How communities build stronger companies with David Booth, CEO of On Deck

The Bridge

Mar 24 2023 • 33 mins

David Booth, CEO of On Deck, joins the show to talk about:

  • How On Deck helps founders get leverage on their time and lean into community to build exceptional companies, as well as how On Deck differs from traditional accelerators like YC and 500 Startups.
  • David's "three edges" framework to evaluate On Deck's founder candidates, and evaluating the mindset that many founders have before taking the leap to start their companies
  • The importance of building founder relationships and communities in-person, and the evolution of the "Sand Hill Road" entrepreneur.
  • David's advice to founders and companies operating in our current market conditions, and who has the better job, founders or investors?