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Oren Zaslansky On Launching His First Startup With $1,000 And Raising $70 Million For His Latest Business
May 10, 2020

Oren Zaslansky is the founder and CEO of Flock Freight which is a business-to-business freight shipping company. The company has raised to date over $70 million from top tier investors such as Google Ventures, Foundation Capital, TenOneTen Ventures,

Paul Taylor: His Business Got Acquired By Google And Now Raised $100 Million To Revolutionize Banking
May 05, 2020

Paul Taylor is the founder and CEO of Thought Machine which is a fintech company that builds cloud-native technology to revolutionize core banking. The company has raised over $100 million from top tier investors like Draper Espirit, IQ Capital,

Peter Yared: His First Business Got Acquired For $200 Million By Sun MicroSystems And His Most Recent Startup Was Sold To Citrix For $225 Million
May 03, 2020

Peter Yared is a 7x entrepreneur. Most recently he cofounded InCountry which is a data residency-as-a-service platform that enables global data compliance for international business. The company has raised over $20M. Prior to this,

Nick Huzar On Raising $380 Million To Build A Marketplace App That Is Used By 44 Million People
April 28, 2020

Nick Huzar is the co-founder and CEO of Offerup which provides an online and mobile C2C marketplace app for people to buy and sell electronics, furniture, and cars. The company has raised $380 million from top tier investors such as Andreessen Horowitz...

Ariel Cohen On Raising $1 Billion To Help Your Company Navigate The Post Quarantine World
April 26, 2020

Ariel Cohen is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of TripActions which is a corporate travel management company. The business has raised so far close to $1 billion in equity and debt. Some of its top tier investors include Lightspeed Vent...

Robin Richards On Starting Out Of A Broom Closet And Selling 7 Businesses For More Than $600 Million
April 23, 2020

Robin Richards is the CEO and founder of CareerArc which is an HR technology company helping business leaders recruit and transition the modern workforce. The company has raised over $30 million. Prior to this Robin Richards founded 6 other companies t...

Dean Sysman On Raising $95 Million For His Cybersecurity Startup During Coronavirus Lockdown
April 21, 2020

Dean Sysman is the co-founder and CEO of Axonius which is a cybersecurity asset management platform that helps secure and manage connected devices in use by businesses. The company has raised $95M from top investors such as Lightspeed Venture Partners,...

Chase Lochmiller On Climbing Mt. Everest And Raising $75 Million To Transform The Oil Industry
April 19, 2020

Chase Lochmiller is the cofounder and CEO of Crusoe Energy Systems which is on a mission to help the oil industry reduce routine flaring of natural gas. The company has raised so far $75 million from investors like Founders Fund, Bain Capital,

Mike McDerment On Raising $100 Million To Build An Accounting Platform That Has Been Used By 20 Million People
April 14, 2020

Mike McDerment is the co-founder and CEO of Freshbooks which is a cloud-based accounting software that allows owners to invoice clients, track time and run their small businesses in the cloud.

Stephan Schambach: His First Business Was Worth $14 Billion And His Second Was Acquired By Salesforce For $2.8 Billion
April 12, 2020

Stephan Schambach is the founder of NewStore which operatesĀ a platform for retailers to run their stores on iPhone. The company has raised $130 million from General Catalyst, Salesforce Ventures, Enjoyventure Management, and Activant Capital.