A story of asylum, ashes, and acidophilus. [more inside]
Gimlet is growing fast. There are four shows on the air, and several others in pre-production. If they want to grow faster, though, they could use some more cash. Matt and Alex head back into the world of venture capital, deciding whether or not to raise another round of financing, this time, much bigger.
The final episode of Season 1. Alex reviews where he started and where the company is now. He talks to his insightful wife, Nazanin, and investor Chris Sacca. In the second half, Alex and Lisa introduce the company that will be featured in Season 2.
Alex learns the that the hardest thing about entrepreneurship is not the running business itself, but managing and supporting your employees.
Lessons on building an audience. [more inside]
Lessons on outgrowing your business plan. [more inside]