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In this episode of The Vitalize Podcast, Justin Gordon (@justingordon212) talks with Leo Polovets (@lpolovets). Leo is a co-founder and General Partner at Susa Ventures. He invests across sectors but mostly focuses on b2b companies. A few specific sectors he's invested in heavily are enterprise sof…

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Learn more about Vitalize Angels:
https://vitalize.vc/vitalizeangels/

Our deal close process for founders:
https://vitalize.notion.site/Deal-Close-Process-c95157c58dc3447fa8537b8447e9db79

This presentation is a Thought Leadership Project created as part of the Kauffman Fellows curriculum:
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Kai Han is the CEO & Co-Founder of Pallet. Pallet is building an infrastructure for modern hiring through tools designed for communities and creators. Founded in 2020, Pallet has raised 7 million in funding over 2 rounds.

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Vitalize Venture Capital was formed in 2017 as a $16M seed-s…

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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 redefining career structures by providing women wit…

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Wes Kao is the Co-Founder of Maven, a platform for cohort-based and community-driven courses. Maven partners with the world's best instructors to deliver a live and online student experience at scale.

Prior to Maven, Wes was the co-founder of the altMBA where she helped grow it to thousands of stu…

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Austen Allred is the Co-Founder & CEO of the Lambda School ( https://lambdaschool.com/ ), an online coding school that invests in the students by offering free tuition until they're hired. Founded in 2017, the Lambda School is currently helping graduates land jobs at Fortune 500 companies to some o…

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Wes Kao is the Co-Founder of Maven, a platform for cohort-based and community-driven courses. Maven partners with the world's best instructors to deliver a live and online student experience at scale.

Prior to Maven, Wes was the co-founder of the altMBA where she helped grow it to thousands of stu…

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Austen Allred is the Co-Founder & CEO of the Lambda School ( https://lambdaschool.com/ ), an online coding school that invests in the students by offering free tuition until they're hired. Founded in 2017, the Lambda School is currently helping graduates land jobs at Fortune 500 companies to some o…

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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 30 under 30 list.

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In this video, Ryan Haynes, founder of OsmosisMed, talks about the importance of creating a product that identifies a major pain point in the market.

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Vitalize was formed in 2017 as a pre-seed and seed-stage venture fund investing in the future of work + learning. Vitalize is headq…

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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 30 under 30 list.

Harlem Capital is a fund f…

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Vitalize was formed in 2017 as a pre-seed and seed-stage venture fund investing in the future of work + learning. Vitalize is headquartered in Chicago with additional locations in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The Vitalize Team:
Gale - https://twitter.com/galeforceVC​
Caroline - h…

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More about us:

Vitalize was formed in 2017 as a pre-seed and seed-stage venture fund investing in the future of work + learning. Vitalize is headquartered in Chicago with additional locations in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The Vitalize Team:
Gale - https://twitter.com/galeforceVC​
Caroline - h…

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

The Jason Lemkin article m…

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After having her son Asher in 2015, Allison Robinson identified how universally challenging it can be for American mothers to juggle the demands of motherhood with a full-time career and decided to tackle the issue on a national scale. Prior to founding The Mom Project ( https://themomproject.com/

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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.

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Vitalize was formed in 2017 as a pre-seed and seed-stage venture fund investing in the future of work + learning. Vitalize is…

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Gale Wilkinson, Managing Partner at Vitalize Venture Capital, shares a few practical insights around co-investing and leading rounds when it comes to high-growth startups.

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Vitalize was formed in 2017 as a pre-seed and seed-stage venture fund investing in the future of work + learn…

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Should you raise venture capital for your company? How long do you bootstrap for? What happens after you raise capital? All that and more in this clip from our show, "Talking Venture."

Watch the entire interview with Ryan Haynes:
https://youtu.be/x3l7PJm_8_I

Ryan Haynes is the Co-Founder and CTO …

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Amanda DoAmaral is an educator, activist, and co-founder of Fiveable ( https://fiveable.me/ ) - a social learning network for students. She spent a half a decade teaching high school history in Oakland, CA, where her passion for creating equitable educational opportunities was ignited. Amanda has b…

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Gale Wilkinson is an angel investor as well as the Founder & Managing Partner of Vitalize Venture Capital - https://www.vitalize.vc/

Gale is also a startup advisor, on the Chicago:Blend Board, in Kauffman Fellows Class 23, has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and is …

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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 million subscribers on YouTube ( https://www.y…

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Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/bLx8WTu1vcA

Taylor Nieman is the Co-Founder & CEO of Toucan ( https://jointoucan.com/​ ), the free Chrome extension that helps you learn a language without even trying. Previously, she worked on business development and strategic partnerships at Headspace, …

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Gale Wilkinson is an angel investor as well as the Founder & Managing Partner of Vitalize Venture Capital.

Gale is also a startup advisor, on the Chicago:Blend Board, in Kauffman Fellows Class 23, has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and is a dog lover.

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