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Jul 20, 2022

This is the first of a two-part deep dive where we cover the most common concerns startup founders run into, with Great North Ventures’s in-house legal expert. Mike Schulte is Principal at Great North Ventures, and holds a JD/MBA from St. Thomas University.

In this episode, we talk about picking a name, choosing...


Jun 22, 2022

In this episode, we talk about management styles and goal setting, and uncover some gems about granting equity and hiring from our guest, Orazio Buzza, Founder and CEO of Fooda.

Orazio has taken the startup ride from early on through exit twice already, before founding Fooda. Fooda is a food technology platform that...


May 20, 2022

In this episode, we talk about early-stage scaling. What it looks like, how to think about it, and what it takes to generate growth.

We are joined by Eric Martell, Founder of Pear Commerce. Eric is a former founder of EatStreet, and a former Managing Director and Venture Partner at gener8tor. 

With a background as a...


Apr 20, 2022

In this episode, Josef and Rob talk about the Metaverse, and how important it is for founders and investors to learn about it.  They are joined by Tipatat Chennavasin, General Manager and Co-Founder of The Venture Reality Fund. Tipatat is a former founder, creative innovator, and VR/AR developer. His background in...


Mar 9, 2022

In this episode, Rob and Josef talk about the newly launched venture studio project that's a social app for trading card collectors. 

They are joined by Atif Siddiqi, Founder and CEO of Branch. Atif is a former EIR of Idealab, a venture studio that has generated multiple unicorns. Branch came out of Atif's time at...