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Ep. 58 How I Raised It with Ryan Boyko of Embark Vet on 7.31.2018

8/13/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Ryan Boyko, CEO of Embark Vet (www.embarkvet.com). Embark Vet makes an animal DNA testing kit designed to improve dog health and wellness. Embark recently raised a seed round co-led by Founder Collective, Freestyle and ThirdKind, with support from Anne Wojcicki, Bill Maris, Slow Ventures, SV Angel and others. In this episode, Ryan talks about how he built...

Duration:00:52:34

Ep. 57 How I Raised It with Igor Lebovic of Kindly Care on 8.2.2018

8/8/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Igor Lebovic of Kindly Care, based in San Francisco. Kindly Care is a self-service management platform for hiring caregivers for senior citizens. The Company recently raised $5.4 million of Series A venture funding led by Javelin Venture Partners with participation by MHS Capital and Jackson Square Ventures. In this episode, Igor talks about venture...

Duration:00:57:11

Ep. 56 How I Raised It with Chetan Rane and Akshay Ramaswamy of Alma Campus on 7.27.2018

8/2/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Chetan Rane and Akshay Ramaswamy of Alma Campus. Alma is a college-exclusive social network that enables students to discover and connect with peers on their campus. The Company recently raised from Marissa Mayer, Norwest Venture Partners, Sergio Monsalve, Felicis Ventures, and others. The Company has also raised capital from Lightspeed Ventures, Index...

Duration:00:27:15

Ep. 55 How I Raised It with David Fink and Jonathan Neddenriep of Postie on 7.26.2018

7/30/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with David Fink and Jonathan Neddenriep of Postie.com. Postie makes a direct mail platform that behaves like a digital channel. The Company recently raised a seed round from Bonfire Ventures, Crosscut Ventures, and Rincon Venture Partners. In this episode, Jonathan and David talk about direct mail as a marketing channel, pitching their KPIs and metrics,...

Duration:00:58:09

Ep. 54 How I Raised It with Andrew Farah of Density on 7.18.2018

7/24/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Andrew Farah of Density.io, which makes door sensors designed to measure how busy a location is in real-time. Density recently raised a $12 million Series A, led by Founders Fund. Previously, the Company raised capital from Mark Suster and Upfront Ventures, Jonathon Triest of Ludlow Ventures, Jason Calacanis and others. In this episode, Andrew discusses...

Duration:00:53:41

How I Raised It with Bill Boebel of Pingboard on 7.17.2018

7/19/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Bill Boebel of Pingboard. Pingboard makes org chart and workforce planning software. The Company has raised 3 seed rounds in Austin, Texas from a mix of high profile angel investors and VCs. In this episode, Bill talks about raising capital from other founders, his "touch-zero" operating model (and how that helps him balance the tension between VC...

Duration:00:44:21

Ep. 52 How I Raised It with Bobby Tinsley of Priatek on 7.6.2018

7/16/2018
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Ep. 52 How I Raised It with Bobby Tinsley of Priatek on 7.6.2018 by Foundersuite.com - software for raising capital

Duration:00:46:36

Ep. 51 How I Raised It with Amanda Johnson and KJ Miller of Mented on 6.11.2018

7/2/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Amanda Johnson and KJ Miller of Mented Cosmetics. Mented is an online cosmetic store that features a range of nude lipsticks for women with deeper skin tones. The Company recently raised $4.2M from CircleUp and others. In this episode, Amanda and KJ talk about the grind of raising their first pre-seed round, tapping networks such as NY Angels and HBS,...

Duration:00:36:32

Ep. 50 How I Raised It with Mitch Grasso of Beautiful.ai on 6.11.2018

6/26/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Mitch Grasso of Beautiful.ai. Beautiful.ai makes an AI-powered presentation tool created for building visual documents. The Company recently raised an $11M Series B. In this episode, Mitch talks about his "ridiculously easy" funding round (and his decision whether to raise at all), the importance of product/founder fit, raising before launch (and before...

Duration:00:34:27

Ep. 49 How I Raised It with Emily Best of Seed and Spark on 6.5.2018

6/26/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Emily Best of Seed&Spark. Seed&Spark is a crowdfunding and digital distribution platform. The platform helps filmmakers and audiences join forces to fund, promote and watch new independent films, enabling filmmakers to support new film projects and audiences to watch more independent movies. In this episode, Emily talks about the realities vs....

Duration:00:56:00

How I Raised It with Ryan Pawell of Indee Labs on 5.31.2018

6/18/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Ryan Pawell of Indee Labs. Indee Labs is a developer of gene delivery hardware designed to unlock gene-modified cell therapy for the masses. In this episode, Ryan talks about raising money for a bio hardware business, raising money from a variety of sources -- from the Australian Government, to Y Combinator, to Founders Fund -- and everything in...

Duration:00:33:43

Ep. 47 How I Raised It with Yaz Shehab of Brachium on 5.22.2018

6/12/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Yaz Shehab, CEO of Brachium.com. Brachium is a healthcare technology that provides dental care services using robotics, machine learning and digital augmentation. In this episode, Yaz talks about the challenges of raising capital for a dental robotics company, the importance of grit and commitment, the reaction he got from Sand Hill Road, and how he...

Duration:00:34:36

Ep. 46 How I Raised It with Kel Guerin of Ready Robotics on 5.14.2018

5/29/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. In this interview, we chat with Kel Guerin of Ready Robotics. Ready Robotics is a "robotics-as-a-service" startup that leases collaborative robots to manufacturers for a period of time ranging from a few days to a year. The Company recently raised a $15 million Series A in a deal led by Drive Capital. Emerald Development Managers, RRE Ventures and Eniac Ventures also...

Duration:00:45:37

Ep. 45 How I Raised It with Julien Meyer of Startup Financial News on 5.7.18

5/24/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. In this interview, we chat with Julien Meyer who runs the popular "Startup Financial News" podcast and is a serial entrepreneur. Julien is also producing a movie called "Funded - The Movie" due to be release in 2019. In this episode, we discuss how to "hack" large startup conferences like Collision or Web Summit, how to stand out in an ecosystem where startups are now part...

Duration:00:34:05

Ep. 44 How I Raised It with Kasper Kubica and David Spratte of Carpe Lotion on 5.14.18

5/23/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Kasper Kubica and David Spratte of Carpe Lotion. Carpe makes an antiperspirant lotion created to stop sweaty hands. The company recently raised $2.3 million of seed funding in a deal co-led by Carolina Angel Network and Duke Angel Network. LaunchCapital, Rubicon Venture Capital, Seth Radwell and Triangle Angel Partners also participated in the round. In...

Duration:00:27:03

Ep. 43: How I Raised It with Ryan Singer of Chia.net on 5.4.18

5/16/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Ryan Singer of Chia.net. Chia is building a more eco-friendly cryptocurrency which harnesses cheap and abundant unused storage space on hard drives. Chia raised $4.17 million of seed funding led by Naval Ravikant along with Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, True Ventures, Danhuacap, DCM, MetaStable and other undisclosed investors. In this episode Ryan...

Duration:00:22:48

Ep. 42 How I Raised It with Ryan Fink of Streem.pro on 5.2.18

5/8/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Ryan Fink, CEO of Streem.pro. Streem is a on-demand communication and collaboration tool for home service professionals. Based in Portlan, OR, the Company recently raised $3.7 million of seed funding from GVR Fund, Flying Fish Venture Partners, Columbia Ventures, Rogue Venture Partners, Curious Capital, Betaworks, Greycroft, GGV Capital, Archivist...

Duration:00:34:00

How I Raised It with Cody Barbo of Trust And Will on 4.27.18

4/30/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Cody Barbo, CEO of TrustAndWill.com. The Company

Duration:00:39:11

How I Raised It with Johnny Reinsch of Qwil on 4.20.18

4/25/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Johnny Reinsch of Qwil.co. Qwil makes an independent contractor management platform designed to empower freelancers with the financial services they need to thrive. Qwil recently raised a $5 million Series A led by Mosaik Partners with participation from NextGen, Reciprocal, 500 Startups, Cantos Ventures, Ranch.vc and Silicon Valley Bank. Qwil also...

Duration:00:28:42

Ep. 39 How I Raised It with Chris Ripley of Smarter Sorting on 4.4.2018

4/13/2018
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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Chris Ripley, CEO of Smarter Sorting (www.smartersorting.com) which makes software to help cities better sort hazardous household waste. The Company recently raised a $5M seed round led by from RTP Ventures. Previous investors include 415 Investments, McCune Capital, Niagra Business & Innovation Fund, Texas Venture Labs, Austin Technology Incubator and...

Duration:00:32:44