Just Go Grind with Justin Gordon

By Justin Gordon

On The Just Go Grind Podcast, host Justin Gordon, an entrepreneur, USC MBA alum, and Director of Marketing and Community at Vitalize Venture Group, interviews entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors, and other go-getters to pull out the tips, tactics, strategies, and insights to help you build your company.

  1. 1.
    #288: Gal Ringel, Co-Founder and CEO of Mine, the Smart Data Assistant, on Creating the Future of Data Ownership, How to Manage Your Cyber Security, and VC as a Practical MBA
  2. 2.
    #287: Hadley Harris, Co-Founder and General Partner of Eniac Ventures, on Raising Five Funds, Giving a Thoughtful Rejection, and Advice for Founders and Investors
  3. 3.
    #286: Tony Jamous, Founder and CEO of Oyster, a Distributed Talent Enablement Platform Removing Barriers to Cross-Border HR, on Raising a $20M Series A and Creating the Future of Work
  4. 4.
    #285: Marlon Nichols, Managing General Partner at MaC Venture Capital, on Building a World Class Venture Firm to Span Generations, Identifying Emerging Behavioral and Cultural Trends, and What it Takes to Merge Venture Funds
  5. 5.
    #284: Vanessa Larco, Partner at NEA, on Her Extensive Experience in Product Management, Her Framework for Decision-Making as a VC, How the Venture Industry is Changing, the Value of Diversity, and Ruthless Prioritization
  6. 6.
    #283: Alex Iskold, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 2048 Ventures, an Early Stage VC Firm Backing the Next Generation of Amazing Tech and Data Companies, on Founder Failure, His 5 Years at Techstars, The Future of Pre-Seed Investing, and Why He Loves It
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    #282: Rishi Mandal, Co-Founder and CEO of Future, an Online Personal Training Platform, on Making Fitness Accessible and Affordable, Scaling 1:1 Connections, and Lessons from His 15 Years in Tech
  8. 8.
    #281: Charlie O'Donnell, Founder and General Partner of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Managing $30M Across Three Funds, on His Two Decades of Experience in the New York Tech Startup Scene, Deal Sourcing, Startup Ecosystems, and the Democratization of Tech
  1. 9.
    #280: Jordan DeCicco, Co-Founder of Super Coffee, a Company Valued at Over $200M, on Building a Successful CPG Business, From Bootstrapping to Raising $60M, Renovation Versus Innovation, and Being One of Three Founding Brothers
  2. 10.
    #279: Isabelle Kenyon, Founder and CEO of Calibrate, a Modern Metabolic Health Business That Is Establishing a New Standard of Care, on Growing a Virtual Team, Category Creation, and the Power of Persistence
  3. 11.
    #278: Xiaoyin Qu, Founder and CEO of Run The World, a Comprehensive Virtual Events Platform for Community Building That Has Raised More than $14M, on Creating a New Media Format, Monetizing Events, and Deepening Human Connection
  4. 12.
    #277: Wisam Dakka, Co-Founder of Meemo, an Innovative Social Finance Platform Changing Users' Relationship with Money, on Building Consumer Products, Being an Engineer at Google and Snap, and Managing a Remote Team
  5. 13.
    #276: Colleen Cutcliffe, Co-Founder and CEO of Pendulum Therapeutics, a Groundbreaking Biotech Company Empowering People to Achieve Long-Term Health, on Raising $57M in VC, Being a First Time Technical Founder Building a D2C, and How to Be a Great Leader
  6. 14.
    #275: Erik Jacobson, Founder and CEO of Lemonpie, a Full Service Podcast PR and Production Agency Helping Brands Grow, on the 3 Different Podcasting Strategies and How to Approach Them
  7. 15.
    #274: Eric Shoykhet, Founder and CEO of Atom Finance, a Powerful, Intuitive Platform That Has Raised Over $18M and Makes Modern Investing Tools and Data Accessible To Everyone
  8. 16.
    #273: Krish Subramanian, Co-Founder and CEO of Chargebee, an Innovative B2B SaaS Company That's Raised $105M, on Customer Acquisition, Pricing, and Building a Subscription Management & Billing Tool to Streamline Revenue Operations
  9. 17.
    #272: Nicole Clark, Co-Founder and CEO of Trellis, a Research Platform for Litigators That is Democratizing Access to the Law by Making State Trial Court Records and Legal Data More Accessible
  10. 18.
    #271: Joe Mahavuthivanij, Co-Founder and CEO of Mythic Markets, an Investing Platform to Buy, Sell and Trade Fractional Shares in Rare Pop Culture Collectibles
  11. 19.
    #270: Josh Snow, Founder and CEO of Snow, a D2C Leader in Oral Care and Oral Cosmetics with Over 1M Fans and Customers in 175+ Countries Worldwide
  12. 20.
    #269: Javier Marriott and Ruth Stedman Marriott, Co-Founders of A Pup Above, Making it Effortless to Know Where Your Pup's Food Comes From, Farm to Bowl
  13. 21.
    #268: Bryan Clayton, Co-Founder and CEO of GreenPal, The Uber of Lawn Care, with 300,000 Users and Making $20M in Yearly Revenue
  14. 22.
    #267: Max Rofagha, Co-Founder and CEO of Finimize, A Finance Media Brand for Millennial Investors with Over One Million Subscribers Globally, on a Mission to Increase the Net Worth of a Generation through Bite-Size Informative Content and Community
  15. 23.
    #266: Robert Krayn, Co-Founder and CEO of Talkiatry, Making Mental Health Care Services Simple and Accessible
  16. 24.
    #265: David Zeff, Founder and CEO of Whistle, a Marketing and Sales Agency that Deploys Strategy, Processes, Award Winning People and Tech to Help Companies Grow
  17. 25.
    #264: Christopher Hussain, Founder and CEO of RealKey, a Digital Platform Streamlining the Mortgage Processing Experience for Borrowers
  18. 26.
    #263: Samara Mejia Hernandez, Founding Partner of Chingona Ventures, an Early-Stage Venture Fund Investing in the Next Generation of Badass Founders
  19. 27.
    #262: Edward Sullivan and John Baird of Velocity Group, a Top-Tier Full Spectrum Coaching Firm for Start-Ups
  20. 28.
    #261: Zack Teperman, Founder and President of ZTPR, a Full-Service Public Relations Agency Thinking Outside the Box
  21. 29.
    #260: Chris Hulls, Co-Founder and CEO of Life360, the World’s Leading Family Safety Service, on Building a Company That's Raised $200M+ and is Publicly Listed on the Australia Stock Exchange
  22. 30.
    #259: Jack Hughes, Co-Founder and COO of Syncify, a Social Podcasting App Reimagining the Digital Landscape of Connection
  23. 31.
    #258: Ebere Anosike, Founder & CEO of ThankYouKindly, Personalizing and Revolutionizing Corporate Gift-Giving
  24. 32.
    #257: Blanca Lesmes, Co-Founder & CEO of BB Imaging & Consulting, a Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Consulting Service, on Growing to $5M in Revenue Without Taking Funding
  25. 33.
    #256: Shubhra Srivastava, Co-Founder & CEO of GaragePlug, a Next Generation Software for Auto Repair and Detailing Businesses
  26. 34.
    #255: Andrew Jamison, Co-Founder & CEO of Extend, a Digital Credit Distribution Platform That's Raised $14M in VC and is Redefining How Credit and Cards are Issued, Distributed and Accessed
  27. 35.
    #254: Mehdi Maghsoodnia, Founder & CEO of 1health, the Leading Testing as a Service Platform
  28. 36.
    #253: Ethan Austin, Chief Strategy Officer at Gig Wage and Former Managing Director at Techstars, on Fundraising, Joining an Accelerator, and His Experience as a Founder and Investor
  29. 37.
    #252: Antony Arena, CEO at Unbnd Group, an Immersive Technology Creative Agency and the Creator of Aura, the Future of Interactive Mobile Entertainment
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    #251: Steve Massey, Co-Founder & CEO of Prewitt Ridge, on Partnering with NASA JPL, His Experience at Techstars, Lessons from His Time at SpaceX and Slingshot Aerospace, and Building Collaboration Software for Deep Tech Teams
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    #250: Matteo Franceschetti, Co-Founder & CEO of Eight Sleep, an Innovative Sleep Fitness Startup That's Raised $60M+ from Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, and Other Top Investors
  32. 40.
    #249: Deon Nicholas, Co-Founder & CEO of Forethought, on Raising $27M from Top VCs, the Importance of Self-Awareness as a Founder, and Building an Innovative Company Empowering Customer Support Teams with AI
  33. 41.
    #248: Emily Best, Founder & CEO of Seed&Spark, a Platform that Makes Entertainment More Diverse, Inclusive, Connected, and Essential
  34. 42.
    #247: Andrew Kline, Founder & Managing Director at Park Lane, a Sports-Based Investment Bank, and Former NFL Athlete with the St. Louis Rams
  35. 43.
    #246: Kalyan Varma, Co-Founder & CEO at Almabase, on Hitting $100K MRR, Value-Based Pricing, GTM Strategy, and Helping Universities & High Schools Build Relationships with Alumni and Increase Donations
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    #245: Melanie Stricklan, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at Slingshot Aerospace, a Company Building Situational Awareness Technology to Bring Clarity to Complex Environments and Create a Safer World
  37. 45.
    #244: Charles Hudson, Managing Partner at Precursor Ventures, on Raising a Fund, Investing at the Earliest Stages, the Role of Platform in VC, and the Importance of Storytelling for Founders
  38. 46.
    #243: Lori Shao, Founder & CEO of Finli, on Building an Innovative Fintech Company Powering Neighborhood Businesses
  39. 47.
    #242: Joshua Itano, Co-Founder & CEO at CareCar, a Company Creating Improved Access to Care for Hundreds of Thousands of People
  40. 48.
    #241: Gregory Ugwi, Co-Founder of Thinknum, a Web Platform that Allows Investors and Large, Fast-Growing Tech Companies to Wield the Web as Data to Outsmart Competitors
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    #240: Gale Wilkinson, Founder and Managing Partner of Vitalize Venture Group, a Seed-Stage Fund and Angel Group
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    #239: Josh Clemente, Founder of Levels, an Innovative Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Startup with a 45,000 Person Waitlist Helping People Maximize Their Metabolic Health

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