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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

Tony Atti On Raising $230 Million To Reinvent Cooling Solutions With A Chip

8/1/2021
Tony Atti’s startup has raised a substantial amount of capital to bring big change to the working of many things you touch on a daily basis. His venture, Phoninic has raised $230 Million in funding from top-tier investors like Goldman Sachs Asset Management, GGV Capital, Wellcome Trust, and Eastward Capital Partners.

Duration:00:35:54

Varun Talwar On Raising $53 Million To Fuel Easier And Safer Connectivity Across Applications

7/20/2021
Varun Talwar has already raised tens of millions of dollars to empower developers to build more new technology faster and to drive the success of small to enterprise-sized companies. His venture, Tetrate has successfully raised funding from top-tier investors like 8VC, Dell Technologies Capital, Scale Venture Partners, and Sapphire Ventures.

Duration:00:32:23

Robin Thurston On Selling His Business To Under Armour For $150M And Raising $180M To Inspire People To Live An Active Lifestyle

7/18/2021
Robin Thurston is an energetic person who began life in sports. First as a skier, and then as a professional bike racer who competed internationally before switching to business after a major accident. His rise in the business world has been plutonic ever since, carrying lessons from each part of his life to build better. His venture, Felix has raised more than $180M from top-tier investors like Sequoia Heritage, Jazz Venture Partners, Zone 5 Ventures, and Next Ventures.

Duration:00:26:34

Francis Davidson On Building A $2.2 Billion Business By Turning Apartments Into Hotels

7/15/2021
Francis Davidson launched his startup while still in school. That company now has over 1,000 employees and is going public through a SPAC deal. The venture Sonder has acquired funding from top-tier investors like Greenoaks Capital, Sandy Cass, Inovia Capital, and Spark Capital.

Duration:00:38:41

Tomer Tagrin On Building A $1.4 Billion Business By Helping Retail Brands Generate Online Revenue Growth

7/13/2021
Tomer Tagrin has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for his startup which is empowering large brands and entrepreneurs alike to win online. His venture, Yotpo has raised funding from top-tier investors like ClalTech, Global Coin Ventures, Tiger Global Management, and Hanaco Venture Capital.

Duration:00:25:22

Oisin O’Connor On Building A $2 Billion Business By Turning Online Transactions Into Relationships

7/11/2021
Oisin O’Connor built a formidable eCommerce company by bootstrapping it for years before taking outside investor money. Now they’ve raised almost $300M to empower even more businesses to go online. ReCharge has raised funding from top-tier investors like ICONIQ Growth, Bain Capital Ventures, and Summit Partners.

Duration:00:26:46

Alex Zivoder On Raising $70 Million To Teach Your Kids Money Skills

7/6/2021
Alex Zivoder has been involved in building and scaling several companies. His latest venture has already attracted tens of millions of dollars in capital and is proving incredibly popular with parents and their kids. His startup, goHenry has raised funding from top-tier investors like Muse Capital, Citi Ventures, Gaia Capital Partners, and Edison Partners.

Duration:00:31:47

Will Graylin: From Navy Officer To Selling Four Companies For Over $300 Million

7/4/2021
Will Graylin is a true serial entrepreneur who has done it again and again. Today, he is juggling two big startups that have already raised a combined $150M. Indigo and OV Loop, his two ventures have raised funding from top-tier investors.

Duration:00:43:05

Jake Kloberdanz On Raising Over $50 Million To Create A Wine That Brings Hope Where It is Needed The Most

7/1/2021
Jake Kloberdanz has built a business with a purpose, and it is touching thousands of lives all over the country. His startup, ONEHOPE has millions of dollars in financing from top-tier investors like Wesley Chain, PLG Ventures, Matt Cheng, and West River Group.

Duration:00:32:47

Peter Donnelly: From Professor To Entrepreneur And Raising $100 Million To Prevent Diseases Like Cancer Entirely

6/29/2021
After many years of research, Sir Peter Donnelly made the leap from academia to founding his own company, to lead the charge in having a truly tangible impact with everything we are learning about genetics. His venture, Genomics PLC, has acquired funding from top-tier investors like F-Prime Capital, Oxford Sciences Innovation, Foresite Capital, and Lansdowne Partners.

Duration:00:28:36

Carey Smith On Selling His Business For $500 Million And Investing In Startups Not Caring Much About Returns

6/27/2021
Carey Smith bootstrapped his own startup from zero to selling it for $500M. He is now a startup investor helping others grow their own ventures. He has invested in several startups like Awkward Essentials, Vibrant Gastro, Vibrant, Shotgun Seltzer, Lumen, and Tushy.

Duration:00:35:23

Erik Schiemann On Raising $750 Million To Transform The Way Organizations Use Energy

6/24/2021
Erik Schiemann has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in financing to scale commercial solar across the US via his startup Distributed Solar Development. This company has acquired investment from top-tier investors like Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Fifth Third Bank, and Silicon Valley Bank.

Duration:00:31:22

Alex Frommeyer On Raising $170 Million To Modernize Dental Benefits

6/22/2021
Alex Frommeyer has been a builder all of his life. He has taken that from childhood construction projects to engineering technology, and now creating a large and fast-growing startup, Beam. He has successfully raised funding from top-tier investors like Nationwide Mutual Insurance, Drive Capital, Georgian, and Banner Ventures.

Duration:00:32:48

Reichen Kuhl On Growing Up In A Trailer Park And Now Raising $68 Million To Tackle A $3.5 Trillion Industry

6/20/2021
Reichen Kuhl is an entrepreneur who seems to have a knack for turning challenges into big wins. He has already raised tens of millions of dollars to solve a problem facing millions of US households, that was born out of him being told “no.” His company, LeaseLock has acquired funding from top-tier investors like Westerly Winds, Vertex US, Moderne Ventures, and Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures.

Duration:00:31:55

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