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S1 Ep 1: Shashank Saxena at VNDLY

Episode 1  |  34:52 min  |  09.08.2020

S1 Ep 1: Shashank Saxena at VNDLY

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This is a podcast episode titled, S1 Ep 1: Shashank Saxena at VNDLY. The summary for this episode is: <p>In this episode we cover:</p><ul><li>Working at Kroger Digital</li><li>Founding VNDLY and raising capital</li><li>Understanding the market and simplifying the message</li><li>Are you earning or buying revenue?</li><li>Knowing your levers so you don’t burn out of runway</li><li>Location: Cincinnati, is that a disadvantage or an advantage?</li></ul><p>Resources & People Mentioned</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.thekrogerco.com/">Kroger</a></li><li><a href="https://www.battery.com/">Battery Ventures</a></li><li><a href="https://hydeparkvp.com/">Hyde Park Venture Partners</a></li><li><a href="https://epicvc.com/">EPIC Ventures</a></li><li><a href="https://www.insightpartners.com/">Insight Partners</a></li><li><a href="https://bowerycap.com/">Bowery Capital</a></li><li><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/narayana-surabhi-67664b18/">Narayana Surabhi</a></li><li><a href="https://www.workday.com/">Workday</a></li><li><a href="https://www.cintrifuse.com/">Cintrifuse</a> in Cincinnati</li><li><a href="https://duo.com/">Duo Security</a> in Ann Arbor (acquired by Cisco)</li><li><a href="https://www.salesforce.com/products/marketing-cloud/email-marketing/">Exact Target</a> in Indianapolis (acquired by Salesforces)</li></ul><p>Connect with Shashank</p><ul><li>Connect with <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/shashank-saxena-659b497/">Shashank on LinkedIn</a></li><li><a href="https://vndly.com/">VNDLY Website</a></li></ul><p>Connect with Tim</p><ul><li>Follow Refinery Ventures on Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/RefineryVC">@RefineryVC</a></li><li>Connect with <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/timschigel/">Tim on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Follow <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/refinery-ventures/?viewAsMember=true">Refinery Ventures on LinkedIn</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://eepurl.com/hbJORv">Subscribe to Fast Frontiers</a></p>

In this episode we cover:

  • Working at Kroger Digital
  • Founding VNDLY and raising capital
  • Understanding the market and simplifying the message
  • Are you earning or buying revenue?
  • Knowing your levers so you don’t burn out of runway
  • Location: Cincinnati, is that a disadvantage or an advantage?

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with Shashank

Connect with Tim

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