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Oct 8, 2019

Leah La Salla is the Technical Founder & CEO of Astral AR, which builds drones that stop bullets.
 
In the interview, Leah talks about growing up in Illinois, her dad's influence on her as an engineer and his Hell's Angels affiliation, why she pivoted to drones that stop bullets, and much more.
 
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May 21, 2019

Mike Maples, Jr. is a founding partner at Floodgate, a venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage investments in tech companies. A few of Mike and Floodgate's notable investments include being the first investor in Twitter, as well as early investors in Lyft, Digg, Taskrabbit, and Twitch, just to name a few.
 
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Mar 5, 2019

Matt Loper is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wellth, which uses behavioral economics to drastically improve care plan adherence in patients with chronic conditions. Said more simply, Wellth has a mobile app that helps people to remember to take their medicine. And they have a very high success rate at doing so.

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Dec 2, 2018

Ashlee Ammons, who is the co-founder of Mixtroz, along with her mother Kerry Schrader, who is also a co-founder of the company, each became one of 40 black female founders ever to raise $1M or more in investor capital. According to Forbes, less than 6% of venture capital goes to women founders.

 
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Oct 3, 2018

David Mendlewicz is a serial entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Butterfly, which uses chat bots to offer real-time leadership training to managers based on their team's feedback.
 
In the interview, we discuss a lot of things including how David had a challenging time with the school system early on, but how...