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Thank you Daniel Gulati for introducing me to our guest today, Mike Salguero. Mike is the founder and CEO of ButcherBox. ButcherBox delivers 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, humanely raised pork, and wild-caught seafood directly to your door.
How raising $30 million from VCs at CustomMade shaped how he thought about company building
When to take money from investors vs. bootstrapping
What he originally wanted ButcherBox to be
The main levers that accelerated growth
What he got right about influencer marketing
The next stage and growth opportunities for ButcherBox & more
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