Category Archives: 2017

E786: Startup Tuneup: 8 founders pitch for Jason’s candid feedback in healthcare, sports SaaS, marketing, (co)workspace, voter/candidate match, home repair, interactive mirror @ Founder.University

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E13: “Angel” podcast: Jeff Clavier, Uncork Capital, on pioneering micro VC, lessons from 200+ investments & 5 funds, strategizing at Seed for Series A crunch, risky ICOs, & the hard-won wisdom of always be raising

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E785: News Roundtable, Top Tech 2017! Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt & Adam Ludwin of Chain take on net neutrality & fallout, crypto craze & FOMO, hottest products & predictions for biggest stories of 2018

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E784: Introducing Descript: Founder Andrew Mason (Groupon) puts seamless audio editing & transcription directly into hands of podcasters, a tool to catapult a booming industry into the stratosphere

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E11: “Angel” podcast: Urban.us Shaun Abrahamson & Stonly Baptiste seed & support startups to improve cities, solve climate/housing/transportation, & profit in expanding urban megaregions & TAM

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E783: Finless Foods is creating clean fish, a biotech solution to the increasing scarcity of healthy, affordable seafood for our planet; CEO Mike Selden demos sustainability with cutting-edge cell culture tech

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E782: Founder.University Startup Tuneup: Jason & Brian Alvey dissect then perfect pitches in 7 verticals (stain-free clothes, outdoor marketplace, political engagement, acct data, podcast sharing, healthcare, electric scooters!)

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E10: “Angel” podcast: Matt Brezina, investor in 65+ startups (Dropbox, Cruise) & founder (Xobni, Sincerely) shares strategies for backing relentlessly resourceful founder-builders & bringing operational value in return

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E781: Matrix Partners’ David Skok breaks down how to get inside your buyer’s head to increase funnel conversion rates; Maren Kate Donovan’s lessons from building Zirtual to $11m/yr & losing it overnight

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