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Inception

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Hosted by Social Starts/Joyance Partners Managing Partner Mike Edelhart, Inception is a series of conversations about the beginning of things - of companies, careers, new science, breakthrough technology, and a peek into the future. Each episode features an intimate, one-on-one talk between Mike and a founder or investor in our funds' extensive worldwide network. Together, they explore the grit, determination, and skill required to start a company, the underlying philosophies and psychologies of entrepreneurship, and the hidden secrets of how startups are created, funded, and ultimately, win.

Hosted by Social Starts/Joyance Partners Managing Partner Mike Edelhart, Inception is a series of conversations about the beginning of things - of companies, careers, new science, breakthrough technology, and a peek into the future. Each episode features an intimate, one-on-one talk between Mike and a founder or investor in our funds' extensive worldwide network. Together, they explore the grit, determination, and skill required to start a company, the underlying philosophies and psychologies of entrepreneurship, and the hidden secrets of how startups are created, funded, and ultimately, win.

Location:

United States

Description:

Hosted by Social Starts/Joyance Partners Managing Partner Mike Edelhart, Inception is a series of conversations about the beginning of things - of companies, careers, new science, breakthrough technology, and a peek into the future. Each episode features an intimate, one-on-one talk between Mike and a founder or investor in our funds' extensive worldwide network. Together, they explore the grit, determination, and skill required to start a company, the underlying philosophies and psychologies of entrepreneurship, and the hidden secrets of how startups are created, funded, and ultimately, win.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

S1E28: Guest Owen Phillips, CEO of BrainKey

2/19/2020
Owen Phillips is co-founder and CEO of Brainkey, transforming MRI scans into personal brain dashboards. In this episode, Owen talks about giving people control over the information in their own heads; the potential such rich data collection has to develop solutions to diseases like MS, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimers; the profound experience of holding a 3D model of your brain in your hands; opportunities for preventive brain health; and more.

Duration:00:15:13

S1E27: Guest Mike Selden, CEO of Finless Foods

1/6/2020
Mike Seldon is CEO of Finless Foods, bringing sustainable, delicious seafood to the world without having to farm or harvest live fish. In this episode, Mike talks about how growing up watching Miyazaki films affected his vision for his company, the fascinating science behind creating cell-based tuna, the enthusiastic response the product is already receiving from high end chefs, and more.

Duration:00:16:14

S1E26: Guest Igor Telyatnikov, CEO of AlphaPoint

1/3/2020
Igor Telyatnikov is CEO of AlphaPoint, a white label software company enabling customers to launch crypto exchanges and tokenize assets. In this episode, Igor talks about the motivation behind the founding of the company, how they weathered the “crypto-winter” of 2015, his predictions for the integration and evolution of the financial and digital asset space, and more.

Duration:00:15:06

S1E25: Guest AJ Keller, CEO of Neurosity

12/23/2019
AJ Keller is CEO of Neurosity, a company building computers controlled by thought. In this episode, AJ talks about the remarkable synergy between himself and his co-founder, the fascinating technology behind their revolutionary product, and the unique relationship with their initial customer base that is creating endless possibilities for productivity and thought control.

Duration:00:15:32

S1E24: Guest Camille Richman, CEO of Hamama

11/26/2019
Camille Richman is CEO of Hamama, a fail-proof kit for growing microgreens in the kitchen. In this episode, Camille talks about how her free-spirited upbringing influenced her drive toward entrepreneurism, the beautifully balanced leadership she's developed with her co-founder, and the seemingly simple but very powerful science behind Hamama’s delicious, nutritious product.

Duration:00:16:02

S1E23: Guest Mike Dudas, CEO of The Block

11/15/2019
Mike Dudas is CEO of The Block, the first and final word in digital assets. In this episode, Mike talks about how the realization that crypto can't (and shouldn't) be simplified helped him shape the core structure of his company, how having a family is actually an innate motivator towards startup success, and his extreme optimism regarding The Block's future as the crypto market matures and grows.

Duration:00:18:36

S1E22: Guest Christian Brucculeri, CEO of Snaps

11/8/2019
Christian Brucculeri is CEO of Snaps, the leading conversational AI platform for global consumer brands. In this episode, Christian talks about how running a startup is like surfing, the unique skills it takes to be a “conversational designer,” the myriad of changes Snaps went through to become the remarkably responsive and successful company it is today, and more.

Duration:00:18:49

S1E21: Guest David Tze, CEO of NovoNutrients

11/6/2019
David Tze is CEO of NovoNutrients, transforming waste industrial CO2 into feed using industrial biotech. In this episode, David shares what inspired him to make the switch from oil fields to aquaculture, the fascinating science behind his company's revolutionary product, and the enormous potential this product has to affect the worldwide environment and economy.

Duration:00:33:38

S1E20: Guest Richard Lin, CEO of Thryve

8/30/2019
Richard Lin is CEO of Thryve, the first gut health company to provide personalized probiotics and microbiome testing. In this episode, Richard talks about the deeply personal experience that inspired him to start his company, how his faith influences how he runs his business, and the enormous potential of probiotics to impact every aspect of human health.

Duration:00:27:45

S1E19: Guest Shiv Gaglani, CEO of Osmosis

8/29/2019
Shiv Gaglani is the co-founder and CEO of Osmosis, which empowers the world's clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. In this episode, Shiv talks about what it's like to be the only tech entrepreneur in a family full of clinicians, why his company's first raise was successful, how he literally wrote the book on getting a perfect SAT score, and how Osmosis is revolutionizing the way that both clinicians and patients learn about health and medicine.

Duration:00:29:53

S1E18: Guest Dalton Combs, CEO of Boundless Mind

8/15/2019
Dalton Combs is CEO of Boundless Mind, a company that uses neuroscience and artificial intelligence to personalize your app for every user. In this episode, Dalton explains how a remote-controlled cockroach changed the trajectory of his career, the great responsibility that comes with working with tech with the potential to achieve "universal control," and Boundless Mind's ambitious mission to create a world where hyper-personalized technology ultimately helps humans achieve their best...

Duration:00:26:26

S1E17: Guest Lindsay Jurist-Rosner, CEO of Wellthy

8/13/2019
Lindsay Jurist-Rosner is CEO of Wellthy, a healthcare concierge. Wellthy connects family caregivers with their own private care coordinator — that means on demand expertise support, simplified family communication, and everything in one place on their own care dashboard. In this episode, Lindsay shares the powerful personal experience that compelled her to start her company, the one customer email that changed the entire basis of her business model, and the unexpected benefits of running a...

Duration:00:30:01

S1E16: Guest Suren Markosian, CEO of Epic!

6/24/2019
Suren Markosian is CEO of Epic!, the leading digital media brand for kids. In this episode, Suren talks about how his strong creative spirit fuels his work, the three key elements essential to entrepreneurial success, and the surprising ways that building a tech company specifically for children has changed his perspective on how to run a business.

Duration:00:24:22

S1E15: Guest Renato Circi, Co-founder of Caura

6/24/2019
Renato Circi is the co-founder of Caura, the first ever molecular tracker providing instant, real-time performance feedback. In this episode, Renato reveals how his initial dreams of being a professional athlete in Europe influenced the concept of his company, how he and his cofounder were united by their common affinity for "crazy ideas," and the three key elements of finding fulfillment in work.

Duration:00:23:43

S1E14: Guest Dimitri Sogoloff, CEO of Horton Point

6/20/2019
Dimitri Sogoloff is CEO of Horton Point, providing accredited investors worldwide with an easy, cost-efficient way to construct customized portfolios of alternative investment funds. In this episode, Dimitri discusses what he learned from landing smack in the middle of the stock exchange crash at the beginning of his career, the key requirements for being a great entrepreneur, how his company is planning on completely upending the entire process of making decisions within alternative...

Duration:00:28:50

S1E13: Guest Tigran Sloyan, CEO of CodeSignal

6/4/2019
Tigran Sloyan is cofounder and CEO of CodeSIgnal, the most advanced technical assessment solution on the market. In this episode, Tigran talks about being the number one math nerd in Armenia, how his boxing hobby inspired the original concept for his business, and his ambitious mission of leveling the global playing field by helping companies go beyond resumes in every industry.

Duration:00:25:20

S1E12: Guest Polly Rodriguez, CEO of Unbound

5/6/2019
Polly Rodriguez is CEO of Unbound, an erotic product brand changing how feminists explore and enjoy their sex lives. In this episode, Polly discusses how sexual wellbeing is core to personal health, the way technology is enabling democracy on a global scale, the emerging power of female leaders across industries, and more.

Duration:00:30:43

S1E11: Guest Jared Feldman, CEO of Canvs

5/6/2019
Jared Feldman is CEO of Canvs, the industry standard in emotion measurement. In this episode, Jared talks about the powerful art of interpreting empathy, the tumultuous effects of the current media revolution, and his vision for Canvs to be the "giant oracle that you can ask anything to find out why it's happening."

Duration:00:30:12

S1E10: Guest Sam Parr, CEO of The Hustle

3/29/2019
Sam Parr is CEO of The Hustle, a media company that produces a wildly popular tech and business newsletter for young professionals. In this episode, Sam talks about his first startup ("Weiners as big as a baby's arm!"), his mother's interpretation of what he does now ("Wall Street Journal meets the Daily Show"), and the satisfaction he experiences from getting to do what he loves every single day.

Duration:00:27:38

S1E9: Melanie Travis, CEO of Andie Swimwear

3/29/2019
Melanie Travis is CEO of Andie, a swimwear brand made for women, by women. In this episode, Melanie talks about the bright moment she realized the key to her success, the surprising pros of having zero swimwear expertise when she started her company, and the deep satisfaction she gets from creating a product that makes her customers comfortable and empowered for the first time in their lives.

Duration:00:30:11