer Sathyala & Mathew Samuel (SundayGrids) On Airbnb For Solar

September 11th, 2020

19:33

Naseer Sathyala & Mathew Samuel are the cofounder of SundayGrids. Instead of panels on your roof, you can own portions of it that are hosted …

319 - Farhaj Mayan (Kanna) On Finding Work in The Cannabis Industry

September 11th, 2020

23:48

Farhaj Mayan is the cofounder of Kanna. If you're looking for a job in cannabis, Kanna is for you. Create your profile, get matched to local grows and dispensaries, and start earning today.

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- …

318 - Michaela Brezinova & Adithya Sireesh (Knovo) On Smarter Learning Paths

September 10th, 2020

19:55

Michaela Brezinova & Adithya Sireesh are the cofounders of Knovo. They are building an online community platform for anyone to create and share learning paths for others to get guidance on where to begin looking and …

317 - Florence Kwok (Press On Shop) On Buying Press On Nails

September 10th, 2020

12:36

About this episode: Florence is the founder of Press On Shop. Press On Shop allows you to buy and discover handmade, press-on nails from artists all around the world.

Listen to this episode if:
- You want to learn about …

316 - Woody Sears (Hearhere) On Building The Ultimate Roadtrip Companion

September 9th, 2020

18:57

About this episode: Woody is the founder of Hearhere. Hearhere is a hands-free experience that delights, informs and entertains by fostering a deeper connection with the people, places and histories of the land you are …

315 - Doug Ludlow (Mainstreet) On Claiming Government Tax Credits For Your Startup

September 9th, 2020

23:13

About this episode: Doug Ludlow is the founder of Mainstreet. You're owed over $50,000 by the government. Mainstreet will get it back for you.

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314 - Laura Del Beccaro (Sora) On Consolidating Employee Data and Automating Tedious HR Work

September 8th, 2020

20:17

Laura Del Beccaro is the cofounder of Sora. People teams trust Sora to connect HR tools, sync employee data, and automate HR processes.

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313 - Will Chertoff (Clerk) On SMS for Slack

September 8th, 2020

16:40

Will Chertoff is the cofounder of Clerk. Clerk is a native Slack app that enables SMS and MMS messaging all through Slack. Link a Business Phone Number and simplify your team's communication.

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312 - Xavier Pladevall (Index) On Building Dashboards for Anything

September 7th, 2020

15:00

Xavier is the cofounder of Index. Index lets you visually build your own beautiful dashboards with the tools you already use.

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311 - Jonathan Bree (WFHLAND) On Building Virtual Worlds

September 7th, 2020

18:25

Jonathan Bree is the founder of WFHLAND. Recreate the social and instant connection vibe of your office with WFHLAND.

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310 - Elena Guberman & Emin Israfil (Rubbish) On Looking At Litter Differently

September 6th, 2020

21:47

Elena Guberman & Emin Israfil are the cofounders of Rubbish. The rubbish iOS app maps litter, and then rubbish can evaluate each block’s …

309 - George Sehremelis (Overlooked) On Ending Fake News

September 6th, 2020

18:08

George Sehremelis is the founder of Overlooked. Their mission is to be The Social News Network that ends fake news by being the safest way for you to share news articles with your friends.

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308 - Robert Yuen (Monograph) On Building Software For Architects

September 5th, 2020

15:16

Robert Yuen is the founder of Monograph. Manage and collaborate on your firm’s projects, budgets, timesheets, and forecasts in one easy-to-use …

307 - Delphine Carter (Boulo) On Flexible Hours for Professional Women

September 5th, 2020

21:25

Delphine Carter  is the founder of Boulo. Boulo connects smart, driven women with talent seeking companies offering jobs with flexible schedules; …

306 - Zach Schleien (Filter Off) On Building a Video-First Dating App

September 4th, 2020

15:15

Zach Schleien is the founder of Filter Off. Instead of sitting and swiping, they schedule dates for you and you meet real people live on video.

★ …

305 - Ashley Matula (Pongo) On Care Plans For Veterinarians

September 4th, 2020

18:25

About: Ashley Matula is the founder of Pongo. With some of the most customizable plans on the market, you can give each pet the personalized care …

304 - Josh Clemente (Levels) On Tracking Blood Glucose in Real Time

September 3rd, 2020

26:16

Josh Clemente is a cofounder of Levels. Levels tracks your blood glucose in real time, so you can maximize your diet and exercise.

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303 - Collin Waldoch (Watercooler Trivia) On Building a Trivia OS For Companies

September 3rd, 2020

18:01

 Collin Waldoch is a cofounder of Watercooler Trivia. They send your team a weekly trivia contest. You can customize the timing, difficulty, and …

302 - Fazal Mahmood (Phaseshift) On Artificial Intelligence for Advanced Alloy Design

September 2nd, 2020

21:41

Fazal Mahmood is the cofounder of Phaseshift. Phaseshift allows rapid alloy composition discovery through materials property predictions and behavior modeling.

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301 - Jay Shah & Hannah Burrow (Kiroku) On Building Software For Dentists

September 2nd, 2020

15:50

Jay Shah & Hannah Burrow are the cofounders of Kiroku. Kiroku is a note-taking app that uses AI to help you complete notes in half the time.

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300 - Mckay Wrigley (LearnFromAnyone) on GPT-3 for Education

September 1st, 2020

22:55

Mckay Wrigley is the founder of LearnFromAnyone. They build GPT-3 powered 1-on-1 learning software. 

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299 - Levi Martinez (Kitkaton) On Creator Curated Storefronts

September 1st, 2020

24:12

About: Levi Martinez is the cofounder of Kitkaton. Kitkaton is a software that enables creators to create curated storefronts.

Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in …

298 - Nikolas Huebecker (Zoomer Company) On Gen Z

August 31st, 2020

24:39

This episode: Nikolas Huebecker is the founder of Zoomer Company. ZoomerCo works with brands, communities and organizations to help support all …

297 - Todd McNeal (Reflect) On No Code Automated Regression Tests

August 31st, 2020

19:57

About: Todd is the cofounder of Reflect. Reflect enables people to run automated regression tests without a line of code.


Our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in the …

296 - Madison Mikhail (Point) On Building Better Tech for Non-Profits

August 30th, 2020

21:19

About: Madison Mikhail is the founder of Point. Point is One app to volunteer or give to any cause, during and after COVID.

Our Sponsor: This episode …

295 - Alejandro Leon (Spline) On Building 3D Web Experiences

August 29th, 2020

24:38

Alejandro Leon is the cofounder of Spline. Spline enables you to create 3D web experiences without coding. Build and iterate fast with …

294 - Helen Chen (Nomad) On Helping People Find Homes in Dubai

August 29th, 2020

19:57

About: Helen Chen is a cofounder of Nomad. Nomad is the all-in-one way to buy and rent homes online, around the world.

Our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in the same …

293 - Matt deCourcelle (Paperstreet) On Democratizing Venture Capital

August 28th, 2020

27:02

About: Matt is the founder of Paperstreet. Paperstreet helps you engage your investors, advisors, and users through beautiful company updates.

292 - Justin Harris (visionaryPass) On Creating Works of Art as a Creator

August 28th, 2020

28:10

About: Justin is the founder of visionaryPass. visionaryPass is a customer art piece that Justin creates for each customer, paired with near field …

291 - Jesse Scheff (Easyupp) On Innovating on the Car Salesmen Model

August 27th, 2020

21:14

About: Jesse is the founder of Easyupp. Easyupp let's car salesmen sell cars from any dealership.

Sponsored By: Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in the same room …

290 - AMA with Nadia Eghbal (Writer Experience @ Substack) On All things Substack

August 27th, 2020

42:44

About: Nadia Eghbal is the Head of Writer Experience at Substack. In this Forward Thinking City AMA, we ask Nadia questions on all things Substack. This AMA is part of our new community, Forward Thinking City

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289 - Charles Wong (Bifrost) Generating your Own Synthetic Datasets for AI

August 26th, 2020

22:52

About: Charles is the co-founder of Bifrost. Bifrost enables you to generate your own synthetic datasets using 3D graphics. Do away with months of …

288 - Arkadiy Baltser (Plutoview) On Simple Remote Web Browsing

August 26th, 2020

22:23

About: Arkadiy is the founder of Plutoview. PLutoview is the most straightforward tool for remote research collaboration. Share your active Web …

287 - Luke Hutchison (Perfect Venue) On How Restaurants Can Adapt to COVID

August 25th, 2020

17:19

About: Luke is the cofounder of Perfect Venue. Perfect Venue allows you to easily accept reservations online with a system built for the Covid era and beyond

Our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When …

286 - Nick Schrock (Elementl) On How To Sell To Developers

August 25th, 2020

24:29

About: Nick is the founder of Elementl, which creates Dagster. Dagster enables you to define your pipelines in terms of the data flow between reusable, logical components.

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285 - Wes Barton (Third Prime Capital) On Partner Monday

August 24th, 2020

25:58

This is a segment called Partner Mondays, where I talk to venture capitalists about what it's like on the other side of the table. Today, we're talking to Wes Barton, a GP at Third Prime Capital

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284 - Dayton Mills (Branch) On Creating Serendipity Through Spatial Conversations

August 23rd, 2020

23:33

About: Dayton is the cofounder of Branch. Branch brings back serendipity with spatial conversations.

Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in the same room sometimes …

283 - Sherif Ali (Funelll) On no code sales funnels

August 23rd, 2020

21:04

About: Sherif Ali is the cofounder of Funnelll. It helps you capture meaningful actions users take on your website and optimize your sales funnel for …

282 - Jason Cui & Annie Hwang (Jemi) On Monetizing Interactions With Fans

August 22nd, 2020

17:25

About: Jason and Annie are the cofounders of Jemi. Jemi helps creators make money selling interactions to their audience.

Our Sponsor:
This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in the …

282 - Ali Jiwani (Rally) On recreating social gatherings online.

August 22nd, 2020

24:09

About: Ali Jiwani is the founder of Rally. Rally makes it easy to stop taking turns to speak. Hop in and out of conversations with one click. Hear the chatter of tables around you.

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281 - Himank Yadav (Reploy) On Dynamically Generating Production Environments

August 21st, 2020

16:28

About: Himank Yadav is the founder of Reploy. Reploy is the easiest way to generate unique production-like environments for every feature, complete with a shareable link.

Our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick

280 - Kirill Avery (Matt) On Live Streaming and Consumer Products

August 21st, 2020

30:19

About: Kirill Avery is the founder of Matt. Matt is a place for cool & funny live streams

Our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When …

279 - David Miranda (Remake) On Building Web Apps With HTML

August 21st, 2020

19:01

About: David Miranda is the founder of Remake. Remake is a web app framework that makes it possible to ship a product faster than ever.

About our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a …

278 - Josie Stoker & Abdul Aziz (Capture) On Slowing Down Climate Change

August 20th, 2020

15:58

About: Josie and Abdul and the cofounders of Capture. The Capture app makes it easy to track, reduce and remove CO2 emissions from everyday life.

Our …

277 - Milad Zabihi (Peekage) On Collecting Feedback More Seamlessly

August 20th, 2020

19:28

About:  Milad Zabihi is the cofounder of Peekage. Peekage increases your sales through targeted product exposure, insights, and
streamlined feedback …

276 - Daniel Dixon (Mixy) On All Things DTC and Bundles

August 19th, 2020

23:23

About: Daniel Dixon is the cofounder of MIxy. As an exclusive catalog of brand name gift cards, Mixy is made to introduce you to new great products for a fraction of the cost.

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275 - Sam Abrika (Cash Coach) On Gamifying Money Managemeny

August 19th, 2020

14:12

About this episode: Sam Abrika is the cofounder of Cash Coach. Want to Improve Your Spending Habits? Let The Game Begin!

About Our Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Sidekick. When you're starting a startup, being in …

274 - Indra Sofian (Sora Schools) On Building a Virtual High School

August 18th, 2020

24:48

About: Indra Sofian is the cofounder of Sora Schools. Sora Schools is a live, virtual high school designed to accelerate your student toward their …

273 - An Early Bet on Paige Finn Doherty

August 18th, 2020

21:59

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their thing yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

272 - Leo Polovets (Susa Ventures) On Partner Mondays

August 17th, 2020

41:26

This is a segment of Partner Mondays, where I talk to venture capitalists about what it's like on the other side of the table. Today, we're talking …

268 - Jad Esber On The Sunday Roundup

August 16th, 2020

50:23

This is the Sunday Roundup! TSR is where chat with 1-4 other people in tech about what's going on in the world. The format is very casual. Today's roundup is co-hosted by Jad Esber!

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266 - Michael Parker (Jungled) On House plants

August 14th, 2020

21:22

About this episode: Michael is the founder of Jungled. Jungled helps you keep your house plants alive and healthy with intuitive technology and …

265 - Chris Pattison (HackerStash) On Micro Finance For Hackers and Founders

August 13th, 2020

23:35

About this episode: Chris Pattison is the founder of HackerStash. HackerStash is a weekly tournament designed to help makers support digital projects and services they love, and keep their own project moving forward too.

264 - James McAulay (Encore) On Building A Marketplace for Musicians

August 12th, 2020

23:39

About this episode: James McAulay is the cofounder of Encore. Encore is the fastest way to find and book great musicians.

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263 - Colin Keeley (Avocado) On Audio Courses

August 11th, 2020

16:51

About this episode:  Colin Keeley is the cofounder of Avocado Audio.  Avocado is a platform for the world’s best audio courses. Ditch the screen and …

262 - Mac Conwell (Rarebreed) On Partner Mondays

August 10th, 2020

23:43

This is a segment of Partner Mondays, where I talk to venture capitalists about what it's like on the other side of the table. Today, we're talking to Mac Conwell, the founder of Rarebreed Ventures. In this episode, we …

261 - Jonathan Moed (Startup Universal) On Highlighting the World's Startup Ecosystems

August 9th, 2020

28:32

About this episode: Jonathan Moed is the cofounder of Startup Universal. Startup Universal is a content platform covering technology startups …

260 - Chris Herd (Firstbase) On Managing Supplies For a Remote Team

August 8th, 2020

15:24

About this episode: Chris Herd is the cofounder of Firstbase.  Firstbase lets companies supply and manage all the physical equipment their remote …

259 - Wes Wagner (Align) On on allowing anyone to launch ISAs

August 7th, 2020

24:15

About this episode: Wes Wagner is the cofounder of Align. Align makes it easy to launch and scale income share agreements.

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258 - Buchi Okoro (Quidax) On Building a Crypto Exchange in Africa

August 6th, 2020

20:41

About this episode:  Buchi Okoro is the cofounder of Quidax. Quidax makes it safe and easy to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and other cryptocurrencies using your local currency.


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257 - Dylan Brookes Sam Shore (Wavium) On Building Software For Creators

August 5th, 2020

20:33

About this episode: Dylan and Sam are the cofounders of Wavium. Wavium helps you create a blog with a built-in newsletter in under 5 minutes, totally …

256 - Aidan Fitzpatrick (Camo) On Using Your iPhone as your Desktop Webcam

August 4th, 2020

19:23

About this episode: Aidan Fitzpatrick is the cofounder of Reincubate, which makes Camo. Use your iPhone or iPad as a pro webcam and get powerful …

255 - Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures) On Partner Mondays

August 3rd, 2020

43:26

This is a segment of Partner Mondays, where I talk to venture capitalists about what it's like on the other side of the table. Today, we're talking to Charles Hudson, the founder and Managing Partner of Precursor …

254 - Francesco Di Lorenzo & Fabrizio Rinaldi (Mailbrew) on Building An Information Diet

August 2nd, 2020

22:06

About this episode: Francesco Di Lorenzo & Fabrizio Rinaldi are the are the cofounders of Mailbrew. Mailbrew helps you get the best content from …

253 - Matt Shumer (OthersideAI) On The Power of GPT-3 and email clients

August 1st, 2020

20:23

About this episode: Matt is the cofounder of OthersideAI. OthersideAI is building communications tools that work like magic, starting with email.

252 - Matt Johnson (Taskable) On Building A Task Manager for Task Managers

July 31st, 2020

17:50

About this episode: Matt is the cofounder of Taskable. Taskable captures all the stuff you need to get done in one place, and helps you decide what …

251 - Alyssa Atkins (Lilia) On Freezing your Eggs

July 30th, 2020

21:58

About this episode:  Alyssa Atkins is the founder of Lilia. Lilia is everything you need to make an informed decision about freezing your eggs.

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250 - Anish Agnihotri (Gen Z Mafia) on Making Friends Online And Creating

July 29th, 2020

22:04

About this episode: Anish Agnihotri is a member of the Gen Z Mafia.  Gen Z Mafia is a community of young builders dropping products every few weeks, …

249 - Anton Viborniy (ApiWay) On Building a Better Business Model for Integrations

July 28th, 2020

20:58

About this episode: Anton Viborniy is the cofounder of ApiWay. ApiWay allows you to connect your favorite apps in a few clicks, for free, without …

248 - Michael Aubry (Storycreator) On balancing building and selling

July 27th, 2020

26:08

About this episode: Michael Aubry is the founder of StoryCreator. Storycreator helps you easily create videos that grow your brand on social media.


247 - Jean-Luc Martineau & Ashley Belleau-Dame (Bagsort) On Airbnb For Luggage

July 26th, 2020

18:10

About this episode: Jean-Luc Martineau & Ashley Belleau-Dame are the cofounders of Bagsort. Bagsort allows you to drop off your bags and belongings in certified shops & hotel for just $5.95/day/item.



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246 - Gaby Goldberg & Dheera Vuppala (Hiatus) On Building TikTok For Ideas

July 25th, 2020

25:28

About this episode: Gaby Goldberg & Dheera Vuppala are the cofounders of Hiatus. Hiatus is a new community for gap year students.


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245 - Ankith Harathi (Macro) On Building Superpowers for Zoom Meetings

July 24th, 2020

21:52

About this episode: Ankith Harathi is the cofounder of Macro.  Macro is a customizable meeting interface built on top of Zoom, reimagined for …

244 - Jonathan Cottrell (Journeyage) On Building & Training Teams

July 23rd, 2020

23:36

About this episode: Jonathon Cottrell is the cofounder of Journeyage.  Journeyage allows founders and CEOs to empower their people to accomplish their purpose through personalized training at scale.


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243 - Andy Chen (Sidekick) On Solving The Remote Productivity Problem

July 21st, 2020

14:12

About this episode: Andy Chen is the cofounder of Sidekick. Sidekick is a hardware device that connects remote teams with an always-on video call



242 - Hayoung Park (HYP) On Exclusive Product Release Auctions (Drops)

July 18th, 2020

20:59

About this episode: Hayoung Park is the founder of HYP. HYP partners with brands for exclusive release auctions
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241 - Ara Ghougassian (Fluent) On Language Learning in the Browser

July 17th, 2020

12:13

About this episode: Ara Ghougassian is the cofounder of Fluent. Fluent makes it easier to practice French by translating select English words to the language you want to learn, all while you browse the web.



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240 - Marlon Wayne (Impulse) On Social Ecommerce + Consumer Insights

July 16th, 2020

19:43

About this episode: Marlon Wayne is the cofounder of Impulse.  Swipe to leave feedback for brands. Win dope stuff.  Do it every week.

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239 - An Early Bet On Anisha Sunkerneni

July 15th, 2020

42:02

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their thing yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

238 - Adam Moelis (Yotta Saving) On Incentivizing Good Save Habits With a Lottery

July 14th, 2020

22:20

About this episode: Adam Moelis is the co-founder and CEO of Yotta. Yotta helps people get paid more on your savings plus the chance to win up to $10 …

237 - Sebastian Jimenez (Rilla) On Voice Analytics For Brick And Mortar Stores

July 14th, 2020

19:52

About this episode: Sebastien Jimenez is the cofounder of Rilla. Use their voice-recognition AI to capture insights from the thousands of conversations your store associates have with your brick and mortar shoppers …

236 - Stephen McKee (Back Porch Homes) On The Tiny Home Movement

July 9th, 2020

29:53

About this episode: Stephen McKee is the cofounder of Back Porch Homes. Back Porch Homes, or BPH, uses the tiny home concept to increase suburban housing capacity while preserving neighborhoods … and does so in weeks …

235 - An Early Bet On Alexis Wiseman

July 9th, 2020

25:04

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their startup yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

234 - Dominic Wells (Onfolio) On Buying Websites and a Look Into M&A on The Internet

July 7th, 2020

26:54

About this episode: Dominic Wells is the founder of Onfolio. Onfolio helps more people invest in online businesses around the world.
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233 - Chen Zhang & Matt Udvari (Aquifer Motion) on Animation Tools for Creators

July 6th, 2020

26:47

About this episode: Chen and Matt are the cofounders of Aquifer Motion. Aquifer helps creators with instant cinematic animation for their videos and …

232 - David Potter (Curu) On Rethinking Credit as a Lender and Borrower

June 25th, 2020

18:32

About this episode: David Potter is the co-founder and CEO of Curu. Curu helps lenders improve their lending portfolio by showing applicants the …

231 - Jo Lynn Clemens (I've Been Vetted) On Building a Safe Workpalce

June 24th, 2020

14:31

About this episode: Jo Lynn Clemens is the co-founder and CEO of I've Been Vetted. I've been Vetted helps organizations to boost company culture by …

230 - Saoud Khalifah (Fakespot) On Spotting Fake Reviews At Scale

June 23rd, 2020

19:27

About this episode: Saoud Khalifah  is the founder and CEO of Fakespot. Fakespot helps quickly tells you if a seller is reputable and offers alternatives if they are not to save you time, money, and frustration.



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229 - Martel Metellus (Soko) On Building a Discovery Network for the Black Community

June 22nd, 2020

18:19

About this episode: Martel Metellus is the co-founder and CEO of Soko. Soko is the first discovery network for the Black community to connect, …

228 - Ben Dobkin (Ode) On Unlocking Podcast Monetization for the Next 100,000 Creators

June 21st, 2020

19:32

About this episode: Ben Dobkin is the cofounder and CEO of Ode. Ode helps podcasters mobilize their fans and turn listeners into new consumers.

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227 - Nash Ahmed (Undock) On Building an OS for Meetings

June 20th, 2020

27:24

About this episode: Nash is the CEO and co-founder of Undock. Undock allows you to Instantly schedule, host and document meetings with your network.


226 - Stacey Lake (Law Wurk) On Building A Marketplace For Paralegals

June 19th, 2020

25:05

About this episode: Stacey is the CEO and cofounder of Law Wurk. With Law Wurk, you get fast legal work done by their network of legal freelancers.


225 - Colm Hayden (Cadoo) On an Incentive Based Fitness Social Network

June 18th, 2020

21:17

About this episode: Colm Hayden is the CEO and co-founder of Cadoo. Cadoo is the app that makes it easy to incentivize the people you love to use the …

224 - Vanessa Onuegbu (Bawler) On Helping Writing Make More Money Online

June 17th, 2020

15:24

About this episode:  Vanessa Onuegbu is the founder and CEO OF Bawler. Bawler is a social sharing and networking platform for written content, that allows any user to create, share, view, and connect for free.


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223 - Ryan Shearman (Impossible Diamond) On Turning CO2 into Diamonds

June 16th, 2020

21:16

About this episode: Ryan is the CEO and co-founder of Impossible Diamond. Impossible Diamond allows people to create diamonds from thin air.

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222 - Michelle Tandler (Life School) On Building A School To Teach Life Skills

June 15th, 2020

18:58

About this episode: Michelle is the CEO and founder of Life School. Life school is a modern approach to learning life's most important skills


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221 - Sunday Roundup w/ Jake Chapman, Cofounder and MP at Alpha Bridge Ventures

June 14th, 2020

45:45

This is a new segment of the show called Sunday Roundup. Every Sunday, we will publish an episode with different cohosts where Mat and whoever is joining him that day discuss current happenings in tech and startups. …

220 - Sid Yadav (Circle) On Community For Creators

June 13th, 2020

24:24

About this episode: Sid Yadav is the co-founder and CEO of Circle. Circle helps creators engage their audience, turn customers into super fans, and …

219 - Albrey Brown (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ Airtable) On Allyship

June 12th, 2020

37:49

In this episode, I have on Albrey Brown to chat about a multitude of issues going on in our country today regarding opportunity and diversity, and …

218 - Nicholas Hinrichsen and Christopher Coleman (With Clutch) On Refinancing Your Car

June 11th, 2020

20:08

About this episode:  Nicholas and Christopher are the founders of WithClutch. WithClutch helps you refinance your car, allowing you to get cash or …

217 - Jomari Peterson (Finite Games) On re-imagining Esports, Starting w/ Rock Paper Scissors

June 10th, 2020

18:42

About this episode: Jomari Peterson is the founder of Finite Games. Finite games is a re-imagining of gaming where scarce game assets and limited …

FI - Nicholas Donahue (Atmos) On Simplified Home Building.

June 9th, 2020

21:05

About this episode: Nicholas Donahue is the cofounder and CEO of Atmos. Atmos brings together people, processes, and tools into one seamless, …

FI - Jonathan Siddharth (Turing) On Building Remote Development Teams

June 8th, 2020

22:56

About this episode: Jonathan Siddharth is the cofounder and CEO of Turing. Push a button to hire remote developers , pre-vetted for a Silicon Valley …

FI - Luke O'Brien (Journey) On Accomplishing Big Goals (With Other People)

June 8th, 2020

16:09

About this episode:  Luke O'Brien is the founder of Journey. From skydiving to knitting, choose from hundreds of communities that support, motivate, and inspire you to accomplish your big dreams.



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FI - Jason Shatsky (TicketRev) On The Future of Live Event Ticket Resale

June 7th, 2020

18:12

About this episode: Jason Shatsky is the founder of TicketRev. Their unique bidding model allows users to choose exactly where they want to sit and …

FI - Masud Hossain (Queue) On Reviewing Esport Film

June 6th, 2020

16:43

About this episode: Masud is the cofounder and CEO of Queue. Queue is your collaborative workflow in sync—from start to finish Upload dailies, …

FI - Joe Braidwood (Scener) On Building a Virtual Movie Theater.

June 5th, 2020

18:57

About this episode: Joe Braidwood is the co-founder of Scener. Scener syncs Netflix and other streaming services with friends and lets you video chat …

FI - Jehron Petty (ColorStack) On Increasing Success of Black and Latinx Students in Tech

June 4th, 2020

23:56

About this episode: Jehron Petty is the founder of ColorStack. ColorStack is increasing the entrance, retention, and success of Black and Latinx …

FI - Jason Bade (Pico) On Building Pro Tools for Subcreators

June 3rd, 2020

26:55

About this episode: Jason Bade is the founder of Pico. Pico delivers best-in-class conversion rates for both free signups and payments. From newsletters and memberships to virtual events and donations, you can finally …

FI - Vitaly Davydov (Adapty) On Optimizing In App Purchases

June 2nd, 2020

19:09

About this episode: Vitaly Davydov is the founder of Adapty. Adapty helps you grow your in-app subscriptions for your mobile app.


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FI - Turner Bohlen (Beagle Learning) On focusing on the right things as a team

June 1st, 2020

19:21

About this episode: Turner Bohlen is the cofounder of Beagle Learning. Beagle measures the quality of ideas teams choose to focus on and automatically maps thinking to allow for iteration on past work.


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SR - Sunday Roundup with Michael Marra and Mat Sherman

May 31st, 2020

52:32

This is a new segment of the show called Sunday Roundup. Every Sunday, we will publish an episode with different cohosts where Mat and whoever is joining him that day discuss current happenings in tech and startups. …

FI - Sean Herman (Kinzoo) On Social Media For Families

May 30th, 2020

18:33

About this episode: Sean Herman is the founder and CEO of Kinzoo. Kinzoo is a better way to share with loved ones—one that's designed from the ground …

FI - Galen Wolfe-Pauly (Urbit) On Decentralized Social Networks

May 29th, 2020

15:45

About this episode: Galen Wolfe-Pauly is the cofounder of Urbit .Urbit is a clean-slate OS and network for the 21st century.



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FI - Vita Benes (Deprocrastination) On how to eliminate procrastination from your life

May 28th, 2020

21:33

About this episode: Vita Benes is the founder of Deprocrastination. Deprocrastination helps you learn 30+ simple techniques to stop procrastinating …

FI - Everett Berry (Perceive) On Spatial Intelligence

May 27th, 2020

20:33

About this episode: Everett Berry is the cofounder and CEO of Perceive. Perceive allows you to get the what and how from people interacting in your …

FI - Tom Uebel (Command E) On Keyboard Shortcuts in The Workplace

May 26th, 2020

21:02

About this episode: Tom Uebel is the co-founder and CEO of Command E. The faster way to navigate your workspace. An easy keyboard shortcut to open any document, contact, file or record from the cloud

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PM - Daniel Lobaton chats with Elizabeth Yin about his startup on Partner Mondays

May 25th, 2020

54:47

On this episode of Partner Mondays, Daniel Lobaton (founder) chats with Elizabeth Yin (GP at Hustle Fund) about his startup. Learn more about Daniel on Twitter.

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SR - Sunday Roundup with Adam McBride and Mat Sherman

May 24th, 2020

43:44

This is a new segment of the show called Sunday Roundup. Every Sunday, we will publish an episode with different cohosts where Mat and whoever is joining him that day discuss current happenings in tech and startups. …

FI - Samuel Rosen (Tap) On Putting Water Fountains in The Cloud

May 23rd, 2020

21:11

About this episode: Samuel is the founder of Tap. Tap helps you find water anywhere.

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FI - Justin Jackson (Transistor) On The Future Of Podcasting

May 22nd, 2020

29:36

About this episode: Justin Jackson is the cofounder of Transistor.fm. Transistor is a simple, yet powerful, podcast hosting platform.

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FI - Lauren Peate (Multitudes) On Measuring People

May 21st, 2020

16:05

About this episode: Lauren is the co-founder and CEO of Multitudes. Multitudes provides analytics to unlock inclusive, high performing teams starting …

FI - KP (Cuppa) On The First Coffeeshop In The Cloud

May 20th, 2020

32:14

About this episode: KP is the founder of Cuppa. Cuppa enables 1-1 virtual coffees ☕️with interesting people from Twitter.

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FI - Andrew Chin (Nomi) On Digital Pets in 2020

May 19th, 2020

16:20

About this episode: Andrew is the cofounder of Nomi. Nomi is a creature that you feed with your heartbeats

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FI - Alexander Shevchenko (SafeWatch) On Next Generation Alarm Systems

May 18th, 2020

14:12

About this episode: Alexander Shevchenko is the founder of Safewatch. For only $5/month per camera you can set up alerts for any kind of object, and …

FI - Ali Fardos (Loftit) On a Better Rent Management System

May 17th, 2020

14:56

About this episode: Ali Fardos is the founder and CEO of Loftit. Collect rent. Export rent roll reports. Get valuable insights. Manage your …

FI - Marta Lopata (KgBase) On Knowledge Graphs

May 16th, 2020

21:04

About this episode: Marta is the cofounder of KgBase. KgBase helps you build your own knowledge graphs without writing code.

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FI - Gaurav Singhal & Nupur Joshi (Arboreum) On Distributed Loan Networks

May 15th, 2020

18:36

About this episode: Gaurav and Nupur are cofounders of Arboreum. They are working to creating peer-to-peer lending networks that are more appealing to lenders and borrowers alike, with reduced risk, lower interest …

FI - Alex Shrestha (Oqqur) On Justin TV, but for VR

May 14th, 2020

13:33

About this episode: Alex Shrestha is the cofounder of Oqqur. Oqqur. Oqqur helps people experience the world, remotely. In real-time. And 360 Degrees.

FI - Matt Shumer (Visos) On The Future of Virtual Reality

May 13th, 2020

20:55

About this episode: Matt is the founder of Visos. Visos is building the first VR headset designer for healthcare.


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FI - Kevin Kim (Stadium Live) On Sport Experiences for the Zoomers...Generation Z

May 12th, 2020

27:21

About this episode: Kevin Kim is the cofounder and CEO of Stadium Live. Follow live scores, play, earn & shop around
sports with friends.


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EB (Early Bets) - Pavel Asparouhov & Saneel Sreeni On The Berkeley Startup Scene

May 11th, 2020

30:43

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their startup yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

FI - Jason Keck (Broker Buddha) On Insurance Broker Software

May 10th, 2020

17:13

About this episode: Jason is the founder of Broker Buddha. They help commercial insurance brokers grow sales by simplifying the application and …

FI - Nathan Baschez (Divinations) On Growing a Substack Newsletter

May 9th, 2020

40:23

About this episode:  Nathan Baschez is the founder of Divinations. Divinations is a newsletter on business strategy featuring interviews with …

Early bets (EB) - Nina Khera (Biotein) On Human Longevity

May 8th, 2020

18:28

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their startup yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

FI - Robbie Ferguson (Immutable) on Digital Games Merging With The Physical World

May 7th, 2020

15:55

About this episode: Robbie Ferguson is the cofounder of Immutable. Immutable produces games with Immutable Assets: player-owned and openly …

FI - Jeremy Stern & Michael Mckain (Loft Radio) On Supporting Creators W/ Ethereum

May 6th, 2020

23:48

About this episode: Jeremy Stern and Michael Mckain are the founders of Loft Radio. Loft Radio is exploring new ways to pay creators online through a …

FI - Kai Frazier (Kai XR) On VR For Kids

May 5th, 2020

22:11

About this episode: Kai is the founder of Kai XR. Kai XR is a kid-friendly virtual reality platform where kids can explore, dream, and create.


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FI - Daniel Dewar (Paperchain) On Making Money As Musician Online

May 4th, 2020

19:28

About this episode: Daniel is the founder of Paperchain. Paperchain delivers early access for streaming revenue to artists, management and label …

FI - Jakub Krcmar (Veracity Protocol) On Trust in Physical Objects

May 3rd, 2020

17:11

About this episode: Jakub Krcmar is the creator of Veracity Protocol. Veracity Protocol enables any camera to create a tamper-proof Physical Code™ …

FI - Kirill Zubovsky (Smashnotes) Youtube For Podcast Snippets

May 2nd, 2020

17:39

About this episode: Kirill Zubovsky is the founder of Smashnotes. Smashnotes is a curated collection of podcast notes.

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FI - Derek Chiang (Zelos) On Future of Gaming

May 1st, 2020

25:07

About this episode: Derek Chiang is the Cofounder of  Zelos. Zelos enables you to collect points by finishing in-game missions and trade them for new …

FI - Nikhil Krishnan (Get Real & Out Of Pocket) On The Rise of Creators

April 30th, 2020

31:56

About this episode: Nikhil is the founder of Get Real and Out Of Pocket. Get Real is s a social experiment in creating more genuine relationships. Out of pocket is a newsletter about healthcare, but funny.
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FI - Daniel Shein (Agnoris) On Restaurant Analytics

April 29th, 2020

29:49

About this episode: Daniel Shein is the founder and CEO of Agnoris. Agnoris is a guest intelligence tool for great restaurants to position their …

FI - Suril Kantaria (Savvy) On a New Model for Employer Health Insurance

April 27th, 2020

35:57

About this episode: Suril Kantaria is the founder of Savvy. The easiest way to get health benefits for your startup, remote / distributed team, or …

FI - Oona Rokyta (Lance) On Freelancer Tools

April 26th, 2020

19:05

About this episode: Oona is the cofounder of Lance.  Lance is your freelancing sidekick. Your finances, legal, and taxes done all in one place, so …

FI - Chrissy Cowdrey (Stagger) On Brands That Build Themselves

April 25th, 2020

12:54

About this episode: Chrissy is the cofounder of Stagger. Stagger allows you to have Visual storytelling for your brand to stand out from the crowd of …

(EB) Early Bets - Lachlan Campbell On Getting Ahead In High School

April 24th, 2020

20:27

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their startup yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

FI - Carl Memnon (Grain) On a new type of credit

April 23rd, 2020

17:23

About this episode: Carl is the cofounder of Grain. Grain provides you with a line of credit based on your income, using your existing debit card. …

FI - Henry Johnson (Rocketship Jobs) On Finding Rocketships Before They Take Off

April 22nd, 2020

29:20

About this episode:  Henry is the founder of Rocketship Jobs. Rocketship jobs helps ambitious people find jobs at fast-growing, high potential …

FI - Cix Liv and Dilan Shah (YUR) On VR Fitness

April 21st, 2020

23:45

About this episode: Dilan and Cix are co-founders of YUR. YUR is the VR Fitness Tracking tool that records your progress in some of the biggest VR …

FI - Jack Altman (Lattice) On Managing People & Fundraising

April 20th, 2020

35:18

About this episode: Jack Altman  is the founder of Lattice. Lattice makes performance management software for forward-thinking organizations.

Listen …

Mat's Thoughts (MT) - Don't Use Paid Ads To Get Your First Customers (Even if They're Cheap)

April 19th, 2020

7:01

I am starting a new segment on the show called Mat's Thoughts. This is where I talk about a topic that I want to get out to my listeners. I will do these periodically, not every day. Todays' thought is on why you …

FI - Didrik Strøhm (YSI Global) On Building a Global Brand

April 19th, 2020

21:41

About this episode: Didrik is the CEO of Young Sustainable Impact. YSI gathers young talent from all around the world to develop impact startups, with the 17 Sustainable development goals as a framework.


Listen to this …

(FI) Founder Interview - Ian White (ChartHop) On Managing Organizations With Org Charts

April 18th, 2020

21:02

About this episode: Ian is the founder of Charthop. Charthop allows you to visualize, plan and understand the past, present and future of your …

(FI) Founder Interview - Richard McBeath (MoneyMade) On Investing in Different Asset Classes

April 17th, 2020

23:53

About this episode: Richard is the founder of MoneyMade.  Money made helps you discover online investments from Real Estate, Collectibles, Loans, …

Founder Interview - Justin Potts (Avenify) On Investing in Human Potential

April 16th, 2020

25:11

About this episode: Justin is the co-founder and CEO of Avenify. Avenify offers Income Share Agreements (ISAs) as an alternative to student loans. Rather than pay back a fixed principal with interest, borrowers pay a …

Early Bets - Jack McClelland (CS Student) On The Startup Scene at Boston College

April 15th, 2020

45:42

Welcome to Early Bets: This is a segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their startup yet, but might be starting a company soon. If you are an investor or journalist, …

159 - Rachel Olney (Geosite) On Building Mission Impossible Tools

April 14th, 2020

33:22

About this episode: Rachel is the founder and CEO of Geosite. Geosite gives organizations with a large desk-less workforce the ability to coordinate and maintain clarity on operations with satellites, drone imagery, and …

158 - Sarah Wooders (Glisten) On Cleaning Data

April 13th, 2020

18:56

About this episode: Sarah is the co-founder of Glisten.  Glisten transforms your existing product information and images into workable data, by generating structured attribute information using computer vision and NLP.


157 - Mathew Pregasen (Battlecard) On Sales Handbooks

April 12th, 2020

20:02

About this episode: Mathew is the founder of Battlecard.  Teams use Battlecard to manage their growing playbook and then automate the roleplaying …

156 - Michael Ioffe & Ryan Laverty (Arist) On Text Message Courses

April 11th, 2020

23:23

About this episode: Michael and Ryan are the cofounders of Arist. Arist helps students Instantly improve learning, training, and reinforcement with text message courses, which have completion and satisfaction rates of …

155 - Clay Jones (Flutter) On Scarcity in Dating Apps

April 10th, 2020

26:50

About this episode: Clay is the Cofounder and CEO of Flutter. Flutter is a real-time dating app with matches and messages expiring at midnight to …

154 - Sara Reynolds (She256) On Diversity in The Blockchain World

April 9th, 2020

26:15

About this episode: Sara is the cofounder of she256. she256 aims to increase diversity & break down barriers to entry in the blockchain space by broadening the pipeline through increasing accessibility to industry …

153 - Mohammed Shakil (Tradeplan) On Using Technical Indicators w/ Crypto

April 8th, 2020

27:31

About this episode: Mohammed is the cofounder of Tradeplan. Tradeplan is a simple to use Crypto Scanner & Tracker for people who use technical indicator to make buy and sell related decisions and assessments.

Listen …

152 - Annabel Strauss (Early Bets) On the East Coast Tech Scene

April 7th, 2020

24:23

About this episode: Annabel is a senior studying computer science at Brown. She is also a Rough Draft VC, startup founder, and very involved in the …

151 - Wowa Dubowik (Unminus) On Unsplash For Music

April 6th, 2020

24:50

About this episode: Wowa is the founder of Unminus. Unminus provides free premium music for your projects

Listen to this episode if you :

  • Are …

150 - Mike Swift (Major League Hacking) On Hacking COVID-19

April 5th, 2020

22:07

About this episode: Mike is the co-founder and CEO of Major League Hacking. Each year, they power over 200 weekend-long invention competitions that …

149 - Rob Asher (Giraffe) On Modeling Cities

April 4th, 2020

24:18

About this episode: Rob is the co-founder and CTO of Giraffe. Giraffe is a 3D platform for data-driven collaborative Urban Design.

Listen to this …

148 - John Sillings & Team (Art In Res) On Independent Art

April 3rd, 2020

35:45

About this episode: John is the cofounder and CEO of Art in Res.  Art in Res is a marketplace for fine art by independent, working artists. They let you buy art you really want in manageable installment payments. 

147 - Thariq Shihipar (Multiverse) On Creating Customer RPG Games

April 2nd, 2020

25:00

About this episode: Thariq is the co-founder and CEO of Multiverse. Multiverse is an online video game platform making it as easy as possible to …

146 - Andrew Jernigan (Insured Nomads) On Coverage For Digital Nomads

April 1st, 2020

28:03

About this episode: Andrew is the co-founder and CEO of Insured Nomads.  Insured Nomads exists to provide the level of coverage needed by those …

145 - Brooke Sinclair (Velour Imports) On Understanding VC Psychology

March 31st, 2020

35:29

About this episode: Brooke is the founder and CEO of Velour Imports. Velour Imports is on-demand delivery platform of craft beer, wine, hard cider, …

144 - Rusudan Djakel and George Jibladze (Giveinternet.org) On Scaling Internet Access

March 30th, 2020

27:15

About this episode: Rusudan and George are the cofounders of Giveinternet.org. This organization enables people to donate Internet access to …

143 - Michael Mayer (Bottomless) On Amazon For Repeat Purchases

March 29th, 2020

21:16

About this episode: Michael is the co-founder and CEO of Bottomless. Bottomless enables you to get freshly roasted coffee based on your consumption.
Listen to this episode if you:
-
Want to know what Bottomless does
-Want …

142 - Meha Agrawal (Silk+Sonder) On Building a Non-Obvious Company

March 28th, 2020

35:33

About this episode: Meha is the founder and CEO of Silk + Sonder. They make planning, reflecting, and achieving easy and fun by bringing a new pen to …

141 - Sumukh Setty (Rough Draft VC) On Being a Student VC

March 27th, 2020

29:51

About this episode: Sumukh is a venture fellow at Rough Draft VC and is the founder of Teendemy. Rough Draft is a student-run venture capital firm, backed by General Catalyst. Teendemy is bridging the gap between …

140 - Ishmael Samuel (Paragon) On Working With APIs Without Coding

March 26th, 2020

28:17

About this episode: Ishmael is the cofounder and CTO of Paragon. Paragon gives you the power to visually create production-ready API workflows so you can build, ship, and scale faster.


Listen to this episode if you are:

- …

139 - Alex Bullington (MarkUp) On Getting Landing Page Feedback

March 25th, 2020

20:19

About this episode: Alex is the co-founder of MarkUp. MarkUp allows you to turn your website into a dynamic canvas ready for feedback and …

138 - Helena Merk and Brian Li (Glimpse) On Staying in Touch With Friends

March 24th, 2020

38:38

About this episode: Helena and Brian are the cofounders of Glimpse. Glimpse enables you to have 2-minute, 1-on-1 video chats with friends in the click of a button.

Listen to this episode if you are:

- into b2c startups
- …

137 - Eric Ries (LTSE) On How Founders Can Weather The COVID-19 Storm

March 23rd, 2020

39:01

In this episode, Eric Ries and I talk all about COVID-19 and how early-stage founders can weather the storm and come out on the other side even stronger. Specifically in this episode, we dive into:

- Maslow's Hierarchy …

136 - Kelsey Abernathy and Dan Fucich (AlgenAir) On The Power of Algae

March 22nd, 2020

28:45

About this episode: Kelsey and Dan are the co-founders of AlgenAir. They develop a product that removes carbon dioxide and produces oxygen as …

135 - Chris Spags (Jetboost) On Advanced Search on Webflow

March 21st, 2020

24:23

About this episode: Chris is the creator of  Jetboost. Jetboost enables real-time search, dynamic filtering, and more for Webflow — without writing code



Listen to this episode if you are:

- A fan of no code
- A power …

134 - Jas Toor (CabTreks) On Competing With Amazon Prime

March 20th, 2020

44:12

About this episode: Jas is the co-founder and CEO of CabTreks. Cabtreks focuses on connecting under-utilized fleets to businesses struggling to meet the demands of same-day delivery.
Listen to this episode if you are:

- A …

133 - An Early Bet on Surya Dantuluri (Episode 1)

March 19th, 2020

55:03

This is Early Bets
This is a new segment on the show called "Early Bets". I find young ambitious people who haven't found their startup yet, but might be starting a company soon. We'll be interviewing these people on a …

132 - Kyle Zink (Punch List) On Working With Contractors When Remodeling Your Home

March 18th, 2020

37:36

About this episode: Kyle is the co-founder and CEO of Punch List. Punch List makes it easy for contractors
and homeowners to work together.
Listen to this episode if you are:

- A homeowner or contractor
- Curious about the …

131 - Will Curran (Endless Events) On The New Virtual Events Industry

March 17th, 2020

1:07:05

About this episode: Will is the founder and CEO of Endless Events, a leading event production company in the industry for the past decade. In the last week, he pivoted his while company so he and his 30 employees can …

130 - NeXST Rehab Founders Pitch Elizabeth Yin On Partner Mondays

March 16th, 2020

43:50

In this episode, you get to overhear a real founder-investor conversation. Mariam El Sheikha and Adin Roemer, cofounders of NeXST Rehab, are talking to Elizabeth Yin from Hustle Fund for the first time, trying to get a …

Forward Thinking Founders Save The World (1) - Introducing the #FTFSTW

March 15th, 2020

2:48

I am starting a new series on the FTF network called Forward Thinking Founders Save The World. In this series, I will be talking about ways the …

129 - Max Lind (8020) On No Code Agencies

March 15th, 2020

45:18

About this episode: Max is the founder and GM at 8020, who helps companies move faster without code (AKA, a no-code agency)
Listen to this episode if you are interested in:

- What is 8020?
- What 8020's no code stack
- What …

129 - Anthony Zhang (Vinovest) on Wine as an Asset Class

March 12th, 2020

37:38

About this episode: Anthony is one of the cofounders of Vinovest. Vinovest helps you diversify your portfolio by investing in the world's most …

128- Jeanna Tachiki (Layla Wellness) On Fertility Monitoring

March 8th, 2020

44:28

About this episode: Jeanna is the co-founder and CEO of Layla Wellness. The LaylaTechnology device is an intravaginal ring fertility monitor that …

127 - Nick Montana (Balto) on Managing Sport Pools

February 23rd, 2020

46:53

About this episode: Nick is the co-founder and CEO of Balto. Balto is the sports gaming platform made for the casual, everyday fan.

Listen to this …

126 - Mariam El Sheikha and Adin Roemer (NeXST Rehab) On Stroke Rehablitation

February 19th, 2020

55:19

 About this episode: Mariam and Adin and cofounder of  NeXST Rehab, the world's first home vagus nerve stimulator to help with stroke rehabilitation.

125 - John Milinovich (Plato Design) On The Gig Economy

February 16th, 2020

53:42

About this episode: John is the co-founder and CEO of Plato Design. Plato works with the most innovative companies in the world to make them more valuable through design. They are effectively scaling the agency model.

124 - Ammon Bartram (Triplebyte) On Rethinking Technical Hiring Software

February 9th, 2020

48:49

About this episode: Ammon is the co-founder and CEO of Triplebyte. Triplebyte offers a test that evaluates your technical skills. Go through the Triplebyte test once, then skip straight to final interviews with top tech …

123 - Dave Goldblatt Pitches Elizabeth Yin On Partner Mondays

February 3rd, 2020

46:54

In this episode, you get to overhear a real founder-investor conversation. Dave Goldblatt from Wavechat is talking to Elizabeth Yin from Hustle Fund

122 - Susanne Fortunato (Wingspan Health) On Consistent Medical Records

February 2nd, 2020

41:08

About this episode: Susanne is the founder and CEO of Wingspan Health. Wingspan Health automatically compiles all of your medical information into one always-accessible platform so that you (and your doctors) can get …

121 - Arjun Patel (Workclout) On Tools For The Industrial Workforce

February 1st, 2020

47:25

About this episode: Arjun is the cofounder and CEO of WorkClout. WorkClout centralizes on-the-job training, knowledge building, and issue tracking to …

120 - Mishka Orakzai (thiscodeWorks) On Code Snippets

January 31st, 2020

41:41

About this episode:
Mishka is the founder of thiscodeWorks. thiscodeWorks is the Pinterest of code snippets.
Listen to this episode if you are interested in:
Code snippets
- International startup scene
- Pioneer and …

119 - John McElhone & Micheál McLaughlin (Cropsafe) on Farming and AgTech

January 30th, 2020

43:40

About this episode: John and Micheál are cofounders of Cropsafe; Using satellite data to better inform the farmer's decision-making process.


Listen to …

118 - Matthew J. Aguayo and Aashay Arora (EnKoat) On Better Paint

January 29th, 2020

32:52

About this episode:
Matthew and  Aashay are cofounders of EnKoat. Enkoat is an energy-efficient coating that can be applied to the exterior and interior of existing building walls. A thin layer of EnKoat can replace …

117 - Joseph Nelson (Roboflow) On Computer Vision

January 28th, 2020

46:26

About this episode:
Joseph is the cofounder of Roboflow. Roboflow helps you organize your images, convert image annotation formats, preprocess, augment, and ship more. 


Listen to this episode if you are interested in:

116 - Zak Slayback (1517 Fund) On Partner Mondays

January 27th, 2020

44:52

Today's Episode
Today, I'm talking to Zak Slayback who is a Principal at 1517 Fund. This fund spun out of the Thiel Fellowship. We go deep into:

115 - Ariel Katz (H1) On Medical Databases

January 26th, 2020

49:38

About this episode:
Ariel is the co-founder and CEO of H1. H1 is building tools for medical affairs organizations to identify, analyze and apply the …

114 - Ziyad Parekh (Safepay) On international FinTech products

January 25th, 2020

47:01

About this episode:
Ziyad is a founder of Safepay. Safepay allows vendors in Pakistan to accept payments on the internet.
Listen to this episode if you are interested in:
International opportunities
 - FinTech
- How …

113 - David Small ( Passbox) On What Happens To Your Data if You Die

January 24th, 2020

47:02

About this episode:
David is the founder of Passbox. Passbox gives your loved ones access to your data if something happens to you.
Listen to this episode if you are interested in:
-  Data protection

- Morbid, yet …

112 - Vidy Thatte (Phonogram) On The Future of Podcasting/Audio

January 23rd, 2020

46:28

About this episode: Vidy is the cofounder of Phonogram, which is a tool to help listeners categorize and search snippets of podcasts they are …

111 - Matthieu Gavaudan (Tagai) On Pivoting

January 22nd, 2020

45:13

About this episode:
Matthieu is the cofounder of Tagai. Tagai enables you to tag and categorizes incoming customer support tickets, as well as manage …

110 - Vera Kutsenko and Hayley Leibson (Modernbasket) On SF Tech Scene

January 21st, 2020

45:31

About this episode:
Vera and Hayley are the cofounders of Modernbasket. They do all the work of curating and delivering healthy products every week so you don't have to.


Listen to this episode if you are interested in:

109 - Turner Novak (Gelt VC) On Partner Mondays

January 20th, 2020

32:30

 This is VC partner Monday, where I bring VCs onto the show to talk about the other side of the table. Turner Novak is a General Partner at Gelt VC. Listen to this episode if you're a founder who wants to understand how …

108 - Andriy Bas (Plai) On OKRs

January 19th, 2020

38:29

About this episode:
Andriy is the cofounder of Plai. Plai helps teams of all sizes manage their OKRs
Listen to this episode if you are interested in:
Being a good manager 
- Learning OKRs
- Knowing when its too early to …

107 - Paran Sonthalia (DeWaste) On The Bay Area

January 18th, 2020

35:22

About this episode:
Paran is the cofounder of DeWaste. Dewaste provides the easiest way to quickly and reliably reduce food waste.
Listen to this episode if:
-
Are interested in sustainability 
- Want to know how to create …

106 - Landon Brand (Wren) On Offsetting Your Carbon Footprint

January 17th, 2020

39:34

About this episode:
Landon is the cofounder of Wren. Live carbon neutral with Wren. Offset your carbon footprint through a monthly subscription.

Listen to this episode if:
-
You are interested in saving the environment …

105 - Pranay Prakash (Windsor) on Credentials

January 16th, 2020

50:41

About this episode:
Pranay is the CEO and cofounder of Windsor. Windsor indexes events across all your company's tools so you can easily find what a …

104 - Ben Tossell (Makerpad) On Future of No Code

January 15th, 2020

51:47

About this episode:
Ben is the CEO and Founder of Makerpad. Makerpad teaches you to build tools & automate at work without code.

Listen to this …

103 - Ben Duranske (Beam) On Compliance For FinTech Products

January 14th, 2020

44:25

About this episode:
Ben is the CEO of Beam. Beam provides a full-stack solution that lets you monitor transactions, detect suspicious activity, manage …

102 - Farhan Mustafa (Grafiti) On Instagram for Charts

January 13th, 2020

1:12:50

About this episode:
Farhan is the CEO of Grafiti. Grafiti enables you to search, discover & share charts from top publishers.


Listen to this episode if you want to know:
- How he got the idea for Graftii
- How we thinks …

101 - Jason Wang (FreeWorld) On Giving Felons A 2nd Chance

January 12th, 2020

41:12

About this episode:
Jason is the CEO of FreeWorld. FreeWorld will keep 26 million ex-felons prison free through living-wage employment.

Listen to this episode if you:
- Want to know the type of childhood that most felons …

100 - Steve O'Dell (Tenzo Tea) On Personal Growth

January 11th, 2020

51:50

Basic information:
Steve is the cofounder and CEO of Tenzo Tea. Tenzo™ is ceremonial grade matcha green tea, a beverage that has been celebrated for …

099 - Rachel Vrabec (Kanary) On Data

January 10th, 2020

46:38

Basic information:
Rachel is the founder of Kanary. Kanary lets you find out who's using your info online and how to stop it. Scan 300+ sites with one click.


Listen to this episode if you:
- Have an interest where and how …

098 - Andrew Peek (Delphia) On Taking The Power Back From Facebook/Google

January 9th, 2020

44:43

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Andrew is the …

097 - Jille Kuipers (LuxBalance Lighting) On The Power Of Light

January 8th, 2020

30:58

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Jille is the …

096 - Sean Linehan (Placement) On Job Placements

January 7th, 2020

53:24

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Sean is the …

095 - Grayson Allen (Halen) On Recruiting a Technical Team

January 6th, 2020

45:14

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Grayson is the …

094 - David Izikowitz (Carbon Infinity) On Reducing CO2 Emissions + China

January 5th, 2020

42:21

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
David is the CEO …

093 - Mehak Vohra (OnDelta) On Breaking Into Marketing

January 4th, 2020

50:56

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Mehak is the …

092 - Ricky Johnson (Barrage Training) On Interactive Punching Bags

January 3rd, 2020

49:53

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Basic information:
Ricky is the …

091 - Edouard Harris (SharpestMinds) On The Future of Mentorship

January 2nd, 2020

57:37

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Edouard is the …

090 - Bruna Paese (Iubi) On Building Hardware

January 1st, 2020

33:56

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Basic information:
Bruna is the …

089 - Mat Sherman (Forward Thinking Founders) Reflecting on 2019

December 31st, 2019

1:09:58

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In this episode, Ethan Naluz (Pepper) …

088 - Andy Bilinsky (Lensabl) on the Future of Glasses

December 30th, 2019

34:54

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Andy is the …

087 - David Booth (On Deck) On Breaking Into Tech

December 29th, 2019

45:47

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Basic information:

David is the …

086 - Valentin Perez (Monthly) On Learning New Skills

December 28th, 2019

45:17

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Basic information:
Valentin is the …

085 - Zack Brown (Haiku) On Branding and Design Systems

December 27th, 2019

39:49

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Zack is the founder …

084 - An Early Bet on Abhi Vyas (Episode 1)

December 26th, 2019

1:01:08

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Introducing Early Bets
This is a new …

083 - Nathan Ganser (Nat Bot) On Personal CRMs 2.0

December 25th, 2019

37:49

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Basic information:
Nathan is the …

082 - Mark Burrell (Weldon) On Parenting

December 24th, 2019

51:22

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Basic information:

Mark is the CEO and …

081 - Dave Goldblatt ( Wavechat) On The Future of Audio Technology

December 23rd, 2019

29:55

P.S. - Become an angel investor in Forward Thinking Founders. Learn more by scrolling below or by clicking here.

Basic information:
Dave is the …

080 - Teague Orgeman (Starting 11) On Breaking Into Regulated Markets

December 22nd, 2019

28:10

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Basic information:
Teague is the …

079 - Michael Radchuk (Whistle) On Getting Users From Scratch

December 21st, 2019

24:16

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Basic information:
Michael is the …

078 - Emily Karlzen (Arch Rift) On Space Tourism

December 20th, 2019

42:52

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Basic information:
Emily Is the …

077 - Vlad Magdalin (Webflow) on The Rise of The No Code Movement

December 19th, 2019

54:02

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Basic information:
Vlad Is the …

076 - Rahul Raina (TRM) On Building MVPs

December 18th, 2019

37:21

Basic information:
Rahul Is a co-founder of TRM. TRM helps financial institutions fight money laundering, prevent fraud, and stay in compliance. They …

075 - Yuval Shalev (Hunterz.io) On Building a World Class Sales Team

December 17th, 2019

31:55

Basic information:
Yuval Is the co-founder and CRO of Hunterz.io. Hunterz.io connects vendors with medium to large enterprises, utilizing individuals with established connections within the organization to make relevant …

074 - Braden Ream (Voiceflow) On Future of Audio/Voice

December 16th, 2019

50:58


Basic information:
Braden Ream Is the co-founder and CEO of Voiceflow. Voiceflow enables anyone to collaboratively design, prototype and build Alexa …

073 - Darius Monsef (Brave Care) On Building Great Products

December 15th, 2019

41:20

Basic information:
Darius Monsef is the Cofounder and CEO of Brave Care. Brave Care provides excellent primary and urgent care for children. They create a comfortable environment for little ones, and reduce the stress …

072 - Shanif Dhanani (Apteo) On Building Technical Teams

December 14th, 2019

37:02

Basic information:
Shanif Dhanani is the cofounder and CEO of Apteo. Apteo helps you organize and analyze data in a single, secure catalog powered by …

071 - Sahil Khoja (Students Who Design) On the future of education

December 13th, 2019

32:29

Basic information:
Sahil Khoja Is the co-founder of Students Who Design. This is a online product design school, where you only pay once you get a job!

070 - Tomas Hoyos (Voro) On Raising a Seed Round

December 12th, 2019

31:14

Basic information:
Tomas Hoyos is the Cofounder and CEO of Voro. Voro is a community where you can search and find doctor recommendations from people you trust. They just raised a $2.5M seed round led by Floodgate. 



069 - Katia Damer (Prolific) On Strategy and Decision Making

December 11th, 2019

31:52

Basic information:
Katia Damer is the Cofounder and CEO of Prolific. Prolific builds the most powerful and flexible tools for online research, …

068 - Mark Lutter (Charter City Institute) On The Future of Cities

December 10th, 2019

40:17

Basic information:
Mark Lutter is the Founder and Executive Director at Charter Cities Institute. CCI is a nonprofit dedicated to creating the ecosystem for charter cities. They believe charter cities are the future of …

067 - Travis Hedge (Vouch) On Storytelling & Fundraising

December 9th, 2019

29:38

Basic information:
Travis Hedge is the Cofounder of Vouch. Vouch provides business insurance for startups.

Listen to this episode if you:
- Are …

066 - Greg Head (Gregslist) On Scaling to $100M in revenue

December 8th, 2019

41:27

Basic information:
Greg Head is the CEO of Scaling Point and founder of Gregslist. Greglist is a network of lists that map all software companies in different geographies (Phoenix, Dallas, Utah , etc.). It's important to …

You Wouldn't Take Advice From The Next Steve Jobs (An Essay)

December 8th, 2019

2:53

I read outloud one of the short posts I wrote this year. This won't be the last time I do this, as I want to explore the options with an RSS feed. Stay tuned. To get more of my writing, head over to my Substack: I write …

065 - François Baldassari (Memfault) On Preparing for YC's Demo Day

December 7th, 2019

27:42

Basic information:
François Baldassari is the Cofounder and CEO of Memfault. Memfault can automatically catch, triage, and fix issues on any hardware …

064 - Sara Mauskopf (Winnie) On Finding Product Market Fit

December 6th, 2019

43:00

Basic information:
Sara Mauskopf is the Cofounder and CEO of Winnie. Winnie helps parents find childcare and preschools in their area.

Listen to this …

063 - John Xie (Taskade) On Collaborative Productivity

December 5th, 2019

27:13

Basic information:

John Xie, Cofounder of Taskade. Taskade combines tasks, notes, and communication all in one place. Taskade has raised $5,000,000 and is a Y Combinator alumni.

Listen to this episode if you:

- Want to …

062 - Austin Petersmith (Capiche) On Enterprise SaaS Pricing Transparency

December 4th, 2019

32:50

In this episode, we're talking to Austin Petersmith, founder of Capiche. In this episode, we talk about:

  • What is Capiche?
  • How does a user interact …

061 - Kevin Sun (Dex) On Personal CRMs

December 3rd, 2019

28:57

In this episode, I interview Kevin Sun, who is the founder of Dex. Dex is a personal CRM. In this episode, we dive into:

  • What is Dex?
  • What's the …

060 - Peer Richelsen (Mage) On Building The "Apple for Nerds"

December 2nd, 2019

31:11

In this episode, I talked to Peer Richelsen of Mage, which is a Magic The Gathering card marketplace. In this wide-ranging episode, we dive into:

059 - Jijo Sunny (Buy Me A Coffee) On Creator Monetization Ideas

December 1st, 2019

23:15

It was great talking with Jijo Sunny,  Founder of Buy Me A Coffee, as we talk about the creator economy.  His platform helps creators get paid for their work. Check out my own Buy Me A Coffee page here

In this episode, …

058 - Daryna Kulya (Openphone) On Building a Better Business Phone

November 30th, 2019

27:47

In this episode, we talk to Daryna Kulya, Cofounder of Openphone. Openphone is building the world's best business phone number. We dive into these …

057- Chandan Lodha (CoinTracker) On Cryptocurrency

November 29th, 2019

28:43

In this conversation with Chandan Lodha, the cofounder of Cointracker, we dive deep into the world of cryptocurrency. Cointracker is a product that …

056 - Andy Sparks (Holloway) On The Future of Books

November 28th, 2019

44:05

In this episode with Andy Sparks, CEO of Holloway, we dive into:

  • What is Holloway?
  • How does the publishing process go from ideation to publication to …

055 - Mark Thomas (Zensports) On Sports Betting W/ Cryptocurrency

November 27th, 2019

34:22

In this episode with Mark Thomas, CEO of Zensports, we talk about:

  • What is Zensports?
  • How do people bet on sports today?
  • How could I use Zensports to …

054 - Greg Poulin (Goodly) On Student Loan Solutions

November 26th, 2019

24:07

In this episode with the Cofounder and CEO of Goodly, Greg Poulin, we dive deep into these questions:

  • What is Goodly?
  • How does Goodly exactly work?

053 - Spencer Burleigh (Rent The Backyard) On SF Housing Crisis Solutions

November 26th, 2019

34:45

In this episode, I interview Spencer Burleigh from Rent The Backyard, the company that lets you set up a house in your backyard and make money off of …

052 - Veronika Riederle (Demodesk) On Sales Demo Innovation

November 24th, 2019

28:27

In this episode with CEO of Demodesk, Veronika Riederle, we dive into these questions:

  • What is Demodesk?
  • How does it work for an SDR or AE?
  • What type …

051 - Bhav Ashok (Nuron Labs) On Neural Networks

November 23rd, 2019

28:21

If you are enjoying the podcast, please help support it by buying me a coffee. It helps the show run and keeps me focused on finding and interviewing great guests.

In this episode with the Bhav Ashok, the founder of

050 - Amos Gewirtz (Carve) On Renting Out Idle Cars

November 22nd, 2019

38:16

Amos is the Cofounder and CEO of Carve, which allows you to rent out unused cars in a dealership lot. In this wide-ranging conversation, Amos covers …

049 - Domm Holland (Fast) On Eliminating Passwords

November 21st, 2019

29:25

In this episode, we dive into many different topics, as Domm answers the following questions:

  • What is Fast?
  • How does it work for consumers? …

048 - Emily Wang (Canairy) Identifying Respiratory Illnesses With AI

November 20th, 2019

29:28

In this episode, we cover many questions, including but not limited to these ones:

  • How did you get this idea and the inspiration for this company?

047 - Francis Larsen (Ascen) on Hiring Remote Talent

November 19th, 2019

33:48

Is this episode Francis covers some of these questions:

  • What is Ascen?
  • Why do you believe that remote work is the future?
  • How would I use Ascen for …

046- Jay Patel (Midtype) On Quick Product Iteration

November 18th, 2019

32:10

Some of the questions we dive into in this episode including:

  • What is MIdtype?
  • What featur3s did Midtype build so others didn't have to
  • How does a …

045 - Krish Ramineni (Fireflies.ai) On Capturing Information in Meetings

November 18th, 2019

33:35

In this episode, Krish answers some of the following questions:

  • What is Fireflies?
  • What is the "why" behind Fireflies? Why did you start it in the …

044 - Abhi CVK (Hutsy) On Real Estate Innovation

November 16th, 2019

30:20

In this episode, we talk about so many topics related to real estate. Some of the questions that I ask Abhi are:

  • What is Hutsy?
  • What is the New York …

043 - Jack Morrison (Scythe Robotics) On Autonomous Lawnmowers

November 16th, 2019

31:34
It was so nice to reconnect to Jack Morrison to talk about his company, Scythe Robotics. Scythe builds autonomous lawnmowers to sell to commercial …

042 - Justin Zheng (Matrix) On ESports

November 14th, 2019

28:27
This was a fascinating conversation with Justin who is the creator of Matrix, which is a venture-backed ESports team. This was a deep dive into this space, and it was super interesting to talk to a pro like Justin who …

041 - Hamza Zia (GitStart) On Hiring Great Developers

November 13th, 2019

34:34
I had a great time talking to Hamza Zia, who is the CEO of GitStart. They are creating a whole new way that companies can recruit technical talent + …

040 - Elena Nadolinski (Beanstalk) on Blockchain

November 12th, 2019

36:02
This was a great conversation with Elena Nadolinski, who is the CEO and founder of Beanstalk. She is a whiz and super insightful person when it comes …

039 - Neal O'Grady (Demand Curve) On Startup Growth Tactics

November 11th, 2019

32:06
Neal is a legend at growth. Period. He co-founded Bell Curve, a premiere agency to help startups with growth that have worked with Outschool, …

038 - Chris Ronzio (Trainual) on Training New Employees

November 10th, 2019

22:38
It was such a blast to have Chris, the CEO of Trainual, on the podcast. Chris is a friend from the Phoenix startup scene and is one of the nicest …

037 - Hanna Marie Asmussen (Localyze) On International Employee Relocation

November 10th, 2019

26:08
Hannah was a blast to talk to. She is the Founder and CEO of YC backed company, Localyze, which helps international employees relocate without needing to deal with dozens of websites to stay compliant. Localyze does it …

036 - Ashutosh Priyadarshy (Sunsama) on Mindful Productivity

November 8th, 2019

35:32
Ashutosh is a startup CEO monk if I ever met one. What an insightful conversation all about productivity, tying in his company perfectly. Sunsama is …

035 - James Gallagher on Income Share Agreements

November 6th, 2019

40:37
James is one of the smartest people I’ve ever talked to on the podcast, and he’s also one of the youngest! Right now, he’s a researcher at CareerKarma, writing long-form posts about all things future of education and …

034 - Stefania Olafsdottir (Avo) on Tracking Data

November 4th, 2019

26:20
It was such a pleasure to talk to Stefania Olafsdottir, who is the CEO of Avo. Avo is a tool that product leaders can use to track the right data in …

033 - Joshua Browder (DoNotPay) On Robot Lawyers

November 1st, 2019

22:50
Joshua Browder has built one of the coolest products I have ever used, DoNotPay. What started as a way to fight parking tickets has grown into an app …

032 - Mark Probst (CTO at Glide) On #NoCode

October 30th, 2019

28:23
I got the chance to talk to the CTO of Glide, which is a powerful platform that enables you to build mobile apps with Google Sheets. Yes, you heard …

031 - Rajiv Ayyangar (CEO of Tandem) On Remote Work Collaboration

October 28th, 2019

37:00
In today’s episode, we talk to Rajiv Ayyangar, who is the CEO and Cofounder of Tandem. Tandem is a virtual office for remote teams. Fresh out of YC and coming off a big raise from a16z, Tandem is on a tear building …

030 - Sankaet Pathak (CEO of Synapse) on Banking Infrastructure

October 24th, 2019

31:11
I had the pleasure of speaking to Sankaet Pathak, who is the CEO of Synapse. Synapse provides building blocks to build financial software products. They enable anyone to compete with Chase Bank or Bank of America on top …

029 - Jude Gomila (CEO of Golden) on Modern Knowledge Bases

October 21st, 2019

37:00
It was a pleasure to speak to Jude Gomila about his company, Golden. Golden is building a smart knowledge base that is easily searchable of topics in …

028 - Pavle Goloskokovic (Creator of Mine VR) On Interactive Storytelling

October 17th, 2019

34:16
It was so fun to chat with Pavle about what he is working on with Mine VR. Mine VR is a VR Adventure Game for the Blind. Pavle was also one of the first Pioneer winners. which is the game that Daniel Gross started over …

027 - Scott Wu (CTO of Lunchclub) on In-Person Interaction

October 14th, 2019

22:27
It was a treat to interview the CTO and co-founder of Lunchclub, Scott Wu. Lunchclub is a brilliant platform that helps connect like-minded people together for lunch meetings or coffee conversations in select cities. …

026 - Ruben Harris (CEO of Career Karma) On The Future of Work

October 11th, 2019

32:53
There are few people more knowledgable about the future of work and education than Ruben Harris, CEO of Career Karma. Ruben is a wealth of knowledge on all things future of work and I was thrilled to get the chance to …

025 - Julia Enthoven (CEO of Kapwing) On B2C Video Creation

October 7th, 2019

35:56
I am so excited to publish this episode. My guest today, Julia Enthoven, is the CEO of Kapwing. Kapwing makes it simple to create videos for the …

024 - Jeremy Blalock (CEO of Adalo) On No Code Development

October 3rd, 2019

23:25
If there’s one movement I’m most excited about right now, it’s the #nocode movement. One of the companies powering this is Adalo, a platform to build mobile and web applications without coding. Today, I talked to Jeremy …

023 - Yoshi Yokokawa (CEO of Alpaca) on Financial Markets

September 30th, 2019

25:30
I had an incredible conversation with Yoshi Yokokawa, who is the CEO and co-founder of Alpaca. Alpaca is building an API to let anyone start their own version Robinhood, anywhere in the world. Exciting stuff! In this …

022 - Immad Akhund (CEO of Mercury) on Startup Banking

September 26th, 2019

33:06
Immad Akhund is my next guest, who is the founder and CEO of Mercury. Immad is a 4x founder, was a part-time YC partner, and is an investor in over 100 tech startups. Mercury is a bank for startups, simple as that. As a …

021 - Kate Swanson (CEO of Ensembl) on Kitchenware

September 20th, 2019

27:28
I had a really great conversation with Kate Swanson who is the CEO of Ensembl, which pioneering a new type of cookware system. On the podcast, we covered a range of topics, including:

What is Ensembl?

The history of pots …

020 - Jack Forbes (CEO of PadPiper) on Travel Mobility

September 9th, 2019

37:25
In this episode, I talk to Jack Forbes, CEO of PadPiper. Yes, you read that right. The name is a spin off of Silicon Valley “unicorn”, Pied Piper. PadPiper is a platform that helps you find a place to live in a new …

019 - Mat Vogels (Founder of Zestful) on Employee Perks

September 1st, 2019

36:12
On this episode of Forward Thinking Founders, Mat Vogels, the CEO and Founder of Zestful comes onto the podcast. Zestful is a company that rethinks …

018 -Alex Beller (Cofounder of Postscript) on SMS marketing

August 12th, 2019

25:58
Today, I had the pleasure of talking to Cofounder and President of Postscript, Alex Beller. Postscript is like Mailchimp for SMS. In this episode, we go deep into several different areas. This includes, but isn’t …

017 - Paul Koullick (Founder of Keeper Tax) on tax writeoffs and the OS of future of work

August 6th, 2019

22:13
In this fantastic episode of Forward Thinking Founders, I interviewed Paul from Keeper Tax. Keeper Tax helps freelancers save as much as possible by …

016 - Kashish Gupta (Founder of Carry) on Travel and the power of Trust

July 29th, 2019

32:52

It's such a fun time when i get to jam about a whole bunch of different tech topics with other smart people. Kashish is 100% one of these people. …

015 - Nick Soman (Cofounder and CEO of Decent) on the Future of Health Insurance

July 23rd, 2019

32:11

Wow, it was such an honor to talked to Nick Soman about his vision for Decent, the startup he founded and is leading. Decent helps self-employed people get health insurance. Nick is a former exec of growth at Gusto and …

014 - Isaac Morehouse (CEO & Cofounder of Crash) on the Future of Job Hunting (and everything related to work/education)

July 15th, 2019

43:16

My oh my, what a fantastic episode this was. I'm SUPER EXCITED to bring this episode with Isaac Morehouse, CEO of Crash.co, to you all. Isaac has to be one of the most knowledgeable people  I know on the topic of work …

013 - Cadran Cowansage (Cofounder and CEO of Elpha) on the Future of Women in Tech

July 9th, 2019

28:05

I had an awesome conversation with Cadran Cowansage, who is the cofounder and CEO of Elpha, an online community for women In tech. Elpha is going through the current YC batch. In today's enlightening episode, we dive …

012 - Daniel Gross (Founder of Pioneer) on the Future of Games And Opportunity Democratization

July 1st, 2019

29:56

Today, I got the pleasure of talking to Daniel Gross. Daniel is one of the smartest people I know of and you'll likely agree by the end of the podcast. Daniel is the founder of Pioneer.app, former Y Combinator Partner, …

011 - Kristen Tyrrell (Cofounder of Catch) on the Future of Benefits

June 17th, 2019

27:22

Today, we had a  very insightful conversation with Kristen, who is the COO and Cofounder of Catch. Catch is the company that provides benefits to …

010 - Shaan Hathiramani (CEO of Flockjay) on the Future of Education

May 30th, 2019

22:41

This is was an awesome conversation with Shaan Hathiramani about the future of education. Shaan is the CEO  of Flockjay, the school that teaches you …

009 - Alex Bouaziz (CEO of Deel) on the Future of Compliance With Freelancers

May 22nd, 2019

20:21

This week, I jammed with Alex Bouazi, the CEO of Deel. Deel is a product that helps companies pay their freelancers in one click. They also handle compliance, which most remote companies aren't thinking about right now. …

Tanya Breshears (CEO of Curious Fictions) on the Future of Storytelling

April 29th, 2019

17:42

Today, I talked to the founder and CEO of Curious Fictions. Curious fictions is a way to discover new authors and readers who enjoying writing or …

Leah Culver (CTO of Breaker) on the Future of Podcasting and Audio

April 22nd, 2019

31:11

Today, we have Leah Culver, who is the cofounder and CTO of Breaker AND one of the authors of Oauth. Breaker is the best social podcasting app on the …

Austen Allred (CEO of Lambda School) on the Future of Education

April 17th, 2019

22:49

In this episode, I am VERY excited to have on Austen Allred, CEO of Lambda School. In this action packed 25 minute conversation, we cover a lot of …

Laura Behrens Wu (CEO of Shippo) on the future of Shipping & Logistics

April 7th, 2019

21:40

In this episode with the insightful and thoughtful Laura Behrens Wu, CEO of Shippo, we talk about a varsity of far ranging topics. A few of them …

Jonathon Barkl (CEO of AirGarage) on the Future of Real Estate

March 27th, 2019

32:49

In this insightful episode with the Jonathon Barkl, CEO and co-founder of AirGarage, a parking operating company built for the 21st century. In this …

Cooper Harris (CEO of Klickly) on the Future of Online Shopping

March 18th, 2019

25:15

Today, we talk with Cooper Harris (CEO of Klickly) about the future of online shopping, AI,  education, the sharing economy, and more! Listen into …

Andrew Parker (CEO of Papa) on the Future of Healthcare

March 3rd, 2019

21:03

In this awesome episode with Andrew, we talk about his company, Papa, which he explains as Grandkids on demand. He wants to reimagine how elder care …

Stacey Ferreira on the Future of Work

February 24th, 2019

31:49

In the episode, we talk about everything from the future of work to different models of healthcare for freelance workers. I'm excited to bring you this awesome episode of Forward Thinking w/ Mat Sherman.



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