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What if the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, investors, and product visionaries held office hours just for student founders? What would you ask? What stories would they tell? What lessons would product builders teach the next generation of game-changers? We had the same questions. So we asked them. This is Office Hours with Dorm Room Fund. To learn more about DRF and apply to be considered for an investment, visit our website: www.dormroomfund.com.
 
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Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Miranda Wang (@mirandaywwang) from Novoloop! Novoloop is an advanced upcycling company that invents sustainable ways to convert end-of-life plastic into specialty materials. (0:30) - Introduction (1:00) - Where did the idea for Novoloop come from? (2:45) - Key Novoloop moments while in college (6:34) - C…
 
Jonathan Chang is a XIR at Brex, where he works with startups and venture funds. He's also the founder of GenZScouts, a startup sourcing platform and quarterly fellowship for college students to leverage their networks and identify burgeoning startups. He previously worked in data and analytics roles at NBC and Yumi, as well as numerous venture and…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Connor McEwen (@connormcewen) from Uniswap Labs! Uniswap allows people to swap, earn, and build on the leading decentralized crypto trading protocol. (0:32) - Introduction (1:22) - What led Connor to join Dorm Room Fund (2:52) - Deciding whether or not take a gap year during college (4:24) - Important le…
 
Josh Belinsky is the co-founder of Slate Milk, a venture back CPG company based out of Boston. Slate creates high protein, low sugar, lactose free canned beverages marketed toward adults. The DTC milk brand has raised raised over $7 million to date and is available in over 3500 stores nationwide. Josh was previously part of the founding team at HqO…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Ansh Nanda (@anshnanda_) from Un1Feed! Un1Feed allows users to retake ownership of their social media feed. (0:32) - Introduction (1:00) - Ansh's background (1:49) - How a cold-email led to funding from Paul English (co-founder of Kayak) for Ansh's nonprofit, You Change Earth (2:58) - How Ansh got free t…
 
This week, Souhail talks to Alice Ma from Mad Realities about her story and previous experience with the Female Founder Track. Alice Ma is a Co-Founder of Mad Realities, a crypto based media company aiming to bring interactivity and innovation to media and content consumption. Alice previously co-founded Archer, a social venture making data more ac…
 
This week, Souhail talks to Chloe Lopez-Lee and David Dellal from Dorm Room Fund's PhD Founder Track. Chloe Lopez-Lee is a Neuroscience PhD candidate at Cornell University and a Managing Investment Partner at Dorm Room Fund. David Dellal is an NSF PhD Graduate Fellow at Yale University, Forbes 30 under 30, and CEO/Co-Founder at Floe, a cleantech st…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Iris Liu, Mia Krishnamurthy & Tori Orr from Dorm Room Fund's Female Investor Track (FIT)! (1:17) - Mia's background and importance of FIT (2:03) - Iris's background and importance of FIT (2:50) - Tori's background and importance of FIT (4:16) - What to expect from FIT (6:33) - Details about the FIT commu…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Ivan Zhao and Nika Duan from Dorm Room Fund's PRISM Investor Track! (0:48) - Ivan's background and importance of PRISM (4:11) - Nika's background and importance of PRISM (6:51) - What makes PRISM special and unique from the other DRF Diversity Tracks (9:19) - PRISM's cohort size (9:52) - Community foster…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Daniel Applewhite, Mea-Lynn Wong, Tori Orr, & Zakaria Gedi from Dorm Room Fund's Blueprint Investor Track! (0:48) - Mea-Lynn's background and importance of Blueprint (2:57) - Tori's background and importance of Blueprint (4:35) - Zakaria's background and importance of Blueprint (5:53) - Daniel's backgrou…
 
Tanthai Pongstein is the founder of Wonderstruck and Godling Design Studios. He previously was a Head of Design for Dorm Room Fund, a founder of Safebox Safe Lockers, and a student at UC Berkeley. Additionally, Tanthai is the host of Proof of Love, a dating show developed by Web 3 Startup Mad Realities. -- (0:34) - Quick Note (1:35) - Tanthai's bac…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Talia Goldberg (@TaliaGold) from Bessemer Venture Partners! (1:09) - Joining DRF and journey into investing (2:48) - A memorable moment during her time in DRF (4:00) - Breaking into venture and the Bessemer analyst program (6:57) - Career advice for people early in their career (8:17) - Female mentorship…
 
Adele Li is a growth investor at Redpoint Ventures. She previously worked in private equity roles for Ares Management Corp. Additionally, she was a managing partner at Dorm Room Fund while studying at UPenn. (1:33) - Adele's upbringing and background (3:35) - The Harker School (6:20) - Getting an internship at a family office. (8:05) - SF's entrepr…
 
Andrew Xu and Daniel Aboul-Hassan speak with Isabelle Zhou (@isabelle_zhou) from Floodgate! (1:12) - Launching DRF's Female Founder Track (3:16) - Why Isabelle worked at an early-stage startup (Nooks) right out of college (5:31) - How Isabelle defines success and how that definition has evolved (6:47) - Crazy story while working at Nooks (9:57) - F…
 
Dorm Room Fund is excited to announce the return of the podcast! Subscribe for weekly episode interviews with some of the brightest minds in business, venture, and tech. This week, Eight Sleep CEO Matteo Franceschetti is back! Souhail talks to him about everything from Eight Sleep's ascension to Formula 1 racing. Eight Sleep is currently used by pr…
 
Office Hours with Dorm Room Fund is back! Subscribe for weekly episode interviews with some of the brightest minds in business, venture, and tech. This week, Souhail talks to Shawn Xu, a partner at On Deck and Forbes 30 under 30. Shawn previously worked at Square, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Dorm Room Fund. He was also an investor at Floodgate, …
 
Tej Singh and Daniel Bessenov interview Atish Davda, the Co-founder and CEO of EquityZen, a marketplace that connects shareholders of private companies (e.g. investors, employees, etc.) with accredited investors seeking to invest in those pre-IPO companies, like Airbnb, Postmates, Reddit, Airtable, Barstool Sports, Grab, Nextdoor, UiPath, Instacart…
 
Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Sarah Thompson, the CEO of Droga5. Droga5, one of the most renowned ad agencies, was founded in 2006 and has been recognized as Agency of the Year more than twenty times since 2007 by different publications. Its clients include Amazon, BMW MINI, Chase, COVERGIRL, Essentia, Harley Davidson, Heineken, The Hershey Comp…
 
Tej Singh and Cindy Zhang Lucy Deland, a Partner at Inspired Capital, which was founded in 2019 with an inaugural $200M fund. It is one of the biggest debut funds out of New York and an especially significant raise for a female-founded firm. Prior to this, Lucy was the COO at Paperless Post, a site that allows users to design digital invitations, a…
 
Tej Singh interviews Jen Batchelor, the Co-Founder & CEO of Kin Euphorics, the first of a newly invented category of functional beverages called euphorics. More about Kin: “Kin believes in a night where social isn’t sinful, and self-care doesn’t stop at sunset. It didn’t exist at the bar, so we turned to ancient remedy and modern alchemy to create …
 
Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Melissa Mash, the Founder of Dagne Dover, a fashion brand that makes innovative backpacks, duffel bags, wallets, and other accessories. Dagne Dover happens to be a Dorm Room Fund portfolio company :)
 
Tej Singh interviews Rachel​ ​Jo​ ​Silver, the Founder & CEO of Love Stories TV, a video platform for wedding planning and inspiration, bringing engaged couples and event professionals together in a uniquely visual community.
 
Tej Singh interviews Leslie Voorhees Means, the Co-founder & CEO of Anomalie, a direct-to-consumer startup that makes custom wedding gowns. It has raised over $18 million from top VCs like Lerer Hippeau and Maveron.
 
Tej Singh interviews Anna Harman & Lisa Bubbers, the co-founders of Studs, a startup that wants to reinvent the ear-piercing experience for the modern world. The company raised its seed round last year from top VC firms, like First Round and Lerer Hippeau.
 
Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Eliot Horowitz, the Co-Founder & CTO of MongoDB, the most popular database for modern apps. The company IPO'd in October 2017. Before that, it raised over $300M in funding from top VC firms, like Union Square Ventures and Sequoia. Eliot talks about his early years, college life, and the founding story of MongoDB. He…
 
Tej Singh interviews Brian Bushell, the Co-founder and CEO of by Humankind, a clean-ingredient personal care brand on a mission to combat the global issue of single-use plastic waste. by Humankind has raised $4 million from top VC firms, like BoxGroup, SV Angel, and Lerer Hippeau. Previously, Brian was the Co-founder and CEO of Baked by Melissa, a …
 
Tej Singh interviews Ilir Sela, the Founder and CEO of Slice, which provides tools to independent and small chain pizzerias, like the ability to receive online orders, enabling them to better compete with the Domino’s and Pizza Huts of the world. Its tools are used by tens of thousands of restaurants across the country. A typical restaurant sees it…
 
Tej Singh and Shreyas Parab interview Michael Kirban, the Co-founder & CEO of the leading coconut water brand Vita Coco. Michael has quite the inspiring story, from struggling with learning disabilities as a child to grouping up and selling 25% of Vita Cocoa in 2014 to Red Bull China at a $665 million valuation. Michael chats about how the idea for…
 
Tej Singh interviews Drew McElroy, the Co-founder & CEO of Transfix, an on-demand freight marketplace for shippers and carriers. It matches truck drivers with extra cargo space with shippers looking to send their goods to their destination. The trucking industry is massive, with long-haul trucking and logistics comprising almost 1% of the U.S. econ…
 
Tej Singh interviews Brian Chen, the Co-founder & CEO of Room, which makes soundproof and affordable in-office booths that resemble modern, sleek telephone booths. The company's soundproof booths provide a solution to the issues associated with the loud and distracting environment of open floor plans. In fact, 90% of employees working in offices wi…
 
Tej Singh interviews Michael DeVirgilio & Cory Baker, the President and COO of Marquee Brands, a brand acquisition, licensing, and development company they co-founded in 2014. Marquee Brands' first major purchase was the Italian luxury label Bruno Magli, back in 2015. The same year, it also purchased Ben Sherman, the London apparel brand. In 2019, …
 
Tej Singh and Jessica Leão interview Matt Meeker, the founder & CEO of Bark, the parent company of BarkBox, which provides a customized box of themed toys and treats for your pup every month. The company has raised over $75 million in funding and surpassed $100 million in revenue back in 2016. BarkBox was inspired by Hugo, Matt's 200-pound Great Da…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Abhinav Karale interview Josh Sapan, the CEO of AMC Networks, which has created some of this generation's most popular series, like The Walking Dead, Mad Men, and Breaking Bad. Sapan is one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and visionary executives and has played an integral role in ushering in this new …
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Abhinav Karale interview Henry Blodget, the Co-founder & CEO of Insider Inc., the parent company of Business Insider (66 million social media followers), Insider (137 million social media followers), and other online media juggernauts. Insider Inc.'s content reaches 375+ million people and helps shape the world's coll…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Abhinav Karale interview Emmett Shine, the Co-founder of the legendary design agency Gin Lane, which has now transitioned into Pattern Brands, a multi-brand consumer goods company. Gin Lane was one of the most influential design agencies of our generation, helping launch one iconic D2C brand after another. Through Gin…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Ben Liu, the Co-founder & CEO of TrialSpark, which takes the guesswork and growing pains out of starting pharmaceutical clinical trials by overseeing all aspects of clinical research, from recruitment and set-up to maintenance and completion. They use technology to identify pockets of potential patients outside…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Jonathan Bensamoun, the Co-Founder & CEO of Fi, the most accurate, lightweight, modern smart dog collar. The company was founded in 2017 and has raised $10M from Lerer Hippeau and RRE Ventures. Fi has a battery life 20x longer than competitors, alerts you when your dog leaves a designated safe zone, and tracks …
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Curtis Lee, a Venture Partner at Primary Venture Partners, and the Founder of Luxe, an app that provided on-demand parking and valet services. Before being acquired by Volvo, Luxe had raised over $75M from Hertz, Redpoint, Venrock, and GV (Google Ventures); Curtis had built a team of over 100 FTEs i…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Rachel Blumenthal, the Founder and CEO of Rockets of Awesome, a vertically-integrated children’s clothing company. The startup has raised $49 million from investors like Serena Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Foot Locker, Forerunner Ventures, and General Catalyst. Before this, at the age of 23, Rachel founded Rachel…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Jay Goldklang, the Founder and CEO of Great Jones, a modern, full-service operating platform that allows property investors to find quality renters, receive reliable income, and access local vendors for unit upkeep. Great Jones has raised over $20M from Crosslink Capital, Zigg Capital, Juxtapose, Se…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Alex Adelman, the Co-founder and CEO of Lolli, a rewards site that gives its users bitcoin for shopping at just under a thousand retail partners like Walmart, Hotels.com, and Macy's. Lolli has raised around $2.25M from Bain Capital Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, SV Angel, FJ Labs, and other top VCs.…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Charles Best, the Founder & CEO of DonorsChoose, a crowdfunding platform that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom projects, like field trips, and buying books. To date, over 4 million donors have collectively funded over 1.5 million projects, directly impacting nearly 40 million stu…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Matteo Franceschetti, the Co-Founder and CEO of Eight Sleep, the world's leading sleep enhancement company. Named one of the Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, Eight Sleep is redesigning the traditional concept of a mattress, by developing cutting-edge AI and machine learning models to track bio-signals…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Brad Hargreaves, the Founder and CEO of Common Living, a company that is dedicated to making housing better by providing convenient, community-minded shared homes. Since opening its first home in 2015, Common has grown to over 650 members in five cities. It has raised over $63M from investors like 8VC and Norwe…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Greg Marsh, the Founder and CEO of KeyMe, a technology company that provides an app for copying keys and robotic kiosks for new key fabrication. KeyMe has raised over $190M from investors like Comcast Ventures and BlackRock. Interview topics include Greg’s impetus for starting KeyMe, his path from Columbia Busi…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh interviews Brian Long, the co-founder & CEO of Attentive, a platform that helps brands send and receive text messages from their customers. It’s used by 400+ companies, like Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Coach, CB2, and Jack in the Box, and its client list has grown 8x in just the past year. Recently, Its $40M Series B was l…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Patrik Hellstrand, the CEO of By Chloe, a plant-based restaurant with locations in NYC, Boston, LA, London, and Toronto. It has raised $31 million Bain Capital and others. Interview topics include growing up in Stockholm, working at a small mountain hotel in Austria and an Arctic cruise ship, joinin…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Jake Poses, the Co-founder & CEO at Jumprope, a place to discover, create, and share how-to videos, like craft projects, tutorials, recipes, fitness routines, and others. Jumprope raised a $4.5M seed led by Lightspeed, with participation by Adobe Chief Product Officer, Scott Belsky, and Thumbtack co…
 
In this episode, Tej Singh and Adele Li interview Emmanuel Straschnov, the co-founder & CEO of Bubble, a no-code point-and-click programming tool to build web and mobile apps. The platform has over 270,000 users and raised a $6.25M seed round last year led by by SignalFire and Neo, with participation from the artist Nas and the founders of the unic…
 
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