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What does it take to found a globally important company in these times? We’re interested in what happens before universally-acknowledged success.
Join Brett Kistler as he engages in deep conversations with business leaders from emerging markets, being vulnerable about their experience in the early- to median-stage moments of their founding journey.
Caleb Avery from Tilled has been on every side of the fundraising arena. He's successfully bootstrapped a business from the ground up to >100 salespeople, he's been an investor for 22 different startups, and now he and the team at Tilled have successfully raised over 13 million dollars in funding to support their PayFac-as-a-Service product. He joins Brett Kistler on the show to discuss the perspective he's gained about the benefits and potential pitfalls of VC funding, lessons learned in listening to the data and ensuring your project has true market fit, scaling up while maintaining team cohesion, and more.
Tamas Cser from Functionize has never been afraid of change. That kind of boldness and optimism is crucial for entrepreneurship. He joins Brett Kistler on the podcast to talk about his journey from a professional violinist in Budapest to the founder of a successful tech startup in San Francisco. Along the way, he shares how his familial history inspired him to cultivate intrinsic skills rather than extrinsic gains, how he tries to incorporate an abundance mindset into his company culture, and more. Tamas has learned to trust that if you do your best, everything will probably work out, and that philosophy has empowered him to take risks and chase his passions across the world. functionize.com