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#100 When Investors Take the Hot Seat Gimlet
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#100 When Investors Take the Hot Seat

This week, we've got a show like no other. Instead of startup founders asking for money to grow...

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#99 The Friends & Family Gap Gimlet
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#99 The Friends & Family Gap

In VC, before you pitch investors, you’re expected to get some initial cash from friends...

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#98 Hello! You’ve Reached The Pitch Helpline Gimlet
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#98 Hello! You’ve Reached The Pitch Helpline

We're now in a business climate transformed by Covid. And founders need help figuring out how to...

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#97 Secret Sauce or Snake Oil? Gimlet
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#97 Secret Sauce or Snake Oil?

Today's founder had everything going for him: a huge market, loads of experience, and $70k in...

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Money on the Line ☎️ Gimlet
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Money on the Line ☎️

On Wednesday, September 30th we are opening up the phone lines for founders to call-in and ask...

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#96 A Test of Time Gimlet
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#96 A Test of Time

It was three years ago, when Claire Coder went in front of our investors to pitch Aunt Flow. At...

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#95 You Asked. Investors Answered. Now What? Gimlet
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#95 You Asked. Investors Answered. Now What?

In the spring, founders desperate for ideas about how to keep their companies afloat called in to...

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#94 The Breaking Point Gimlet
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#94 The Breaking Point

When gyms closed at the start of the pandemic, Kevin Allen’s at-home fitness app, Row...

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#93 David vs. Godzilla Gimlet
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#93 David vs. Godzilla

When Alon Shwartz started his parental control app, UnGlue, he thought Apple would be an ally....

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#92 Who Did the PPP Actually Save? Gimlet
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#92 Who Did the PPP Actually Save?

We talk to three startup founders who got money from the Paycheck Protection Program and try to...

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#91 “If We Don’t Get the Money by Friday …” Gimlet
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#91 “If We Don’t Get the Money by Friday …”

In 2018, founder Cody Candee raised $150,000 on our show. He went on to raise over a million...

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#90 How Startups Can Succeed in a Pandemic 2 Gimlet
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#90 How Startups Can Succeed in a Pandemic 2

COVID-19 has pushed many founders to attempt risky pivots with their business. Other founders are...

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A Big Bet on an Ex-Trucker (#89, Fleeting) Gimlet
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A Big Bet on an Ex-Trucker (#89, Fleeting)

For years, Pierre Laguerre worked as a truck driver. During those years he saw one of the biggest...

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After the Pitch: How I Saved My Startup (Copper Cow Coffee) Gimlet
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After the Pitch: How I Saved My Startup (Copper Cow Coffee)

Investors are giving founders everywhere an ultimatum: just find a way to survive the next few...

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How Startups Can Succeed in a Pandemic (#88) Gimlet
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How Startups Can Succeed in a Pandemic (#88)

In the last few weeks, COVID-19 has changed just about every business in the country. Investors...

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Uber for Pets (#87, SpotOn) Gimlet
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Uber for Pets (#87, SpotOn)

Last year, investors woke up to the fact that the biggest ridesharing companies still struggle to...

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The Investors Are Standing By Gimlet
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The Investors Are Standing By

We're opening up the phone lines this week to take your calls. This time the investors will be on...

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If the Suit Fits, Invest. (#86, Sene) Gimlet
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If the Suit Fits, Invest. (#86, Sene)

Founder Ray Li says he can make you a custom suit, out of a quiz. And his company, Sene, is...

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Will Coronavirus Kill This Deal? (#85, WYL) Gimlet
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Will Coronavirus Kill This Deal? (#85, WYL)

There’s a tried and true playbook in tech: get a ton of users, then figure out how to monetize...

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The Napkin Pitch (#84, Metapyxl) Gimlet
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The Napkin Pitch (#84, Metapyxl)

Tiffany Walling McGarity called in to the show and you, our listeners, voted her on to pitch the...

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