Mission & Values - A Backstage Capital Podcast
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A podcast about the why and how behind remarkable startup cultures. Hear one-on-one interviews with CEOs and founders sharing their company's mission, vision, and core values, and dive into what it's really like to work at a high-growth startup. Learn about leadership and find where you belong. This isn't about growth hacking, life learning, or venture capital funding - it's about humans, emotions, and trying to make the world 10x better. It's your life, so make your work matter. A production of Backstage Capital. Hosted and Produced by Bryan Landers.

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    S2E3. Seed&Spark – Emily Best

    Emily Best, Co-Founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, leads a company culture where you don’t check your humanity at the door and women’s bodies aren’t unprofessional, and it’s changing the landscape of diversity in entertainment.

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    S2E2. CareAcademy - Helen Adeosun

    Helen Adeosun, Co-Founder and CEO of CareAcademy, shares the story behind the mission of a startup setting the standard in education for caregivers. A Backstage Capital podcast.

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    S2E1. Kairos - Brian Brackeen

    Brian Brackeen, Founder and CEO of Kairos, shares about how technology can help us better understand humanity, the startup scene in Miami, and the influence Steve Jobs and Apple on company culture. A Backstage Capital podcast.

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    Season 2 Preview

    Learn what's coming soon in Season 2 in this preview with special guest Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital.

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    12. TaskUs - Jaspar Weir

    Jaspar Weir, President and Co-founder of TaskUs, shows us how well-tested core values can scale a thriving startup culture around the world.

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    11. Backstage Capital - Arlan Hamilton

    Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, seeks to level the playing field of venture capital and win by betting exclusively on underrepresented founders.

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    10. Inventure - Shivani Siroya

    Shivani Siroya, CEO and Founder of Inventure, teaches us to find the human story in data and how a mission can give a voice to billions of people in emerging markets.

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    8. Laurel & Wolf - Leura Fine

    Leura Fine, CEO and Founder of Laurel & Wolf, gives us a look inside the creative and collaborative company culture of the best online interior design marketplace.

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    7. Level - Dan Miller

    Dan Miller, CEO and Co-founder of Level, gives us a look at culture formation in an early-stage healthcare tech startup.

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