Inc. Founders Project with Alexa von Tobel

Inc. Magazine

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The Inc. Founders Project brings you the stories of the entrepreneurs building our future. Hosted by Alexa von Tobel (Founder/CEO of LearnVest and now Founder + Managing Partner of Inspired Capital), listen to the tales of guts, inspiration, and drive behind the people and companies at theRead more
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Best Episodes

How to Accelerate to Meet Demand with Johnny Boufarhat of Hopin

Feb 3, 2021

"Business in the cloud, party in the crowd"




In 2020, the idea of attending an event virtually became commonplace. But Johnny Boufarhat came up with the idea for Hopin, the online platform that's redefining virtual events, years prior. After becoming immunocompromised in 2015, Johnny was searching for a way to enable networking digitally. HeRead more

Why Failure is a Path to Progress, with Will Ahmed of WHOOP

Apr 16, 2020

"On evaluating different POVs"



As a D1 athlete, Will Ahmed became obsessed with the idea of recovery. How do you unlock human performance, and what data would you need to do so? This interest led to the creation of WHOOP, the next gen wearable technology. Will started WHOOP in 2012, immediately after graduating from HarvardRead more

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"How to know when your startup isn’t working "



The story behind Slack—the communication platform used by millions around the globe—is almost a happy accident. Cal Henderson and his co-founders had been toiling away on a gaming startup, Glitch, when they realized the product of most value within their organization were the tools they'd hackedRead more

How to Craft a Viral Product, with Ivan Zhao of Notion

Nov 20, 2019

"Ivan Zhao: Building software is a sub-linear system"


As we all strive to increase our productivity, it's no wonder that productivity startup Notion has taken off. Since co-founder and CEO Ivan Zhao launched a prototype a few years ago, Notion has gained a cult following of over one million users. With a team of less than 30 employees, the company hasRead more

How to Build a Thriving Marketplace, with Chris Bennett of Wonderschool

Sep 16, 2020

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Chris Bennett grew up in Miami, and out of his 31 first cousins, he was the first to go to college. Looking back, he realized it was his access to early childhood education that set him on his trajectory—to a degree from Wharton and a job in private equity. So, he launched Wonderschool with an aimRead more
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