[CVC Episode #124] - Teaching emotional life skills to children through creatures and story telling with Callie Christensen and Kelly Oriard, founders of Slumberkins
The Consumer VC podcast with Callie Christensen and Kelly Oriard, founders of Slumberkins
Slumberkins is a leading children’s educational brand on a mission to promote early emotional learning through a combination of creatures and story telling.
In this episode we learn how they accidentally stumbled upon entrepreneurship, how they fundraised without a lead investor (super creative), and how to grow a business organically.
If you believe authentic story telling drives consumer brands, you’ll enjoy this episode.
If you’re looking for inspiration, want to start your own business, and don’t come from a business background, you’ll enjoy this episode.
Additionally, we talk about:
What were the early signals that Slumberkins be a real business?
Why did you feel the need the raise capital?
What was the biggest learning from Shark Tank?
What's your approach to finding an investment partner?
How do you think about scale and what's your vision for the brand?