August 16, 2017
Two entrepreneurs believe they have the secret to making premium instant coffee. Will their startup hold up to a taste test with investors?
Today's investors are Phil Nadel, Jillian Manus, Jake Chapman and Howie Diamond.
December 9, 2020
#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 their business, we hear investors Jake Chapman and Howie Diamond pitch their new venture capital fund. And they learn right away that things on the other side of the table are a lot harder.
November 4, 2020
#99 The Friends & Family Gap
In VC, before you pitch investors, you’re expected to get some initial cash from friends and family. Getting this money is a critical first step for a new startup. But what if your friends and family aren’t wealthy? Two founders tell us what that experience is like, and how it’s shaped the way VC investors view their companies.
Disrupting Venture Capital
Why does so little venture capital money go to women, Black, and Latinx founders? In this Spotify exclusive, investors Charles Hudson and Elizabeth Yin explain how VC is set up in a way that excludes many founders and businesses, and what their funds are doing to expand access to capital.
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