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DealMakers

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The DealMakers show features entrepreneurs that have been very successful at raising capital or getting their company acquired.

The DealMakers show features entrepreneurs that have been very successful at raising capital or getting their company acquired.

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United States

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The DealMakers show features entrepreneurs that have been very successful at raising capital or getting their company acquired.

Twitter:

@acremades

Language:

English

Contact:

9174429401


Episodes

Kara Goldin On Building A Business Worth Hundreds Of Millions That Is Taking On The World’s Biggest Brands

10/22/2020
Kara Goldin is the CEO and cofounder of Hint which is a beverage startup that produces natural flavored unsweetened essence water. The company has raised over $50 million from top tier investors such as The Perkins Fund, Verlinvest, GingerBread Capital, and Springboard Growth Capital to name a few.

Duration:00:35:29

Patrick Burns On Raising $50 Million To Enable In Real Estate More Than $3.5 Billion In Transaction Volume

10/18/2020
Patrick Burns is the co-founder and CEO of Spruce Holdings which aims to improve title insurance assessment and issuance to reduce the time needed to close a real estate deal. The company has raised over $50 million from investors like Bessemer Venture Partners, Omidyar Network, Scale Venture Partners, and Collaborative Fund to name a few.

Duration:00:33:06

Trevor Martin On Raising $75 Million To Become A Top Contender In Combating COVID

10/15/2020
Trevor Martin is the cofounder and CEO of Mammoth Biosciences which develops novel CRISPR applications for disease detection, research, agriculture, biodefense, and more. The company has raised over $75 million investors from top tier investors such as Mayfield Fund, 8VC, or NFX to name a few.

Duration:00:31:35

Milind Mehere On Selling His Business For $342 Million And Now Raising $85 Million To Help You Invest With The Ultra Rich

10/13/2020
Milind Mehere is the cofounder and CEO of Yieldstreet which is an investment platform that is changing how wealth is created by connecting investors to asset-based alternative investments. The company has raised $85 million from investors such as Greycroft, FJ Labs, Edison Partners, Greenspring Associates, and Expansion Venture Capital to name a few. Prior to this is, Milind Mehere cofounded Yodle which he sold for $342 million.

Duration:00:42:17

Amrit Acharya On Being Denied A US Visa And Then Building A $100 Million Business In 24 Months Out Of India

10/11/2020
Amrit Acharya is the cofounder and CEO of Zetwerk which is an online marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers for manufacturing jobs. The company has raised over $60 million from top tier investors such as Accel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital India, InnoVen Capital, and Kae Capital to name a few.

Duration:00:38:36

Bill Barhydt On Selling Three Companies And Raising $35 Million To Create A Crypto Bank

10/8/2020
Bill Barhydt is the cofounder and CEO of Abra which is a digital wallet that supports bitcoin and over 50 fiat currencies. The company has raised over $35 million from investors such as First Round Capital, RRE Ventures, Lerer Hippeau and Digital Currency Group to name a few. Prior to this, Bill Barhydt founded three other companies.

Duration:00:31:57

Ryan Smith On Raising $300 Million To Connect Thousands Of Cannabis Brands And Retailers

10/6/2020
Ryan Smith is the cofounder and CEO of LeafLink which is a wholesale management platform for the cannabis industry. The company has raised $300 million from top tier investors including Lerer Hippeau, Thrive Capital, Fairhaven Capital Partners, Muse Capital, Casa Verde Capital, TIA Ventures, Phyto partners, Canopy Rivers, Brand New Matter, Wisdom VC, Nosara Capital, and L2 Ventures to name a few.

Duration:00:28:30

Ilir Sela On Raising $82 Million To Help You Order Your Favorite Pizza

10/4/2020
Ilir Sela is the cofounder and CEO of Slice which transforms independent pizzerias with the tech, data, marketing, and shared services needed to serve today’s digital-minded customers. The company has raised over $80 million from top tier investors like GGV Capital, KKR, Primary Venture Partners, or RiverPArk Ventures to name a few.

Duration:00:43:52

Brian Powers On Raising $80 Million To Kill Plastic Foam In Packaging

9/29/2020
Brian Powers is the cofounder and CEO of TemperPack which manufactures insulated packaging solutions that meet the needs of all industries that ship perishable items. The company has raised over $80 million from investors like Revolution, SFJ Ventures, Harbert Growth Partners, Tao Capital Partners, Third Prime, Interplay Ventures, Haas Portman, and Dolik Ventures to name a few.

Duration:00:35:56

Ross Lipson On Raising $53 Million To Deliver Cannabis To Your Door

9/27/2020
Ross Lipson is the cofounder of Dutchie which is an online cannabis ordering platform that connects consumers to local cannabis retailers. The company has raised over $50 million from investors such as Thrive Capital, Sinai Ventures, Thirty Five Ventures, Casa Verde Capital, and Gron Ventures to name a few.

Duration:00:43:49

Andrei Cherny On Raising $200 Million To Give You A Reason To Love Your Bank

9/22/2020
Andrei Cherny is the cofounder and CEO of Aspiration which is a socially conscious fintech platform that offers a range of products oriented around conscious consumerism. The company has raised over $200 million from top tier investors which include Omidyar Network, 8VC, Allen & Company, Capricorn Investment, SuRo Capital, Renren, Alpha Edison, AGO Partners, Enabling Future, and DNS Capital to name a few.

Duration:00:29:02

Sanjay Sharma On Raising $300 Million To Fund Microenterprises

9/20/2020
Sanjay Sharma is the cofounder of Aye Finance which is a finance company that provides business loans to micro and small businesses. The company has raised $300 million from top tier investors such as CapitalG, FMO, Accion Venture Lab, and Aspada to name a few.

Duration:00:35:02

Craig Fuller On Raising $75 Million To Empower A $700 Billion Industry With Data Intelligence

9/15/2020
Craig Fuller is the founder and CEO of FreightWaves which is a data and content forum that provides market participants with near-time analytics. The company has raised over $75 million from investors such as Revolution, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, 8VC, Hearst Ventures, Story Ventures, and Ascend Venture Capital to name a few.

Duration:00:27:18

Nigel Verdon On Raising Tens Of Millions To Allow Any Company Or Brand To Offer Financial Services

9/13/2020
Nigel Verdon is the cofounder and CEO of Railsbank which is an open banking API and platform that gives regulated and un-regulated companies access to global banking. The company has raised over $14 million from top tier investors like Kima, Moneta VC, and Visa to name a few.

Duration:00:31:09

Jason Springs On Selling His First Startup To Roche For $425 Million And Now Bringing Targeted Therapies To Critically Ill Patients

9/10/2020
Jason Springs is the co-founder and CEO of Endpoint Health which provides precision medicine and integrated therapies for critical care. The company has already secured $12 million in funding from investors, including Mayfield, AME Cloud Ventures, Wireframe Ventures, and Y Combinator. Prior to this, Jason Springs sold the previous company he cofounded, GeneWEAVE, to Roche in 2015 fo $425 million.

Duration:00:36:59

Iyad Tarazi On Raising $140 Million To Take On Google

9/8/2020
Iyad Tarazi is the cofounder and CEO of Federated Wireless which develops a spectrum controller for wireless networks and communication intended to revolutionize the wireless industry. The company has raised $140 million from top tier investors such as GIC, Woodford Investment Management, Allied Minds, Charter Communications, American Tower, Arris Group, SBA Communications, and Pennant Equity Partners to name a few.

Duration:00:31:49

Drew Perkins On Cofounding Companies Worth Billions And Now Raising $159 Million To Elevate Your Vision

9/3/2020
Drew Perkins is the co-founder and CEO of Mojo Vision which is a developer of products and platforms that re-imagine the intersection of ideas, information, and people. The company has raised $159 million from top tier investors such as NEA, Khosla Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, 8VC, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Kakao Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures, and Gradient Ventures to name a few. Prior to this he cofounded Lightera (acquired by Ciena), OnFiber (acquired by Qwest), Infinera...

Duration:00:31:19

Alex Robinson On Raising $100 Million To Reinvent The $16 Trillion Commercial Real Estate Industry

9/1/2020
Alex Robinson is the co-founder and CEO of Juniper Square which operates an investment management platform for commercial real estate. The company has raised over $100 million from investors such as Redpoint, Felicis Ventures, Precursor Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Red Swan Ventures, LeFrak, Maiden Lane Ventures, OVO Fund, and Zigg Capital to name a few.

Duration:00:37:59

Felix Van de Maele On Building A $2.3 Billion Business By Turning Your Data Into Valuable Information

8/30/2020
Felix Van de Maele is the founder and CEO of Collibra which delivers the only end to end data intelligence platform to accelerate digital business transformation. The company has raised over $300 million from top tier investors such as Index Ventures, Battery Ventures, ICONIQ Capital, Dawn Capital, CapitalG, Newion, Durable Capital Partners, and Brustart to name a few.

Duration:00:40:20

David Rosenberg On Raising $200 Million To Transform Agriculture With The Largest Vertical Farm

8/27/2020
David Rosenberg is the cofounder and CEO of AeroFarms which is an urban cleantech company that provides aeroponic growing systems to produce plants without sun or soil. The company has raised over $200 million from top tier investors which include GSR Ventures, Newark Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, 21Ventures, Wheatsheaf Group, MissionPoint Capital Partners, Cibus Fund, and ADM Capital to name a few.

Duration:00:43:38