Episodes

Holiday Highlights: Alex Fine, CEO of Dame Products

Nov. 30, 2021

Presenter: Burkland Associates helps you build the right systems that can keep up with your growth and can handle all the finance, accounting, tax and hiring services that consumer startups need to scale. For more informatio…

Denise Woodard (Partake Foods) - How Her Daughter Inspired Denise to Leave Her Well Paying Job and Create A Cookie Everyone Can Eat, How She Started in Retail from Day One, and Impact of COVID

Nov. 23, 2021

Presenter: Burkland Associates helps you build the right systems that can keep up with your growth and can handle all the finance, accounting, tax and hiring services that consumer startups need to scale. For more informatio…

Lori Coulter (Summersalt) - How She Built an Inclusive Swimwear & Apparel Brand

Nov. 18, 2021

Presenter: Burkland Associates helps you build the right systems that can keep up with your growth and can handle all the finance, accounting, tax and hiring services that consumer startups need to scale. For more informatio…

Sarah LaFleur (M.M.LaFleur) - Changing workwear for women and adapting through COVID

Nov. 16, 2021

Presenter: Burkland Associates helps you build the right systems that can keep up with your growth and can handle all the finance, accounting, tax and hiring services that consumer startups need to scale. For more informatio…

Michael Markesbery (OROS) - How he is Sciencing the S*** Out of Everything and Bringing Space Tech to Outdoor Apparel

Nov. 11, 2021

Presenter: Burkland Associates helps you build the right systems that can keep up with your growth and can handle all the finance, accounting, tax and hiring services that consumer startups need to scale. For more informatio…

Jeremy Cai (Italic) - How he created THE C2M Online Marketplace for Luxury Goods, What he learned from Amazon and Costco, and The Evolution of eCommerce

Nov. 9, 2021

Presenter: Burkland Associates helps you build the right systems that can keep up with your growth and can handle all the finance, accounting, tax and hiring services that consumer startups need to scale. For more informatio…

Tali Vogelstein (Avid Ventures) - Are Valuations High, How to invest globally, and What Verticalized Fintech means

Nov. 4, 2021

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Jon Sebastiani (Sonoma Brands + Krave) - Growing up as a winemaker, How he started, scaled, sold Krave and why he decided to buy back the brand, & What's next in consumer

Nov. 2, 2021

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Stuart Landesberg (Grove Collaborative) - How he built a brand devoted to eco-friendly products and why inve

Oct. 28, 2021

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Carter Reum (M13) - Why LA is the Place to Build a Consumer Company, His Approach to Fund Differentiation, and Starting a Venture Capital Fund with you Brother

Oct. 26, 2021

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Will Schmitt (Miroma Ventures) - Investing with a value add, considerations before heading to retail and pulling the right levers for growth

Oct. 21, 2021

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Doug Hudson (Tend) - The First Dentist You Look Forward To Visit

Oct. 19, 2021

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Claire Díaz-Ortiz - Why solo female founders are underserved, investing early in LATAM, and getting the Pope on Twitter

Oct. 14, 2021

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Andy Dunn (Bonobos) - How he created Bonobos, why they sold to Walmart, the current state of DNVBs, and a sneak peek of what he's doing next

Oct. 12, 2021

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Rui Ma (Tech Buzz China) - Chinese Crossover Brands, C2M Supply Chains and Future of Livestreaming

Oct. 7, 2021

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Andrea Hippeau (Lerer Hippeau) - Investing in Pet Care, When a Digitally Native Brand Should Head Into Retail and Raising from Family Offices vs. VCs

Oct. 5, 2021

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Kevin Campos (Fifth Wall) - Why Landlords Should Love Tech Enabled Tenants, Omnichannel Strategy For DNVBs and Growing Up in Retail

Sept. 30, 2021

My guest today is [Kevin Campos](https://fifthwall.com/team/kevin-campos), Partner and Head of Retail at [Fifth Wall](https://fifthwall.com/). Fifth Wall manages the largest fund specialized in real estate technology. On the…

Gabby Etrog Cohen & Tehmina Haider (Harry's) - Building Harry's Portfolio of Brands

Sept. 28, 2021

Thank you Mike Duda for the intro to our guests today, [Gabby Cohen](https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabby-etrog-cohen-b91a635/) and [Tehmina Haider](https://www.linkedin.com/in/tehmina-haider-9081614/). Gabby is the Global head…

Neil Sequeira (Defy) - When to invest before the Series A, the verticalization of social and the future of celebrity co-founded business

Sept. 21, 2021

Our guest today is [Neil Sequeira](https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil-sequeira-76739a40/), Co-Founder & Managing Director at [Defy](https://defy.vc/). Defy backed exceptional entrepreneurs at the early stages. Some of their in…

Alexa von Tobel (Inspired Capital) - The evolution of New York's startup ecosystem, staying price discipline and what it means to be a generalist

Sept. 16, 2021

My guest today is [Alexa von Tobel](https://twitter.com/alexavontobel), Founder of [Inspired Capital](https://inspiredcapital.com/) and [LearnVest](https://learnvest.com/). Inspired is a generalist fund based in New York Cit…

Andrew Gluck (irrvrntVC) - How to evaluate DTC brands with a growth marketers lens, starting a rolling fund and what's next for commerce

Sept. 14, 2021

Our guest today is [Andrew Gluck](https://twitter.com/irrvrntVC), GP at [irrvrntVC](https://angel.co/v/back/irrvrntvc). Irreverant is a rolling fund that focuses on investing in NextGen Commerce, DTC, & AdTech. Some of Andre…

Rex Woodbury (Index Ventures) - Web 3.0, Culture and Investing in the Metaverse

Sept. 9, 2021

My guest today is [Rex Woodbury](https://twitter.com/rex_woodbury?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor), who is a Principal at [Index Ventures](https://www.indexventures.com/). Index Ventures is one of the …

Allon Bloch (K Health) - Founding two public companies, the future of health and how to approach which markets are ripe for disruption

Sept. 7, 2021

Thank you Daniel Gulati for the introduction to my guest today [Allon Bloch](https://www.linkedin.com/in/allon-bloch-70b1223/), founder and CEO of [K Health](https://www.khealth.com/). K Health is where you can get personali…

Ali Hamed (CoVenture) - The Amazon Opportunity, Future of Social, and Credit at the Early Stages

Aug. 31, 2021

My guest today is Ali Hamed , co-founder and Partner of CoVenture . CoVenture offers entrepreneurs multiple ways to finance their businesses. Ali is one of the more unique guests we've had on the show simply because CoVentur…