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July 08, 2021

Austen Allred, Co-Founder & CEO at Lambda School | Episode #010

Austen Allred is the Co-Founder & CEO of the Lambda School, an online coding school that invests in the students by offering free tuition. Founded in 2017, the Lambda School is currently helping graduates land jobs at Fortune 500 companies to some of the

Angel Investing Founders Investors

June 24, 2021

Jarrid Tingle, Managing Partner of Harlem Capital | Episode #009

Jarrid Tingle is Managing Partner of Harlem Capital where he focuses on deal sourcing, organizational strategy, and due diligence efforts. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School (finished top 5% in his class) and is featured on the 2019 Forbes 3

Startup Investing Investors

June 10, 2021

Startup Fundraising Insights from 100s of Founder Interviews | Episode #008

Justin Gordon is the Director of Marketing and Community at Vitalize and has interviewed hundreds of founders throughout his career. In this episode, he breaks down some of the key insights around startup fundraising from a few founders in particular.

Startup Investing

June 03, 2021

Allison Robinson, Founder & CEO of The Mom Project | Episode #007

Allison Robinson is the Founder and CEO of the Mom Project, a digital talent marketplace and community that connects professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. Founded in 2016, The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redef

Future Of Work Founders

May 28, 2021

Sid Pandiya, Co-Founder & CEO of Kona | #006

Sid Pandiya is the Co-Founder & CEO of Kona ( https://www.heykona.com/ ) the EQ platform for teams, that helps companies build their team culture in Slack.

Future Of Work Investors

May 20, 2021

Amanda DoAmaral, Co-Founder & CEO of Fiveable | #005

Amanda DoAmaral is an educator, activist, and co-founder of Fiveable - a social learning network for students. She spent half a decade teaching high school history in Oakland, CA, where her passion for creating equitable educational opportunities was igni


May 17, 2021

Evaluating Early-Stage Founders w/ Gale Wilkinson, Managing Partner at Vitalize Venture Capital | #004

In today's episode, you'll get a Venture Capitalist's take on how to evaluate early-stage startup founders, including red flags to watch out for in the process.


May 13, 2021

Ryan Haynes, Co-Founder & CTO of Osmosis | #003

Ryan Haynes is the Co-Founder and CTO of Osmosis ( https://www.osmosis.org/ ) a company whose mission is to empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. They have a comprehensive library of 1,800+ videos, 2


May 10, 2021

Equity Splits & Founder Agreements w/ Gale Wilkinson, Managing Partner at Vitalize Venture Capital | #002

In today's episode, you'll get a Venture Capitalist's take on equity splits and founder agreements - important topics for all early-stage founders.


May 05, 2021

Taylor Nieman, Co-Founder & CEO of Toucan | #001

Taylor Nieman is the Co-Founder & CEO of Toucan, the free Chrome extension that helps you learn a language without even trying. Previously, she worked on business development and strategic partnerships at Headspace, Science, and Fair.