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Ep. 106 How I Raised It with Andrei Serban of Fuzzbuzz

7/15/2019
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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 Andrei Serban of Fuzzbuzz.io, a security platform that helps protect software from digital hacks or attacks. The Company raised $2.7 million of seed funding in a deal led by FUEL Capital with participation from Homebrew, Susa Ventures, Solomon Hykes, Florian Leibert and Ben Porterfield. Fuzzbuzz also went through Y Combinator. This series is produced by...

Duration:00:35:50

Ep. 105 How I Raised It with Jamba Dunn of Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha

7/8/2019
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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 Jamba Dunn of Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha, a producer and distributor of locally-brewed, low-sugar, plant-infused, functional kombucha (www.rowdymermaid.com). In this episode, Jamba talks about the origins of kombucha and why it's hit the mainstream, how the Company used press and PR to attract investors, why obstacles are opportunities, the Boulder CO food...

Duration:00:45:30

Ep. 104 How I Raised It with Mike Selden of Finless Foods

6/20/2019
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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 Mike Selden of Finless Foods (www.finlessfoods.com), a startup pioneering lab-grown seafood. In this episode, Mike talks about trends in the alternative food industry, how to use press and PR to drive in-bound investor interest, why paying it forward is a great fundraising strategy, and much more. The Company raised a $3.5 million seed round led by Draper...

Duration:00:43:52

Ep. 103 How I Raised It with Atticus Leblanc of PadSplit.com

6/11/2019
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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 Atticus Leblanc of PadSplit.com, a house sharing service that offers affordable shared living experiences to the workforce. The Company raised a $4.6 million Seed Round led by Core Innovation Capital. Cox Enterprises, Kapor Capital, 1984 Ventures, Impact Engine, MetaProp NYC, Techstars, Alexander & Edwards Publishing and Enterprise Community Partners also...

Duration:00:43:14

Ep. 102 How I Raised It with Jake Poses of Jumprope.com

5/28/2019
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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 Jake Poses of Jumprope.com, a video content platform for creating useful and engaging recipes, beauty tutorials, fitness routines and more. In this episode, Jake talks about how to get investors to answer your emails, the difference between the New York and San Francisco venture scenes, how to align fundraising with future milestones, why a monthly letter...

Duration:00:39:19

Ep. 101 How I Raised It with Waseem Daher of Pilot.com

5/21/2019
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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 Waseem Daher of PIlot.com, makers of an online bookkeeping platform for startups and SMEs. The Company recently raised $40 million of Series B venture funding in a deal led by Index Ventures along with Stripe. Previous investors include Drew Houston, Adam D'Angelo, John Collison and other angels. In this episode, Waseem talks about raising a seed round...

Duration:00:46:21

Ep. 100 How I Raised It with Rousseau Kazi of Threads.com

5/16/2019
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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 Rousseau Kazi of Threads.com, which is a platform designed to make work more inclusive by empowering teams to discuss and make decisions at scale. The Company raised a $10.5M Series A led by Sequoia Capital. Additional investors included executives from companies like Eventbrite, TaskRabbit, Stripe and more. In this episode, Rousseau talks about why the...

Duration:00:34:02

Ep. 99 How I Raised It with Thejo Kote of Airbase

5/13/2019
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"How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Thejo Kote of Airbase.com which makes an all-in-one spend management platform. In this episode, Thejo talks about how he did extensive customer development and market validation before building a product, why he thinks founders should avoid large funds for their seed round, what milestones to hit before raising a Series A, why the "heavy lifting" of raising capital actually happens 18...

Duration:00:54:11

Ep. 98 How I Raised It with Cameron Yarbrough of Torch.io

5/8/2019
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"How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Cameron Yarbrough of Torch.io, an online leadership and coaching platform. Torch recently raised a $10 million Series A led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Initialized Capital Management, West Ventures, and Y Combinator. In this episode, Cameron talks about lessons learned in Y Combinator (and tips for getting accepted), the rise of the "Investor Memo" as a...

Duration:00:41:45

Ep. 97 How I Raised It with Danish Dhamani of Orai

5/6/2019
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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 Danish Dhamani of Orai.com, an app that helps people improve the way they speak. The Company raised a $2.56 million Seed round led by Comcast Ventures with participation from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Prototype Capital. In this episode, Danish talks about the Philadelphia...

Duration:00:37:30

Ep. 96 How I Raised It with Kristjan Kangro of Change

5/1/2019
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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 Kristjan Kangro of Change (www.getchange.com) makers of a wallet / credit card for crypto investments. In this episode, Kristjan shares the story of raising capital via token sale. why he thinks utility tokens are over but security tokens are not yet ready, why they are making their utility token more like an equity instrument, and more. This series is...

Duration:00:43:28

Ep. 97 How I Raised It with Joseph Pickrell of Gencove

5/1/2019
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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 Joseph Pickrell of Gencove (www.gencove.com) which makes a sequencing platform to improve genomic discovery. The Company raised a $2.68 million seed round in a deal led by Spero Ventures with participation from Alexandria Venture Investments, Burst Capital, Third Kind Venture Capital, and Version One Ventures. In this episode, Joseph discusses how his...

Duration:00:25:48

Ep. 95 How I Raised It with Gregory Robinson of The Mom Project

4/22/2019
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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 Gregory Robinson of The Mom Project (www.themomproject.com), a job marketplace and recruiting platform for accomplished women. The Company raised an $8 million Series A led by Grotech Ventures and Initialized Capital Management, with participation from BBG Ventures, OCA Ventures, Engage Ventures, Tech Square Venture Partners, Aspect Ventures, Atlanta Seed...

Duration:00:48:34

Ep. 94 How I Raised It with Matt Randall of Life by Spot on 3.14.2019

4/16/2019
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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 Matt Randall of Life By Spot (www.lifebyspot.com) a provider of short-term life insurance for adventure seekers and active travelers. The Company raised $5.83 million led by Silverton Partners along with Zeno Ventures and Plug and Play Tech. In this episode, Matt talks about how they can profitably underwrite skydiving, lawnmower racing, and other...

Duration:00:50:28

Ep. 93 How I Raised It with Sean Breuner of AvantStay on 3.1.2019

4/9/2019
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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 Sean Breuner of AvantStay.com which makes a short term rental booking platform focused on boutique homes and experiences. The Company raised a $5 million Series A round led by Bullpen Capital along with Convivialité Ventures, Abstract Ventures, Presidio Bay Ventures, Zeno Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners and PLG Ventures. In this episode, Sean talks...

Duration:00:22:45

Ep. 92 How I Raised It with Karson Humiston of Vangst on 2.26.2019

4/1/2019
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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 Karson Humiston of Vangst. Vangst is an online recruiting platform focused specifically on the cannabis industry (www.vangst.com). The Company raised a $10 million Series A round led by Casa Verde Capital with participation from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, AFI Capital Partners and Phyto Partners. In this episode, Karson talks about how she got into the...

Duration:00:35:55

Ep. 91 How I Raised It with Roger Dickey of Untitled Labs on 2.26.2019

3/28/2019
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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 Roger Dickey, CEO of Untitled Labs, a "search lab" that is creating and incubating multiple startup concepts. Untitled Labs raised a $2.8 million Seed Round from Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures and Caffeinated Capital. Ashton Kutcher, Nikita Bier, Justin Waldron, Liquid Ventures and other investors also participated. Roger previously founded Gigster and...

Duration:00:41:49

Ep. 90 How I Raised It with Charles Jones of Lucid Mood on 2.26.2019 v2

3/26/2019
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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 Charles Jones of LucidMood.net, makers of cannabis sippers (disposable vape pens) designed to elicit specific moods and effects. The Company recently raised $4 million from Gotham Green Partners, and previously raised capital from angel investors. In this episode, Charles talks about the booming market for cannabis startups, how to leverage press and PR...

Duration:00:41:09

Ep. 89 How I Raised It with Bob Moore of Crossbeam on 2.25.2019

3/18/2019
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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 Bob Moore of Crossbeam (www.getcrossbeam.com). Crossbeam makes leads management software that leverages data for improving business partnerships. The Company raised $3.5 million in seed funding from First Round Capital and Uncork Capital. In this episode, Bob talks about the booming API economy, what to watch for regarding earn-outs after your startup is...

Duration:00:48:36

Ep. 88 How I Raised It with Debbie Wei Mullin of Copper Cow Coffee on 2.21.2019

3/14/2019
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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 Debbie Wei Mullin of Copper Cow Coffee. Copper Cow makes an "elevated" Vietnamese coffee product for consumers and retailers. The Company raised $2.48 million in a deal led by Silverton Partners. ChinaRock Capital Management, Montage Ventures, Victress Capital, Amplifyher Ventures, Social Starts and 500 Startups also participated. In this episode, Debbie...

Duration:00:33:14