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Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

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A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week thoughtbot's Chad Pytel (CEO) and Lindsey Christensen (CMO) are joined by the people who build and nurture the products we love.

Latest Episodes

Marketing - Nurse-1-1

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, to discuss the blurry line between marketing, research, & product, committing to branding, acquisition costs, SEO & content marketing, helping to power a new provider platform, and hiring a head of marketing. Nurse-1-1 Nurse-1-1 Healthtech Blog Utilization Management White Paper Well At Home Michael on Twitter Nurse-1-1 on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Nurse-1-1.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

47 min3 d ago
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Marketing - Nurse-1-1

Marketing

Chad and Lindsey discuss 'what's in a name' when it comes to branding, where (and where not) to start when you first begin your marketing efforts, and staying engaged with your customers. This episode is brought to you by: Teamistry- Discover stories of teams who work together in new and unexpected ways to achieve remarkable things, on the Teamistry podcast Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! SWOT analysis Being Human in the Absence of Humans- Remote Teams Workshop Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesTeamistry: Discover stories of teams who work together in new and unexpected ways to achieve remarkable things, on the Teamistry podcastSupport Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

30 min1 w ago
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Marketing

Data - Teikametrics

Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, discussing trust within the use of data, planning the future with indexed data, a data-science related acquisition, and navigating the world of buzzwords around machine learning. This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! Teikametrics Amazon Marketplace Bribery Scheme Alasdair on LinkedIn Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Teikametrics.Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

48 min2 w ago
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Data - Teikametrics

Data - ShearShare

Chad and Lindsey talk with Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, about using data to guide product design, imagining a machine learning recommendation engine, and their experience in Google for Startups Accelerator. This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! ShearShare Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders ShearShare on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: ShearShare.Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

45 min3 w ago
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Data - ShearShare

Data - Nurse-1-1

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, to discuss using data to drive a better customer experience, some of the regulations around data management in healthcare, and advice for health-tech startups. Join us on Sept 24th at 12pm ET for the Your path to digital health startup success, a digital health-tech event! This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! Nurse-1-1 Michael on Twitter Nurse-1-1 on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Nurse-1-1.Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

55 minSEP 21
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Data - Nurse-1-1

Data

Data drives the world, and so this month we'll be talking about common pitfalls of building a business around data, laying out a tandem roadmap to drive forward both data and product, the importance of insight over raw data, when does it makes sense to reach for machine learning, tooling, and thoughts on the ethics & future legislation of data collection. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! GDPR Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

41 minSEP 8
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Data

Fundraising - Nurse-1-1

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, to discuss vetting your investors, his experience with fundraising, maintaining your reputation, his mindset while negotiation with investors, lessons learned while building and funding startups, the importance of establishing a founding team, and involving the team in the fundraising process. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM. Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Nurse-1-1 Michael on Twitter Nurse-1-1 on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Nurse-1-1.Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

50 minAUG 31
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Fundraising - Nurse-1-1

Fundraising - ShearShare

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, to discuss their acceptance into the first cohort of Google for Startups' Black Founders Accelerator, speaking the language of investors, preparing for series A, how they think about an exit, and equity for the team. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM. Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! ShearShare Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders Backstage Capital Jaylon Smith Minority Entrepreneurship Institute Capital Fund ShearShare on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: ShearShare.Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

71 minAUG 24
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Fundraising - ShearShare

Fundraising - Teikametrics

Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, discussing early days of community building online, geography in relation to investors, his history with VC, the importance of relationship building, when & how much money to raise, time investment of a CEO for fundraising, and sharing financials with the team. This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! FusionAuth - Use it for free today and get a free t-shirt, or upgrade to their paid editions and get 25% with promo code GIANTROBOTS Teikametrics BigCommerce files to go public Alasdair on LinkedIn Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Teikametrics.Sponsored By:FusionAuth: Use it for free today and get a free t-shirt. Or, upgrade to their paid editions and get 25% with promo code Promo Code: GIANTROBOTSScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

42 minAUG 17
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Fundraising - Teikametrics

Fundraising

This month we'll be talking about all things fundraising! The discussion covers investors vs bootstrapping, crowd-funding, differences between the various levels of fundraising, accelerators, and the expectations of taking venture capital. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM. Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Wistia on Giant Robots Term Sheet Grader- Pillar VC Backstage Capital It's About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage- Arlan Hamilton Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

33 minAUG 10
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Fundraising

Latest Episodes

Marketing - Nurse-1-1

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, to discuss the blurry line between marketing, research, & product, committing to branding, acquisition costs, SEO & content marketing, helping to power a new provider platform, and hiring a head of marketing. Nurse-1-1 Nurse-1-1 Healthtech Blog Utilization Management White Paper Well At Home Michael on Twitter Nurse-1-1 on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Nurse-1-1.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

47 min3 d ago
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Marketing - Nurse-1-1

Marketing

Chad and Lindsey discuss 'what's in a name' when it comes to branding, where (and where not) to start when you first begin your marketing efforts, and staying engaged with your customers. This episode is brought to you by: Teamistry- Discover stories of teams who work together in new and unexpected ways to achieve remarkable things, on the Teamistry podcast Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! SWOT analysis Being Human in the Absence of Humans- Remote Teams Workshop Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesTeamistry: Discover stories of teams who work together in new and unexpected ways to achieve remarkable things, on the Teamistry podcastSupport Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

30 min1 w ago
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Marketing

Data - Teikametrics

Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, discussing trust within the use of data, planning the future with indexed data, a data-science related acquisition, and navigating the world of buzzwords around machine learning. This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! Teikametrics Amazon Marketplace Bribery Scheme Alasdair on LinkedIn Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Teikametrics.Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

48 min2 w ago
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Data - Teikametrics

Data - ShearShare

Chad and Lindsey talk with Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, about using data to guide product design, imagining a machine learning recommendation engine, and their experience in Google for Startups Accelerator. This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! ShearShare Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders ShearShare on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: ShearShare.Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

45 min3 w ago
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Data - ShearShare

Data - Nurse-1-1

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, to discuss using data to drive a better customer experience, some of the regulations around data management in healthcare, and advice for health-tech startups. Join us on Sept 24th at 12pm ET for the Your path to digital health startup success, a digital health-tech event! This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Hover: 10% discount on all new purchases! Nurse-1-1 Michael on Twitter Nurse-1-1 on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Nurse-1-1.Sponsored By:Hover: 10% discount on all new purchasesScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

55 minSEP 21
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Data - Nurse-1-1

Data

Data drives the world, and so this month we'll be talking about common pitfalls of building a business around data, laying out a tandem roadmap to drive forward both data and product, the importance of insight over raw data, when does it makes sense to reach for machine learning, tooling, and thoughts on the ethics & future legislation of data collection. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! GDPR Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

41 minSEP 8
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Data

Fundraising - Nurse-1-1

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, to discuss vetting your investors, his experience with fundraising, maintaining your reputation, his mindset while negotiation with investors, lessons learned while building and funding startups, the importance of establishing a founding team, and involving the team in the fundraising process. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM. Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Nurse-1-1 Michael on Twitter Nurse-1-1 on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Nurse-1-1.Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

50 minAUG 31
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Fundraising - Nurse-1-1

Fundraising - ShearShare

Chad and Lindsey are joined by Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, to discuss their acceptance into the first cohort of Google for Startups' Black Founders Accelerator, speaking the language of investors, preparing for series A, how they think about an exit, and equity for the team. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM. Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! ShearShare Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders Backstage Capital Jaylon Smith Minority Entrepreneurship Institute Capital Fund ShearShare on Instagram Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: ShearShare.Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

71 minAUG 24
Comments
Fundraising - ShearShare

Fundraising - Teikametrics

Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, discussing early days of community building online, geography in relation to investors, his history with VC, the importance of relationship building, when & how much money to raise, time investment of a CEO for fundraising, and sharing financials with the team. This episode is brought to you by: ScoutAPM: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! FusionAuth - Use it for free today and get a free t-shirt, or upgrade to their paid editions and get 25% with promo code GIANTROBOTS Teikametrics BigCommerce files to go public Alasdair on LinkedIn Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Special Guest: Teikametrics.Sponsored By:FusionAuth: Use it for free today and get a free t-shirt. Or, upgrade to their paid editions and get 25% with promo code Promo Code: GIANTROBOTSScout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

42 minAUG 17
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Fundraising - Teikametrics

Fundraising

This month we'll be talking about all things fundraising! The discussion covers investors vs bootstrapping, crowd-funding, differences between the various levels of fundraising, accelerators, and the expectations of taking venture capital. This episode is brought to you by ScoutAPM. Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy! Wistia on Giant Robots Term Sheet Grader- Pillar VC Backstage Capital It's About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage- Arlan Hamilton Become a Sponsor of Giant Robots!Sponsored By:Scout: Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.Support Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

33 minAUG 10
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Fundraising
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