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Be About It – Sydney Paige Thomas

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Talking shop about venture capital, entrepreneurship and startups

Talking shop about venture capital, entrepreneurship and startups

Location:

United States

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Talking shop about venture capital, entrepreneurship and startups

Language:

English

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Episodes

How Silicon Valley Can Fight Wealth Inequality

6/26/2018
There has been an article circulating the interwebs recently around California’s devastating poverty rate. https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2018/05/31/number-one-in-poverty-california-isnt-our-most-progressive-state-its-our-most-racist-one/ Many are kept in poverty because affording a home – one of the biggest wealth drivers in our economy – is out of reach. Landed is on a journey to change that. They are making homeownership accessible for the most … Continue reading "How...

Duration:00:42:55

How Silicon Valley Can Fight Wealth Inequality

6/26/2018
There has been an article circulating the interwebs recently around California’s devastating poverty rate. https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2018/05/31/number-one-in-poverty-california-isnt-our-most-progressive-state-its-our-most-racist-one/ Many are kept in poverty because affording a home – one of the biggest wealth drivers in our economy – is out of reach. Landed is on a journey to change that. They are making homeownership accessible for the most … Continue reading "How...

Duration:00:42:55

How to Build for Rural America

4/16/2018
I loved chatting with Chai Mishra at Movebutter. He is building his product specifically for people outside of traditional “target geos” for most VCs. His company is dedicated to providing everyone with access to high quality and organic food – despite whether or not you have a farmer’s market within walking distance. Learn more about … Continue reading "How to Build for Rural America"

Duration:00:27:39

How to Build for Rural America

4/16/2018
I loved chatting with Chai Mishra at Movebutter. He is building his product specifically for people outside of traditional “target geos” for most VCs. His company is dedicated to providing everyone with access to high quality and organic food – despite whether or not you have a farmer’s market within walking distance. Learn more about … Continue reading "How to Build for Rural America" The post How to Build for Rural America appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:27:39

Making Homeownership Accessible Again

4/9/2018
Catching up with Anna Roumiantseva at HomeSlice was such a treat. She is a fellow Haasie – Go Bears! – and so I’m not surprised to see her doing awesome things. In this episode, we learn more about the creative approach she’s taking to building a path to homeownership for everyone. Learn more about HomeSlice … Continue reading "Making Homeownership Accessible Again"

Duration:00:20:20

Making Homeownership Accessible Again

4/9/2018
Catching up with Anna Roumiantseva at HomeSlice was such a treat. She is a fellow Haasie – Go Bears! – and so I’m not surprised to see her doing awesome things. In this episode, we learn more about the creative approach she’s taking to building a path to homeownership for everyone. Learn more about HomeSlice … Continue reading "Making Homeownership Accessible Again" The post Making Homeownership Accessible Again appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:20:20

Focusing on the Plumbing

4/2/2018
It was so great chatting with Nate Maslak, CEO and Co-Founder of HealthWiz. In this episode, we learn more about the “plumbing” of healthcare and why there’s still so much wrong with it. Learn more about Healthwiz here: https://www.myhealthwiz.com

Duration:00:15:21

Focusing on the Plumbing

4/2/2018
It was so great chatting with Nate Maslak, CEO and Co-Founder of HealthWiz. In this episode, we learn more about the “plumbing” of healthcare and why there’s still so much wrong with it. Learn more about Healthwiz here: https://www.myhealthwiz.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS The post Focusing on the Plumbing appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:15:21

Creating a New Industry from Scratch

3/13/2018
In today’s episode, we learn from Helen Adeosun, Care Academy’s CEO and Founder. She is building a brand new industry in caregiving and she shares some awesome insight into what opportunities that presents. To learn more about Care Academy, check out: https://careacademy.com.

Duration:00:27:35

Creating a New Industry from Scratch

3/13/2018
In today’s episode, we learn from Helen Adeosun, Care Academy’s CEO and Founder. She is building a brand new industry in caregiving and she shares some awesome insight into what opportunities that presents. To learn more about Care Academy, check out: https://careacademy.com. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS The post Creating a New Industry from Scratch appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:27:35

Marketplace Building 101

2/25/2018
I’m so pumped to chat with CEO and Co-Founder of Wonderschool, Chris Bennett. In our conversation, we get into the nuts and bolts of building a marketplace. Wonderful is operating off of the Classic Econ 101 principle of Supply & Demand. There is limited supply and excess demand of preschool education which they are hoping … Continue reading "Marketplace Building 101"

Duration:00:18:35

Marketplace Building 101

2/25/2018
I’m so pumped to chat with CEO and Co-Founder of Wonderschool, Chris Bennett. In our conversation, we get into the nuts and bolts of building a marketplace. Wonderful is operating off of the Classic Econ 101 principle of Supply & Demand. There is limited supply and excess demand of preschool education which they are hoping … Continue reading "Marketplace Building 101" The post Marketplace Building 101 appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:18:35

Creating a Company with Intention

2/19/2018
On this episode, we speak with Morgan Babbs, CEO and Founder of Colibri. Through our conversation, she shares how she isn’t taking the freedom and ownership that she has as a founder lightly. She is building each piece of her company with clear intentions to change the status quo. Learn more about Colibri here: http://www.colibri-global.com/. … Continue reading "Creating a Company with Intention"

Duration:00:26:17

Creating a Company with Intention

2/19/2018
On this episode, we speak with Morgan Babbs, CEO and Founder of Colibri. Through our conversation, she shares how she isn’t taking the freedom and ownership that she has as a founder lightly. She is building each piece of her company with clear intentions to change the status quo. Learn more about Colibri here: http://www.colibri-global.com/. … Continue reading "Creating a Company with Intention" The post Creating a Company with Intention appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:26:17

How to Build with Empathy for Diverse Consumers

2/11/2018
I am so excited about this episode. I sit down with Jimmy Chen, CEO and Founder of Propel who shares some really interesting insights on how he built his company. After finding a really interesting problem with the UX/UI experience for food stamp recipients, he decided to build a company to support this market that … Continue reading "How to Build with Empathy for Diverse Consumers"

Duration:00:19:07

How to Build with Empathy for Diverse Consumers

2/11/2018
I am so excited about this episode. I sit down with Jimmy Chen, CEO and Founder of Propel who shares some really interesting insights on how he built his company. After finding a really interesting problem with the UX/UI experience for food stamp recipients, he decided to build a company to support this market that … Continue reading "How to Build with Empathy for Diverse Consumers" The post How to Build with Empathy for Diverse Consumers appeared first on Sydney Paige Thomas.

Duration:00:19:07

Welcome Back to Be About It!

2/4/2018
Welcome Back! I’m so excited to be back in the podcast saddle with you. I have a really exciting second season prepared to dig into some more meaningful companies. Looking forward to having you along for the ride!

Duration:00:02:31

Season1 Finale

12/26/2017
Thank you for listening to the first Season of Be About It! In this Season Finale, our host shares some reflections on this season.

Duration:00:16:46

Small Budgets, Big Dreams - Be About It

12/19/2017
In this episode, we learn from Julie Palakovich Carr – Co-founder and CEO of Victory Guide. She created this product when she was running for office to help her win. Now, she is launching it to empower candidates across the country who have small budgets, and big dreams. Learn more about Victory Guide here: demo.victoryguide.us/ … Continue reading "Small Budgets, Big Dreams"

Duration:00:17:00

This is How You Bootstrap - Be About It

12/4/2017
Check out this interview with Sky Kelley, the CEO of Avisare. Based in LA, Avisare is building a platform to connect small businesses to large contracts. It is redesigning the way the RFP process has been done in the past by building equity and access into the business from Day 1. In this episode, we … Continue reading "This is How You Bootstrap"

Duration:00:24:52