Founders Unfiltered

Founders Unfiltered
Ever wonder what it’s really like to start a company? NOT the success headlines, but the tension, fear, frustration, and reality behind it all? What do founders struggle with? What big mistakes did they make? What are they most afraid of? Hear what it’s REALLY like to start a company, completely unfiltered from the founders of early-stage startups.

06: Connor Wilson - Thursday Boot Company
Sep 17, 2017 • 60 min
Connor Wilson (Co-Founder & COO of Thursday Boot Company) and his co-founder Nolan Walsh wanted to design the perfect pair of boots. So they figured out how boots were made, identified the best American-made leather, and made it happen. Raising their…
05: Jenny Amaraneni - SOLO Eyewear
Aug 28, 2017 • 66 min
Jenny Amaraneni started SOLO Eyewear, a sunglasses manufacturer that uses 10% of its profits to fund eye care around the world. To date, they have restored vision to over 13,000 people in 32 countries. That’s the power of what Jenny has built. Time…
04: Chris Jane - Montana Mex
Aug 14, 2017 • 95 min
Chris Jane is the Co-Founder & CEO of Montana Mex, the Mexican-inspired food company that makes “delicious, happy food to help you eat well and stay smiling!” And it’s awesome. But it wasn’t easy having to throw away pallets of product due to a packaging…
03: Pat Petitti - Catalant Technologies
Jul 31, 2017 • 69 min
Pat Petitti and his co-founders were frustrated with consulting firms charging way too much for mediocre work. So they decided to connect people who need work done with the experts best suited for the job. Formally HourlyNerd, Catalant is now the go-to…
02: Jay Greenberg - LexShares
Jul 16, 2017 • 67 min
Jay Greenberg started LexShares, a company that allows people to invest in lawsuits. That’s right, you can now put your money to work by funding legal claims - but you only get paid if your side wins. Jay was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2015, and…
01: Giffin Daughtridge - UrSure
Jun 28, 2017 • 78 min
Giffin Daughtridge (Co-Founder/CEO of UrSure) and his team have developed a test that tells doctors whether their patients have been taking the drug PrEP, which is 99% effective at preventing HIV. Winner of the 2016 Harvard Business School New Venture…