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TuckrBox (Season 2, Episode 5)
Feb 8 • 44 min
Co-founders Meghan Carreau and Alex Payne are pitching their food delivery service built on noble ideals of making kids healthier and reducing headaches for parents. Can the founders convince investors that their startup will…
Hykso (Season 2, Episode 4)
Feb 1 • 45 min
Season 2 of the pitch continues with a startup that’s making their version of a Fitbit. The founders have developed a product that they believe is going to revolutionize the fitness industry. Will investors go all in on this new hardware…
Tesloop (Season 2, Episode 3)
Jan 25 • 37 min
Today, we meet a founder who wants to build a fleet of Tesla taxis to shuttle passengers from city to city. His business is booming and he’s already raised a half of the million dollars he’s looking for. The only problem? He’s got to run his…
Sudden Coffee (Season 2, Episode 2)
Jan 18 • 36 min
Two co-founders are taking their shot at a 35 billion dollar market with a product they spent years refining. They think their instant coffee is going to wow investors. But is a good product enough without a great pitch? Sponsored by…
Teamable (Season 2, Episode 1)
Jan 11 • 42 min
In the fall of 2016, 12 startups came to San Francisco, California. Each company founder came for one reason, to try and raise money for their startup. We followed the entrepreneurs into the room where they pitched to investors. On today’s show, a…
[rebroadcast] Dollar Beard Club (Episode 10)
Dec 29, 2016 • 28 min
Chris Stoikos pitches his manly subscription service to Marvin Liao, Howie Diamond and Ryan Hoover. Dollar Beard Club is a Los Angeles based e-commerce startup that sells products to bearded men on a subscription basis. They…
BajaBoard (Episode 48)
Nov 23, 2016 • 19 min
George Li pitches his all terrain electric skateboard to investors. Then Sheel Mohnot and Nathaniel Krasnoff with Wildcat Venture Partners decide whether or not they will invest in today’s…
500 Startups FinTech Demo Day (Part 2)
Nov 9, 2016 • 21 min
Hear from six new companies from the FinTech accelerator at 500 Startups: Streamloan, Inzmo, Track, Trym, SureBids and Datatron. Sponsors Webflow – the all-in-one web design platform BrandBucket – find your next .com name the easy way
500 Startups FinTech Demo Day (Part 1)
Nov 2, 2016 • 26 min
Hear from five new companies straight outta 500 Startups: Homebot, VisionX, BIGcontrols, Bright Policy and Indio. Sponsors Webflow – the all-in-one web design platform BrandBucket – find your next .com name the easy way
Tech Coast Angels Quick Pitch (Part 2)
Oct 26, 2016 • 29 min
Hear rapid-fire pitches from five new companies: Throtl, Librede, VOR, Industry and Mama Strut. This is part 2 of 2 in our series from the Quick Pitch Competition held by Tech Coast Angels in San Diego, CA. Sponsors BrandBucket – find your next…
Tech Coast Angels Quick Pitch (Part 1)
Oct 12, 2016 • 34 min
Hear rapid-fire pitches from five new companies: ResortPass, Echo Laboratories, CourseKey, InSpirit Cocktails, and Braykion. This is part 1 of a 2 part series from the Quick Pitch Competition held by Tech Coast Angels in San Diego, CA. Sponsors …
Everlance (Episode 43)
Sep 28, 2016 • 24 min
Alex Marlantes pitches his expense tracker and automatic mileage log app to investors. Then Sheel Mohnot and Michelle Tandler with Trinity Ventures decide whether or not they will invest in today’s startup, Everlance. Sponsors Webflow – the…
CNote (Episode 42)
Sep 21, 2016 • 19 min
Catherine Berman pitches her savings product that crushes the market rate using CDFIs. Then Mar Hershenson with Pear Ventures and Alex Davidov with Core Innovation Capital decide whether or not they will invest in today’s startup, CNote. Sponsors …
Paubox (Episode 41)
Sep 14, 2016 • 17 min
Hoala Greevy pitches his HIPAA compliant email encryption service. Then Michael Cardamone with Acceleprise determines whether or not he will invest in today’s startup, Paubox. Sponsors WooCommerce – build the…
Third Party Trade (Episode 40)
Sep 7, 2016 • 22 min
Michael Giles pitches his backend as a service for financial applications. Then Nikhil Kalghatgi with Vast Ventures determines whether or not he will invest in today’s startup, Third Party Trade. And at the end of the episode you’ll hear a bonus…
Andromium Superbook (Episode 39)
Aug 31, 2016 • 28 min
Andrew Jiang pitches his new laptop operating system for Android phones. Then Nikhil Kalghatgi with Vast Ventures determines whether or not he will invest in today’s startup, Andromium. Sponsors …
Silvernest (Episode 38)
Aug 24, 2016 • 24 min
Wendi Burkhardt pitches her roommate-matching service for empty nesters with space to share. And Anarghya Vardhana with Maveron determines whether or not she’s interested in investing. Sponsors …
Fuse (Episode 37)
Aug 17, 2016 • 22 min
Anna Tolmach pitches her inventory forecasting startup
Copia (Episode 36)
Aug 10, 2016 • 25 min
Komal Ahmad pitches her social enterprise startup
Infraspeak (Episode 35)
Aug 3, 2016 • 21 min
Felipe Ávila da Costa pitches his internet-of-things startup Infraspeak to Christie Pitts of Verizon Ventures and Sheel Mohnot. Sponsors FreshBooks - enter ‘pitch’ in the “How Did You Hear About Us?”…
Sun Exchange (Episode 34)
Jul 27, 2016 • 24 min
Abe Cambridge pitches his South Africa based startup Sun Exchange to Adam Draper of Boost VC and Sheel Mohnot. Then something happens on our show that’s never happened before. Sponsors …
Birdi (Episode 33)
Jul 20, 2016 • 21 min
Mark Belinsky pitches his internet-of-things startup Birdi to investors Carl Fritjofsson of Creandum and Greg Castle of Anorak Ventures. Sponsors FreshBooks - enter ‘pitch’ in the “How Did You…
Building Nexcast (Episode 32)
Jul 13, 2016 • 23 min
Brian Sanders pitches his upcoming podcast app Nexcast to Shaan Puri of Blab. Hear the behind-the-scenes story of a startup as they document their own journey on the podcast, Building Nexcast. Sponsors …
Shotput (Episode 31)
Jul 6, 2016 • 25 min
Praful Mathur pitches his fulfillment and logistics startup Shotput to investors Jake Chapman of Gelt VC and Howie Diamond of Ranch Ventures. Then things get real when the founder leaves the room and…
Calling All Angels (Episode 30.5)
Jun 22, 2016 • 16 min
Josh pitches Sheel once more as we go back to our roots and take you behind-the-scenes of our show. Sponsors Braintree - Accept payments from almost anywhere DesignCrowd - Get up to $100 to use on your first design
Worthix (Episode 30)
Jun 15, 2016 • 22 min
Guilherme Cerqueira pitches his NPS replacement, Worthix to John Frankel of ff Venture Capital. Then John explains why more data is better. Sponsors FreshBooks - enter ‘pitch’ in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section for a 30-day free…
Wattcost (Episode 29)
Jun 8, 2016 • 25 min
David Soutar pitches his internet-of-things startup, Wattcost to Clive Dickens of Seven West Media. And learn about the startup ecosystem in Sydney, Australia. Sponsors FreshBooks - enter ‘pitch’ in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section…
Gigato (Episode 28)
Jun 1, 2016 • 22 min
Raina Kumra pitches her app discovery and rewards platform, Gigato to Sasha Mirchandani of Kae Capital and Somak Ghosh of Contrarian Capital. Then learn about the “missed call” economy in India. Sponsors FreshBooks - enter ‘The Pitch’ in the…
Pilotly, Cyrcle & Hostfully (Episode 27)
May 25, 2016 • 30 min
James Norman, Tina Tam and Margot Schmorak pitch their startups to investors Punit Chiniwalla of Singtel Innov8 Ventures and Wes Selke of Better Ventures. Recorded at the Michigan Pitch & Learn event in San Francisco, each startup…
500 Startups FinTech Preview (Part 2)
May 18, 2016 • 26 min
Five rapid-fire pitches from the remaining startups in the first FinTech accelerator batch at 500 Startups and learn something unique about Sheel’s past experience in emerging markets. Founders Gregory Keough (Finova…
500 Startups FinTech Preview (Part 1)
May 11, 2016 • 29 min
Learn what Sheel’s been working on the past 4-months and hear from 5 new startups, Ethic, Rize, iBillionaire, Float and Principly. Founders Jay Lipman (Ethic) Justin Howell (Rize) Raul Moreno (iBillionaire) Max Klein (Float) Jordan Lee (Principly) …
Onspon (Episode 24)
May 4, 2016 • 22 min
Hitesh Gossain pitches his event sponsorship marketplace Onspon to Chris Kolenaty of Snow Leopard Ventures and Ankit Gupta of Pulse News. Then learn what in the world Sheel is doing in East Asia. Guest investors Chris…
Flair & Sonar are Back (Episode 23)
Apr 27, 2016 • 25 min
Josh and Sheel catch up with Flair from episode 2, and Sonar from episode 12. Then you’ll hear Andrea Barrica and Sheel talk about what they look for in a startup pitch, and what are the mistakes they hate to see founders make when pitching….
Trustify (Episode 22)
Apr 20, 2016 • 26 min
Danny Boice pitches his marketplace for private investigators, Trustify to Sheel Mohnot and guest investor Andrew Schoen of NEA. Plus, Sheel and Josh try their hand at remixing an old classic. Guest investors Andrew Schoen is a…
Chameleon & New Story are Back (Episode 21)
Apr 13, 2016 • 27 min
Josh and Sheel catch up with Chameleon from episode 1, and New Story from episode 5. Then you’ll hear the pitch from a brand new startup (Coral) that just came through the Startup Pitch Bootcamp. Sponsors LawTrades.com - Get $100 off…
Toymail (Episode 20)
Apr 6, 2016 • 31 min
Gauri Nanda pitches her internet-of-things-for-kids startup Toymail to investors Jake Chapman of Gelt VC and Howie Diamond of Ranch Ventures. Then Sheel deals with a biased investor and Josh brings his mom on the…
FuelPanda, Astroprint & Belong (Episode 19)
Mar 30, 2016 • 29 min
Pavan Boob, Drew Taylor and Chelsea Rustrum pitch their startups (FuelPanda, Astroprint and Belong) to investors Tristan Pollock and Sheel Mohnot. Learn from the founders and investors and choose your favorite startup….
Intricately (Episode 18)
Mar 16, 2016 • 26 min
Fima Leshinsky and Mike Pollack pitch their cloud infrastructure analytics solution, Intricately to investors Ryan McIntyre, Michael Cardamone and Andrea Barrica. Then find out what they think of the pitch from…
Ithaka (Episode 17)
Mar 9, 2016 • 24 min
Ameya Sahasrabudhe pitches his real-time travel assistant app Ithaka to investors Rahul Khanna of Bold Ventures and Kris Nair of Trifecta Capital. Then find out what they think of Ameya’s pitch, and whether or not they’ll…
Nested (Episode 16)
Mar 2, 2016 • 23 min
Matt Robinson pitches his UK real estate startup Nested to investors Philipp Moehring of AngelList and Suranga Chandratillake of Balderton Capital. Then find out what they think of Matt’s pitch, and whether or not they’ll…
Lawtrades (Episode 15)
Feb 17, 2016 • 26 min
Ashish Walia pitches his legal task marketplace Lawtrades to investors Shruti Gandhi and Punit Chiniwalla. Then find out what they think of Ashish’s pitch, and whether or not they’ll invest. Guest investors Punit Chiniwalla is the…
Phenom (Episode 14)
Feb 3, 2016 • 28 min
Brian Verne pitches his social app for amateur athletes, Phenom to investors Alex Mittal and Peter Kazanjy. Find out what they think of Brian’s pitch, and whether or not they’ll invest. Guest investors Alex Mittal is the CEO…
Giffiti (Episode 13)
Jan 20, 2016 • 26 min
Nalin Mittal pitches his GIF stickers photo app Giffiti to Nikhil Kalghatgi and Erica Duignan Minnihan on our first ever LIVE investor panel. Guest investors Nikhil Kalghatgi (who we had on the show back in episode 7) is a…
Josh Pitches Sheel (Episode 12.5)
Jan 6, 2016 • 17 min
Josh Muccio pitches Sheel Mohnot a new direction for the podcast in 2016.
Sonar (Episode 12)
Dec 9, 2015 • 21 min
Neeharika Bhartiya pitches her SMS and Facebook messaging app for businesses, Sonar to investors Rob Go and Jason Mendelson. Guest investors Rob is the cofounder of NextView Ventures, a seed fund focused on internet enabled innovation. He…
Benjamin (Episode 11)
Nov 25, 2015 • 18 min
Andrew Chapin pitches his flash deals app Benjamin to investors Anarghya Vardhana and Ryan Lawler. Benjamin is a flash deals app that forces you to make a purchase decision in 60-seconds or less. In a space that’s…
Dollar Beard Club (Episode 10)
Nov 11, 2015 • 23 min
Chris Stoikos pitches his manly subscription service to Marvin Liao, Howie Diamond and Ryan Hoover. Dollar Beard Club is a Los Angeles based e-commerce startup that sells products to bearded men on a subscription basis….
Videopath (Episode 9)
Oct 28, 2015 • 18 min
Anna Rose pitches her video annotations product to investors Josh Maher and Seth Levine. Videopath is a Berlin based startup that adds interactivity to online videos. Their freemium SaaS product is designed for content marketers…
Ironclad (Episode 8)
Oct 14, 2015 • 17 min
Jason Boehmig pitches his automated assistant for legal paperwork, Ironclad to investors Michael Cardamone, Mar Hershenson & Neil Devani. Guest Investors Michael Cardamone, managing director at…
Havenly (Episode 7)
Sep 30, 2015 • 20 min
Lee Mayer pitches her online interior design service Havenly to Phil Nadel, Millie Tadewaldt & Nikhil Kalghatgi. If you want to try out Havenly, use code THEPITCH during checkout for a 20% discount. Guest investors…
Coins.ph (Episode 6)
Sep 16, 2015 • 21 min
Ron Hose pitches his blockchain based money transfer app, Coins.ph to investors Brock Pierce, of Blockchain Capital / Bitcoin Foundation and Adam Draper of Boost.vc. Sheel’s recommended books for raising seed funding…
New Story (Episode 5)
Sep 2, 2015 • 21 min
Brett and Allie pitch their nonprofit startup New Story to Brad Feld of Foundry Group, Zanoon Nissar of Google, and Premal Shah of Kiva.org. We like what these guys are doing so much that we want to…
RocketClub (Episode 4)
Aug 19, 2015 • 17 min
Erik and Paul pitch their startup RocketClub to Sara Thomas of Maven Ventures and Jacob Chapman of Sazze Partners. RocketClub helps early-stage companies get traction by giving…
Publet (Episode 3)
Aug 4, 2015 • 22 min
MJ Coren pitches his PDF killer for enterprise, Publet to Cyan Banister and Mesh Lakhani.
Flair (Episode 2)
Jul 22, 2015 • 18 min
Dan Myers pitches his internet-of-things startup Flair to Nick Moran, Jason Heltzer and Charlie O’Donnell. Dan and his cofounder, Kenny just shipped their first beta units, but now they’re ready to roll their…
Chameleon (Episode 1)
Jul 7, 2015 • 17 min
Pulkit Agrawal pitches his onboarding-as-a-service startup, Chameleon to Dave McClure and Mahendra Ramsinghani.
Why The Pitch
Jun 18, 2015 • 6 min
Josh and Sheel talk about what’s going on behind the scenes right now and why they believe this podcast should exist.