E907: The Syndicate Showcase: Jason shares 4 portfolio startups & why he invested; founders present product, achievements & updates since syndication, w/ 15Five (employee performance management) , Growth Boulevard (growth & content marketing tools), Steezy (online dance with top instructors), and WhereBy.Us (local newsletter & media network)

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The Syndicate Showcase: Jason shares 4 portfolio startups & why he invested; founders present product, achievements & updates since syndication, w/ 15Five (employee performance management) , Growth Boulevard (growth & content marketing tools), Steezy (online dance with top instructors), and WhereBy.Us (local newsletter & media network)

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0:44 – Jason explains LAUNCH Accelerator and The Syndicate and how they have helped many of LAUNCH’s portfolio companies. Visit https://launchaccelerator.co/ and http://www.jasonssyndicate.com/ to learn more.

 

3:55 – Jason introduces Founder of 15Five, David Hassell, who talks about scaling 15Five.

 

10:31 – Jason thanks sponsor LinkedIn. Claim a $50 credit toward your first job posting: linkedin.com/twist.

 

12:56 – David does a video demo of the product and explains how 15Five works.

 

23:37 – Jason thanks sponsor SendPro Online by Pitney Bowes. Try it FREE for 30 days and get a FREE 10-pound scale when you visit pb.com/twist.

 

25:42 – Jason introduces Co-founder of Growth Boulevard, Emília Chagas, who talks about what Contentools and gives a video demo of the product.

 

32:10 – The secret to managing a remote team, requirements for raising a Series A with a Silicon Valley investor, and the importance of sending monthly updates to investors.

 

40:39 – Jason thanks sponsor Squarespace. Visit squarespace.com and enter offer code: “twist” to save 10% on your first purchase of a website or domain.

 

42:36 – Jason introduces Co-founder of Steezy, Evan Zhou, who does a video demo of the product and talks about his experience going through the LAUNCH Accelerator.

 

49:03 – Resetting thinking to burn money in order to scale once you’ve raised money.

 

58:37 – Jason introduces Co-founder of WhereBy.Us, Chris Sopher, who talks about his email newsletter, how it’s different than traditional media sources, and the current media collapse.

1:10:25 – Why did Jason invest in WhereBy.Us when Inside.com is their competitor?

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