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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 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.★ Support this podcast ★

Taste Radio
We're Focused On Blurred Lines, A ‘Deadly' Deal And CANNnuary

Taste Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 30:54


Taste Radio's hosts reflected upon last week's highly publicized deal between the Coca-Cola Co. and Constellation Brands in which the soda and spirit giants collaborated on a new Fresca branded RTD cocktail line, as well as other headlines from the past week, including a legacy beer company's dip into a growing pool of hop-centric drinks and news of Liquid Death's colossal funding round. They also discussed a flaming hot line extension for a not-so-NOSHy snack brand, why this month could be described as “Cannuary” for one member of the team and highlighted several new beverages and bites, including pancake-flavored puffs and a line of small-batch chai concentrates. Show notes: 0:37: The Softest Tee Ever. Plus, A Mixed Bag Of Bevs, Burning Bites And Big Apple Booze. – The hosts reminded listeners to review Taste Radio on the Apple Podcasts app and the team will send you a free T-shirt. John Craven explained why Fresca Mixed makes more sense than Jack & (branded) Coke, Jacqui Brugliera discussed emerging hop-portunities in the beverage industry and Mike Schneider offered a suggestion for a new Liquid Death flavor. Later, Ray Latif broke out the snacks and the hosts collectively riffed on brands that are likely familiar to listeners and their versions of “Dry January.”  Brands in this episode: Fresca, Coca-Cola, Jack Daniel's, Topo Chico, Sierra Nevada, HopLark, Liquid Death, Cocaine Energy, Doritos, Like Air, RIND, Fly By Jing, Recess, Kimbala, Jack & Annie's, Wunder, Moon Intergalactic, Waterford Whisky, Strykk, Everleaf, Great Jones Distilling

Beat the Often Path
Ep. 61 - Dr. Kyle Grant, Ex-NASA/SpaceX, Founder of Oxwash

Beat the Often Path

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 58:11


Dr. Kyle Grant is an ex-NASA scientist who created a venture-backed start-up called Oxwash. His company has raised millions of dollars from Silicon Valley VCs like Biz Stone (co-founder of Twitter) and more. Dr. Grant has developed groundbreaking new methods for reducing microplastics from laundry, dramatically reducing energy and water consumption, and just generally transforming and disrupting this horribly polluting industry.

Growth Mindset Podcast
199: Roeland Decorte, CEO - DFI: Driving the shift from reactive to preventative healthcare , Entrepreneurship Mistakes and Learning, Ancient Code-Breaking Explained,

Growth Mindset Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 57:12


Roeland Decorte Roeland Decorte is the CEO and Founder of Decorte Future Industries (DFI). His doctoral work on code-breaking is cited by world experts in his field. He started DFI inventing and personally engineering the exoskeleton tech. He has also experience in mechanical engineering, prototyping, fundraising, politics, political economics and academia. He was the youngest student from Belgium to have joined the University of Cambridge in its 800-year history. Takeaways * Do the things that really define your life and the problems you want to solve. * It is a mistake if you don't act and learn from it. * Longevity becomes relevant when we start with small baby steps. * You need to have a clear structure of hierarchy and responsibilities of your people to run the business well. * It is good to keep people know with what you are doing. CONNECT WITH ROELAND Decorte Future Industries (https://decorte.co.uk/) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-roeland-p-j-e-decorte-340066185) Twitter (https://twitter.com/decortedr) Connect with Sam: Twitter (https://twitter.com/samjamharris) ReasonFM (https://reason.fm/podcast/growth-mindset-podcast) Support the Show - Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/growthmindset) Subscribe! If you enjoyed the podcast please subscribe and rate it. And of course, share with your friends! Special Guest: Roeland Decorte.

Scale Up Your Business Podcast
Phillip Stutts On The Secret Formula To Transform Your Marketing

Scale Up Your Business Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 54:13


With the onset of the new year, everyone is pouring fuel into their business intentions for 2022, especially when it comes to marketing. In this episode, Nick talks to Phillip Stutts, the best-selling author of 'The Undefeated Marketing System', and a man who has used his considerable talents and skills in marketing to aid in over 1400 election victories and 3 presidential victories. Phillip joins Nick to talk about the art of marketing, and how you can truly influence minds and decisions in order to not just reach your target audience, but to convince them of your message. KEY TAKEAWAYS  We excel when we aim high. There is no sense in playing it safe in order to score mediocrity. If we push ourselves then we try harder, fly higher, and achieve more. Many people who do extraordinary things are fundamentally flawed in other areas. Nothing pushes us harder to succeed than feeling as though we might fail entirely. Relying on one single channel when it comes to sales and marketing is never wise, especially if we do not own the data or the system. Competitors can always use processes to keep us down or affect sales. Look for ways of centralising your output and owning the data. We lack empathy in our society. People across the world seem currently obsessed with telling their own stories. Empathetic marketing begins with looking at data and coming to understand what matters to the world around us instead of ourselves BEST MOMENTS 'What I loved about it is the game - the marketing game behind how politicians get elected' 'A lot of people who do extraordinary things are flawed characters' 'The marketing world is rigged for almost every single business out there' 'My mission in life is to wake up business owners' VALUABLE RESOURCES Scale Up with Nick Bradley: scaleup.vip/podcast Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global Join the free Scale Up Your Business community: scaleup.vip/community Take the SUYB Predictable Growth Assessment™, to measure your current business performance and show you where to focus next to get to where you want to be: https://scaleup.vip/PredictableGrowthAssessment    Phillip Stutts - https://www.winbigmedia.com/phillip-stutts ABOUT THE HOST  Nick Bradley is a renowned entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and business growth expert. His background is growing and scaling Venture Capital and Private Equity backed businesses, across the UK, the US, and further afield. Over the last decade, he has completed 117 acquisitions and 25 business exits with a combined valuation of over $5bn dollars. His “Scale Up Your Business” podcast, which ranked #1 on iTunes' business charts, has more than 350k downloads in over 130 countries. His mission is to help business founders build valuable businesses and create life-changing exits so they can realise freedom, wealth, and impact. CONTACT METHOD Nick's Facebook page: https://scaleup.vip/FB   Nick's Facebook group: scaleup.vip/community Nick's LinkedIn: https://scaleup.vip/LI   Nick's Instagram: https://scaleup.vip/IG   Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global We help business founders scale their business to a life-changing exit within 36 months. Please feel free to get in touch if we can assist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Equity
Would you marry your investors?

Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 24:57


This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic and dive deep. This week Natasha and Mary Ann and Alex came together to talk about the changing nature of due diligence in the startup market.The chat was loosely centered around a piece that the three of us wrote as 2021 was coming to a close, but the conversation quickly broadened to include a host of factors that are impacting how startups fundraise, and build today.Mary Ann talked about the power of FOMO, and how that particular social factor is impacting how startups raise. Natasha brought up the importance of back-channeling, and how founders talk to one another. And Alex tried to tease out the difference in how funds of various sizes will approach doing their own diligence, or letting others take on the work.It was all very good fun! You can read the original backing piece on TC+ here, and we're back Friday!

Blockcrunch: Crypto Deep Dives
How to Solve the Apathy Problem in DAOs with Governance Mining - Jacob Phillips, Polychain Capital, Ep. 180

Blockcrunch: Crypto Deep Dives

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 45:47


A must-listen for those interested in or working in DAOs! Many are skeptical about whether groups of people without traditional org structures can truly collaborate. To discuss how to scale DAOs to the next level, I'm joined by Jacob Phillips, researcher at Polychain Capital to discuss: How much should DAOs spend on hiring? What is governance mining and how can DAOs do it? What are some DAOs that scaled well, some that didn't? Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice. ------------ Sponsors ------------- PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch NOTIONAL: Borrow & lend at fixed rates for up to 1 year, or contribute liquidity to earn interest, fees, & NOTE token incentives with notional.finance HBAR FOUNDATION: Fund your project quickly and easily with the HBAR Foundation. Apply for a grant and be put on the fast track to success at https://www.hbarfoundation.org/apply ------------ Disclosures ------------- Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries

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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 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 within 2 minutes.★ Support this podcast ★

Taste Radio
Most People Don't Know ‘Jack.' Annie Ryu Is Planning To Change That.

Taste Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 35:11


If you're not familiar with jackfruit, you're not alone. The fruit, while long valued by the vegan community for its sinuous meat-like texture, is relatively unknown among Americans. Annie Ryu, the founder and CEO of The Jackfruit Company and sister brand Jack & Annie's, is aiming to change that. Over the past decade, Ryu built the largest global supply chain for jackfruit, also referred to as “jack,” a high-yield yet underutilized crop that grows in warm and tropical climates. Amid a growing number of Americans embracing plant-based lifestyles, jackfruit has gradually appeared in natural and conventional grocery stores across the U.S. where brands like The Jackfruit Company process, package and sell it as a plant-based alternative to chicken, pork and beef.    Launched in 2015, The Jackfruit Co. markets jackfruit-based ready-to-eat meals and ingredients that are sold in approximately 6,200 stores across the U.S. In 2020, the company introduced Jack and Annie's, a spin-off brand designed for mainstream consumers. Jack and Annie's sells plant-based nuggets, wings, meatballs and sausages that are available at 1,500 stores including those of Whole Foods, Sprouts, Wegmans, and Target. Last month, the company announced a $23 million Series B round which will be deployed to help expand distribution and build awareness of Jack & Annie's. In an interview featured in this episode, Ryu spoke about her initial vision to support farming communities in India by incentivizing production of jackfruit, how she began building the company while still an undergraduate student at Harvard, how Jack & Annie's is positioned within a competitive set for plant-based meat and what she's learned about entrepreneurship and the value of persistence. Show notes: 0:44: Annie Ryu, Founder/CEO, Jack & Annie's – Ryu and Taste Radio editor Ray Latif riffed on Jack & Annie's plant-based sausages, why the entrepreneur became a vegetarian, how she became the valedictorian of her class at Harvard and why she shifted focus from a career in medicine to public health. Ryu also discussed jackfruit amid the rise in awareness and consumption of plant-based meat, identifying the right messaging to attract retail buyers and consumers and how she initially raised funds for the company via pitch competitions and angel investors. Later, she discussed the development of the Jack & Annie's brand and its packaging, why she's never been discouraged by the length of time it took to build her company, why education continues to drive her and how she aligns with like-minded advisors and investors. Brands in this episode: The Jackfruit Company, Jack & Annie's, Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat

Stairway to CEO
Staying True to Clean Beauty with Hillary Peterson, Founder of True Botanicals

Stairway to CEO

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 64:34


In This Episode You'll Hear About:What it was like growing up with three sisters and entrepreneurial parents in Pasadena, California and how living in an entrepreneurial household gave her the drive to start her own businessWhy she believes her nurturing personality has helped the growth of True Botanicals What her time working in marketing at Levi's taught her about marketing and communicationHow following the death of her beloved mother led her to take the leap into entrepreneurshipWhat the grueling process of fundraising was like and how she continued to push through it and why she deems it important to be selectiveWhat she's learned about herself in the hiring process, and why managing optimism is importantWhat she believes makes a great leader, what she's learned about hiring the right people, and why it's important not to sweat the small stuffTo Find Out More:https://truebotanicals.com/Exclusive Deals from Our Sponsors:Get 30% off your first 3 months with Malomo by going to: https://gomalomo.com/stairwaytoceoUse the promo code STAIRWAY200 for $200 off Outer furniture by shopping HEREGet 2 months FREE with Gorgias by clicking HERE and mentioning the podcastQuotes:“I really enjoyed connecting and I feel the power of marketing is to connect with potential customers.”“There's no question to me that whole nutritive ingredients could make beautiful and extremely effective products.”“My goal was to create products that were so beautiful and effective, that even if you did not care at all about using clean products, you would want to use our products.”“Over the years, I've learned how to not think too much about the past or the future, and to really respond in the moment to the opportunities that are there and, what's the best path forward and each day sort of answering those questions.”“The goal in the end is that this entire industry changes to better serve the health of people on the planet.”“The key is to be incredibly selective about the people that ultimately invest in your company, because you will be interacting with them for a very long time”“Just because you connect with somebody doesn't mean you necessarily have an aligned vision around how to grow the business.”“I've learned that it's a lot easier to let go when you really trust somebody and you feel aligned with their vision around how to build the brand and grow the business.”“Some founders are the founders who are meant to scale a business, and hire a team of a hundred people to run it. I am not that person. I am definitely more drawn to the creative process of researching, learning, and growing.”“I would say productive, direct communication and not sweating the small things is incredibly valuable, and it's brave. It's brave to talk about things that are uncomfortable.”“Just knowing that the challenges will come and keeping my knees bent, you know, meeting them with my best thought processes and problem solving skills is really the best you can do and, and rolling with it”“The lesson I had to learn the hard way was knowing when it was the right time to make my transition from CEO to founder and bringing in the right person to help scale the business.”“Hire someone amazing and then give them the room to do their amazing work.”“Expecting some challenges and being ready to meet those with a lot of flexibility and determination is just part of it. So if, if you're up for both sides, you know, the freedom and the hard work and the challenges, then I can't think of a better career.”

Black Tech Green Money
Venture Capital 101 w/ Nasir Qadree

Black Tech Green Money

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 45:55


Nasir Qadree is the Founder and Managing Partner of Zeal Capital Partners, a Washington, DC-based inclusive investment vehicle focused on partnering with exceptional management teams with diverse backgrounds and skillsets narrowing America's Wealth and Skills gap. He entered the world of venture capital six years ago, and announced last year that that he'd closed an oversubscribed first fund with $62.1 million, making it one of the largest funds to be raised by a solo general partner to date. It was initially targeting $25 million. On this episode, Nasir speaks with Will Lucas about the fundamentals of VC, what a fund is, how partners operate, and how founders navigate the fundraising process successfully. Follow Will Lucas on Instagram at @willlucas Learn more at AfroTech.com https://instagram.com/afro.tech Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Equity
Equity Monday: The end of cheap money, and Take-Two buys Zynga

Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 8:32


This is our Monday show, our short ramp into the week. Yes, it's Monday again. No, you can't stay in bed. Things are already happening!Take-Two is buying Zynga: In a cash and stock deal worth around $12.7 billion (enterprise value), the transaction has delighted Zynga shareholders and bummed out Take-Two's own.Paytm is taking shots, as other 2021 IPOs slim down.The macro environment that startups exist in is about to change for the first time, from a monetary perspective.Pine Labs is looking to go public in the United States, China venture capital data is looking pretty strong, Assent Compliance raised a huge round, and Arive is apparently a thing.All that and we are just getting ready for earnings season, so stay hype as there is a lot of data coming in short order.Welcome to the week! The Equity team is entirely back from vacation now, and we are ready to freaking rock this year. Let's kick some ass!

Capital Allocators
[REPLAY] - Chris Douvos – Venture Capital's Super LP (Capital Allocators, EP.14)

Capital Allocators

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 70:07


Chris Douvos is Managing Director at Venture Investment Associates, a fund that invests $1B in commitments to venture capital funds. Chris is responsible for the management of relationships with the funds' managers and the identification and development of new manager relationships. He is the author of an entertaining blog about venture capital entitled SuperLP – Adventures in Investing, available at SuperLP.com. Prior to joining VIA, Chris spent seven years co-heading the private equity program at The Investment Fund For Foundations, or TIFF. In this role, he was responsible for another $1 billion in new capital commitments. Before joining TIFF, Chris worked on Princeton University's endowment team. He started his career as a strategy consultant at Monitor Company. He is a graduate of Yale University and the Yale School of Management. Our conversation starts with Chris' path to venture capital, through strategy consulting, investment banking and an endowment investment office. We talk about perception and reality in venture investing, exciting areas of future innovation, and the nuts and bolts of research, portfolio construction and decision making when running a portfolio of venture funds. When Chris pulls off his suit, the red undershirt of the Super LP remains. He's a charismatic guy with great insight into how the venture capital game is played and draws many parallels from venture to investing in general.   Learn More Follow Ted on Twitter at @tseides or LinkedIn Subscribe to the mailing list Access Transcript with Premium Membership

Go To Market Grit
President, Global Strategic Customers at Salesforce, Jim Steele: Measuring Your Facetime

Go To Market Grit

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 83:24


Jim Steele, President of Global Strategic Customers at Salesforce, is the man, the myth, and the legend who helped increase Salesforce's revenue from $22 million to over $5 billion. Working since he was 10 years old to support his family, Jim's drive and ambition are still just as strong today as he views new challenges and opportunities with a “beginner's mindset.” As Jim puts it, his 43-year career in sales is a series of stories–in this episode, he reflects on poignant moments that helped shape who he is as a leader in the industry. Jim offers anecdotes from his early days at IBM and paints a vivid picture of Wall Street in the ‘80s. Through his stories, Jim emphasizes an important theme—building authentic relationships—and explores the value of remembering people's names and faces. Jim also discusses the incredible growth of Salesforce, offers takeaways from his 12-year experience, and opens up about his return to the company. In this episode, we cover:  Chateau de Steele: the story behind Jim's Beaver Bar and his legendary open house. (01:49) How Jim became the first chief customer officer, ever - and he describes the lasting effect of his first job at 10 years old. (05:55) Jim's perspective on humility and sincerity - and what he says to people who are not motivated at their job. (10:24) “IBM was the boot camp of sales training”: A key takeaway from Jim's experience at IBM's sales school and how it set the stage for success on Wall Street. (15:16) Through the “three-martini lunches” story, Jim explores Wall Street in the '80s and the value of building trusted relationships. (23:05) Jim's insight on developing personal connections and the value of remembering names and faces. (29:40) A look at Jim's unconventional Salesforce interview experience - and why the Salesforce culture doesn't accept “armchair quarterbacks.” (39:54) Jim reflects on the positive impact of his sabbatical and how COVID-19 gave him a new perspective on work/life balance. (50:14) A conversation about Jim's LVI methodology (listen, validate, and inspire), cultivating genuine relationships, and active listening as a seller. (55:12) Jim's perspective on empowering salespeople - and why Salesforce's unique offering has everything to do with its customers. (01:07:04) What led Jim back to Salesforce, why he loves what he does, and what's next. (01:16:01) Links: Connect with Jim LinkedIn Salesforce Connect with Joubin Twitter LinkedIn Email: gtmg@kleinerperkins.com  Learn more about Kleiner Perkins

Scale Up Your Business Podcast
Failure To Say No

Scale Up Your Business Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 11:30


One of the main roadblocks we can face when trying to achieve more, is the failure or inability to say no, which can lead to overwhelm and a lack of momentum. In this week's show, Nick tells you why the key to productivity might be to say no more often... KEY TAKEAWAYS Many do much work on building the plan, the process and the strategy. But we must recognise that the real key to success is in the outcome. When we become overwhelmed, it makes identifying the next logical step forward that much more difficult. We have to focus on the tasks that move us forward and say no to the ones that stop our momentum. The difference between successful people and VERY successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything. There is always one task you can do first, which will allow the others in your life to be successfully completed more effectively BEST MOMENTS 'Develop an amazing ability to say no' 'If we don't focus, we get ourselves into a position of overwhelm' 'That creates a cycle which allows you to iterate, improve and go on'  VALUABLE RESOURCES Scale Up with Nick Bradley: scaleup.vip/podcast Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global Join the free Scale Up Your Business community: scaleup.vip/community Take the SUYB Predictable Growth Assessment™, to measure your current business performance and show you where to focus next to get to where you want to be: https://scaleup.vip/PredictableGrowthAssessment   ABOUT THE HOST  Nick Bradley is a renowned entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and business growth expert. His background is growing and scaling Venture Capital and Private Equity backed businesses, across the UK, the US, and further afield. Over the last decade, he has completed 117 acquisitions and 25 business exits with a combined valuation of over $5bn dollars. His “Scale Up Your Business” podcast, which ranked #1 on iTunes' business charts, has more than 350k downloads in over 130 countries. His mission is to help business founders build valuable businesses and create life-changing exits so they can realise freedom, wealth, and impact. CONTACT METHOD Nick's Facebook page: https://scaleup.vip/FB   Nick's Facebook group: scaleup.vip/community Nick's LinkedIn: https://scaleup.vip/LI   Nick's Instagram: https://scaleup.vip/IG   Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global We help business founders scale their business to a life-changing exit within 36 months. Please feel free to get in touch if we can assist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Get Up Girl
START, STOP, FACE & EMBRACE in 2022

The Get Up Girl

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 20:14


Every year I have a tradition of choosing my START, STOP, FACE and EMBRACE for the next year.  In this episode, I share my new START, STOP, FACE and EMBRACE for 2022:START: Paying myself first! STOP: Unconscious tv watching and couch sitting. FACE: My money! EMBRACE: Budgets & PNLS  If you're interested in creating your life AND generating REAL change and potency in 2022, I invite you to join my CREATE YOUR LIFE “Annual Planning Workshop” in January 2022. Text: CREATE to 323-524-9857 to learn about our future dates.  IN THIS EPISODE, I TALK ABOUT:What is START? What is STOP? What is FACE? What is Embrace? How choosing these four tools can help you generate your annual plan. The importance of each tool and what it is.   ​​RESOURCES:Text: CREATE to 323-524-9857 to apply for my Get Up Girl Gang community If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating  and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. Let's Connect:The Get Up GirlInstagramFacebookMonthly online fitness academy

Equity
Can you build centralized islands in a decentralized ocean?

Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 29:40


We're getting back up to full speed this week, so Mary Ann and Alex along with Grace behind the scenes took on our Friday show. Next week Natasha and Chris are back, and we'll do our regular three-show lineup. Today, however, despite a smaller team we had just as much as always go chew through:OpenSea's epic new fundraise: Alex did a little Fun Math on the company's trading volume and possible revenue totals. The gist is that OpenSea is a big business. But with NFTs as volatile as they are, charting regular growth will prove difficult.During our crypto chat, we also dug into the Web 2.0 vs. web3 debate that has been raging.From there we pivoted to fintech, with notes on Petal's funding round, Ribbit's new fund, and how Mexican fintech Bankaya is going after its target customers via offline methods.Then it was notes on the private and public markets' dissonance, and a few moments to complain about COVID.We are back Monday morning! Chat you then!

Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin
411 on Venture Capital with Jesse Draper, Founder and General Partner of Halogen Ventures

Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 25:13


For Money Rehab's 200th episode, Nicole discusses all things Venture Capital with Jesse Draper. If you want to figure out how to invest in companies that have a promising future, Jesse's your gal! Or, if just hearing “Venture Capital” typically makes your eyes glaze over, Jesse will put the “fun” in Venture Capital Funds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 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.★ Support this podcast ★

Patrick Boyle On Finance
Elizabeth Holmes Conviction – Is this a Golden Era of Fraud?

Patrick Boyle On Finance

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 15:04


On Monday we saw the fraud conviction of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. This conviction we are told in the press has split Silicon Valley. Supporters worry that the spirit of entrepreneurship has been put in ‘jeopardy' while others say she overstepped boundaries.Tim Draper, a venture capitalist and family friend of Holmes who provided early funding to Theranos, told the New York Times that the outcome made him “concerned that the spirit of entrepreneurship in America is in jeopardy”. He went on to say “I still believe in what she was trying to do, If this scrutiny happened to every entrepreneur as they tried to make this world a better place, we would have no automobile, no smartphone, no antibiotics and no automation, and our world would be less for it.”We have more corporate fraud trials in the pipeline.  Former Nikola CEO Trevor Milton is scheduled to go on trial for criminal fraud shortly. He has pled not guilty to lying to investors about the electric truck company's technology. Nikola Motors went public through a SPAC merger under Milton's leadership.Peter Thiel Book - Zero To One: https://amzn.to/3F3KtGNPatrick's Books:Statistics For The Trading Floor:  https://amzn.to/3eerLA0Derivatives For The Trading Floor:  https://amzn.to/3cjsyPFCorporate Finance:  https://amzn.to/3fn3rvC Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/PatrickBoyleOnFinanceVisit our website: www.onfinance.orgFollow Patrick on Twitter Here: https://twitter.com/PatrickEBoylePatrick Boyle On Finance - YouTube Channel Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/PatrickBoyleOnFinance)

Scale Up Your Business Podcast
Sonja Wieck On Why Everything In Life Serves You

Scale Up Your Business Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 65:06


As an endurance athlete with a zest for adventure, Sonja Wieck explores the bigger questions in life and while pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Sonja joins Nick for a very special episode, in which she talks about her perspective when it comes to achievement, why struggling against adversity is a gift in itself, and why focus and persistence are the key to success. KEY TAKEAWAYS Running towards acceptance and love from those we value most, can provide an extra level of dedication that allows us to reach higher than we may suppose Whatever goals you have set for 2022, we only fail if we stop trying. Dig in, get focussed, and be clear about your why. Visualisation can make the difference between breaking through the finish line and becoming an also-ran. Be clear about what you want, and try to visualise the challenges you may face along the way in order to help you prepare beforehand. Often we do not recognise that the fruits of the race come from not winning or even competing, but from the efforts we put it before. The journey is where the value lies. BEST MOMENTS 'What I know now is that I really only take action if something lights me up inside' 'The struggle is the gift' 'I can be pretty stubborn when it comes to my own internal light' 'When you win and when you lose, you have to come to terms with who you are as a person' VALUABLE RESOURCES  Scale Up with Nick Bradley: scaleup.vip/podcast Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global Join the free Scale Up Your Business community: scaleup.vip/community Take the SUYB Predictable Growth Assessment™, to measure your current business performance and show you where to focus next to get to where you want to be: https://scaleup.vip/PredictableGrowthAssessment    Go Sonja - https://gosonja.com ABOUT THE HOST   Nick Bradley is a renowned entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and business growth expert. His background is growing and scaling Venture Capital and Private Equity backed businesses, across the UK, the US, and further afield. Over the last decade, he has completed 117 acquisitions and 25 business exits with a combined valuation of over $5bn dollars. His “Scale Up Your Business” podcast, which ranked #1 on iTunes' business charts, has more than 350k downloads in over 130 countries. His mission is to help business founders build valuable businesses and create life-changing exits so they can realise freedom, wealth, and impact. CONTACT METHOD Nick's Facebook page: https://scaleup.vip/FB   Nick's Facebook group: scaleup.vip/community Nick's LinkedIn: https://scaleup.vip/LI   Nick's Instagram: https://scaleup.vip/IG   Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global We help business founders scale their business to a life-changing exit within 36 months. Please feel free to get in touch if we can assist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Get Up Girl
3 Things That Can Change Your FINANCIAL Reality in 2022 with Katie Batres

The Get Up Girl

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 41:58


Let's talk more about MONEY baby!I know it can be scary to talk about money and even think about it. But what if you gave money more love and attention. And what if your relationship with money is healthy and communicative.Make LOVE to your money and find out how much more you can create this year just by not turning your back on YOUR reality of money! In this episode you will learn about 3 Things That Can Change Your FINANCIAL Reality in 2022:Start your emergency fund.Protection is so important! Begin to start thinking about retirement.  ABOUT KATIE BATRES:Katie started off as a dancer, she got the opportunity to perform in many places including around the world! She has choreographed for up and coming artists (mostly for people in other countries). Katie then began to model and had the chance to work with countless companies Including big ones like SHEIN and FASHION NOVA as well as for many artists' music videos. Katie now also became a booking manager so she can cast for roles she may not fit. She owns her own fitness program and began hosting an IG TV show called “#CatchinVibes” this year. She now does finances to help people in a supportive way to create the best future for themselves. RESOURCES:ACORNS APPQAPITAL APP FOLLOW KATIE:INSTAGRAM  If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating  and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. Let's Connect:The Get Up GirlInstagramFacebookMonthly online fitness academy

POP
Predictions on private investing in 2022 with Chuck Pettid, Head of Republic Retail

POP

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 31:14


Chuck Pettid, Head of Republic Retail, joins us to discuss the most exciting developments from 2021. Tune in to learn the milestones Republic has achieved during the last year on retail and what you can expect from Republic in 2022.We also discuss why it's important for people to invest in private companies and how Republic is offering new opportunities for investors.  Key points discussed- Predictions on private investing in 2022 (00:00)- What is Republic retail? (01:25)- Why people need to invest in private companies (03:50)-Some milestones Republic retail has achieved in 2021 (06:15)- How Republic allows investors to build a diversified portfolio (18:27).- What to expect from Republic in 2022 (27:18) Additional resourcesTo keep in the loop for the latest developments in crowdfund investing, make sure to follow this podcast and listen in every week. Leave a rating and a review, and let's bring profit back to the people together.Ready to start investing in your future? Then head over to www.republic.co and find a startup you're passionate about.Legal Disclaimer: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has qualified the offering statement that we have filed with the SEC. The information in that offering statement is more complete than the information we are providing now and could differ in important ways. You must read the documents filed with the SEC before investing. The offering is being made only by means of its offering statement. This document shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. An indication of interest involves no obligation or commitment of any kind. Any person interested in investing in any offering of Props Tokens should review our disclosures and the publicly filed offering statement and the final offering circular that is part of that offering statement at http://offeringcircular.propsproject.com. YouNow is not registered, licensed or supervised as a broker-dealer or investment adviser by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), or any other financial regulatory authority or licensed to provide any financial advice or services.

Blockcrunch: Crypto Deep Dives
Everything You Need to Know About P2E Guilds - Peter Ing, BlockchainSpace founder, Ep. 179

Blockcrunch: Crypto Deep Dives

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 44:07


Crypto guilds - entities that sponsor play-to-earn gamers in return for game earnings, have exploded in size. With multiple guilds trading north of $1B in valuation and a long tail of 4,000+ guilds servicing millions of daily active users, Peter Ing, founder of BlockchainSpace, is seeking to build a hub to manage all of them. We discuss: Difference between "Micro guilds" vs. "macro guilds" Painpoints facing P2E guilds today Are guilds in crypto overly reliant on Axie Infinity? Roadmap to 20,000 guilds Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice. ------------ Sponsors ------------- PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch NOTIONAL: Borrow & lend at fixed rates for up to 1 year, or contribute liquidity to earn interest, fees, & NOTE token incentives with notional.finance HBAR FOUNDATION: Fund your project quickly and easily with the HBAR Foundation. Apply for a grant and be put on the fast track to success at https://www.hbarfoundation.org/apply ------------ Disclosures ------------- Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries

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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 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 challenges involved in opening a retail store; a diverse network of reliable and cost-effective suppliers spread across the country, and a proven track record to save you both time and money.★ Support this podcast ★

Taste Radio
Could A Microbubble Transform An Industry? Todd Carmichael Is Betting On It.

Taste Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 55:30


Todd Carmichael wants to add a bit more sparkle to your water. But not the kind you're used to. Nearly three decades after he co-founded pioneering third-wave coffee brand La Colombe, Carmichael is once again breaking new ground with the launch of innovative “shimmering water” brand Loftiwater. Launched in December, Loftiwater debuted a few weeks after Carmichael stepped down as CEO of La Colombe. In the months leading up to and following his departure, Carmichael, a serial innovator, spent dozens of hours in his basement lab attempting to find a way to create a different, better kind of sparkling water experience.  The result was Loftiwater, a new brand of sparkling – but importantly, not carbonated – water. Instead, the company uses a blend of gases to create what it describes as “a galaxy of sweet velvety microbubbles.” Packaged in 14 oz. plastic bottles and available in six flavors, the drinks contain no calories, sugars or preservatives, yet are “deceptively sweet,” according to the brand's website. In an interview featured in this episode, Carmichael spoke about the reasons behind his decision to leave La Colombe, how the pandemic influenced his mindset and inspired a fresh start, his ambitious vision for Loftiwater as a third option for restaurant diners and why the brand's early start included a chartered plane to Venezuela. Show notes: 0:44: Todd Carmichael, Co-Founder, La Colombe & Loftiwater – Carmichael and Taste Radio editor Ray Latif began their conversation by riffing on the roller coaster that was 2021, their “dress down” business attire and why the La Colombe co-founder loves “The Matrix.” Carmichael also explained why he's more driven by obsession than fear, why he believes that “if it's easy to climb a mountain, you shouldn't be climbing it,” how he landed on sparkling water as the basis for his next beverage brand and how he intends to drive trial for Loftiwater. Later, he spoke about why he describes Loftiwater as “The Third Water,” why he's optimistic about the future of La Colombe despite his departure, why he chose to build a production facility rather than work with a co-manufacturer and the musical analogy for explaining why he decided to stay in the beverage business. Brands in this episode: La Colombe, Loftiwater, Vitaminwater, BodyArmor, Stirrings, Spindrift

Stephan Livera Podcast
SLP335 Don Stuart - Venture Capital and Bitcoin

Stephan Livera Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 57:10


Now there's been some discussion about the impact of Venture Capitalists on the world of Bitcoin and ‘Crypto'. Don Stuart, startup investor & organizer of Kansas City Bitcoin meetup, joins me on the show to chat: What Venture Capital is Venture Capital model Vesting and incentives for VCs How they make money Bitcoin vs ‘Crypto' VC Size of rounds raised Are Bitcoiners anti VC? In what cases does VC not make sense? Don links: Twitter: @kc_hodl Article: Venture Capital And Its Relationship With Bitcoin Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Hodl Hodl Lend Compass Mining Braiins.com Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) CoinKite.com (code LIVERA) Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on Twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

The Quest with Justin Kan
How @Scott Harrison's Water Charity Served 13,000,000+ People

The Quest with Justin Kan

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 49:20


Welcome to The Quest Pod Season 2: Episode 35 with Scott Harrison: the founder and CEO of charity: water. After working as a nightclub promoter surrounded by drugs and booze, Scott wanted to find meaning in his life. He volunteered with a healthcare organisation in Liberia as a photojournalist, where he was exposed to one big issue: access to clean drinking water. He founded charity: water in 2006. Since this time, the organisation has provided fresh water to over 13.2M across 29 countries. In this conversation, we talk about starting a non-profit, innovating in charity work and finding purpose in life. Make sure to follow Scott on LinkedIn and Twitter! A huge shoutout to Magic Mind for making this podcast possible (use code JUSTIN20 to get 20% off).  If you liked  this episode, check out our YouTube channel and follow us on Twitter! THE QUEST MEDIA | CONTENT MEETS SILICON VALLEY |

Jakub Kubicka’s The Daily Marketer
#75: Co-founder and Managing Director of Pioneer Square Labs, Greg Gottesman, on Obsessing over Marketplace Dynamics and Killing Great Ideas (Part 1)

Jakub Kubicka’s The Daily Marketer

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 38:31


Greg Gottesman is the co-founder and managing director of Pioneer Square Labs, former managing director at Madrona Venture Group, and is a co-founder of Rover (ROVR), the biggest pet sitting marketplace in the nation. Greg has spent his entire life authoring his journey. At 22 he published a book that became the survival manifesto for the 1980's college student (7 editions), at 24 he became a lawyer which he soon left so he could start working in business, and has been n investor in venture capital ever since. Greg has plenty of noteworthy accomplishments too long for this intro, including a TED talk, getting both an MBA & JD from Harvard, and his cousin being Fred Savage (for reals) This conversation was remarkable; Greg is super generous & a well of knowledge of not only marketplaces, but startups in general. Also, a gifted storyteller. We dive deep into…what spurred Greg's entrepreneurial journey, the genesis of Pioneer Square Labs, how to build a marketplace startup from scratch & what makes it tricky, obsessing over marketplace dynamics, the 80/20 rule for marketing funnels, killing great ideas, and "starting with 1" (and what that means). This episode is particularly valuable for digital marketplace founders, COOs, and CEOs. Greg has both founded AND funded several marketplaces, so he's able to share deep specifics on key principles & secrets. Please enjoy! You can like & subscribe if you like to, but ultimately we'd PREFER to hear your thoughts: so tell us what you think of the episode & leave a review. You can also find show notes @ https://jakubkubicka.com/greg

How Did They Do It? Real Estate
SA340 | Entity Formations and Maintenance with Sunny Lee

How Did They Do It? Real Estate

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 23:13


If you want to learn about entity construction and management, we got today's episode for you! Sunny Lee joins us to give additional knowledge and a breakdown of what you need to know about creating entities, as well as the hazards you should avoid. Stay tuned to learn more!Key Takeaways To Listen ForTypes of maintenance entities needWho should handle entities and what are the limitationsRisks and penalties when neglecting a maintenanceWhat to do to keep maintenance without an attorneyEfficient ways to create entities and to minimize maintenances for investorsCommon mistakes people make with handling entities About Sunny LeeSunny Lee is the co-founder and CEO of GoBeagle with more than 20 years of experience working at some of the top corporate law firms in the country, including Paul Hastings LLP, Kirkland & Ellis, and Nixon Peabody, Sunny brings a wide array of corporate law knowledge in areas of corporate compliance, M&A, Finance, Venture Capital, and Securities to the GoBeagle team. Having worked both in-house and at law firms, she has an intimate understanding of what our customers need and constantly thrives to create the best experience for our customers while saving them precious time and resources.Sunny received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Cum Laude, from the University of California at Irvine, and an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Business in Los Angeles, CA, where she received a merit fellow scholarshipConnect with Sunny Website: GoBeagleEmail: sunny@gobeagle.comTo Connect With UsPlease visit our website: www.bonavestcapital.com and please click here, to leave a rating and review!SponsorThinking About Creating and Growing Your Own Podcast But Not Sure Where To Start?Visit GrowYourShow.com and Schedule a call with Adam A. Adams

The Business Credit and Financing Show
How to Be a Successful Business Leader

The Business Credit and Financing Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 33:59


Sam Palazzolo  is the Founder/Managing Director at Tip of the Spear Ventures, a Private Equity firm that provides early-stage Entrepreneurs with venture capital, has a holding portfolio from Mergers & Acquisitions, and conducts Business Funding services.    During Sam's time at Tip, he and his team built the organization into one of Venture Capital's favorite firms, a sustainable leader, and an innovation early-adopter, dramatically increasing customer satisfaction and growing financial results for the companies they help grow. His greatest achievement, however, may have been to make himself a better leader: he decided to work on his leadership skills relentlessly, and grow the next generation of leaders.    During the show we discuss: ● Post-Pandemic Leading and Managing People ● What do venture capitalists look for in leaders when they acquire businesses ● Why clarity on strategy is so important ● Some effective ways to lead business ● How do successful leaders adapt to a virtual world ● How to prepare for uncertainty ● How to create and lead high-performing teams ● Some essential skills for a leader in the Digital Age ● Strategies to make an effective decision making ● How to avoid biases when making any decision ● How to strategically plan the team's next steps for the company's growth ● How to cultivate next generation leaders   Show resources: https://tipofthespearventures.com/

Stairway to CEO
Roles, Raising, and Rae with Angie Tebbe, Co-Founder and CEO of Rae Wellness

Stairway to CEO

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 61:10


In This Episode You'll Hear About:What is was like growing up in a holistic household, having a thirst for knowledge and dreamingHow having the thirst for knowledge led to her getting three different degrees and starting her career at MicrosoftWhat she learned in her time at Target in her many different roles and how that taught her how to scale her businessWhat led her to creating Rae and collaborating early on with TargetHow the name Rae came to be for the brand and why she was so against it at first but realized it was actually the perfect nameWhat she's learned from fundraising and where she sees Rae going in the future years to comeTo Find Out More:https://raewellness.co/Quotes:“Target is one of the most incredible companies from a leadership perspective. What that means is there is so much inherent focus on the human, as well as the business, and they're really, really balanced in their approach.”“Prioritization and discipline are my biggest challenges. You can do ten things okay, or you can do three things exceptionally well and get them over the finish line and execute really well.”“Once your life becomes more full, you're almost pushed into a place of prioritization and discipline and kind of reassessing that list.”“I just kept saying, I don't know where I'm going. And I don't know what I'm doing, but I believe for the first time, and maybe forever,  I figured out my why, and that is personally and professionally needing to chase wellbeing. Not only for myself, but for a lot of women that I knew felt the same way.”“I had an idea and I was really heads down in pursuit of figuring it out and seeing how big it could be, but for me to impact lives and to make a viable business model with unit economics and all of those things, I knew I had to build the business model around scale so that I could get that amazing product at the price that I know so many, so many women deserve.'“I wanted to create a brand that helped women realize wellness doesn't have to be a full-time job. It doesn't have to be expensive and it should be for everyone.”“I do believe some of it is serendipity and luck and, if you want to call it manifesting or whatever it is for you, but I also worked my tail off to find that manufacturer. I would say it's intertwined.”“There are tremendous barriers to scale and it's really hard to scale and especially to get into retail right now. So the more you can, go fewer, deeper, bigger, and have a collaborative conversation.” “As an entrepreneur, it's our job to bring things to the world that don't exist.” “Part of raising capital is finding your pocket of people that support what you do and getting one person to bet on you. That starts the domino effect with momentum.”“It is so important to live your truth and be yourself.”“​​Take how long you think it's going to take, figure out how long you think it's going to take. And don't two exit five exit, because that's really how long it takes to get the confirmation or to figure out the system to do that or the process. For all those reasons,it's the belief that it will all work out, but the patience to get there is really, really hard. And I'm constantly learning that.So you're not alone if you're really struggling with your own patience level.”

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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 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 time—offline. With just one place to interact with all of your messaging and media, you will always know what's new, next, and most needed.★ Support this podcast ★

Equity
Equity Monday: Big Tesla numbers juice EV companies

Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 9:38


It's the new year! Yes, welcome to 2022 from the Equity team. We hope that our holiday episodes kept you entertained, and warm. But it's now back to work, so let's get into the news:Global stocks are generally higher today, while cryptos are mostly flat. In the last week, major cryptocurrencies have lost value.Twitter banned Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene for "repeated violations of [its] COVID-19 misinformation policy."India is investigating Apple's payment system for iOS.Tesla Q4 deliveries came in above expectations, leading to the company's stock surging in pre-market trading. NIO also saw a bump, which means that EV startups are also having a good day.The Sensetime IPO happened while Equity was on break. Despite raising far less than it had once wanted, the company's Hong Kong IPO is now in the books, and doing well as a trading equity.And AIMMO raised $12 million in a Series A. The company provides data labeling tooling for enterprise customers building AI models.Whoo! The year is underway! The great gears of work have once again begun to spin. Let's get it!

Go To Market Grit
CMO Attentive, Sara Varni: Cold Beer and Cheeseburgers

Go To Market Grit

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 68:45


B2B marketing powerhouse, Sara Varni joins this episode on her final day at Twilio to discuss her journey and what lies ahead as she steps into her new role as Chief Marketing Officer at Attentive. Sara demonstrates a stellar track record of marketing know-how and creativity and has a refreshing take on the ever-changing marketing landscape.In this episode, Sara shares insight on what it means to speak to your audience and uses an example from her Twitter to show how products can market themselves. She reflects on her time at Salesforce and Twilio, discusses why it's important for marketers to recharge, and explores how her disciplined mindset contributes to her success. Sara and Joubin also discuss their shared love of bowling and Sara shares her thoughts on joining Attentive at the beginning of its next phase of growth.In this episode, we cover: “The full slice of life at the bowling alley”: Sara and Joubin connect over their love for bowling. (04:26) How Sara learned from her father's disciplined mentality - and what it means to create a home for her children. (07:17) Sara follows up on her tweet about product marketing - and she shares why her 10 years at Salesforce was “the best marketing training.” (15:14) A look back at the marketing structural changes at Salesforce and Sara's role as CMO - and a conversation about writing memorable copy and earning “the right to speak to your audience.” (26:14) Sara's insight on why managers play a key role in cultivating a motivated team - and her take on the balancing act of working remotely. (35:39) Why it's important for marketers to recharge and how that mindset led Sara from Salesforce to Twilio. (39:53) Twilio's aggressive customer-centric values and go-to-market approach - how Sara navigated her son's autism diagnosis during that stressful time of her career and what gives her peace of mind. (48:31) Advice Sara received from her career coach and the benefits of a consistent feedback loop for people at any stage in their career. (56:16) Reflecting on Sara's last day at Twilio and why she loves being a CMO. (01:02:49) Links: Connect with Sara LinkedIn Twitter Attentive Connect with Joubin Twitter LinkedIn Email: gtmg@kleinerperkins.com  Learn more about Kleiner Perkins

Next Wave Leadership Podcast
Alexa Binns, a Partner at Halogen Ventures, On: The Two Sides of Venture Capital, Partnering With Founders To Build Their Culture, and Making Decisions With Imperfect Info

Next Wave Leadership Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 28:27


Alexa Binns is an investor with an eye for consumer trends and new technology. She is a Partner at Halogen Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund that focuses on women-led businesses. She has an extensive background in startups, working as a Sr. Associate at Maven Ventures and a Partner at Borden Binns. Her earlier work was in business development and digital media. She helped launch the Cheeky brand at Target and public health campaigns with MTV, Walgreens, and the NBA. In this episode… Venture capital is a field that requires an immense amount of leadership. It takes confidence, intelligence, and communication to turn investments into successful, profitable businesses. If done right, venture capital can be an incredibly beneficial proposition between the fund and the startup. Additionally, it can serve as an opportunity to invest in companies that may be overlooked. This has been the approach for Halogen Ventures. Halogen is an early-stage venture capital fund that specifically helps women in the consumer technology industry. Not only does it promote diversity, but it's proven to be a successful model for them. Alexa Binns is one of their partners, supporting startups on all fronts and helping them thrive in a crowded market. Now she explains just how she does it. In this episode of Next Wave Leadership, Dov Pollack sits down with Alexa Binns, a Partner at Halogen Ventures, to discuss venture capital and how to promote diversity in the field. They talk about her work with Cheeky and Target and how it taught her how to invest in companies. They then touch on various topics such as YouTube, building a great workplace culture, and advice for women in venture capital. 

Scale Up Your Business Podcast

It's a new year, and with the fresh start that it brings come new opportunities. In this short, sharp kickstart to 2022, Nick talks about how focus can help to accelerate the plans you have for the year ahead. KEY TAKEAWAYS The more laser focussed you are on what you are trying to achieve, the more transformational the results are. Consistent action creates consistent results. You need to make sure you build systems to allow this to happen. Sometimes you win, and other times you learn. If things don't go your way, then allow the experience to aid in your optimisation. BEST MOMENTS 'Focus is a super power' 'Be consistent in whatever you do' 'You don't lose - you learn' VALUABLE RESOURCES Scale Up with Nick Bradley: scaleup.vip/podcast Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global Join the free Scale Up Your Business community: scaleup.vip/community Take the SUYB Predictable Growth Assessment™, to measure your current business performance and show you where to focus next to get to where you want to be: https://scaleup.vip/PredictableGrowthAssessment   ABOUT THE HOST   Nick Bradley is a renowned entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and business growth expert. His background is growing and scaling Venture Capital and Private Equity backed businesses, across the UK, the US, and further afield. Over the last decade, he has completed 117 acquisitions and 25 business exits with a combined valuation of over $5bn dollars. His “Scale Up Your Business” podcast, which ranked #1 on iTunes' business charts, has more than 350k downloads in over 130 countries. His mission is to help business founders build valuable businesses and create life-changing exits so they can realise freedom, wealth, and impact. CONTACT METHOD Nick's Facebook page: https://scaleup.vip/FB   Nick's Facebook group: scaleup.vip/community Nick's LinkedIn: https://scaleup.vip/LI   Nick's Instagram: https://scaleup.vip/IG   Scale Up Your Business, coaching/consulting: https://suyb.global We help business founders scale their business to a life-changing exit within 36 months. Please feel free to get in touch if we can assist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 11:14


Christian LaRosa is the founder of Rosotics. Rosotics produces hyper-efficient metal additive manufacturing solutions that address tougher problems in industrial engineering.★ Support this podcast ★

Taste Radio
We Have A Suggestion Or Two For 2022

Taste Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 24:18


In Taste Radio's final episode of 2021, the hosts spoke about why entrepreneurs launching new and innovative concepts need to consider the addressable market for their brands and products in 2022. They also discussed the news that a high-profile kombucha company has leapt into the growing pool of probiotic sodas, a fast-growing snack brand's recent raise and a number of notable products that crossed their desks over the past week. Show notes: 0:37: Seltzers, Snacks And Scoops – The episode hosts, which included BevNET/NOSH reporter Adrianne DeLuca and BevNET managing editor Martín Caballero alongside Taste Radio regulars Ray Latif and Jacqui Brugliera, chatted about their respective college experiences, go-to-market strategies for innovative brands and whether probiotic sodas can win over consumers who shun kombucha. They also riffed on better-for-you chips, palate-pleasing juice shots and celebrity-aligned ice cream brands. Brands in this episode: Poppi, Culture Pop, Health-Ade, Olipop, Humm, The Good Crisp, Pringles, So Good So You, Vive Organic, Aura Bora, Taika, Ben & Jerry's, Babybel, Munchrooms, Tom & Luke, JD's Vegan

Equity
The Equity team's 2022 predictions

Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 33:19


As is tradition on the show, we used the last episode of the year to make predictions about the next year. To continue an annual tradition, Grace and Chris joined Natasha and Mary Ann and Alex on the mic, a rare treat and one simply for your enjoyment. Expectedly, they had a lot to say.So what did we manifest for 2022? Here's a sampling:We're bullish on climate-focused startups: A notable theme from a number of us was the importance of climate startups, and how many types of startups are going to have a climate-flavor. In short, as the planet changes, it's going to touch just about everything. And if sustainability is not your entire pitch, it's going to be at least a strategy soon enough.We had a lot to say about crypto: Sure, we're all a bit tired of talking crypto, but there's also no chance that we could get away from the topic when considering next year. The classic tension between reinvention and regulation continues to be a dynamic we all care about, and predict will be full force over the next twelve months.We're not nearly as bullish on media: The Buzzfeed SPAC had some of us bummed out, but when it came to creators and not just writers, we were a bit more positive. Everything is media, even if everything doesn't make money.Space is controversial: We won't spoil it, but the space chat got a bit spicy. The argument wound up showing an interesting issue in the tech space, namely is all the money going to where it will have the greatest impact?A big hug from the Equity team for your continued listenership this year. Thanks for sticking with us, and we're back in a heartbeat with another year's shows - some of which may even be in person!

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

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 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. ★ Support this podcast ★

The Personal Finance Podcast
The Ultimate Year End Money Checklist!

The Personal Finance Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 26:02


87. The Ultimate Year-End Money Checklist!   Get Access to the checklist!:https://www.mastermoney.co/yearendchecklist Free Net Worth and Budget Tool Personal Capital: https://fxo.co/905L FREE GUIDES: ============== Check out the free guide on where to put your money in what order!  https://www.mastermoney.co/stairway-to-wealth Here is the free How to Ask for A Raise ebook! https://www.mastermoney.co/get-a-raise-ebook ============= We have a YOUTUBE channel! Check it out here!  Our Latest Videos:  5 Index Funds to Hold for Life!  What Would Happen If You Maxed Out Your Roth IRA By Age?! (These Results Will Amaze You!) How to Become a Millionaire With a Small Amount of Money (Is it Really This Easy!?) ============ Got questions? Ask me on Instagram Here. @mastermoneyco This is the fastest way to get in touch with me.  ============ Sponsors:  Thank you to Better Help for sponsoring the show! Check them out at betterhelp.com/pfp Thanks to ButcherBox For Sponsoring the show! Right now new members get a free turkey with their first box when you head to butcherbox.com/pfp. Thanks to OurCrowd for sponsoring the show! Invest in Venture Capital at OurCrowd.com/PFP Thanks to Masterworks for Sponsoring the show! Invest in art at masterworks.io/pfp Thanks to Boll and Branch for Sponsoring the show! Get the best sheets in the world at bollandbranch.com and use promo code PFP.  Thanks to Public for sponsoring the show. Visit public.com/PERSONALFINANCE to download the app and sign up using code PERSONALFINANCE.   ============   Want to Support the Show? Follow on Spotify or Follow and Leave a 5-Star Review on Apple Podcasts! ============ Today We Discuss:  The ultimate checklist to get your money in order next year.  How to save on taxes by year end.  The checklist you can use every year!  ============ Episodes Mentioned More Episodes You Will Love:  The Stairway to Wealth 2.0 (The Order You Should Put Your Money in!) How to Track Your Net Worth How to Set Money Goals You Will Actually Achieve How to Read a Book Per Week (My Unbelievably Simple System!) ============ Check out all the Stuff I Recommend!  USEFUL RESOURCES: Best Place to Open a Roth IRA: https://m1finance.8bxp97.net/5vzD1 My Favorite Free Net Worth and Budget Tool: https://fxo.co/905L Best Online Bank: https://bit.ly/3ENRIDu Get a $10 Free Bonus with Acorns: https://bit.ly/3lV0LLE Best Bank and Debit Card for Kids: https://bit.ly/3pJeI09  Get $5 Free Bitcoin at Coinbase: https://bit.ly/3oIQOml Best Personal Finance Books: https://kit.co/MasterMoney/best-personal-finance-books  ============ DISCLAIMER: I am not a financial adviser. This Podcast is for educational purposes only. Investing of any kind involves risk. While it is possible to minimize risk, your investments are solely your responsibility. It is imperative that you conduct your own research. I am sharing my opinion.  AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE: Some of the links on this channel are affiliate links, meaning, at NO additional cost to you, I may earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase and/or subscribe. However, this does not impact my opinion. ============ Check us out on social fam!  Twitter Dollar After Dollar Instagram www.thepersonalfinancepodcast.com www.dollarafterdollar.com www.mastermoney.co Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Blockcrunch: Crypto Deep Dives
Why This Top Selling Metal Band is Using NFTs to Engage Fans - Synyster Gates, Lead Guitarist of Avenged Sevenfold, Ep. 178

Blockcrunch: Crypto Deep Dives

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 51:57


Avenged Sevenfold has sold 8M records globally, wrote theme songs for popular video games, and was even nominated for a Grammy. But issuing their own NFT? That's probably the last thing their fans expected! Today, I'm joined by celebrated guitarist Synyster Gates to discuss Avenged's “Deathbat” NFT. We chat about: How to use NFTs to engage fans How Web 3 can disrupt royalties and streaming Embracing innovation as a metal band Syn's personal journey in crypto Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice. ------------ Sponsors ------------- PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch NOTIONAL: Borrow & lend at fixed rates for up to 1 year, or contribute liquidity to earn interest, fees, & NOTE token incentives with notional.finance HEDERA HASHGRAPH: Fund your project quickly and easily with the HBAR Foundation. Apply for a grant and be put on the fast track to success at https://www.hbarfoundation.org/apply ------------ Disclosures ------------- Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries

Taste Radio
How To Make Retailers, Investors And Trendsetters Love Your Brand

Taste Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 44:06


This special edition of the podcast features highlights from interviews with six founders, creators and innovators who joined us on the show during the second half of 2021. Our guests include award-winning television host, chef and writer Andew Zimmern; Vanessa Pham, the co-founder and CEO of Omsom;  Erewhon chief growth officer Kabir Jain; Catherine Dockery the founder of Vice Ventures; Foxtrot Market co-founder and CEO Mike LaVitola; and Danielle LiVolsi, the founder and CEO of Nuttzo. Show notes: 0:42: Interview: Andrew Zimmern, Host, "Family Dinner" – We kick things off with award-winning television host, chef and writer Andrew Zimmern, whose latest TV series “Family Dinner” is now in its second season. In the following clip, pulled from our episode featured on November 30, Zimmern spoke about why he believes that great brands don't necessarily need to be the best brands, why he believes elitism is hampering solutions to issues of food accessibility and affordability, and his position that GMOs – applied within reason – continue to play an important role in the food system.   8:32: Interview: Vanessa Pham, Co-Founder & CEO, Omsom – Next, we're joined by Vanessa Pham, the co-founder and CEO of Omsom, an innovative brand of starter kits for cooking Asian dishes at home. In a clip pulled from an episode featured on October 26, Pham spoke about about the inspiration for and meaning behind Omsom, why she and her co-founder and sister Kim set out to build a brand for all consumers, why observers may be mistaken into thinking the company has a niche focus and how Omsom's PR strategy has been effective in attracting national media attention. 16:12: Interview: Kabir Jain, Chief Growth Officer, Erewhon – We continue with Kabir Jain, the chief growth officer of upscale L.A.-based grocery chain Erewhon. In the clip, from our episode published on November 9, Jain explained why Erewhon describes itself as an “idea,” how the retailer defines innovation, why he describes brand selection as both “an art and science,” and the reasons that the company will say “yes” to some brands and “no” to others. 24:12: Interview: Catherine Dockery, Founder, Vice Ventures – Next, we feature Catherine Dockery, the founder of seed-stage venture capital fund Vice Ventures, which describes itself as “conquering stigmas and striving towards superior returns by investing in good companies operating in ‘bad' industries.” In the included clip, from an episode published on August 31, Dockery explained what piques her interest in a first meeting and how she works with founders and operators to achieve their collective goals. 27:45: Interview: Mike LaVitola, Co-Founder & CEO, Foxtrot Market – We continue with Mike LaVitola, the co-founder & CEO and Foxtrot Market, a fast-growing chain of hybrid corner stores and cafés that is redefining convenience for modern consumers. In a clip pulled from an episode aired on July 27, LaVitola discussed how the company communicates its business model to consumers and industry professionals, the retailer's target consumer, how it cultivates an intimate understanding of its customers and how analytical and anecdotal data factor into the Foxtrot's product selection and merchandising strategy. 36:58: Interview: Danielle LiVolsi, Founder/CEO, Nuttzo – Finally, we close with a conversation with Danielle LiVolsi, the founder and CEO of Nuttzo, a brand of premium nut- and seed-based butters. In a clip pulled from an episode published on October 19, LiVolsi discussed why self-care is great for ideation, the benefits of bootstrapping and why she fears regret more than she does failure.  Brands in this episode: Spindrift, Jeni's, Fly By Jing, Omsom, Dunkaroos, NuttZo

The ABM Conversations Podcast - for B2B marketing professionals
How marketing evolves in a tech startup from $1 million ARR to $10 million ARR: Karthik Sridharan

The ABM Conversations Podcast - for B2B marketing professionals

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 50:44


In this episode, Karthik Sridharan, the co-founder and CEO of Flexiple – an online curated freelancing platform that empowers and connects companies and freelancers, joins us to discuss how the role of marketing evolves from the first year of a startup to how it looks at $10 mil ARR. Karthik talks about: --> How long it took for Flexiple to get to its first million from a marketing perspective --> How their marketing approach changed and evolved between 1 million ARR to $3 million --> The kind of goals and metrics they had for marketing in the early stages of Flexiple, and their current KPIs for product marketing, performance marketing, content team, etc. --> What to look for when hiring a VP of Marketing at an early stage company --> Learnings when it comes to leading remote teams and the common mistakes to overcome --> Why scale is relative, and when should one start thinking about scalability --> The difference in approach between a bootstrapping tech startup vs the one raising venture capital, and a lot more...

Forward Thinking Founders
785 - Zécca Lehn, GP at Responsibly Ventures

Forward Thinking Founders

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 28:20


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

Go To Market Grit
CRO Nextdoor, Heidi Andersen: Nurturing an Elastic Mind

Go To Market Grit

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 73:03


Many people run from uncomfortable situations. Heidi Andersen, CRO at Nextdoor, isn't like most, as she embraces new challenges and makes mental toughness a centrality to her approach. From the very beginning of her story, Heidi has been rooted in hard work and the personal gratification of earning her success. Known as a corporate athlete, Heidi stands out from the pack and proudly holds the torch for women in tech.In this episode, Heidi shares her perspective on leaving Denmark to join Google in California and we explore the fundamental beliefs she inherited from her family before she embarked on that journey. Heidi also shares insight on the fascinating role Nextdoor plays in building supportive communities in neighborhoods across the globe, why she loves to inspire others, her previous side hustle as an Equinox instructor, and more.In this episode, we cover:  The greatest gift Heidi's parents have given her. (02:53) How Heidi navigated her transition from Denmark to Google's Silicon Valley - and why she calls herself “half introvert, half extrovert.” (06:11) Heidi reflects on her time as an Equinox fitness instructor - and a deep dive on the impact that exercise can have on one's sense of belonging. (11:15) Why Heidi prioritizes pursuing what brings her joy - and her perspective on taking on uncomfortable challenges to build mental toughness. (20:59) Heidi's views on her position as a leading woman in the industry and why she focuses on helping women move into successful careers. (27:51) From LinkedIn to Nextdoor: The criteria that Heidi used to evaluate her new opportunity - and an overview of Nextdoor. (35:40) Heidi shares her perspective on Nextdoor going public and how she approaches this new milestone - and a look at how Nextdoor aims to connect neighbors through acts of kindness. (45:13) A discussion about Nextdoor's monetization and growth strategy - and more on Nextdoor's impact on communities. (54:40) Heidi shares insight on her recruiting superpowers. (01:03:50) Links: Connect with Heidi LinkedIn Email: heidi@nextdoor.com Building Mental Toughness for Higher Levels of Performance Connect with Joubin Twitter LinkedIn Email: gtmg@kleinerperkins.com  Learn more about Kleiner Perkins

The CUSP Show
254: Building a Sports Business, Media and Investment company w/ Sarah Flynn

The CUSP Show

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 47:00


Tom is joined by Sarah Flynn (@flynnwaslike), Chief Marketing Officer at Thirty Five Ventures, a venture capital and multi-media company founded by the two-time NBA Champion Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman. Sarah got her start at Roc Nation in 2013, running their music and sports marketing ventures before joining Thirty Five Ventures in their nascent stages. In this episode, Sarah discusses her career story, evolution of the media industry, consumer engagement behaviour, digital marketing and investment strategy for Thirty Five Ventures and their three business verticals. She describes how the organization is always looking to stay ahead of the curve with emerging technologies and trends including NFTs, Metaverse, NIL etc. Additionally, she dives deep into the launch of Boardroom.tv, a multi-media sports business platform with newsletter, two flagship podcasts, premium videos, writing, news and much more. Enjoy this exciting and engaging episode on The CUSP Show. The CUSP Show is a production by the faculty of Sports Management at Columbia University. You can get in touch with the program on Twitter @CU_SPS_Sports. The CUSP Show is hosted by Joe Favorito (@Joefav) and Tom Richardson (@ConvergenceTR). The show is produced by Tom Cerny (@Tom_Cerny19),Yash Agarwal'22(@yashagarwal655), Sam Marks'22, and Connor O'Neill'22, with Jillian Quinn'22 (@JillianMQuinn) and Dominique Smith'22 managing social media efforts.

Startuprad.io - Startup podcast from Germany
Fintech Review 2021 – Germany, Austria And Switzerland (GSA)

Startuprad.io - Startup podcast from Germany

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2021 25:05


“For banks the pandemic meant that they had to digest 10 years of digitalization in only two years.” Paolo Sironi - Thought Leader and Author Hello and welcome everyone to our 2021 Fintech Review for the German Speaking Area - Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, also called GSA. This is an annual tradition started in 2014, first in German, now in English. You can find the older reviews in the blog post below: “Crypto is coming, no question. The metaverse is coming and exciting for me is the question how we will pay in the metaverse” Oliver Oster - CMO and Founder OptioPay “What struck me the most in 2020 is Crypto. It is sooo much more popular today than one or two years ago” Janis Dust - CMO and Co-Founder Epap Subscribe Here Find all options to subscribe to our newsletter, podcast, YouTube channel or listen to our internet radio station here: https://linktr.ee/startupradio “As people are going from in-person to remote a lot of [banking] processes have to be updated. It is basically a huge accelerator for the whole banking industry.” Frank Schwab - Co-Founder Fintech Forum Our Sponsor Startupraven The best way to identify investors and cooperation partners for early-stage startups. Sign up for early access here: https://startupraven.com/ “[Venture] Capital becomes more concentrated. It will get harder for the new kids on the block” Frank Schwab - Co-Founder Fintech Forum Our Guests Today I welcome our guests: Janis Dust - A young fintech entrepreneur, co-founder and CMO of epap (https://de.linkedin.com/in/jannisdust) Paolo Sironi - A fintech entrepreneur, turned global research leader in banking and financial markets as well as a book author (Website: https://www.thepsironi.com/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/thepsironi/)You can buy his newest book here: https://amzn.to/30MLgOy Frank Schwab - Co-founder of Fintech Forum (http://fintechforum.de/) and multiple board member (https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankschwab/) Oliver Oster - Fintech entrepreneur, founding partner AQVC, founder and COO OptioPay (https://www.linkedin.com/in/oliver-oster-37611063/) “10 years ago adding the valuation and market capitalization of the global top 500 banks and fintech unicorns plus the payment providers: 10 years ago banks represented 97% of that value, today they are down to almost 70%.” Paolo Sironi - Thought Leader and Author This time I ask our guests 4 questions on the current state of fintech, their outlook, and drivers for the future. The questions are: 1) What is the strongest impact of corona on the financial and fintech world, immediately and in the future? 2) What is the most important development you have seen in total in 2021 for fintechs? 3) What do you see in 2022 for the fintech scene in GSA? 4) What field of fintech do you see becoming more important in 2022? Is it already the year of the green fintech? Wishing you happy holidays from Frankfurt! We will be back on January 13th with an interview. Enjoy your time with family and friends and stay safe! “The most obvious impact [of corona] for me was, that here in Berlin people have stopped paying cash and now pay by card or digital [cell phone or wrist watch]” Oliver Oster - CMO and Founder OptioPay The Audio Interview Podcast You can subscribe to our podcasts here. Fintech Reviews Since 2017 “Some neobanks retreated with their business from abroad. They understood that volume is not enough for a great value offer” Paolo Sironi - Thought Leader and Author https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUbiCAQc22WsxyePUkzBI-LKh1y4yy0sq Feedback Reach out to us, here is our audience survey, to give us feedback, suggest topics, interview partners or just to say “Hallo!” https://forms.gle/mLV6mVKwGwKuut8BA The Interviewer This interview was conducted by Jörn “Joe” Menninger, startup scout, founder, and host of Startuprad.io. Reach out to him: LinkedIn Twitter Email Find all links and show notes here: https://www.startuprad.io/blog/fintech-review-2021-germany-austria-and-switzerland-gsa/