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May 30, 2014

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest Geoff Ralston of Y Combinator and Imagine K12 answer listener questions including:

  • Why haven't we seen any big exits yet in Education Tech?
  • How will broadband penetration affect MOOCs, especially in developing world?
  • How can an entrepreneur with a great idea but without a...


May 25, 2014

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest Greg Sands of Costanoa Venture Capital answer listener questions including:

  • Is it better to build a large user base, even though users are non-paying, or to charge customers, though it slows user base growth?
  • What is the process of an IPO, and why might a company delay IPO?
  • How...


May 22, 2014

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest Paul Martino of Bullpen Capital answer listener questions including:

  • How can a startup know when to pivot...and what to pivot to?
  • For two cofounders, how should equity be divided, and what controls should be put in place?
  • Is there a rule of thumb for offers made to non-founder...


May 22, 2014

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest Saar Gur of CRV answer listener questions including:

  • How is a business idea validated?
  • How can you determine the potential of a business idea?
  • What qualities should I look for in the founders of a company I might join?

In the "Ask The Lawyer" segment, Mitch Zuklie of Orrick...