Mitch Hayes (Los Sundays) – Building a Tequila Brand for the Millennial, Focusing on Generating Demand, and a Taste of the Beverage Industry

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Thank you Joe Tonnos for the introduction to today's guest, Mitch Hayes, founder and CEO of Los Sundays Tequila. Los Sundays is the tequila for the millennial and founded … Continue reading Mitch Hayes (Los Sundays) – Building a Tequila Brand for the Millennial, Focusing on Generating Demand, and a Taste of the Beverage Industry

Sasha Astafyeva (Atomico) – Growing a Real Estate Tech Company in Brazil, Series A Consumer Landscape in Europe, and How She Thinks About International Expansion

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Sasha Astafyeva, Partner at Atomico. Atomico invests in Europe’s most ambitious tech founders at Series A and beyond. Some of their investments include Farmdrop, Habito, … Continue reading Sasha Astafyeva (Atomico) – Growing a Real Estate Tech Company in Brazil, Series A Consumer Landscape in Europe, and How She Thinks About International Expansion

Nick Mindel (Amberstone) – Differences Between Trends and Fads, The Opportunity He Saw Investing In Consumer Brands, Why He’s Bullish On Founders Located In Secondary Markets

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Nick Mindel, Partner at Amberstone. Amberstone invests at the early stages in entrepreneurs building breakthrough consumer companies. Some of their investments include Daily Harvest, Juneshine, … Continue reading Nick Mindel (Amberstone) – Differences Between Trends and Fads, The Opportunity He Saw Investing In Consumer Brands, Why He’s Bullish On Founders Located In Secondary Markets

Ezra Galston (Starting Line) – Benefits of Chicago, Managed vs. Lightly Managed Marketplaces, and Consumer for the 99%

Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Ezra Galston, Founding partner of Starting Line, a seed stage consumer tech focused fund based in Chicago. Previously he was a Principal at Chicago Ventures. Some of his investments include Cameo, … Continue reading Ezra Galston (Starting Line) – Benefits of Chicago, Managed vs. Lightly Managed Marketplaces, and Consumer for the 99%

Coulter Lewis (Sunday) – Introducing D2C and Environmentally Friendly Lawn Care, and Lessons From a Serial Entrepreneur

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Thank you Jordan Nof for introducing me to today's guest Coulter Lewis, founder and CEO of Sunday. Sunday provides nutrient and soil health plans for garden and lawn care. … Continue reading Coulter Lewis (Sunday) – Introducing D2C and Environmentally Friendly Lawn Care, and Lessons From a Serial Entrepreneur

Adam Cohen-Aslatei (S’more) – Bringing Inclusivity and Honesty to Online Dating, and How He Successfully Fundraised

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Adam Cohen-Aslatei, founder and CEO of dating app S'More, the dating app that is built for relationships. Adam has had an extensive career working in … Continue reading Adam Cohen-Aslatei (S’more) – Bringing Inclusivity and Honesty to Online Dating, and How He Successfully Fundraised

Jesse Draper (Halogen) – Why Investing In Female Led Businesses is Such a Massive Opportunity, Los Angeles Consumer Tech Scene, and Consuming Meaningful Content

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Jesse Draper, Founding Partner of Halogen Ventures. Halogen Ventures is a Los Angeles, California based Venture Capital fund focused on investing in early stage consumer … Continue reading Jesse Draper (Halogen) – Why Investing In Female Led Businesses is Such a Massive Opportunity, Los Angeles Consumer Tech Scene, and Consuming Meaningful Content

Soraya Darabi (TMV) – The Care Economy, Where Change Needs to Start In VC, and How to Approach Market Sizing

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Soraya Darabi, General Partner at Trail Mix Ventures where she focuses on the future of living well. Previously, she worked at the New York Times, … Continue reading Soraya Darabi (TMV) – The Care Economy, Where Change Needs to Start In VC, and How to Approach Market Sizing

Meera Clark (Obvious Ventures) – How COVID Led to a Crossroads in Healthy Habits, Milestones at Series A, and How She Thinks About Sustainability and Consumer Centric

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Thank you Sumeet Shah for the introduction to today's guest, Meera Clark, Senior Associate at Obvious Ventures. Obvious Ventures invests in startups that combine profit and purpose for a … Continue reading Meera Clark (Obvious Ventures) – How COVID Led to a Crossroads in Healthy Habits, Milestones at Series A, and How She Thinks About Sustainability and Consumer Centric

Eric Paley (Founder Collective) – Why Most Successful Companies Struggle To Convince VCs of Their Market Size, The Biggest Risk After Finding Product-Market Fit, and Why Pro-rata Only Benefits Investors, Not Founders

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify I would like to thank Adelle Archer for introducing me to today's guest, Eric Paley, who is one of the Managing Partners at Founder Collective. Founder Collective's mission is … Continue reading Eric Paley (Founder Collective) – Why Most Successful Companies Struggle To Convince VCs of Their Market Size, The Biggest Risk After Finding Product-Market Fit, and Why Pro-rata Only Benefits Investors, Not Founders