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Jake Kassan
Startups

How MVMT Democratized Luxury Watches

Jake Kassan / CEO and Co-founder of MVMT

Jake Kassan on evaluating where to invest your time, his system to seek & distill advice, as well as tips to maintain perspective.

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George Arison
Startups

Shift Is Redefining Car Ownership - Here’s How

George Arison / Co-CEO and Founder of Shift

George shares Shift’s founding story, their value creation process, and tips to evaluate investors and board members.

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Jennifer Bett Communications
Startups

This Is How Today's Leading Brands Are Doing PR

Jennifer Bett Communications

Jennifer Bett Meyer and Melissa Duren Conner discuss how leading consumer startups are navigating the new world of PR.

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Semil Shah
Startups

Strengthen Your Decision Making With These Tips

Semil Shah / Founder and General Partner at Haystack

Semil Shah discusses the realities of life as a VC and shares tips to take make decisions from a place of clarity not adrenaline.

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Tia
Startups

How Tia is Becoming Women’s Healthcare Wing Woman

Tia

Carolyn Witte and Felicity Yost on Tia's goal to give women the information and support they need to take charge of their health.

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Morten Hansen
Startups

Great at Work

Morten Hansen / Management Professor, Author, Consultant

How to do less, work better and achieve enduring greatness.

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Peter Rahal
Startups

How RXBAR Changed The Protein Bar Industry

Peter Rahal / CEO, President, and Co-founder of RXBAR

Peter Rahal on RXBAR's founding days and clawing for growth as a CPG brand on the way to their $600 million acquisition.

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Margaux
Startups

Margaux's Mission To Become Your Go-To Shoe Brand

Margaux

Alexa & Sarah on working in millimeters designing shoes & building startups & why the work no one sees is your competitive edge.

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Leila Janah
Startups

To Eradicate Poverty, Give Work - Here's How

Leila Janah / CEO and Founder of Samasource and LXMI and the author of Give Work

Leila Janah on shifting from shareholder value to stakeholder value & how changing supply chains will solve global problems.

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Kevin Thau
Startups

Discovering Your Startup’s Path To Scale

Kevin Thau / General Partner at Spark Capital

Kevin Thau on pioneering new markets, why “more” doesn’t solve problems, and his belief in organized chaos.

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La Ligne
Startups

La Ligne Is Out to Stripe The World — Here's How

La Ligne

Valerie, Meredith and Molly chat about building a next generation fashion brand by rooting La Ligne in community and inclusivity.

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Raegan Moya-Jones
Startups

The Inside Story of aden+anais' Ascent To $100M

Raegan Moya-Jones / Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer of aden+anais

Raegan Moya Jones on running aden+anais as a side hustle until she reached $1M in revenue & lessons learned scaling the business.

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How MeUndies Made Merchandising Their Competitive Advantage

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Seedling Relies on Childhood Curiosity to Inspire a Creative Team

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eero Designs Wi-Fi for the Smart Home Era

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How Exo is Taking Cricket Flour Mainstream

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AccelFoods Pioneers the Future of Food

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How Inclusion Made Food52 the Web’s Hungriest Community

By Jenna Abdou

Before launching Food52, Amanda Hesser, and Merrill Stubbs spent their nights and weekends testing over 1,400 recipes for The E...

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x.ai Unveils the Future of Artificial Intelligence

By Jenna Abdou

When Dennis R. Mortensen hired his founding team members at x.ai, he pitched them by illustrating his vision of a world where e...

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WeFestival Aims to Make Women Stronger Entrepreneurs

By Jenna Abdou

Since launching in December 13,000 messages have been sent across 22 channels in the Women’s Entrepreneur Festival Slack commun...

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Female Funders Accelerates Change for Women Entrepreneurs and Investors

By Jenna Abdou

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How Box Evolves Their Fast and Furious Culture Through Scale

By Jenna Abdou

In 2007, Karen Appleton and Aaron Levie purchased the domain name box.org to predicate the non-profit arm that would exist in t...

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