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Sep 29, 2020

Today I’m joined by Lionel Conacher — Managing Partner at Next Ventures. 


Next Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in companies focused on human optimization across sports, fitness, and wellness. 


In this episode, we talk about how Lionel teamed up with Lance Armstrong to start the firm. Emerging...

Sep 22, 2020

Today I’m joined by Keith Nowak, CEO of Ten Thousand. 


Ten Thousand is an athletic apparel brand for men. 


In this episode, we talk about how Keith’s athletic background and experience working venture capital inspired him to start the company. His laser focus on building an industry-defining brand for guys. And...

Sep 15, 2020

Today I’m joined by Holly Maloney. 


Holly is the Managing Director at General Catalyst 


In this episode, we discuss Holly’s focus on growth-stage investments in the fitness and wellness space, why General Catalyst led Tempo’s $60M Series B, and Holly’s “Management, Market, Model” framework for...

Sep 8, 2020

Today I’m joined by Josh Augustin. 


Josh is the CTO of Tempo —  a smart home gym that uses computer vision to track your form in real-time. 


In this episode, we discuss the company’s origin story as a product designed to be used in the gym. How they pivoted to at-home fitness. The recent $60M funding...

Sep 1, 2020

Today I’m joined by Mike Maser. 


Mike is the CEO of Big Sky Health, the company behind the fasting app Zero, Oak, a mindfulness app, and Less, an app for mindful drinking. 


In this episode, we discussed Mike’s experience starting FitStar and selling it to Fitbit. How his personal battle with cancer led him to...