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Feb. 28, 2024

AI for Lawyers; Acquired for $650M — Product Market Fit podcast Episode 62

Jake Heller, the founder and CEO of Casetext, brings his expertise in AI and law to the forefront in this episode of 'Product Market Fit'. With an eye for innovation and a deep understanding of the legal landscape, Jake has led Casetext to become a pioneering force in the industry.…

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Feb. 8, 2024

Partner Enablement and How To Do B2B2C Right — Ep061 Product Market Fit podcast

Join host Mosheh Poltorak in a conversation with Laurel Taylor, the visionary CEO behind Candidly, a fintech platform revolutionizing student debt solutions. In this episode, Taylor shares Candidly's journey from its inception to serving thousands of employers, offering invaluable insights into startup growth, technology integration, and the importance of company…

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Feb. 2, 2024

Is D2C dead? w/ Yoni Kozminski — Product Market Fit podcast Ep060

In this insightful episode of "Product Market Fit," we step into the dynamic world of e-commerce and scaling businesses with our esteemed guest, Yoni Kozminski. Yoni, an entrepreneurial powerhouse, shares his expertise on building and growing successful e-commerce brands in today's competitive landscape. His journey from digital marketing to e-commerce…

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Jan. 25, 2024

AI Regulation, European Tech, and PLG — Ep#59 Product Market Fit podcast (startups | tech | growth)

Welcome to another exciting episode of Product Market Fit, where we delve into the fascinating world of AI and workflow automation with our esteemed guests, Pascal, Jakob, and Raphael. In this episode, we explore the cutting-edge advancements in AI technology and how it's transforming the way we work and interact…

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Jan. 3, 2024

e/acc, the Gundo, and turning deserts into forests w/ Augustus Doricko

Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2024 with a bang! Augustus Doricko is the youngest founder I've interviewed and perhaps the most ambitious. His company, Rainmaker, is looking to use cloud-seeding technology to revitalize the American West and, in his words, extend the Great Plains into Nevada and Arizona. We…

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Dec. 28, 2023

Annual Review and Planning for 2024 — Product Market Fit podcast ep57

I have a very topical episode for you today all about annual review and planning. My guest today is Jason Shen, three-time founder, turned executive coach and resilience expert. Jason has a wonderful video on YouTube that walks you through a reflection and planning exercise perfect for this time of…

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Nov. 29, 2023

Questions to Ask a Potential Co-founder — Product Market Fit podcast

I’ve got a special solo episode for you today with a big announcement as well: I’m thrilled to tell you that I’m going all-in on building a startup in the real estate sector. In this episode, I'll share the questions I used when interviewing my co-founder and I'll cover the…

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Nov. 22, 2023

Transforming Startups Into Businesses; w/ Hillel Fuld

In this special episode of the Product Market Fit Podcast, host Moshe Poltorak interviews Hillel Fuld, a leading voice in the Israeli tech community. Despite the current situation in Israel, Hillel shares his insights on the tech ecosystem, content marketing for startups, and common mistakes made by early-stage founders. The…

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Nov. 15, 2023

Grow and Optimize Your Ecommerce Business with AI

In this insightful discussion, Ben Parr, a renowned figure in the AI and e-commerce industries, unpacks the transformational role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in e-commerce. We delve into the key ways AI is revolutionizing e-commerce and how businesses can leverage this technology to optimize their operations and deliver a superior…

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Nov. 10, 2023

The 1 thing that startup founders get wrong most often #startups #productmarketfit #growth

From Episode 52 of the Product Market Fit podcast; with Howard Bornstein, President @ CharterUP. Full episode at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j46LBUKqF1k

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Nov. 9, 2023

A message of moral clarity regarding the Oct 7 attack in #israel #palestine #hamas #gaza #podcast

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Nov. 8, 2023

The Rule of 30: A Key to Startup Success

Ready to revolutionize the way you view business and entrepreneurship? Join us in our enlightening chat with Howard Bornstein, the president of CharterUp. Howard's transition from investor to operator provides a distinctive vantage point and he generously shares his unique insights with us. He dissects his three-question framework for evaluating…

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Nov. 1, 2023

From Start to Scale: Insights on Startup Growth and Transition; w/ Roland Siebelink

Join us as we navigate the thrilling journey of startup growth with Roland Siebelink, founder and CEO of Midstage Institute. In this insightful conversation, Roland and I dissect the stages of a tech startup and how founders can successfully transition from startup to scale-up. With the wealth of knowledge Roland…

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Oct. 25, 2023

This Company Raised $53M to Bring Tech to Residential Construction (Product Market Fit podcast ep50)

Welcome to episode 50 of the Product Market Fit podcast, a show about startups, technology, and growth, for early-stage founders and operators. My guest today is Jenny He, Co-Founder and CEO of Ergeon. The company raised a whopping $53M to finance its mission of transforming the residential construction industry. Fun…

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Oct. 18, 2023

IoT, Pivots, and Enterprise Partnerships; w/ Josh Teekell, Founder & CEO, SmartAC (PMF Pod Ep49)

My guest today is Josh Teekel, Founder and CEO of SmartAC. The company recently raised a $22M Series B and is set on transforming the HVAC and plumbing industries. I particularly enjoyed learning how Josh figured out their B2B2C business model, which is super relevant to any founder building a…

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Oct. 4, 2023

EP48Ep48: Living Life Uninterrupted; w/ Heath Wilson, Co-Founder, aro

Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:11 What is Aro and who is it for? 03:26 Defining product-market fit and early-stage signals 04:59 Choosing the hybrid path: navigating between hardware and software 09:38 Navigating pricing strategies: balancing hardware and subscription models 11:47 Growth channels for Aro: Leveraging Social Media and Podcasts 14:06 Product…

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Sept. 27, 2023

Ep47: Lego-like Housing & Regulatory Capture; w/ Ritwik Pavan, Founder & CEO, Krava

Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:23 Krava's story 01:20 The technology behind the K1 04:05 Krava vision 04:39 Market entry strategy (from a business perspective) 07:26 Prefab housing, is it better? 09:54 Needed automation for the prefab 13:25 Customization vs Modular design 14:59 The green economy 17:46 Product market fit 19:28 Market…

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Sept. 20, 2023

Ep46: Can an AI Teammate Make Meetings Not Suck? w/ Artem Koren, Co-Founder & CPO, Sembly.ai

AI is set to completely transform how we work. This company’s AI meeting assistant is at the forefront of this revolution. Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:11 What is Sembly AI and who do they serve? 03:17 The road to AI synergy: interconnected specialized models 09:23 Decoding Sembly AI processes for meetings…

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Sept. 13, 2023

Ep45: Dev Tools, Magic, and Founder Burnout; w/ Gregory Koberger, Founder & CEO, Readme.io

This interview covers a wide-ranging set of topics including: - marketing dev tools to engineers, - building delight & whimsy into your product, - how to develop the right company culture, - the extremely important but often overlooked topic of founder burnout and mental health, - and even escape rooms…

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Sept. 6, 2023

Ep44: Is Hyperlogistics the Future of Autonomous Delivery? Canon Reeves, CTO @ Pipedream Labs

This episode features an interview with Canon Reeves, CTO and co-founder of Pipedream Labs, a company revolutionizing hyperlogistics. They are building underground delivery robots that can send and receive items in single-digit minutes to a person's home. Pipedream Labs is focused on the last mile of delivery, where traditional delivery…

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Aug. 31, 2023

EP43 - AI Mashup (Part 2): Navigating Marketing, Analytics, and Ethical Frontiers

Part II is here and I've got to admit, putting together this episodes has been a real journey down the rabbit hole of AI insights. In this episode, we explore the transformative impact of AI on marketing and technology. We discuss AI's influence on product and content marketing, its role…

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Aug. 24, 2023

EP42: AI Mashup (Part I): Navigating Competition, Investments, and the Impact of ChatGPT

Are you as excited about generative AI as I am? My guests and I have covered generative AI extensively on the podcast. The applications of this technology are far-reaching and the speed of innovation is dizzying. I've put together a special 2-part mashup of previous episodes on the topic. In…

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Aug. 16, 2023

Ep41: Robots to Revolutionize the Construction Industry w/ Tessa Lau, Founder & CEO @ Dusty Robotics

Construction is a $10 trillion industry globally and this startup is poised to disrupt it. For the first time on the Product Market Fit podcast, I delve into the world of hardware with Tessa Lau, Founder & CEO of Dusty Robotics. In this episode, we discuss Tessa’s transition from a…

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Aug. 9, 2023

Ep40: How Turo, AirBnB and uShip manage risk; w/ Matheus Riolfi, Founder & CEO @ tint

Join me as I sit down with Matheus Riolfi, the CEO and co-founder of Tint, and previous director of global expansion at Turo (the car-sharing marketplace). Together, we discuss how Tint is revolutionizing the Insurtech industry and reshaping the landscape of embedded insurance. From its inception to its current standing,…

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