SendGrid Startup of the Week 4: William Sacks and Katherine Bicknell of Kindara

watch

listen

about this episode

Click here to stream the audio-only version of this episode.

Join our mailing list and be the first to learn about upcoming guests!

On SendGrid Startup of the Week #4, co-founders of Kindara, William Sacks and Katherine Bicknell, demonstrated how their app is helping women manage their fertility, while also building a data set that can help their reproductive efforts later in life.

00:30 Welcome everyone to SendGrid Startup of the Week! Today, we’re taking a look at Kindara.
3:00 William Sacks and Katherine Bicknell, welcome to the program.
3:15 Which Founder Institute class were you a part of and where?
4:15 What did you think of the program?
5:00 Who was the best speaker?
6:45 Tell me about Kindara.
8:30 What is the fertility window?
9:45 How do you rise above the noise in the App Store?
11:00 What happens when someone gets pregnant and doesn’t need the app anymore?
11:45 What was your first startup?
13:00 Why is it too early to use this as pregnancy prevention?
14:45 Do you feel like this could be a really controversial topic?
15:30 Do you think the topic your app deals with impacts your ability to raise funding?
17:00 Tell me about your AngelList experience.
19:00 What’s going on with raising a round? What do you think about the market today?
20:15 Why did you chose to relocate to Boulder?
23:00 Do you think it will be challenging to get the round closed?
25:30 So you were part of an incubator and then an accelerator?
27:00 Did you ever go to the amusement park in Shenzhen?
29:00 How did participating in that program work?
29:45 If people want to reach you it’s angel.co/kindara. I wish you guys continued success, I think this is going to be great.
31:15 Won’t it be awesome when the bill goes into effect and we could crowdfund this right here, on the air?
34:00 SendGrid, thank you so much for supporting the program. Everyone thank @SendGrid.
34:30 What’s it like being a couple in a startup?
36:45 William and Katherine, thanks for joining me. We’ll see you next time.

Want to support TWiST another way? Use bit.ly/twistamazon when you shop and a portion of your purchase will go toward helping keep independent media like TWiST on air!

Keep up with the latest from our sister company, LAUNCH:

FOLLOW ON TWITTER
Jason: @jason
William: @willsacks
Katherine: @katibicknell
Kindara: @kindara_inc
SendGrid: @sendgrid

more episodes