Perry Ogwuche who was previously a YC founder talks to other founders from the YC community and beyond with inactive companies to learn from their stories and unique experiences with running a business that they eventually had to shut down. Lessons from a failed startup podcast focuses on the stories of entrepreneurs who have started businesses that are among the 95% of businesses that don’t quite make it to the finish line.
Will investors invest in a founder who has had a failed startup? w/Nathan Lustig of Magma Partners
Nathan Lustig, the managing partner of Magma Partners, a seed stage investment fund, shares his perspective on how he views founders with a failed startup under their belt.Learn more about Nathan:- Blog: https://www.nathanlustig.com/about/- Twitter:...
The importance of building your company for customers and not investors w/Praful Mathur
Praful Mathur shares his experience with building a YCombinator company and loosing his co-founders and biggest investor in the process. https://www.linkedin.com/in/prafulmathur/
Getting back to the workforce after shutting down a company w/Ayush Kumar of Vitrix Health
Ayush Kumar shares his experience with shutting his company and trying to get back into the workforce afterwards. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akumar0630/
Shutting down one company and getting an acquisition offer the next day w/Peer Richelsen
Peer and I talk about his experience with shutting down his company Mage and getting an acquisition offer for his newer company Lean Hire, from On Deck, the very next day, which was when we recorded this episode. Peer now serves as the head of product...
Why Glio, the first Latin American company in YC shut down with João De Paula
João De Paula previous co-founder and CTO of Glio, the Amazon market place for Latin America shares his story about building the company and having to shut it down after 6 plus years of running it.
Shutting down a growing business at it's peak with Gaurav Maken of Mylk Guys
Gaurav Maken, previous co-founder of YCombinator's Mylk Guys shares his experience with building a growing business that he had to shut down at the height of their growth. Gaurav talks about the importance of focusing on what matters for your business...