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The Peak Pod

The Peak Pod

By Peak Corporate Counsel

Welcome to the Peak Pod, a podcast brought to you by Peak Corporate Counsel. We'll be discussing everything startups - tech, venture, and of course, legal - as well as market trends and our feature #FounderFriday, where we highlight a founder and their startup journey. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review and be sure to visit us at peakcounsel.com
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Perfecting the Pitch with RajNATION of Startup Hypeman
Perfecting the Pitch with RajNATION of Startup Hypeman
Rajiv 'RajNATION' Nathan of Startup Hypeman joins the Peak Pod to discuss perfecting your pitch! We discuss product market fit vs. problem market fit, why startup founders need to think like entertainers, the problem with demo calls, and his Que PASA formula for elevator pitches. Raj also shares his thoughts on East Coast vs. West Coast rap and treats us to an early sample of his forthcoming album. Does your law firm have original rap on their podcast? Only if your law firm is Peak Corporate Counsel. Listen now! Learn more about Peak Corporate Counsel. Visit Startup Hypeman. Get Raj's Que PASA formula.
55:35
July 21, 2022
#FounderFriday with James Scott of Glamp Mobile
#FounderFriday with James Scott of Glamp Mobile
Bob and Matt are joined by James Scott of Glamp Mobile in this #FounderFriday episode! They discuss the #vanlife boom, comparisons to the U-Haul business model, how Glamp Mobile is a luxury camper van rental with a tech bent, and the challenges that come with the supply chain crisis and designing for small spaces. Grab your snacks and let's hit the open road!  Learn more about Glamp Mobile here. The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak Corporate Counsel. Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here.
49:54
June 10, 2022
Real Life at WeWork
Real Life at WeWork
Bob and Matt welcome Josh Rosenthal, former Senior Director of Member Experience - WeWork, to the Peak Pod! Josh gives us a peek behind the curtain of WeWork and reflects on his tenure with the company. From how his military experience translates to his work in operations to the famed WeWork company culture to having a hand in WeWork's explosive growth, this is an episode you don't want to miss. Grab your lavender oil and meet us at summer camp! The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak Corporate Counsel. Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here.
53:13
May 02, 2022
Accelerate with MassChallenge
Accelerate with MassChallenge
Bob and Matt are excited to welcome Caitlin Reimers Brumme - Senior Vice President, MassChallenge Early Stage, to the Peak Pod! We chat with Cait about what makes MassChallenge different from other accelerator programs and diversity, equity, and inclusion in startups. Cait also sheds light on the framework MassChallenge uses when evaluating startups and perfectly articulates why we love working with founders. The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak Corporate Counsel. Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here. Learn more about MassChallenge here.
32:07
May 13, 2021
#FounderFriday with Tom Cooke of Spacely
#FounderFriday with Tom Cooke of Spacely
Tom Cooke, Founder and CEO of Spacely, joins us on the Peak Pod. Tom talks to us about the future of work, the commercial space economy, how COVID-19 helped provide a breakthrough for Spacely, and the passion economy. Plus, Matt asks the question on all our minds - when can we go to space? To the moon! 🚀 Learn more about Spacely here. The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak Corporate Counsel. Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here.
33:35
February 19, 2021
#FounderFriday with Anthony Gantt Jr. of At Ease Rentals
#FounderFriday with Anthony Gantt Jr. of At Ease Rentals
“Devil Dogs”? “Wet-downs”? Marine Major Anthony Gantt Jr., founder and CEO of At Ease Rentals Corporation, joins the Peak Pod to explain these and other strange terms. He also tells us how his company aims to fix a  $4.3 billion problem.  As our nation’s military moves servicemembers and their families around the world each year, there’s a catch in how they rent short-term lodging – and Anthony has the solution. Learn more about At Ease Rentals here. The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak Corporate Counsel. Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here.
30:60
January 15, 2021
Quincy as an Incubator
Quincy as an Incubator
In this episode, Ian Cain from QUBIC Labs discusses the benefits of collaboration between city and startup, and we explore why founders’ geocentric mindset might be changing as entrepreneurs migrate from Boston to the ‘burbs. The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak  Corporate Counsel.  This episode features Ian Cain of QUBIC Labs. Learn more about QUBIC Labs here. Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here.
36:29
December 22, 2020
Demystifying Valuation with Carta
Demystifying Valuation with Carta
In this episode of The Peak Pod, Bob and Matt bring in the experts from Carta to help uncomplicate a complicated but essential part of the startup experience: valuations under 409A. Find out if it's time to get a valuation for your company, why you shouldn't be using paper stock certificates, and hear Jeff's best advice for new founders. The Peak Pod is hosted by Bob Baker and Matt Shrimpton of Peak Corporate Counsel. This episode features Jeff Erickson and Runar Sigmarsson of Carta.  Learn more about Carta here.  Visit Peak Corporate Counsel here.
32:27
December 04, 2020
#FounderFriday with Joe Rando of Lifestarr
#FounderFriday with Joe Rando of Lifestarr
In this #FounderFriday, Peak Managing Partner Bob Baker chats with Joe Rando, Founder of Lifestarr, about his career as a serial entrepreneur, recovering momentum after a company fails, and why Lifestarr is a productivity platform unlike any other. Learn more about Lifestarr and sign up for product updates here.
22:29
November 17, 2020
Peak Pod Preview
Peak Pod Preview
Welcome to the Peak Pod, a podcast brought to you by Peak Corporate  Counsel. We'll be discussing everything startups - tech, venture, and,  of course, legal - as well as market trends and our feature  #FounderFriday, where highlight a founder and their startup journey.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review and be sure to visit us at  peakcounsel.com
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November 17, 2020