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Join your host, Matt Cohen, Founder & Managing Partner at Ripple Ventures for weekly conversations with leaders in the startup ecosystem discussing the truth about investing, building and running startups.

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    Nicolas Vandenberghe of Chili Piper on the future SaaS and being the CRM underdog

    Nicolas Vandenberghe of Chili Piper on the future SaaS and being the CRM underdog

    Building a remote culture at work is something that has been thrust upon many businesses in the last 18 months, no so for today’s guest Nicolas Vandenberghe, co-founder and CEO of Chili Piper. Nicolas and the team are making waves in the competitive scheduling marketplace and recently closed a $33M Series B Lead by Tiger Direct.

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    • 43 min
    Omri Mor from Routable.com on democratizing the B2B payments space and helping SMBs keep up with the larger enterprises when it comes to payments and billings

    Omri Mor from Routable.com on democratizing the B2B payments space and helping SMBs keep up with the larger enterprises when it comes to payments and billings

    Listen now | Finding talking to your potential customers and finding product market fit is one of the biggest challenges facing new startups, but our guest today Omri Mor, co-founder and CEO of Routable.com found joy in that process. Over the course of 9 months, Omri and his co-founder visited over 170 companies and held over 350 conversations around the pain point of B2B payments. What they learned allowed them to successfully apply to Y Combinator without a working MVP, and find early traction with large customers.

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    • 47 min
    Anton von Rueden of BoostedCommerce.com on The Future of E-Commerce & The FBA Roll-Up Strategy

    Anton von Rueden of BoostedCommerce.com on The Future of E-Commerce & The FBA Roll-Up Strategy

    Listen now | Topic - “The Future of E-Commerce & The FBA Roll-Up Strategy” There’s a lot of talk about who will be able to compete with Amazon and Shopify, our guest today Anton von Rueden looks at things a bit differently, he’s looking at Amazon and Shopify as the OS for ecommerce, seeing who is succeeding and then buying those winners and helping grow them through efficiencies and internal systems. Sponsored by aduroadvisors.com

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    • 46 min
    Boris Wertz on De-Fi and The Future of Finance

    Boris Wertz on De-Fi and The Future of Finance

    Listen now | It’s always a pleasure to talk with someone who is at the intersection of technology trends, and today our guest Boris Wertz is at the forefront of investing in crypto and has been for the last five years. Through his position as early investor in Dapper Labs, creators of CryptoKitties and NBA TopShot, Boris has been an early believer in the power of blockchain and crypto and he’s now setting his sights on eco investing and the creator economy. This episode is sponsored by aduroadvisors.com

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    • 51 min
    Mike Silagadze of TopHat on the Truth About Building a Startup

    Mike Silagadze of TopHat on the Truth About Building a Startup

    Listen now | Successful founders have been mythologized in startup culture, but the reality of getting to a success is less glamorous, and much harder than it seems. Our guest today, Mike Silagadze, founder and now former CEO of TopHat, joins me to discuss his journey founding one of the largest EdTech companies, his decision to hand over the CEO role, and why he’s joining Ripple Ventures as a Venture Partner.

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    • 48 min
    Amit Bhatia of Datapeople.io on the future of recruiting and the impact of human biases

    Amit Bhatia of Datapeople.io on the future of recruiting and the impact of human biases

    Listen now | Working with startups a common theme emerges, the need to hire qualified people at scale is a challenge all of them face. Our guest today, Amit Bhatia, co-founder and CEO of Datapeople.io, is working to improve the recruitment process through data and science to allow much more precise measurement of how companies hire.

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    • 41 min

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23 Ratings

Rjwiller_ ,

Current and future focussed

Engaging guests, sharing insights on all aspects of growth, bringing proven ideas to new problems. Matt is a great host, able to throw punches with his guests, bringing out unique and valuable perspectives that can be applied to any business today.

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Awesome talks!

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Great podcast!

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