E1140: Dishcraft Robotics CEO Linda Pouliot on scaling Robots-as-a-Service | Rising Stars of SaaS 6

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Show notes:
0:00 Start
1:07 Jason intros Dishcraft Robotics CEO Linda Pouliot & rants about automation
4:44 Linda’s thoughts on automating dishwashing jobs, how & why she started Dishcraft
10:54 Odoo – Get your first app free & $1000 off your first implementation pack at https://odoo.com/twist
12:23 Conceiving the Dishcraft robots – Linda explains her thought process & why she focused on large enterprise customers
16:48 How Robotics positively impacts cleanliness & sustainability
20:29 ChartHop – Get your first 5 employees free ($600 value!) at https://charthop.com/twist
21:58 How Linda became obsessed with robots after moving to Silicon Valley, Robots-as-a-Service, why customers choose Dishcraft
27:51 Using data to improve robot efficiency, raising money for a robotics company given the challenges
33:09 Pipe – Start trading on Pipe free for 12 months at https://pipe.com/twist
34:39 How shrinking costs of robotics will impact society
40:06 Would Dishcraft ever target smaller restaurants on-site? What comes first: full self-driving car or VTOL from SFO to San Francisco
45:45 Branding benefits of standardizing plates

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