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How he's Changing Pet Care // Joe Spector, CEO of Dutch
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How he's Changing Pet Care // Joe Spector, CEO of Dutch
The Consumer VC Episode 225 with Joe Spector, CEO of Dutch

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Hey Friends,

Our guest today is Joe Spector, Founder & CEO of Dutch. Dutch is the online vet care when you need it. Joe was also one of the founders of hims & hers.

We discuss:

  • The opportunity he saw within telehealth for pets

  • How his approach to fundraising is different than hims & hers

  • The incentive structure within the vet industry

  • Why there is only a small penetration of pet owners who have insurance

  • Learning from COVID

I hope you enjoy listening.

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The Consumer VC

The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

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.