Beyond the Bottom Line is a podcast created by the Program on Entrepreneurship at the Yale School of Management, where we're educating founders for business and society. We interview the founders, investors, technologists, and early stage employees who are part of today's entrepreneurial ecosystem
Episode 1: Bridgette Farrer Muir of Common
In this episode, we speak with Bridgette Farrer Muir (SOM '15) from Common. Common is a real estate company that is creating better living through convenience and community.
Episode 2: Peter Boyce, Founder of Rough Draft Ventures
In this episode, we speak with Peter Boyce, Founder of Rough Draft Ventures and a VC at General Catalyst.
Episode 3: Yong Zhao, Co-Founder of Junzi Kitchen
In this episode, we talk to Yong Zhao, Yale graduate and Co-Founder of Junzi Kitchen, about the early founding of Junzi Kitchen and his mission to bring Chinese culture to the US, one amazing plate of food at a time.
Episode 4: Jessica Bailey, Co-Founder of Greenworks Lending
In this episode, we speak to Jessica Bailey, CEO and Co-founder of Greenworks Lending, a finance lending company that brings solutions for clean energy in commercial buildings with additional benefits for the environment and energy efficiency. She is interviewed by Veronique Bourg-Meyer, Program Director for Clean Energy and Conservation Finance at the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY).
Episode 5: Mike Grillo, President and Co-Founder of Gravity Products
In this episode, we speak with Mike Grillo, President and Co-Founder of Gravity Products, a sleep and relaxation company focused on improving customer health with products that focus on both physical and mental well-being. In 2017, Gravity raised almost $5 million on Kickstarter. Mike discusses what he believes is behind the company’s success.
Episode 6: Kiril Savino, CEO and Co-Founder of Single Leap; Co-Founder and CTO of GameChanger Media
In this episode, we speak with with Kiril Savino of Single Leap and GameChanger Media about his nonlinear career path in technology and how he was able to combine his interests in both technology and the arts while working as a programmer. Currently, Kiril works as an Advisor for Wellacopie and OpsLine and serves as a Venture Partner with Array Ventures.
Episode 7: Hallie Meyer, Head of Tripla Panna
In this episode, we speak to Hallie Meyer, Head of Tripla Panna. Caffè Panna is an Italian-inspired coffee bar and ice cream counter opening up this summer in New York City that will be selling Tripla Panna ice cream. She is interviewed by Georgia Sills, SOM ‘19 and Co-Founder of Brazen Eats.
Episode 8: Tahira Rehmatullah, Managing Partner at Hypur Ventures, CFO at MTech, and Advisor for T3 Ventures
In this episode, we speak to Tahira Rehmatullah, SOM ‘14. Tahira was named one of the Most Powerful Women in the Cannabis Business by Fortune Magazine and Complex. Utilizing her background and experience with startups, finance and the cannabis industry she serves as a strategic advisor to early stage venture leaders and investors. Her experiences range from consulting to hedge funds to venture capital.
Episode 9: Maribel Lieberman, Founder of MarieBelle New York
In this episode, we speak with Maribel Lieberman, Founder of MarieBelle New York. Located in Brooklyn, NY MarieBelle produces gourmet chocolates using a bean-to-bar process and quality cacao beans. Maribel has also opened up shops in Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan and Dubai. Inc. Magazine named MarieBelle New York as one of “the fastest growing private companies in America” in 2012.