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Startup pitch competition! Jason invests $25K into one of three founders | E1932 This Week in Startups

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Todays show:

Jason and Presh kick off the Founder University pitch competition (00:00), then we hear from Jared on Umbrella Sports (6:40), Linda on Mastertech (14:47), and Aleksandr on Ellis (24:20). Finally, Jason awards a $25K investment (44:17), and Presh details how to apply!

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Timestamps:

(00:00) Jason kicks off the show!

(2:49) Jason brings on Presh to explain the fundamentals of Founder University and introduces today's pitches!

(6:40) Jared Lewandowski pitches Umbrella Sports

(13:20) Wistia - Try Wistia for free at https://wistia.com/startups

(14:47) Linda Gray pitches Mastertech

(22:51) Eight Sleep - Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/twist for $200 off the Pod plus free shipping

(24:20) Aleksandr Diamond pitches Ellis

(29:39) Jason and Presh assess the startups and their pitches

(39:43) Northwest Registered Agent - For just $39 plus state fees, Northwest will handle your complete business identity. Visit https://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/twist today

(44:12) Jason picks the startup he will invest in!

(44:51) Feedback on the Founder University experience

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Founder University: Cohort 8 begins May 9th! Apply here: https://www.founder.university

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We are doing Founder Fridays! Go check out https://founderfridays.tech

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Follow Jared:

X: https://twitter.com/_playumbrella

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredlewandowski

Check out Umbrella Sports: https://www.playumbrella.com

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Follow Linda:

X: https://twitter.com/mastertechai

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/linda-gray-6433b251/

Check out Mastertech: https://www.mastertech.ai/

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Follow Aleksandr:

X: https://twitter.com/heyaleksandr

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asdiamond

Check out Ellis: https://ellis.so

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Follow Jason:

X: https://twitter.com/Jason

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasoncalacanis

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(22:51) Eight Sleep - Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/twist for $200 off the Pod plus free shipping

(39:43) Northwest Registered Agent - For just $39 plus state fees, Northwest will handle your complete business identity. Visit ⁠https://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/twist⁠ today

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Great 2023 interviews: Steve Huffman, Brian Chesky, Aaron Levie, Sophia Amoruso, Reid Hoffman, Frank Slootman, Billy McFarland

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Check out Jason’s suite of newsletters: https://substack.com/@calacanis

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Subscribe to the Founder University Podcast: https://www.founder.university/podcast

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Founder University: Cohort 8 begins May 9th. Apply here: https://www.founder.university

This Week in Startups is brought to you by…

Wistia. All-in-one video platform for business, with tools that help you create, manage, and measure the impact of your videos. Try Wistia for free at https://wistia.com/startups

Eight Sleep. Good sleep is the ultimate game changer. Now you can add the Pod Cover to any mattress! Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/twist to check out the Pod Cover and get $200 off the pod plus free shipping!

Northwest Registered Agent. Northwest Registered Agent will form your business quickly and easily. For just $39 plus state fees, Northwest will handle your complete business identity. Visit https://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/twist today

*

Todays show:

Jason and Presh kick off the Founder University pitch competition (00:00), then we hear from Jared on Umbrella Sports (6:40), Linda on Mastertech (14:47), and Aleksandr on Ellis (24:20). Finally, Jason awards a $25K investment (44:17), and Presh details how to apply!

*

Timestamps:

(00:00) Jason kicks off the show!

(2:49) Jason brings on Presh to explain the fundamentals of Founder University and introduces today's pitches!

(6:40) Jared Lewandowski pitches Umbrella Sports

(13:20) Wistia - Try Wistia for free at https://wistia.com/startups

(14:47) Linda Gray pitches Mastertech

(22:51) Eight Sleep - Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/twist for $200 off the Pod plus free shipping

(24:20) Aleksandr Diamond pitches Ellis

(29:39) Jason and Presh assess the startups and their pitches

(39:43) Northwest Registered Agent - For just $39 plus state fees, Northwest will handle your complete business identity. Visit https://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/twist today

(44:12) Jason picks the startup he will invest in!

(44:51) Feedback on the Founder University experience

*

Founder University: Cohort 8 begins May 9th! Apply here: https://www.founder.university

*

We are doing Founder Fridays! Go check out https://founderfridays.tech

*

Follow Jared:

X: https://twitter.com/_playumbrella

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredlewandowski

Check out Umbrella Sports: https://www.playumbrella.com

*

Follow Linda:

X: https://twitter.com/mastertechai

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/linda-gray-6433b251/

Check out Mastertech: https://www.mastertech.ai/

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Follow Aleksandr:

X: https://twitter.com/heyaleksandr

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asdiamond

Check out Ellis: https://ellis.so

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Follow Jason:

X: https://twitter.com/Jason

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasoncalacanis

*

Subscribe to This Week in Startups on Apple: https://rb.gy/v19fcp

*

Thank you to our partners:

(13:20) Wistia - Try Wistia for free at https://wistia.com/startups

(22:51) Eight Sleep - Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/twist for $200 off the Pod plus free shipping

(39:43) Northwest Registered Agent - For just $39 plus state fees, Northwest will handle your complete business identity. Visit ⁠https://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/twist⁠ today

*

Great 2023 interviews: Steve Huffman, Brian Chesky, Aaron Levie, Sophia Amoruso, Reid Hoffman, Frank Slootman, Billy McFarland

*

Check out Jason’s suite of newsletters: https://substack.com/@calacanis

*

Follow TWiST:

Substack: https://twistartups.substack.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TWiStartups

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/thisweekin

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thisweekinstartups

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thisweekinstartups

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Subscribe to the Founder University Podcast: https://www.founder.university/podcast

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Founder University: Cohort 8 begins May 9th. Apply here: https://www.founder.university

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