Founders & Funders

A podcast about leveraging venture capital to build great companies, brought you by host Shelley Hunter (Gift Card Girlfriend) and producer Ryan Burleson (New York Times, Boston Globe)

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Most Recent Episodes

 
EP 58: How Two Student Athletes Developed the First Engineered Tampon
December 24, 2019 Greta Meyer and Amanda Calabrese | Co-Founders of Tempo

Marc Bushala, CEO of Heaven’s Door Spirits, talks about the ease and challenges of starting a brand with a highly-coveted celebrity endorsement.

 
EP 57: Why Alumni Ventures Group is Investing in the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
December 19, 2019 Drew Wandzilak | Head of Outreach for the 10,000 Entrepreneurs (10KE) Initiative

Marc Bushala, CEO of Heaven’s Door Spirits, talks about the ease and challenges of starting a brand with a highly-coveted celebrity endorsement.

 
EP 56: The Software Team That’s Revolutionizing Sleep Health
November 27, 2019 Daniel Gartenberg | CEO and Co-founder of Sonic Sleep

Marc Bushala, CEO of Heaven’s Door Spirits, talks about the ease and challenges of starting a brand with a highly-coveted celebrity endorsement.

 
BONUS EPISODE: Celebrating the First Anniversary of Spirits & Startups in Boston
November 6, 2019 Scott Murphy | Producer, Founders & Funders

Over the last year, we’ve shared a series of bonus segments from Spirits & Startups, Alumni Ventures Group’s investor appreciation event. In October 2019, AVG returned to Boston to host its latest installment of the series. Producer Scott Murphy joined the team in Boston to capture the sights and sounds of the event. Listen to […]

 
EP 55: Cancer, Chemo, and a Quest to Disrupt Clinical Trials
September 10, 2019 Ping Yeh | Co-founder and CEO of StemoniX

Ping Yeh noted the ineffectiveness of therapeutic clinical trials while undergoing chemotherapy treatment. When cancer-free, he took on a new challenge.


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