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Podcast: StartUp Podcast: 116 Men and a Baby (Season 2, #10)

Lessons learned in business and love. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jul 4, 2015 - 10 comments

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: Playing With Matches (Season 2, #5)

Inside Dating Ring's Matchmaking System [more inside]
posted by bq on May 23, 2015 - 9 comments

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: Save The Date (Season 2, #4)

With funding running low, customers growing irate, and themselves at odds, Dating Ring's founders find themselves in the trough of sorrow and undertake a radical rethink of the company's focus.
posted by psoas on May 19, 2015 - 8 comments

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: Another Side Of The Story (Season 2, #3)

Picking up where the last episode left off, at YC's Demo Day, the women of Dating Ring start trying to raise money. At the post-Demo mixer, Emma gets her first (literal) brush with sexism when an investor gropes her and then offers her $50k. Subsequent meetings go better and they manage to raise $400k in angel funds while "riding the wave." Then the tide turns - the investors' questions start getting tougher, and the rejections pile up. The founders begin to wonder - how much of their struggle is due to quality of their product and pitch, and how much is just plain sexism?
posted by radioamy on May 8, 2015 - 4 comments

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: Grow Big Or Go Home (Season 2 #2)

We learn more about Dating Ring's experience in the highly competitive startup accelerator Y Combinator. Will they be in the 90% of YC companies that fail, or will they be the next Airbnb? [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Apr 30, 2015 - 12 comments

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