Episodes

April 10, 2019

#63 Can A Startup Solve Homelessness?

Jonathan Kumar pitches his startup, Samaritan, which aims to help people who’ve lost their homes. But can he convince the investo…

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April 3, 2019

#62 Pivot or Die

Ben Walters came on the show to sell the investors on Feedback, an app that lets restaurants change their prices on the fly. But …

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March 20, 2019

From Startup Novice to Veteran

After a stellar pitch on our show back in 2017 — one that got $100K in the first five minutes — founder Mike Slagh hit the ground…

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March 13, 2019

#61 Can a Zebra Survive in a Unicorn World?

Jennifer Brandel of Hearken is pitching a new kind of business. She calls it a zebra: a company that’s driven by a mission — but …

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March 6, 2019

#60 Is This the Amazon Prime of Airline Tickets?

Rama Poola is here pitching his airline ticket business, SkyHi, where customers pay a monthly fee to access tickets on the cheap.…

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Feb. 27, 2019

#59 Disrupting Work Happy Hour

Ryan Husk wants to take your workplace culture up a notch. His startup, Culture Force, matches companies to “experiences” designe…

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Feb. 20, 2019

#58 Park Your Pooch Here

Chelsea Brownridge wants to help dog owners keep their pooches safe when they’re out running errands together. Her startup, DogSp…

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Feb. 13, 2019

#57 Where Losers Go To Win

After losing his shirt on sports betting sites DraftKings and FanDuel, Adam Weinstein decided to flip the script on daily fantasy…

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Feb. 6, 2019

‘It Was a Disaster’

After a failed pitch on our show back in 2017, Industrial Organic founder Amanda Weeks was ready for redemption. And she found it…

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Jan. 30, 2019

#56 Shark Tank vs. The Pitch

Zahra Kassam has been on the road in a major way, pitching her startup, Monti Kids. A few months before our show, she pitched on …

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Jan. 23, 2019

#55 A New Spin on VR

Tom Impallomeni is here to pitch Tribe XR, a VR app that teaches people to DJ. He’s got a vision for using virtual reality to tea…

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Jan. 16, 2019

#54 Is Selling in Walmart a Good Thing?

Debbie Wei Mullin is pitching her pour-over Vietnamese coffee startup, Copper Cow Coffee . The company is already doing well on W…

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Jan. 9, 2019

Is the ICO Gold Rush Over?

After a frustrating round of fundraising for her company PopCom , Dawn Dickson decided that VC was broken. She opted to take a di…

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Dec. 12, 2018

#53 Investors Get Feisty at Our Philly Pitch-off

This week, The Pitch is live from The Wharton School at the University of Philadelphia. Three of Philly’s most promising young st…

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Dec. 5, 2018

After the Pitch: Sudden Coffee

Back in 2016, Sudden Coffee founders Joshua Zloof and Kalle Freese tried to sell the investors on their premium instant coffee. T…

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Oct. 31, 2018

#52 Fitbit … for Dogs

Susan Sierota wants to help dog owners keep their furry friends healthy with her pet-tech startup, Waggit . Can she convince the …

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Oct. 24, 2018

#51 This Bot Can Fight Your ATM Fees

Founder Paul Kesserwani says we’re all losing way too much money to fees — credit card fees, bank fees, ATM fees. And he thinks h…

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Oct. 17, 2018

#50 Ticket Scalpers, Beware! Blockchain Is Coming for You.

Why should you care about blockchain if you’re not a huge cryptocurrency nerd? Bandwagon founder Harold Hughes says it can help y…

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Oct. 10, 2018

#49 Nuts Can Kill. Are Seeds the Answer?

Blake Sorensen has a deathly nut allergy — one that's led to some harrowing trips to the ER. But then he decided that enough was …

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Oct. 3, 2018

#48 Will This Space Startup Make It off the Ground?

Atomos co-founders Vanessa Clark and William Kowalski want to build a nuclear-powered spacecraft for moving satellites around in …

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Sept. 26, 2018

#47 Can This Tiny Gadget Keep Kids in College?

The college dropout rate is high, and schools are paying the price... to the tune of billions of dollars every year. Marquett Bur…

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Sept. 19, 2018

#46 Never Get Lost Again

Somewear founder James Kubik thinks going off the grid shouldn’t have to mean going out of cell phone range. That’s why he create…

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Sept. 12, 2018

#45 Whatever Happened to Virtual Reality?

Sophia Dominguez is on the show pitching SVRF , an augmented reality/virtual reality startup. But it can be tough to get investor…

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Sept. 5, 2018

#44 Is This Sports App the Next OpenTable?

Finnish entrepreneur Topias Soininen says his startup, Playven, will revolutionize the way people book tennis courts. But first, …

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