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Take your time. Take your control. And a "bottoms up" approach to investing with Arjun Sethi, Founder of Tribe Capital
Arjun Sethi, Founder of Tribe Capital, joins the show to talk about
The founding story and investment thesis behind Tribe CapitalFrom being kicked out of high school, to joining the army and founding startups.Transitioning from Social Capital to Tribe, and "bottoms up" approach to investing.Arjun's experience gaining leverage through bootstrapping, and differences between raising capital for your startup and raising for your investment fund.The humbling experience of raising capital for Tribe, building the firm from the ground up, and a quantitative approach to demonstrating firm performance.Arjun's perspective on the current state of crypto.
The superpowers that AI will give employees with Job van der Voort, CEO of Remote
Job van der Voort, Founder and CEO of Remote, joins the show to talk about
The pain of hiring and onboarding remote employees, and the insight from GitLab that led to founding Remote.com.The "superpowers" that AI is going to give employees in this new era of work.Whether or not remote employees are as productive as their in-person colleagues. Job's reflections on the company he started before Remote
Super Bowl champ, JuJu Smith-Schuster and CEO of World Champion Fantasy, Mike Vela on future of eGaming and fantasy sports
Super Bowl champion and New England Patriot, JuJu Smith-Schuster and CEO of World Champion Fantasy, Mike Vela, join the show to talk about:
JuJu and Mike's perspective on the future of eGaming and Fantasy Sports How JuJu, Mike and team at WCF are reimagining the Fantasy Sports experience with the PlayerX Portal.The evolution of player empowerment and player ownership in ventures on and off the field.JuJu's mentality around the business and game of football and player brand.
How Gusto used "Word of Mouth" to grow to more than 300K customers with Josh Reeves, CEO and Co founder of Gusto
Josh Reeves, Co founder and CEO of Gusto, joins the show to talk about
Using Word of Mouth growth to over 300,000 business customers Battling against payroll giants like Intuit and ADP to build a category leader, and how much attention Josh pays to competitorsHow payroll is evolving, and how Gusto is innovating to support small business on a global scale.The advice Josh gives founders building their first company from his first startup prior to Gusto.
Building a Unicorn in security with Christina Cacioppo, CEO and Co Founder of Vanta
Christina Cacioppo, Co founder and CEO of Vanta, joins the show to talk about
How Christina's experience as a PM at Dropbox gave her the insight to starting Vanta.Current state of the security and compliance industry and why it's primed to explode.The impact that AI will have on security.Should founders raise strategic capital? And at what stage does it make sense to do so?Your startup is special, but not THAT special, and the hiring plan to support it.
"Earned insights" and scaling Loom to +21M users with Joe Thomas, CEO and Co founder of Loom
Joe Thomas, CEO and Co founder of Loom, joins the show to talk about
How Joe and team have scaled Loom to +21M active usersThe decision to hold on monetizing Loom until Year 3 of the company, and why founders should use activation as a success metric.The "earned insight" that led the Loom team to build a horizontal application vs. vertical applicationHow Loom is planning to use Generative AI to improve collaboration and leapfrog its competitors.
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Not only is it exciting to hear foundational stories from probably the smartest people on the planet, but it’s illuminating to get a peek inside a true “strength of network” relationship as Justin brings friends and colleagues from his years as a professional, role models, and peers across verticals. It really proves how good Justin is in his field, and why he’s so perfect in this role as host.
Justin is a great interviewer and earns a listen. Engaging, informational and doesn’t ramble for an hour on 15 min of content like many others. Keep it up Justin!
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Amazing stories that give you a peek behind the curtains of how founders have built successful companies.