The Deep End by On Deck is a podcast where visionary builders, creators, and experts discuss world-changing ideas. We skip the surface level and go in depth into ideas that matter including the futures of commerce, higher education, art, governance, longevity, and more with some of the most exciting figures in these fields. The Deep End is hosted by Marshall Kosloff and produced by On Deck—where top talent go to accelerate their ideas and careers. Visit ideas.beondeck.com for show notes and additional essays.
"The most important milestone in the history of longevity biotech" — Archival Interview with Celine Halioua (Founder/CEO of Loyal)
Loyal (ODF2) has earned what they believe to be the FDA’s first-ever formal acceptance that a drug can be developed and approved for lifespan extension. Truly groundbreaking. You’re about to listen to an archival interview with Celine just one and a half years into starting Loyal which is now 4 years old. It’s an incredible conversation with interviewer Marshall Kosloff and shows just how much can be accomplished in a few short years.
Defense Tech: Opportunities to support America and our allies with veteran Mike Slagh (founder/CEO of Shift)
Joining me in the deep end is US Navy veteran Mike Slagh — founder of Shift — an organization that has built the most significant bridge between the Department of Defense and the startup ecosystem.
Lessons from the Journey to Building a Product Customers Want with Max Greenwald of Warmly
Max Greenwald met his co-founder Alan via ODF (applications for ODF19 close this week) and co-founded Warmly—a startup whose path has been anything but a straight line. After a few years of pivots they've come out the other end and have a product that customers absolutely love and are eager to pay for. In this candid conversation, Max generously shares his experiences alongside actionable lessons earned from navigating the journey to building a successful product.
Generative AI and deciding what to build first with Elaine Zelby of Tofu
Elaine Zelby just raised $5M from Index Ventures to empower marketers with generative AI. She sits down with On Deck co-founder Julian Weisser to discuss how to decide what your startup should build first, what to consider when evaluating potential co-founders, how to think about fundraising in 2023, and the current capabilities of generative AI.
ODF has helped 1k companies get started and go on to raise over $2B. Applications for our 19th cohort in San Francisco are due this week. Learn more and apply at beondeck.com
Explore Starting a Company in San Francisco
On Deck launched the latest iteration of On Deck Founders (ODF), doubling down on an intensive one-week, fully-IRL experience in San Francisco.
On this episode of The Deep End, Julian Weisser – co-founder of On Deck – sits down with Marshall to discuss the latest from a program that has helped launch over 1,000 startups.
Applications for the next cohort of On Deck Founders close on Tuesday, October 24th at 23:59 PST. If you’re exploring starting a company and want to figure out what to build and with whom, we’d love to chat.
Apply today at https://beondeck.com
Raising $40M to Build Health Insurance for India with Amrit Singh
Joining us in The Deep End today is Amrit Singh. Amrit Singh is the co-founder of Loop Health, the fastest-growing health insurance startup in India. Loop Health has raised over $40M, led by General Catalyst and Elevation Capital.
As we delve deeper into the meta-series of longevity, we engage in a captivating conversation with Amrit, exploring how Loop Health incentivizes health for its users. We'll also venture into the exciting frontiers of the longevity movement and the pivotal role health insurance plays in ensuring our well-being for the long term.
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I rarely write reviews but this podcast should be at the top of your rotation. Practical explorations of emerging technologies, behaviours, and industry with really smart people resulting in smart conversations. Great work.
Simply superb content curated and presented perfectly.
Love Marshall’s work. Got here from Rising -> BP -> realignment to here. Keep it up!!