Jun 21, 2022 • 33M

How he started a brain brand // Patrick Schwarzenegger, CEO of Mosh

The Consumer VC episode 221 with Patrick Schwarzenegger, CEO of Mosh

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Mike Gelb
The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.
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Hey Friends,

Our guest today is Patrick Schwarzenegger, CEO and cofounder of Mosh.

Mosh is a brain wellness brand co-founded by both Patrick and his mom, Maria Shriver. They’re on a mission to change the conversation about brain health through food, education, research and providing the tools for a "mindstyle" lifestyle.

We discuss:

  • How he started angel investing in health and wellness brands

  • His must-haves when evaluating companies

  • Why he and his mother decided to found Mosh during the pandemic

  • What is brain wellness?

  • Why they started with bars

I hope you enjoy listening!