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84. Eric Wu, Co-founder and COO of Gainful Fitt Insider

    • Entrepreneurship

Today I’m joined by Eric Wu. Eric is the Co-founder and COO of Gainful, makers of personalized nutritional supplements. 
 
In this episode, Eric shares his journey from Y Combinator to raising $10M in venture capital. We discuss the opportunities and consolidation in the personalized nutrition category. And Eric explains why he believes Gainful could be a billion-dollar company. 
 
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Eric Wu is the co-founder and COO of Gainful. He started the company as an undergrad at
Georgetown University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the School of Foreign
Service. Eric led Gainful as CEO from 2017 until 2020, participating in YCombinator and
growing the company to 8-figure annual revenue. Prior to Gainful, Eric worked in digital
marketing at Hatch (consumer hardware), completed a fellowship with True Ventures (an
SF-based venture capital firm), and served as COO of The Hilltop Microfinance Initiative, a
DC-based nonprofit focused on empowering low-income and immigrant entrepreneurs.
 
More from Fitt Insider
 
Fitt Insider is a newsletter and podcast on the business of fitness and wellness.

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Today I’m joined by Eric Wu. Eric is the Co-founder and COO of Gainful, makers of personalized nutritional supplements. 
 
In this episode, Eric shares his journey from Y Combinator to raising $10M in venture capital. We discuss the opportunities and consolidation in the personalized nutrition category. And Eric explains why he believes Gainful could be a billion-dollar company. 
 
More from Eric 
 
Eric Wu is the co-founder and COO of Gainful. He started the company as an undergrad at
Georgetown University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the School of Foreign
Service. Eric led Gainful as CEO from 2017 until 2020, participating in YCombinator and
growing the company to 8-figure annual revenue. Prior to Gainful, Eric worked in digital
marketing at Hatch (consumer hardware), completed a fellowship with True Ventures (an
SF-based venture capital firm), and served as COO of The Hilltop Microfinance Initiative, a
DC-based nonprofit focused on empowering low-income and immigrant entrepreneurs.
 
More from Fitt Insider
 
Fitt Insider is a newsletter and podcast on the business of fitness and wellness.

Join industry-leading operators and investors by subscribing: http://insider.fitt.co

33 min