Nicholas Longano, founder and CEO of Scuti, discussed the market potential of G-commerce and Scuti's business model. Nick also shared with the audience his fundraising experience and his approach to align and inspire the team to reach the company's goal. Nick is an entrepreneur and thought leader with decades of experience in launching successful companies and brands in diverse industries such as video games, cosmetic and bever...
Alex Furman, founder and CEO of Performica, discussed his journey from software engineering to HR, and how he developed the internal HR organization graph at Invitae, which seeded the idea of Performica. In a wide ranging discussion, Alex also shared with the audience his fundraising experience and management philosophy.
Alex Smereczniak, founder of 2ULaundry discussed his journey from an entrepreneur in college to the founding of 2ULaundry. Alex discussed 2ULaundry’s strategy, fundraising history and operating philosophy.
Eric Martin shared with us his journey from the research lab at the University of Michigan to launching a hardware startup. Eric also discussed how he turned the first roadblock from NSF into a successful grant.
[01:15] Eric discussed his journey from a research lab at the University of Michigan to launching Monstr Sense Technologies. (Products were named Bigfoot, Nessie, etc.) He found out from the semicon...
Ari Tulla is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of Elo smart nutrition service, transforming food from the cause of disease to medicine. Ari has a long history of turning ideas into products and businesses. In a wide ranging discussion, Ari shared with us the mission of Elo Health, his point of view on AI (and how it will help his business) and perspectives on innovation.
Evan Kaylin, founder of Grilla, discussed the company’s mission and market opportunity. Evan also shared his fund raising journey and his source of inspiration to overcome challenges to scale the company.
Ihar Mahaniok, an immigrant engineering leader with over two decades of of experience building code and machine learning models, founded Geek Ventures in 2021, shared his view on why immigrants are great startup founders. The investment thesis and process of Geek Ventures are also discussed.
James Hamet, founder and CEO of Vistimlabs, discussed how he and his team use AI and biomarkers to help clinicians and patients predict and track cognitive decline such that early detection and monitoring is available for effective disease management.
Will Nitze, founder and CEO of IQBar, shared his journey in building and scaling IQBar, the company behind the protein bars formulated with clean-label ingredients rich in compounds to benefit the brain and body. While studying psychology and neuroscience as a Harvard undergrad, Will became fascinated with the human brain and how it functions. IQBar's brand building and operating strategy were also discussed.
Dr. Sherry Zhang, founder and CEO of GenoPalate, discussed her journey from the academia to health tech entrepreneur. Sherry shared with us how she and her team are promoting health and wellness through science.
Sandeep Sood discussed how he and his team at Kunai help fintech companies launch innovative products, increase customer satisfaction and profitability. Sandeep also shared his entrepreneur journey and how he bootstrapped Kunai to success.
Founded in 2021 by Arthur Quérou and Frank Tetzlaff, Vibe.co is a CTV & OTT advertising platform and the first in the market to open the platform up for self serve to companies large and small. In this episode of Value Drivers, Arthur discussed his plan to help advertisers reach their customers via CTV and OTT quickly and cost effectively.