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Maia Bittner, Voice of the Member at Chime Mobile Banking

In this Episode on Startup Foundations, we speak with Maia Bittner who is the Voice of the Member at Chime Mobile Banking, which she joined after the acquisition of her third startup, Pinch.

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30 minutes listen

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Rodney Sampson, Executive Chairman & CEO of Opportunity Hub

In this Episode on Startup Foundations, we speak to Rodney Sampson, a serial entrepreneur who is currently the Executive Chairman & CEO of Opportunity Hub.

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50 minutes listen

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We feel that it’s important to share the knowledge necessary for running a successful company and democratize the process, making it easier for everyone to participate in it. The podcast is our educational outlet that presents the stories of the world’s leading founders, along with proven advice that will help you navigate the ever-evolving world of startups.

Meet the folks behind Startup Foundations

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Greg Miaskiewicz

Security expert, product designer & serial entrepreneur.

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Stefan Nagey

Serial entrepreneur engineering & business leader.

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EP.24: Analisa Goodin, Founder & CEO of Catch&Release

Analisa Goodin is the CEO & Founder of Catch&Release, a software platform that streamlines the discovery and licensing of content from social media and the open web. The startup has recently raised $14 million series A from Excel Ventures.

EP.23: Karn Saroya, Co-founder & CEO of Cover

Karn Saroya is the co-founder & CEO of Cover, a YC-backed insurance technology company that simplifies the process of getting property insurance and focuses on underserved communities.

EP.22: Sari Azout, Founder of Startupy & Investor at Level Ventures

This time on Startup Foundations, a conversation with Sari Azout, design-thinker, storyteller, angel investor, and founder of Startupy, a company building a community curated knowledge network for startup founders.

EP.21: Emmanuel Bamfo, CEO & Co-founder of Globe

Emmanuel Bamfo is the CEO and Co-founder of Globe Inc, a Y Combinator-backed startup that enables property owners to rent out their spaces by thy hour.

EP.20: Madeline Lauf, Founder & CEO of Begin Health

Madeline Lauf is the founder and CEO of Begin Health - the toddler and kids nutrition health startup that empowers parents to optimize their kid’s health and well-being.

EP.19: Kanishka Maheshwari, Co-founder & CEO of InterPrime

Kanishka Maheshwari is the CEO and co-founder of InterPrime Technologies, a YCombinator backed startup offering a treasury management service for businesses to manage their money.

EP.18: Sònia Hurtado, Co-founder & CSO of Kuleana

Sònia Hurtado is the co-founder and chief scientist of Kuleana, a food startup focused on developing plant-based seafood alternatives.

EP.17: James Lott, Founder & CEO of Script Health

James Lott is the founder and CEO of Script Health — an early-stage health-tech startup empowering pharmacies to revolutionize healthcare in the US.

EP.16: Carolyn Pitt, Founder & CEO of Productions.com

This time on Startup Foundations we host Carolyn Pitt, founder of productions.com — a job marketplace for film production that connects studios, music labels and corporate brands with local film crews.

EP.15: Jack Cohen Martin, Co-founder & CEO of GrapeIn

On this episode of Startup Foundations we talk to Jack Cohen Martin, co-founder and CEO of GrapeIn — a marketing automation and business networking platform for the wine and spirits supply chain.

EP.14: Kristen Wiley, Founder & CEO of Statusphere

This time on Startup Foundations we chat with Kristen Wiley, founder and CEO of Statusphere — a marketplace that connects brands with influencers and streamlines the process of scaling influencer marketing campaigns.

EP.13: Joao Batalha, CEO & Co-founder of Amplemarket

This time on Startup Foundations, we chat with Joao Batalha, CEO, and co-founder of Amplemarket — a B2B software startup that streamlines sales workflows, customer outreach, and lead generation.

EP.12: Aditi Shekar, CEO & Co-founder of Zeta

On this episode of Startup Foundations, we talk to Aditi Shekar, CEO and founder of Zeta - a modern finance management solution for families and young couples.

EP.11: Erik Torenberg, Co-founder of OnDeck & Village Global

This time on Startup Foundations we chat with Erik Torenberg about his journey from founding his first startup to founding his venture capital fund, Village Global.

EP.10: Dorna Moini, CEO & Co-founder of Documate

On this episode of Startup Foundations, we chat with Dorna Moini, who is the CEO and founder of Documate, a startup building no-code document solutions for lawyers & law firms.

EP.9: Andrew Peterson, Co-founder & CEO of Signal Sciences

On this episode of Startup Foundations, we talked to Andrew Peterson, CEO & co-founder of Signal Sciences, an edge security solutions company that just sold to Fastly for almost $1B.

EP.8: Shuo Wang, Co-founder and CRO of Deel

This time on Startup Foundations, we chatted with Shuo Wang, Co-Founder and CRO at Deel - an international payroll & compliance platform for remote hiring.

EP.7: Jude Gomila, CEO & Founder of Golden

On this episode of Startup Foundations, Jude Gomila, an angel investor, serial entrepreneur, and father, joins us to discuss how he is juggling parenthood and being a CEO, as well as his approach to building products and investing in startups.

EP.6: Maia Bittner, Voice of the Member at Chime Mobile Banking

In this Episode on Startup Foundations, we speak with Maia Bittner who is the Voice of the Member at Chime Mobile Banking, which she joined after the acquisition of her third startup, Pinch. Maia is a serial entrepreneur and started her first business at a young age selling goods on eBay. Maia loves technology and has had many roles in her previous startups. In our conversation, we discuss her career trajectory as well as her approach to building startups and recruiting talent.

EP.5: Rodney Sampson, Executive Chairman & CEO of Opportunity Hub

In this Episode on Startup Foundations, we speak to Rodney Sampson, a serial entrepreneur who is currently the Executive Chairman & CEO of Opportunity Hub. Opportunity Hub is helping create racial equity in the startup ecosystem. Rodney chats with us about how startups and VCs can address racial inequity and build a diverse workforce. We also dive into Rodney's entrepreneurial background and how his startup Multicast Media helped churches broadcast their message on the internet.

EP.4: Chris Bennett, CEO & Founder of Wonderschool

In this Episode on Startup Foundations, we speak to Chris Bennett, the founder and CEO at Wonderschool. During the pandemic, Wonderschool has been helping more and more families find quality child care and early education. Chris also chats with us about being a minority in the startup community and how issues of racial inequity can be addressed in the world of venture capital.

EP.3: Carlos Escutia, CEO & Founder of GroWrk Remote

In this Episode on Startup Foundations, we speak to Carlos Escutia, the CEO of GroWrk Remote, a remote office management platform. With most companies transitioning to remote environments, we discuss this pivot and some of the major benefits of having a remote workforce. Carlos comes from a family of entrepreneurs and is a repeat startup founder.

EP.2: Robyn Exton, CEO & Founder of HER

This time on Startup Foundations, we speak to Robyn Exton, the founder of HER, a social dating app for queer women. We learn about her journey as a startup founder, first starting her business in the UK and moving the company to the United States to participate in YCombinator. She also talks about how women can get more support in the startup community and provides valuable advice to female founders launching a startup.

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Join me, Greg Miaskiewicz, the host of the Startup Foundations podcast as we dissect topics affecting the startup community and share founders' stories of how they landed their first customers and raised their first checks from investors.

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