Episodes

Oct. 6, 2021

Training Emotional Fitness with Dr. Emily Anhalt

This week's guest on The Deep End is Dr. Emily Anhalt (@dremilyanhalt on Twitter). Dr. Anhalt is a psychologist, emotional fitness consultant, and the Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer of Coa, which describes itself as building a gym for your …

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Oct. 4, 2021

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) with Cooper Turley (AKA…

Cooper Turley leads a handful of online communities known as DAOs. "DAO" is an acronym that stands for a decentralized autonomous organization. In more colloquial terms, a DAO is an internet community with a shared cap table and bank account. …

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Sept. 29, 2021

The Open-Source Renaissance with Peer Richelsen

It's a new season of the Deep End and we're moving to two episodes per week (Mondays + Wednesdays)! We lay the groundwork for all of our upcoming episodes by discussing the nature of the open-source web. Our guest, Cal.com …

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Sept. 22, 2021

Scaling Expertise with Dr. Hollis Robbins

Dean Hollis Robbins wears many hats: Administrator, teacher, scholar of black sonnets... but she's also an expert on expertise itself. Today's conversation is about frameworks for organizing knowledge. Dr. Robbins argues that our modern society suffers from mismanaged "self-secretarying" - …

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Sept. 15, 2021

The Next Crypto Cycle - web3, DAOs, and NFTs with Patrick Rivera

Patrick Rivera (Product Engineer at Mirror) has a front seat on the edge of the crypto revolution. He details the evolution of the internet from Web 1.0 to 2.0 to 3.0, discusses the crypto-native creator economy, paints a picture of …

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Sept. 8, 2021

Reimagining Remote Work with Flo Crivello

Flo Crivello (CEO of Teamflow) believes that a new way of working calls for an entirely new set of tools. In this conversation, we explore how employers can curate a new kind of space that looks virtual, but feels intimate …

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Sept. 1, 2021

Mission-Driven Cities with Marc Lore

We sit down with Marc Lore, a serial entrepreneur and self-described "moonshot seeker." He has successfully founded and sold three companies, including Jet.com, which sold to Walmart in 2016 for $3.3 billion. Now, he's building a mission-driven city called, "Telosa," …

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Aug. 25, 2021

Citizens of the Metaverse with Gaby Goldberg and Shriya Nevatia

We sit down with Gaby Goldberg, investor at Bessemer and explorer of the metaverse. Also joining us is Shriya Nevatia, program director of On Deck Catalyst.

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Aug. 18, 2021

Space 3.0 Delian Asparouhov, co-founder of Varda Space Industries and…

We sit down with Delian Asparouhov, co-founder of Varda Space Industries. He explains why Varda’s mission statement is to “expand the economic bounds of humanity” and how its success will do for space what the gold rush did for California.

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Aug. 11, 2021

Creating New Categories: Metabolic Health with Sam Corcos & Andrew Co…

We sit down with Sam and Andrew who, since meeting during On Deck, have gone on to co-found a startup called Levels. Their goal is nothing short of changing the way the world interacts with food through the creation of …

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Aug. 4, 2021

On Ramps to Investing with Kyla Scanlon

We sit down with Kyla Scanlon, a content creator and program partner at On Deck Investing— a fellowship for investors who want to deepen their knowledge of public markets, understand investor psychology, and accumulate practical tools for long-term wealth creation.

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July 28, 2021

Climate Technology with Candice Ammori

We sit down with Candice Ammori, Program Director of the On Deck Climate Tech fellowship — a 10-week program for startup and climate experts looking to start, join, invest in, and advise climate tech companies.

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July 21, 2021

Internet Culture and Community with Fadeke Adegbuyi

We sit down with Fadeke Adegbuyi, self-described “tech optimist” and creator of Cybernaut — a newsletter that explores the wide-ranging and sometimes “weird” communities and cultures of the Internet.

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July 14, 2021

How Packy McCormick Plays The Great Online Game

We sit down with Packy McCormick, writer of the popular Not Boring newsletter and startup investor via Not Boring Capital. The following conversation was recorded live on the internet in front of an audience of On Deck community members and …

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July 9, 2021

Thesis-Driven Investing with Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner at Union…

We sit down with Rebecca Kaden, a Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures to discuss thesis-driven investing. The following conversation was recorded live during the recent On Deck New York City drop.

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July 7, 2021

Ecommerce and the Vanishing Middle with Web Smith

We talk with Web Smith, an expert on consumer brands and ecommerce and the founder of 2PM, an online resource that analyzes the intersection of media and commerce.

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June 30, 2021

Web3 with Jarrod Dicker, investor at the Chernin Group

We talk with Jarrod Dicker, investor at the Chernin Group and former Washington Post executive, about how modern creators are driving the development of new applications and ushering us into a new era—the decentralized web, also referred to as web3.

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June 23, 2021

The Future of Cities with Bradley Tusk, Political Strategist and Vent…

Joining us in the Deep End is Bradley Tusk, an investor, political strategist, and businessman. We spoke to Bradley on the day of New York City’s Mayoral election. His firm, Tusk Strategies, is running Andrew Yang’s campaign. Though the election …

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June 16, 2021

Cracking Longevity with Celine Halioua, Founder and CEO of Loyal

We talk with Celine Halioua, founder and CEO of Loyal — a startup that is developing drugs to extend dog lifespan. Celine was in the second cohort of the On Deck Founder fellowship and recently announced an $11M raise — …

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June 9, 2021

Going Independent with Saagar Enjeti, Co-host of Breaking Points

We talk to Saagar Enjeti, former cohost of the news show Rising (1.3M YouTube subscribers). Last week he launched Breaking Points, an independent news and opinion show, that has already hit 250k YouTube subscribers and more paid podcast subscribers than …

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June 2, 2021

Creator Tools with Joe Albanese, Co-founder and CEO of Stir

We talk with Joe Albanese, co-founder and CEO of Stir — a platform for creators to manage their businesses. Joe believes that creators are professionals, and that for them to reach their full potential it is essential that the quality …

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May 26, 2021

3 | Network State with Balaji Srinivasan

In this episode we talk to Balaji Srinivasan, formerly CTO of Coinbase, GP at Andreessen Horowitz, and founder of 1729.com, about some of the themes and ideas he is working on for his forthcoming book, “the Network State”, including: - …

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May 26, 2021

2 | Civic Tech with Katherine Boyle

In this episode we are joined by Katherine Boyle, a partner at General Catalyst. Last week, Katherine announced a new civic tech-focused fund based in Miami with a mandate to back civic tech businesses. Today, we speak with her about: …

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May 26, 2021

1 | Higher Education with Erik Torenberg

In this episode we are talking to Erik Torenberg, co-founder and chairman of On Deck. Erik is on a mission to build On Deck into a modern education institution for the future of work. We discussed: - What’s causing incumbent …

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