February 21, 2018
What is a Podcast?
The surprising story of what happened to one startup after its founders pitched to investors—and thousands of listeners. To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.fm/sponsors
April 17, 2019
After the Pitch: A Name Change, A Game Change (Hykso)
When Khalil Zahar and Tommy Duquette first pitched their boxing workout startup, Hykso, the investors saw a big opportunity. They wanted to know: Could Hykso be more like Peloton, an at-home cycling system that was starting to take off? Three years later, the company is trying to do just that — and it’s been a wild ride.
Today’s investors are Jillian Manus, Phil Nadel, Howie Diamond and Jake Chap...
April 10, 2019
Can A Startup Solve Homelessness? (#63, Samaritan)
Jonathan Kumar pitches his startup, Samaritan, which aims to help people who’ve lost their homes. But can he convince the investors it’s OK to earn a profit off of homelessness?
Today’s investors are Charles Hudson, Michael Hyatt, Jillian Manus and Phil Nadel.
April 3, 2019
Pivot or Die (#62, Feedback)
Ben Walters came on the show to sell the investors on Feedback, an app that lets restaurants change their prices on the fly. But when Ben shows up in the pitch room, he’s already decided that it’s time to make some changes to the business. Can he get the investors salivating over a startup that’s mid-pivot?
Today’s investors are Jillian Manus, Charles Hudson, Phil Nadel, Michael Hyatt and Sarah D...