Episodes

Sept. 29, 2022

Deathtech: Loss Memorialization with Chptr’s Rehan Choudhry

Rehan is the Founder and CEO of Chptr, a startup fixing the way the world remembers people who have passed away. Prior to creatin…

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Sept. 15, 2022

Momentum Capital: Founders and Angels with Julian Weisser

Julian Weisser is the co-founder of On Deck, partner at our Founders and Angels programs, and investor at Other Ventures. He is a…

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Sept. 8, 2022

The No-Code Revolution With Bubble’s Emmanuel Straschnov

Emmanuel Straschnov is the Co-CEO and Founder of Bubble, an online tool to build web applications without code. Our discussion …

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July 29, 2022

Venture Stories: How Royal is Transforming the Artist-Fan Relationship

JD Ross (@justindross) and Justin Blau (@3LAU), co-founders of Royal, join Erik Torenberg and co-host Ian Cinnamon for this episo…

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July 21, 2022

AI Companionship with Replika's Eugenia Kuyda

Eugenia Kuyda is the founder and CEO of Replika, an AI companion company. Our conversation today centers around the different us…

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July 15, 2022

Venture Stories: Labor Marketplaces with Traba's Mike Shebat

Today, we’re syndicating an episode from the Village Global podcast hosted by On Deck co-CEO Erik Torenberg. The guest on the sho…

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July 7, 2022

The Network State Revisited with Balaji Srinivasan

A year ago, we launched The Deep End with Balaji Srinivasan as one of our first three guests. In the episode, he discussed the im…

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July 1, 2022

Driving Better Health with Roundtrip's Mark Switaj

Mark Switaj is co-founder & CEO of Roundtrip Health. Roundtrip is driving better health by providing a full suite of non emergent…

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June 16, 2022

Tokenizing Creator Communities with Crowdpad's Joel Alexander

Joel Alexander is the founder and CEO of Crowdpad, a tokenized community-building platform for creators whose goal is to help cre…

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June 9, 2022

Mobile Money with Wave's CTO Ben Kuhn

Ben Kuhn is the CTO at Wave, a mobile payment company whose mission is to make Africa the first cashless continent by building wa…

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June 2, 2022

The Big Tech Narrative with Alex Kantrowitz

Alex Kantrowitz is a reporter who contributes to CNBC, hosts the "Big Technology" Podcast and writes the "Big Technology" newslet…

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May 26, 2022

The Market for Solutions with On Deck's Charles Cushing

Our discussion today centers on the “market for solutions”, a mental model that guest Charles Cushing explored in a 2020 essay he…

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May 19, 2022

The Indian Startup Ecosystem with Anand Chandrasekaran

Anand Chandrasekaran is a full-time angel investor & advisor with extensive executive experience at some of the biggest names in …

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May 5, 2022

Solarpunk Tech with Lucas Bagno and Ian Cinnamon

This week's guests are Ian Cinnamon and Lucas Bagno. Ian and Lucas are the co-hosts of Village Global’s new Solarpunk podcast, wh…

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May 2, 2022

Embracing Hard Tech with Eli Dourado

This week's guest is Eli Dourado, an economist who says that all he wants is for GDP per capita to reach $200k in 2050. Marshal…

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April 28, 2022

Evolving Internet Culture with Default Friend

Today's guest is "Default Friend," an internet personality who writes about internet culture and digital communities. Our disc…

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April 25, 2022

The Future of Focused Work with Freedom's Fred Stutzman

Fred Stutzman is founder and CEO of Freedom - a company developing a toolset for the future of focused work in a distraction-firs…

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April 18, 2022

Personalized Wellness with Rootine's Rachel Sanders

Rachel Sanders is co-founder and CEO at Rootine, a company focused on optimizing health and performance through precision nutriti…

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April 14, 2022

Executive Coaching with Practice's Julien Smith

Julien Smith is co-founder and CEO at Practice. He's also a bestselling author and executive coach. Today’s discussion focuses…

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April 11, 2022

Evaluating Climate Risk with Climate X's Lukky Amed

Lukky Ahmed is the founder & CEO of Climate X. Today’s discussion is about understanding climate change from the standpoint of ho…

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April 7, 2022

The Pathless Path with Paul Millerd

Paul Millerd is author of the Pathless Path, which is about his personal journey of leaving the traditional realm of work and fin…

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April 4, 2022

Execs: Systems for Blitzscaling with former Uber Chief Business Offic…

Today you’ll hear On Deck CEO Erik Torenberg interview Emil Michael - Uber’s Chief Business Officer during their hypergrowth peri…

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March 31, 2022

Reimagining the News with Goodable's Muhammad Lila

Muhammad Lila is Founder and CEO of Goodable. He is also previously a Warzone Correspondent, leading global news coverage at CNN …

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