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Chris Sacca on Attracting an Investor, and How to Write a Pitch Email That Actually Converts
In part two of two, Chris Sacca, the billionaire venture capitalist and former "Shark Tank" star, discusses his views on the leadership efforts of some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, what really happens behind the scenes on “Shark Tank,” and what he thinks about the deals for him—Airbnb, Dropbox, GoPro—that got away.
Chris Sacca on Profitability vs. Sustainability, and the Types of Entrepreneur He Invests In
In part one of two, Chris Sacca, the billionaire venture capitalist and former "Shark Tank" star, shares his thoughts on the right mix between profitability and sustainability for a business, what he likes to see from investors in a pitch meeting with him, and how climate tech will be the next great wave that makes people rich.
Heather Hasson and Trina Spear on Running a Pop-Up Store, and How to Price Your Goods
Heather Hasson and Trina Spear, the co-founders and co-CEOs of FIGS, discuss how to run a great pop-up store experience from start to finish, what to consider when pricing your goods and how that can dictate how the consumer perceives your brand, and why cornering niche markets can mean powerful, and repeating, revenue returns.
Ariel Kaye on the Future of Office Work, and to Discount or Not to Discount
Ariel Kaye, the founder and CEO of Parachute, shares the precise offline marketing tricks her famed home lifestyle brand uses to great success, what the future of work looks like in the direct-to-consumer space to her mind, and why many brands ought to pause and think before they commit to a business model that includes frequent discounting and sales.
Philip Krim on the Best PR Strategies, and the Right Hires, to Build a DTC Brand
Philip Krim, the co-founder and CEO of Casper, discusses navigating very tricky inventory management challenges, the exact PR and marketing strategies his company used to great success in its earliest days, and the blueprint for how Casper—like Nike did for sports or Whole Foods did for nutrition—plans to become the number one brand consumers turn to when they think of sleep.
Payal Kadakia on Becoming a Unicorn, and What to Do When 95% of Your Revenue Vanishes
Payal Kadakia, the founder and executive chairman of ClassPass, discusses becoming a unicorn, representation challenges among venture capitalist firms in the fundraising process, and how to survive when a brand loses 95% of its revenue all at once.
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