Is Selling in Walmart a Good Thing? (#54, Copper Cow Coffee)
Debbie Wei Mullin is pitching her pour-over Vietnamese coffee startup, Copper Cow Coffee. The company is already doing well on Walmart’s shelves. But does she have what it takes to take the brand online? Today's investors are Alexandra Stanton, Sheel Mohnot, Charles Hudson, and Phil Nadel.
After the Pitch: Is the ICO Gold Rush Over? (PopCom)
After a frustrating round of fundraising for her company PopCom, Dawn Dickson decided that VC was broken. She opted to take a different route: an initial coin offering, or ICO. But then her best-laid plans got all mucked up ... by Uncle Sam.
Best of 2018
Josh sits down with the investors to ask about the most memorable pitches in 2018: the good, the bad, and everything in between. The pitches mentioned in this episode are .
Investors Get Feisty at Our Philly Pitch-off (#53)
This week, The Pitch is live from The Wharton School at the University of Philadelphia. Three of Philly’s most promising young startups take the stage in front of Phil Nadel, Jillian Manus and a packed house for a live pitch competition. Thanks to our sponsor, Cole Haan. You can hear more of Josh and other Gimlet hosts in conversation at , produced in partnership with Cole Haan.
After the Pitch: Sudden Coffee
Back in 2016, Sudden Coffee founders Joshua Zloof and Kalle Freese tried to sell the investors on their premium instant coffee. Two years later, we checked back in with Joshua and found that Sudden Coffee is still working out some kinks in the business: trying to find the right customers and nailing the flavor. Thanks to our sponsor, Cole Haan. You can hear more of Josh and other Gimlet hosts in conversation at , produced in partnership with Cole Haan.