35 min

245. Osman Khan, Co-founder & CEO of Squared Circles Fitt Insider

    • Entrepreneurship

Today, I’m joined by Osman Khan, co-founder & CEO of Squared Circles, a venture studio for health and wellness brands.
 
Squared Circles redesigns everyday products to be better for people and planet. Pushing innovation, its portfolio includes MUD\WTR and Algae Cooking Club.
 
In this episode, we discuss the company's approach to ideating, validating, and launching consumer products.
 
We also cover:
• Using science and AI to vet ideas
• Building for the conscious consumer
• Untapped opportunities within wellness
 
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Squared Circle’s Website: https://squaredcircles.com/
Squared Circle’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/squaredcirclesco/
Squared Circle’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/squared-circles/
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Fitt Talent: https://talent.fitt.co/
Consulting: https://consulting.fitt.co/
Investments: https://capital.fitt.co/
 
Chapters:
(00:00) Introduction
(02:12) Squared Circle Venture Studio Overview
(04:32) Principles and Focus of Squared Circles
(06:08) Challenges and Strategies in Building Consumer Products
(11:00) The Role of AI and Science in Innovation
(15:20) Talent Acquisition and Operator Involvement
(17:38) Go-to-Market Strategies and Scaling
(23:45) Lessons Learned and Course Corrections
(31:17) Future Trends and Opportunities in Health and Wellness
(34:33) Conclusion

Today, I’m joined by Osman Khan, co-founder & CEO of Squared Circles, a venture studio for health and wellness brands.
 
Squared Circles redesigns everyday products to be better for people and planet. Pushing innovation, its portfolio includes MUD\WTR and Algae Cooking Club.
 
In this episode, we discuss the company's approach to ideating, validating, and launching consumer products.
 
We also cover:
• Using science and AI to vet ideas
• Building for the conscious consumer
• Untapped opportunities within wellness
 
Subscribe to the podcast → www.insider.fitt.co/podcast
Subscribe to our newsletter → www.insider.fitt.co/subscribe
Follow us on LinkedIn → www.linkedin.com/company/fittinsider
 
Squared Circle’s Website: https://squaredcircles.com/
Squared Circle’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/squaredcirclesco/
Squared Circle’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/squared-circles/
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The Fitt Insider Podcast is brought to you by EGYM. Visit EGYM.com to learn more about its smart workout solutions for fitness and health facilities. 
 
Fitt Talent: https://talent.fitt.co/
Consulting: https://consulting.fitt.co/
Investments: https://capital.fitt.co/
 
Chapters:
(00:00) Introduction
(02:12) Squared Circle Venture Studio Overview
(04:32) Principles and Focus of Squared Circles
(06:08) Challenges and Strategies in Building Consumer Products
(11:00) The Role of AI and Science in Innovation
(15:20) Talent Acquisition and Operator Involvement
(17:38) Go-to-Market Strategies and Scaling
(23:45) Lessons Learned and Course Corrections
(31:17) Future Trends and Opportunities in Health and Wellness
(34:33) Conclusion

35 min