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How do you build a company from scratch? How do you take an idea and turn yourself into a founder? Find out... more

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Episodes

Bringing the wedding industry into the 21st century with Shan-Lyn Ma of Zola

This episodes dives into the massive web of the wedding industry with Shan-Lyn Ma, the co-founder and CEO of Zola.... more

20 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Closing the talent gap and mitigating bias in hiring with Tigran Sloyan from CodeSignal

Is it time for the resume’s reign to come to an end? Tigran Sloyan is the co-founder and CEO of... more

13 Feb 2024 · 49 minutes
Bootstrapping until the business finds a home with Beatrice Dixon from The Honey Pot

Not many businesses start with a seemingly incurable case of Bacterial Vaginosis but today’s guest, Beatrice Dixon, found a company... more

06 Feb 2024 · 45 minutes
Navigating media's ups and downs with theSkimm co-founders

It’s hard to remember a time when newsletters weren’t flooding every inbox but today’s guests were on the forefront of... more

30 Jan 2024 · 32 minutes
Where gut health meets hypergrowth with Ben Goodwin from Olipop

Gut health might be having a moment on TikTok but Ben Goodwin the co-founder and CEO of Olipop knows first... more

23 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
Taking a DTC brand to IRL stores with Gabi Lewis from Magic Spoon

Grab your spoon and a carton of milk because today on Found we’re talking to Magic Spoon co-founder and CEO... more

16 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
Lessons from 20 years in the language learning business with Markus Witte from Babbel

On today’s episode of Found, Dom and Becca talk to Markus Witte, co-founder of Babbel, a language learning app that... more

09 Jan 2024 · 37 minutes
Scaling the freemium model with Alex Zaccaria from Linktree

This week Found is going down under. New Zealand-based TechCrunch reporter Rebecca Bellan talked with Alex Zaccaria the co-founder and... more

02 Jan 2024 · 28 minutes
What we learned form a year of talking to founders

Welcome to a very special host-only episode of Found. Dom and Becca are breaking down 2023 in startups by looking... more

26 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
Making justice more accessible with Charlie Hernandez from My Pocket Lawyer

This week’s episode is focused on Charlie Hernandez and his journey of building My Pocket Lawyer, an online platform that... more

19 Dec 2023 · 43 minutes
Crowdfunding a cleaner mobile power solution with James Wagoner form Joule Case

This episode centers on James Wagoner, the co-founder and CEO of Joule Case, a startup that is creating a cleaner... more

12 Dec 2023 · 39 minutes
Why does MasterClass work? with David Rogier from MasterClass

There are some companies that just have it, even if we can’t quite figure out what it is—and Masterclass is... more

05 Dec 2023 · 42 minutes
Building for Medicaid's regulatory moment with Neil Batlivala from Pair Team

Medicaid is in its regulatory moment. Today we’re joined by Neil Batlivala from Pair Team, which is building the infrastructure... more

28 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
Owning the earscape market with Lisa Bubbers and Anna Harman from Studs

Studs co-founders and good friends Lisa Bubbers and Anna Harman want to own your ear piercings. They are helping Gen... more

21 Nov 2023 · 38 minutes
Can sustainable FashionTech save the world?

Today on Found, we have something a little different and extra special for you. We’re bringing you two bonus conversations... more

14 Nov 2023 · 38 minutes
Building digital infrastructure for developing countries with Nasrat Khalid from Aseel

On today’s episode, host Becca Skzutak is joined by our old friend Darrell Etherington to talk with Nasrat Khalid of... more

07 Nov 2023 · 47 minutes
What not to do when getting your grocery startup off the ground with Abhi Ramesh from Misfits Market

On today’s episode Becca and Dom are joined by Abhi Ramesh, the CEO and founder of Misfits Market, a grocery... more

31 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Adapting to the climate crisis with Jonas Torland from 7Analytics

This week on Found our hosts Becca Szkutak and Dom-Madori Davis talk with Jonas Torland from 7Analytics, a Norwegian company... more

24 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
AI-driven gaming with Hilary Mason from Hidden Door

This week we’re bringing you a conversation with Hilary Mason from Hidden Door, an AI-driven narrative game engine. This mini-episode... more

17 Oct 2023 · 14 minutes
Solar-powered everything with Giovanni Fili of Exeger

This week’s episode features a conversation with Giovanni Fili, the founder and CEO of Exeger, a startup that creates flexible... more

10 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Making wearable medical devices more patient-friendly with Professor Esther Rodriguez-Villegas from Acurable

This week, our old friend Darrell Etherington joins Becca Szkutak to talk with Professor Esther Rodriguez-Villegas from Acurable. Acurable is... more

04 Oct 2023 · 46 minutes
Live from TechCrunch Disrupt with cybersecurity trailblazer Window Snyder from Thistle Technologies

The Found team recorded this episode live from TechCrunch Disrupt. Dom and Becca sat down with Window Snyder, a trailblazer... more

26 Sep 2023 · 21 minutes
Bootstrapping a space tech isn't easy with Bianca Cefalo from Space DOTS

On today’s episode of Found, Dom and Becca talk with Bianca Cefalo, CEO and co-founder of Space DOTS which... more

19 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
Taking learnings from working at Amazon to clean beauty with Jaleh Bisharat from NakedPoppy

This week’s episode focuses on Jaleh Bisharat, the co-founder and CEO of NakedPoppy, a e-commerce site that helps users find... more

12 Sep 2023 · 42 minutes
Using AI to talk to trees with Graham Hine from ePlant

This episode is centered on Graham Hine, the co-founder and CEO of ePlant, a startup that creates sensors that monitor... more

05 Sep 2023 · 45 minutes
A social platform to map the way we think with Ida Josefiina from Sane

Today’s episode dives into the mind of Ida Josefiina, the co-founder and CEO of Sane, a social knowledge sharing platform.... more

29 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
Enabling equitable cancer prevention with Feyi Ayodele from CancerIQ

This week’s episode is focused on Feyi Ayodele, the co-founder and CEO of CancerIQ, a precision health company designed for... more

22 Aug 2023 · 45 minutes
Fifteen years in and still early to the industry with Marco Zappacosta from Thumbtack

This episode centers on Marco Zappacosta, the co-founder and CEO of Thumbtack, a startup that runs a marketplace for home... more

15 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
Bringing VR to IRL classrooms with Anurupa Ganguly Prisms

This week’s episode focuses on Anurupa Ganguly, the founder and CEO at Prisms, a startup designing VR math curriculum for... more

08 Aug 2023 · 46 minutes
Educating VCs on your lived experience with Rebecca Rosenberg from ReBokeh

This episode focuses on ReBokeh, a startup that created an app that applies filters that allow people with low vision... more

01 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
Where data meets DEI with Mandy Price from Kanarys

This week’s episode features a conversation with Mandy Price, the co-founder and CEO at Kanarys, a SaaS startup that helps... more

25 Jul 2023 · 41 minutes
What to do when customers say yes but VCs say no with Catherine Tabor from Sparkly

This week’s episode features a conversation with Catherine Tabor, the founder and CEO of Sparkfly, a company that helps brands... more

18 Jul 2023 · 40 minutes
Growing a startup banking alternative while the banking sky is falling with Immad Akhund from Mercury (Equity Interview)

As a founder, you’ve got to be ready for anything, but nothing could have prepared Mercury CEO and founder Immad... more

11 Jul 2023 · 30 minutes
Farmers use tech too with Charles Baron from Farmers Business Network

This week’s episode features Charles Baron, the co-founder and CMO at Farmers Business Network (FBN), a startup that offers a... more

04 Jul 2023 · 45 minutes
Still, sparkling, or made from the air? with Reuben Vollmer and Tyler Breton from Spout

On today’s episode, we hear from the founders of Spout, a startup that makes a device that can pull fresh... more

27 Jun 2023 · 47 minutes
Building a map of the U.S. healthcare system with Web Sun from Komodo Health

This week’s episode features Web Sun, the co-founder and president of Komodo Health, a startup that uses data to create... more

20 Jun 2023 · 43 minutes
Mitigating AI biases in healthcare with Amy Brown from Authenticx

This week we hear from Amy Brown, the co-founder and CEO of Authenticx, a Midwestern startup that helps insurance companies... more

13 Jun 2023 · 41 minutes
Curing physician burnout with Eli Ben-Joseph from Regard

On this week's episode, Dom and Becca are joined by Eli Ben-Joseph, the co-founder and CEO of Regard, a startup... more

06 Jun 2023 · 43 minutes
The academic to founder pipeline with Dr. Stacy Blain from Concarlo Therapeutics

On today’s episode, Becca and Dom chat with Dr. Stacy Blain, the co-founder and chief science officer at Concarlo Therapeutics.... more

30 May 2023 · 45 minutes
Digital Nomads need insurance too with Sarah Sandnes from SafetyWing

This week, Becca and Dom are joined by Sarah Sandnes, the co-founder and CTO of SafetyWing, which is creating a... more

23 May 2023 · 40 minutes
Motherhood, mentorship, and management with Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan from Samooha

This week Becca and Dom are joined by Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, the co-founder and CEO at Samooha, a startup creating the... more

16 May 2023 · 42 minutes
Boxed wine can be bougie with Allison Luvera and Lauren De Niro Pipher from Juliet

Exciting news this week! Dominic-Madori Davis is joining Becca Szkutak as Found’s newest co-host. Say hi to her in a... more

09 May 2023 · 46 minutes
Filling in the learning disability assessment gaps with Stefan Bauer from Marker Learning

Getting diagnosed with a learning disability or attention disorder is crucial to getting students the support they need to be... more

02 May 2023 · 44 minutes
Found Live: Shifting from founder to VC with Russ Wilcox from E Ink and Pillar VC

We’re coming at you live from TechCrunch’s Early Stage in Boston. Darrell and Becca are joined onstage by Russ Wilcox... more

25 Apr 2023 · 31 minutes
Curing disease with CRISPR with Trevor Martin from Mammoth Biosciences

Welcome back to Found, the TechCrunch podcast where you hear the stories behind the startups from the entrepreneurs themselves. In... more

18 Apr 2023 · 44 minutes
Found is nominated for a Webby

We’re thrilled to be nominated for a Webby award in the Best Technology Podcast category. You can help Found win... more

12 Apr 2023 ·
Rebranding egg donation with Lauren Makler from Cofertility

On today’s episode, Lauren Markler comes on to talk about how her company Cofertility aims to rebrand egg donation by... more

11 Apr 2023 · 46 minutes
Getting people to try new things IRL with Sarah Peterson from The Nudge

This week Becca is joined by special guest co-host TechCrunch reporter Amanda Silberling to talk with Sarah Peterson, COO and... more

04 Apr 2023 · 46 minutes
Building Generative AI before it was cool with Angela Hoover from Andi

This week Darrell and Becca are joined by Angela Hoover, CEO and co-founder of Andi, a generative AI search chatbox... more

28 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
Making more mammoths with Ben Lamm from Colossal

Ben Lamm is no stranger to starting an interesting company but Colossal Biosciences, the world’s first de-extinction company is definitely... more

21 Mar 2023 · 49 minutes
How Gen Z builds community with Teddy Solomon from Fizz

Welcome back to Found, the TechCrunch podcast where you hear the stories behind the startups from the entrepreneurs themselves. This... more

14 Mar 2023 · 41 minutes
Talking trash with Matt Roger from Mill

While working on developing the iPhone and then going on to co-found Nest, Matt Rogers became an expert in changing... more

07 Mar 2023 · 45 minutes
Bonus Episode: Say Hello to the Startup Battlefield Winner

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—the winner is announced! In this episode, we get to know the winner... more

06 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
Augmenting creativity with Alice Albrecht from Re:collect (re-release)

Last year when we talked to Alice Albrecht from Re:collect, the Found team couldn't stop thinking about the possibilities of... more

28 Feb 2023 · 58 minutes
Bonus Episode: Getting to know the Battlefield 200

Inside Startup Battlefield is back in our feed with episode three. It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—the winner... more

27 Feb 2023 · 14 minutes
Modernizing 911 calls with Michael Chime from Found

Michael Chime, the co-founder and CEO of Prepared, is leading the charge to modernize 911 calls by providing access to... more

21 Feb 2023 · 53 minutes
Bonus Episode: Making the Pitch Perfect

Inside Startup Battlefield is back in our feed with episode two. In the second episode of Inside Startup Battlefield, we... more

20 Feb 2023 · 31 minutes
Turning waste water into water that works with Alex Rappaport from ZwitterCo

This week on Found, Darrell and Becca talk with  Alex Rappaport, the CEO and co-founder of ZwitterCo, which makes it... more

14 Feb 2023 · 50 minutes
Bonus Episode: The Startup Battlefield Basics

Check out the newest podcast from the TechCrunch Podcast Network: Inside Startup Battlefield, the four-part series that takes you behind... more

13 Feb 2023 · 31 minutes
Disrupting beauty's last frontier with Keta Burke-Williams from Ourside

This week Darrell and Becca are joined by Ourside founder and CEO Keta Burke-Williams. They get into what it takes... more

07 Feb 2023 · 49 minutes
Avoiding the pitfalls of OnlyFans with Rosie Nguyen from Fanhouse

Rosie Nguyen (or JasmineRiceGirl as her fans know her) is the co-founder and CCO of PG-13ish content-creating platform Fanhouse.... more

31 Jan 2023 · 48 minutes
Being the steady hand in market uncertainty with Sebastian Siemiatkowski from Klarna

This week Darrell and Becca are joined by Klarna’s Co-founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to talk about how the company... more

24 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
Modernizing the live music industry with Mir Hwang from GigFinesse

Mir Hwang is the co-founder and CEO of GigFinesse. Mir talks about how his struggles to book music gigs as... more

17 Jan 2023 · 50 minutes
Solving the looming lithium shortage with Sheeba Dawood from Minerva Lithium

This week we’re mixing it up on Found and welcoming special guest cohost, Neesha Tambe, the TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Editor.... more

10 Jan 2023 · 52 minutes
Two CEOs are better than one with Henrique Dubugras from Brex

This week Darrell and Becca are joined by Brex co-founder and co-CEO Henrique Dubugras to chat about his corporate credit... more

03 Jan 2023 · 47 minutes
Checking back in with a few favorite founders (re-release)

Happy holidays! The found crew is taking a week off to relax so we are throwing it back to our... more

27 Dec 2022 · 46 minutes
Augmenting creativity with Alice Albrecht from re:collect

Take our listener survey for a chance to win a free year of TC+ at bit.ly/tcpodsurvey. Welcome back to found, the... more

20 Dec 2022 · 58 minutes
Trusting your gut microbiome with Cheryl Sew Hoy from Tiny Health

Take our listener survey for a chance to win a free year of TC+ at bit.ly/tcpodsurvey. When Ceryl Sew Hoy had... more

13 Dec 2022 · 47 minutes
Starting the tampon revolution with Valentina Milanova from Daye

We’re so excited to be back with new episodes of Found and to introduce you to our brilliant new co-host... more

06 Dec 2022 · 54 minutes
Tennis-star-turned-star-investor with Serena Williams from Serena Ventures

At last month’s TechCrunch Disrupt, Jordan sat down with Serena Williams and her co-founder Alison Rapaport Stillman to talk about... more

01 Nov 2022 · 30 minutes
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Take our listener survey for a chance to win a free year of TC+ at bit.ly/tcpodsurvey. When Ceryl Sew Hoy had her first... more