The Founder’s Cut

Adam Choe

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The Founder's Cut - Episode 39 - Jon Katz of Amia
Jun 4 2024
The Founder's Cut - Episode 39 - Jon Katz of Amia
Welcome back to "The Founder's Cut"! In this episode, we sit down with Jon Katz, the founder of Amia, to dive deep into the Trigger Free Migraine Diet. Jon shares invaluable insights on how dietary choices can impact migraine management and offers practical advice on navigating this unique approach. 🔍 What You'll Learn: What is a Trigger Free Migraine Diet? Discover the foundations of this diet, inspired by Neurologist Dr. David Buchholz’s research. Effectiveness of the Diet: Learn why you don't need to be perfect in your dietary changes to see improvements. Identifying Food Triggers: Understand how food might be impacting your migraines, even if it's not an obvious trigger. Common Migraine Triggers: Get a comprehensive list of food triggers to avoid, along with other controllable and uncontrollable migraine triggers. Starting the Diet: Find easy swaps and tips to begin your journey towards a Trigger Free Migraine Diet. Jon emphasizes that while food may not be a trigger for everyone, controlling our diet can significantly impact our overall well-being and potentially reduce migraine frequency. 💡 Key Takeaways: Reducing consumption of potential migraine triggers can help, even if it's just by 25%. Focus on what you can control to manage migraines more effectively. Consult with your doctor before making significant dietary changes. 🌐 Learn More About Amia: Visit Amia's website to explore more resources and support for managing migraines. www.helloamia.com 📢 Join the Conversation: Have questions or experiences to share? Drop them in the comments below! Don't forget to like, subscribe, and hit the notification bell for more insightful interviews and content.   #MigraineDiet #TriggerFreeDiet #Amia #JonKatz #TheFoundersCut #Health #Wellness #MigraineManagement   ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder's Cut - Episode 37 - Sydney Robinson of Vessl Prosthetics
May 2 2024
The Founder's Cut - Episode 37 - Sydney Robinson of Vessl Prosthetics
Ever wondered what the future of prosthetics holds? In this episode of The Founder's Cut, we dive into the world of innovation alongside Sydney Robinson, the inspiring founder of Vessl Prosthetics. Vessl is on a mission to improve lives by developing next-generation prosthetic solutions, with a focus on comfort and adaptability for lower-limb amputees. Join us as we explore: The challenges faced by amputees with traditional prosthetic sockets Vessl's groundbreaking self-adjusting socket technology How Sydney's vision is changing the game for amputees worldwide This episode is a must-watch for anyone interested in healthcare innovation, inspiring entrepreneurship, and the power of improving lives through technology. Don't forget to subscribe for more insightful conversations with groundbreaking founders!   ___________ #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory   My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 34 - Zoë Levin of Bim Bam Boo
Dec 11 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 34 - Zoë Levin of Bim Bam Boo
Welcome to another episode of 'The Founder's Cut', where we dive into the stories of innovative entrepreneurs and their journey to success. Today, we're thrilled to have Zoë Levin, the CEO and Founder of Bim Bam Boo, join us. Bim Bam Boo, a trailblazer in sustainable hygiene products, is renowned for its eco-friendly, bamboo-based paper products that are changing the way we think about everyday essentials. In this episode, Zoë shares her inspiring journey, from the initial spark that led to the creation of Bim Bam Boo to the challenges and triumphs she has faced while steering the company towards success. Her innovative approach to sustainability has not only won her accolades but also positioned Bim Bam Boo as a leader in the eco-conscious consumer market. Stay tuned as Zoë delves into the heart of sustainable entrepreneurship, offering valuable insights and stories that are sure to inspire. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or simply passionate about sustainability, this is one conversation you won't want to miss! ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 33 - Michelle Maryns of We Sparkle
Dec 5 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 33 - Michelle Maryns of We Sparkle
In this episode of The Founder's Cut, we're thrilled to welcome Michelle Tran Maryns, the visionary founder and CEO of We Sparkle. Join us as we explore the empowering platform of We Sparkle, an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) social enterprise dedicated to building a stronger and more inclusive economy. We Sparkle is at the forefront of change, using AI-powered tools to support underestimated entrepreneurs and the organizations that serve them. This episode takes you through the inspiring journey of WeSparkle, highlighting how it transforms entrepreneurs' lives from diverse backgrounds. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a tech enthusiast, or a champion for social innovation, this episode offers a unique perspective on how AI can be a force for good in the business world. Dive into the conversation with us and discover the transformative power of We Sparkle.   ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 31 - Grant Cermak of Evergreen Miner
Oct 17 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 31 - Grant Cermak of Evergreen Miner
Discover the fascinating world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology through the lens of Evergreen Miner, led by CEO Grant Cermak. Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have often seemed complex and intimidating to the average person, causing slow adoption rates. Evergreen Miner, a startup helmed by CEO Grant Cermak, aims to change this by offering an accessible entry point for those interested in exploring these innovative technologies and the potential for financial gain. Evergreen Miner provides individuals with the opportunity to delve into the world of cryptocurrency by setting up their mining rig and initiating the mining process. Whether you're an experienced enthusiast or a curious newcomer, this platform simplifies the journey, ensuring accessibility and ease of use for all. Dive into the world of crypto with Evergreen Miner today, no sales pitch, just an invitation to explore the possibilities. 💰💎 #Cryptocurrency #Blockchain #Mining #EvergreenMiner ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 30 - Ryan Rosenthal of Simpls
Sep 21 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 30 - Ryan Rosenthal of Simpls
Welcome to a culinary journey with Simpls, a pioneering startup blending sustainability with gourmet dining experiences! In today’s episode, we converse with Ryan Rosenthal, the co-founder of Simpls, to explore the essence and philosophy of this innovative farm-to-frozen venture. Simpls stands out by offering dishes that are scratch-made with the finest, beyond organic ingredients, ensuring that every meal is a harmony of fresh flavors and wholesome nutrition. These fully prepared meals are delivered right to your doorstep, ready to be savored from your freezer anytime, marrying convenience with exceptional taste and quality. Dive into the process behind curating and preparing these gourmet dishes, and discover how Simpls collaborates directly with sustainable farms, ensuring ethically sourced ingredients and supporting environmental responsibility and local communities. For a taste of Simpls’ sustainably sourced, gourmet ready-to-eat meals, visit their website, and follow them on Instagram and Facebook. #Simpls #CulinaryInnovation #SustainableEating #FarmToFrozen #GourmetAtHome #EcoFriendlyDining #LocalFarms #OrganicIngredients #ReadyToEatMeals ___________ #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 29 - Rocky Collins of CALI HNDSME
Aug 29 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 29 - Rocky Collins of CALI HNDSME
Rocky Collins is a 3x men’s grooming award winner and entrepreneur with corporate experience at some of the biggest brands in the world (American Eagle Outfitters, Guess Inc, L’Oréal, etc.). In 2020, after 7 years of successfully managing +$180M in annual retail volume for Fortune 500 retail companies, he launched CALI HNDSME (pronounced hand-some) – a direct-to-consumer business providing premium essential cosmetic products for men to feel unapologetically handsome AF via subtle enhancement, “HNDSME Tools”, with a focus on solving hair loss and beard growth issues. In 2022, the company officially became a 6-figure business via three selling channels – a brand-owned e-commerce website, Amazon marketplace, and wholesale barbershop partners. (Former distribution channels include a 1-year distribution deal with major mall retailer EXPRESS Inc. in 2020). Rocky Collins is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University (B.S. Marketing, B.A. Public Relations) and former regional “Brother of the Year” Awardee for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory   My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 28 - Emily Sylvester of Mother of Fact
Jul 27 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 28 - Emily Sylvester of Mother of Fact
Mother of Fact offers Women’s Health clinics a streamlined digital health platform and a dedicated team of registered dietitians to serve their high-risk patients, leading to time and cost savings, as well as increased potential for insurance reimbursement. The platform includes a user-friendly web and mobile interface with video telehealth, secure texting, data tracking, and proprietary nutrition guides. It seamlessly integrates with other collaboration tools and provides extensive data capabilities to enhance patient outcomes and clinical efficiency. Mother of Fact's vision is to revolutionize nutrition care, bridging the gap in access to health and wellness for all households and healthcare systems.   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 26 - Lanna Last of Aima
May 30 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 26 - Lanna Last of Aima
Welcome to another episode of The Founder's Cut, where we dive deep into the stories behind innovative companies and their groundbreaking products. In this episode, we sit down with Lanna Last, co-founder and CEO of Aima and the creator of OVY RELIEF, a revolutionary solution for menstrual pain relief. In the episode Melanie ter Borg, co-founder and COO also joins the conversation. Lanna Last takes us on a journey, sharing her personal experiences and the inspiration behind Aima. Join us as she sheds light on the challenges faced by individuals dealing with intense period pain and how her company is transforming the landscape of menstrual care. OVY RELIEF, the flagship product by Aima, offers a simple yet effective solution for women seeking relief from menstrual discomfort. ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 25 - Jennie Moser of Stagetime
May 18 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 25 - Jennie Moser of Stagetime
In today’s episode, I had a chance to chat with Jennie Moser, the founder and CEO OF Stagetime—the professional hub for the performing arts. Picture a LinkedIn-like platform exclusively designed for the creative arts—a space where performers, artists, and professionals in the industry can connect, collaborate, and propel their careers to new heights. Jennie Moser recognized the need for such a platform and set out to make it a reality. Discover how Stagetime has revolutionized the performing arts community, creating a vibrant ecosystem where artists from various disciplines converge. Hear firsthand accounts of how this groundbreaking platform has transformed careers, facilitated collaborations, and opened up exciting opportunities for performers worldwide. If you're fascinated by the intersection of creativity and entrepreneurship, this podcast is a must-listen. Be prepared to be inspired, enlightened, and empowered as we unravel the captivating story of Jennie Moser and the rise of Stagetime. Tune in and embark on a remarkable journey that will leave you with a fresh perspective on the transformative power of innovative startups in the performing arts industry. Get ready to explore the limitless possibilities that Stagetime has brought to the creative community. Join us on this enthralling adventure—subscribe to "The Founder's Cut" today!   ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 23 - Meghan Litchfield of RedThread
Apr 25 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 23 - Meghan Litchfield of RedThread
Finding a brand and style that fits just right is sometimes impossible. What if there was a company that takes the power of technology and knowledge of the fashion industry to make fit clothes ideally? Today, we are thrilled to have Meghan Litchfield, founder, and CEO of RedThread, a startup that offers a unique and innovative solution to the problem of ill-fitting clothes. RedThread's cutting-edge technology allows customers to have their clothing custom-fit using just two simple photos, taking the guesswork and hassle out of the online shopping experience. Meghan is here to share with us the story of how she came up with this idea, and what she sees for the future of the fashion industry. Meghan Litchfield is a 20+ year tech and retail veteran from brands like Banana Republic and GoPro, and is now CEO and Founder of RedThread. RedThread is the only company that makes custom-fit clothing, from two photos, in the USA, in one week, due to their patent-pending technology.   ___________   #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 22 - Chase Haider of Klaris
Apr 18 2023
The Founder’s Cut - Episode 22 - Chase Haider of Klaris
Welcome to "The Founder's Cut", the podcast where we dive deep into the stories and experiences of successful entrepreneurs. Today, we're thrilled to have the founder of Klaris, a hardware company that revolutionized the way we make ice. Klaris is known for producing crystal clear ice cubes that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also enhance the overall drinking experience. Chase Haider will share the story of how they turned their passion for creating the perfect ice cube into a successful business, the challenges they faced along the way, and the lessons they learned about entrepreneurship. Join us as we get a behind-the-scenes look at the journey of Klaris and the founder's cut of their story.   _____________      #entrepreneurship #startup #business #invest #founder #adamtheory   My name is Adam Choe, and this is my channel. I'm an investor, recovering entrepreneur, former managing director of a startup accelerator, an adjunct professor, a former research fellow, and a curious learner testing the theories of everyday life one theory at a time. This channel is dedicated to talking about all things entrepreneurship, investing, relevant current events, and other random topics that I think could be interesting or helpful to talk about. I'm a first-generation Asian-American, and my family came from South Korea 40+ years ago. Just trying to figure out this game called life one day at a time. Thanks for checking out the channel. If you like the content, like, subscribe, and stick around!