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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Rasty Turek: From Homeless To Raising $64 Million For His Google-Like Digital Attribution Engine

6/17/2021
Rasty Turek has gone from living on his own at 14 years old to raising $64M for a startup that may be in one of today’s fastest-growing markets. His company, Pex has successfully raised funding from top-tier investors like Susa Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Illuminate Ventures, and Amaranthine.

Duration:00:38:47

Malte Horeyseck On Raising $130 Million To Acquire Amazon Sellers

6/15/2021
Malte Horeyseck is a multi-time startup entrepreneur. His most recent venture rolls up his previous experiences in M&A, backed with over $100M in funding. His startup, SellerX has raised funding from top-tier investors like 83North, Christopher North, Felix Capital, and Francois Nuyts.

Duration:00:35:03

Adam Singolda On Building A $2.6 Billion Business By Directing You To Related Content On The Internet

6/13/2021
Adam Singolda is taking his adtech company public through a SPAC. They’ve already amassed over $1B in annual revenue, and with over $500M raised expect to keep on growing to become a household name. The company Taboola, has raised funding from top-tier investors like Daily Mail, Yahoo! Japan, dmg Ventures, and Planven Investments.

Duration:00:28:59

Alexey Dubov On Raising $70 Million To 3D Print Your Next House

6/8/2021
Alexey Dubov is a global entrepreneur who has started several companies. His latest venture, Mighty Buildings, has already raised tens of millions of dollars in capital and has been establishing new construction standards. Alexey has attracted funding from top-tier investors like AltaIR Capital, Foundamental, Abies Ventures, and Khosla Ventures.

Duration:00:31:04

Sridhar Ramaswamy On Becoming Google Ads Boss And Then Raising $77 Million To Create An Ad-Free Search Engine

6/6/2021
If anyone could realistically hope to replace Google, it is probably Sridhar Ramaswamy and his team of talented engineers and advisors. Some of the best-known investors have already backed him with tens of millions of dollars too. His venture, Neeva has attracted funding from top-tier investors like Inovia Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Greylock.

Duration:00:38:23

Stefan Lederer On Raising $68 Million To Power The Future Of Streaming Video

6/3/2021
Stefan Lederer has built a tech startup that has been used to create the future of streaming online video by some pretty well respected international brands. His company Bitmovin has raised funding from top-tier investors like Swisscom Ventures, Atomico, Highland Europe, and Constantia New Business.

Duration:00:29:26

Amin Shokrollahi On Raising $130 Million To Revolutionize Wired Connectivity

6/1/2021
Amin Shokrollahi has raised some serious startup capital for his tech company, Kandou Bus. Amin has raised $130M in funding from top-tier investors like Raging Capital, Digital Transformation Fund, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Kreos Capital.

Duration:00:30:43

Jake Soberal On Raising $100 Million To Diversify The Workforce

5/30/2021
Jake Soberal has raised close to $100M for his own startup which is spawning a new tech ecosystem. His company, Bitwise Industries has attracted funding from top-tier investors like Owens Corning, GingerBread Capital, JP Morgan Chase, and Plum Alley Investments.

Duration:00:30:41

Charlie Lee Raised $90 Million To Serve 1 Billion Underbanked Users In India

5/27/2021
Charlie Lee is now on his second startup. With a mission of reaching one billion unserved people with fintech solutions, his venture has already raised $90M. Charlie has raised financing from top-tier investors like Northern Arc, Bon Angels Venture Partners, Daesung Private Equity, and Softbank Ventures Asia. His venture True Balance also goes by Balance Hero and Balancehero India.

Duration:00:31:09

Sudheer Koneru On Building A $1 Billion Business By Creating An All-In-One Software For The Beauty Service Industry

5/25/2021
Sudheer Koneru has raised over $200M for his latest startup, Zenoti. A big software company that powers brands in the health and wellness space. Sudheer has acquired funding from top-tier investors like Advent International, Steadview Capital, Tiger Global Management, and Accel.

Duration:00:32:45

Chris Gladwin On Selling His Business To IBM For $1.3 Billion And Raising $65 Million To Analyze Data Sets

5/23/2021
Chris Gladwin is a true business builder. It is his craft. He has now launched four startups, including one which raised $100M and sold for over $1B to IBM. His current venture is Ocient, operating out of Great Lakes. It has raised more than $65M from top-tier investors like Gaingels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PSP Capital Partners, and Northwestern University.

Duration:00:39:51

Patrick Quigley On Raising $175 Million To Make Health Insurance Affordable

5/20/2021
After helping others achieve great exits for their own businesses Patrick Quigley set out to fix some of the biggest problems in the health insurance industry. He has already raised $175M for the mission and is revolutionizing how it works with his own health tech startup. His company has raised $175M from top-tier investors like Tiger Global Management, Alpha Edison, GreatPoint Ventures, and Drive Capital.

Duration:00:36:00

Gustaf Agartson On Raising $130 Million To Protect Your Family From Financial And Health Risks

5/18/2021
Gustaf Agartson is an international entrepreneur who set off to prove his business idea in a new emerging market. His venture has already raised over $100M in capital while attracting tens of millions of new customers. He has attracted funding from top-tier investors like CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, LeapFrog Investments, Allianz X, and Kinnevik AB.

Duration:00:32:29

Cyriac Roeding On Selling His Company For $250 Million And Raising $60 Million To Detect Cancer Earlier

5/16/2021
Cyriac Roeding is a full-cycle entrepreneur who has been launching his own ventures since he was a teenager. He sold one of his companies for $250M and has since helped lead two new health tech startups which have raised tens of millions of dollars.

Duration:00:34:52

Jordan Silbert And Ben Karlin On Raising $50 Million To Make Your Cocktail Spectacular

5/11/2021
Jordan Silbert and Ben Karlin have raised tens of millions of dollars to improve your drinking experience with a premium mixer that is proving to be a big hit. Their startup, Q Mixers has attracted interest from top-tier investors like Eurazeo and First Beverage Group.

Duration:00:38:47

Hossein Azari On Selling His First Company For $100 Million And Now Building Your Gateway To Crypto

5/9/2021
Hossein Azari sold his first startup to Goldman Sachs for nine figures. He has already raised funding for his second fintech venture that you may describe as the Google of finance. His startup, Cmorg has raised funding from top-tier investors.

Duration:00:28:44

Miguel Fernandez On Raising $90 Million To Help You Accelerate Growth In Your Business

5/2/2021
Miguel Fernandez’s fintech startup has already raised at least $90M in debt and equity to help more SaaS companies supersize their growth rates. His startup Capchase has raised $90M from top-tier investors like i80 | Group, Ben Orthlieb, ONEVC, and Amara Venture Partners.

Duration:00:29:28

Ruairi Kelleher On Building With His Team A $575 Million Business By Helping Other Companies Scale Their Teams Globally

4/27/2021
Ruairi Kelleher spun off his fast-growing fintech startup with $80M in funding to help global companies manage taxes and payroll around the world. His company, Immedis has raised $80M from top-tier investors like Lead Edge Capital and Scottish Equity Partners.

Duration:00:33:05

Jason Boehmig On Raising $183 Million To Make All Business Contracts Easier

4/25/2021
Jason Boehmig is the cofounder and CEO of Ironclad which is one of the nation’s top makers of enterprise software for managing contracts. The company has raised $183 million from top tier investors including Accel, Sequoia, Greylock, and Bond to name a few.

Duration:00:30:05

Asesh Sarkar On Raising $100 Million To Help You Move From Debt To Savings

4/22/2021
Asesh Sarkar has built a big finance business with an emphasis on blending social good and lending. His startup has already raised more than $100M in equity and $500M in debt financing. During our interview on the Dealmakers Podcast, Sarkar talked about finding the idea for a good business, the triangle needed for a great startup idea, and the truth about leadership. Plus, working your way through funding rounds with progressing investor expectations, and raising debt versus equity.

Duration:00:24:19