Season 7

June 10, 2020

#91 “If We Don’t Get the Money by Friday …”

In 2018, founder Cody Candee raised $150,000 on our show. He went on to raise over a million dollars in funding that led to extra…

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May 13, 2020

#90 How Startups Can Succeed in a Pandemic 2

COVID-19 has pushed many founders to attempt risky pivots with their business. Other founders are hoarding cash. And many of them…

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May 6, 2020

#89 A Big Bet on an Ex-Trucker

For years, Pierre Laguerre worked as a truck driver. During those years he saw one of the biggest inefficiencies in the industry …

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April 22, 2020

How I Saved My Startup

Investors are giving founders everywhere an ultimatum: just find a way to survive the next few months. This had us concerned abou…

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April 15, 2020

#88 How Startups Can Succeed in a Pandemic

In the last few weeks, COVID-19 has changed just about every business in the country. Investors everywhere are scrambling to help…

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April 1, 2020

#87 Uber for Pets

Last year, investors woke up to the fact that the biggest ridesharing companies still struggle to make money. But today’s founder…

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March 25, 2020

#86 If the Suit Fits, Invest.

Founder Ray Li says he can make you a custom suit, out of a quiz. And his company, Sene, is already making a profit. Ray wants to…

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March 11, 2020

#85 Will Coronavirus Kill This Deal?

There’s a tried and true playbook in tech: get a ton of users, then figure out how to monetize them. Today’s founder, Ofo Ezeugwu…

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March 11, 2020

Jillian Manus on the Coronavirus and Startups

One of our most experienced investors gives advice for how a startup can survive in the time of the coronavirus. Jillian Manus sa…

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March 4, 2020

#84 The Napkin Pitch

Tiffany Walling McGarity called in to the show and you, our listeners, voted her on to pitch the investors. But from the moment s…

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Feb. 19, 2020

#83 Can Small Bras Be a Big Market?

In VC, investors want to win big — that’s why they love highly scalable tech companies so much. But today’s founder, Jaclyn Fu, i…

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Feb. 12, 2020

#82 A Deal Too Perfect to Pass Up

This is how much of a go-getter Bobbie Racette is: when she got laid off, she started a business to help thousands of other peopl…

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Jan. 29, 2020

#81 Jillian to the Rescue

During our last call-in show, Thor Wood wowed us with his 30-second elevator pitch for SnapShyft, a company that matches workers …

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Jan. 22, 2020

#80 Can This App Silence The Trolls?

Ben Trenda thinks he can stop the trolls on Twitter and other social spaces. He’s building Goodtalk, where famous people can have…

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Jan. 8, 2020

#79 The Anti-JUUL

“Move fast and break things” is a mantra for a lot of startup founders — but what if the federal government is slowing you down? …

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