The Law of Startups
Episode #135 Chris Hopen
This week we chat with Chris Hopen, a Co-Founder and the CEO of fintech startup Switch, Inc. (www.switchme.com). Chris and his team are tackling some big and interesting problems with credit cards. We hope you enjoy the conversation we had with Chris.
Episode #134 Katrina Glogowski
This week we chat with Katrina Glogowski. Katrina is an active investor in the Washington State cannabis space and the founder of Green Flower Investments. We chat about the current state of the cannabis industry.
Episode #133 Bonnie Foley-Wong
This week we chat with Bonnie Foley-Wong. Bonnie is an impact investor and the author of “Integrated Investing: Impact Investing with Head, Heart, Body and Soul.”
Episode #132 Matt McIlwain
This week we chat with Matt McIlwain, the Managing Director of the Madrona Venture Group. Matt has been a long-time member of the Seattle startup community. We talk about Madrona, the Seattle ecosystem, public policy, taxes, and what the future might hold. Thanks for being on the show Matt!
Episode #131 Lowell Ricklefs
This week we chat with Lowell Ricklefs, the Managing Partner of Traction M&A. In this podcast, Lowell shares some great advice on how to best position your company for sale, sharing insight on why companies buy.
Episode #130 Dan DeWolf
This week we chat with Dan DeWolf, a securities lawyer with Mintz Levin in New York City. Dan has been involved in some great securities law projects, including the SEC no action letter for Citizen VC . Dan is also a law professor at NYU Law School where he teaches venture capital law. We chat with Dan about the securities law implications of token sales, as well as other fun and exciting securities law compliance issues. Thank you for being on the show Dan!
Episode #129 Bryan Brewer
This week we chat with Bryan Brewer. Bryan is a long-time active participant in the Seattle startup community, helping companies with their business plans and marketing strategies. On this podcast, Bryan shares his advice on what not to do when raising funds from angel investors.
Episode #128 Lou Kerner
This week we chat with Lou Kerner, a Co-Founder and Partner at the VC firm CryptoOracle.io. Lou is a widely read writer on crypto on Medium (https://medium.com/@loukerner) and other places.
Episode #126 Sam Teden
This week we chat with Sam Teden, a Director of Business Development for Frontier Capital. Frontier Capital is a growth equity firm based in Charlotte, NC. Frontier exclusively focuses on investing as a minority or majority partner in B2B, SaaS, and Tech Enabled Business Service companies. Today, they are investing out of Fund V, which is a $700M fund. They invest in companies ranging between $5-$30M of revenue and check sizes range from $15-$75M. Sam spends a good amount of time in the...
Episode #115 - Ali Amadon
This week we chat with Ali Amadon, the CEO and Founder of Brimbee.com, a site that allows you to easily plan to attend concerts and other events with friends.