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Nov 16, 2021

Going from a small takeout store to a hyperlocal fulfillment platform in 6 years, ZFW Hospitality has a story to tell. We spoke with their Founder, Madhav Kasturia — one of India’s youngest serial restaurateurs — about:

  • Lockdown lessons and the impact on the hospitality industry
  • Decision making in challenging...


Nov 9, 2021

Accion Venture Lab provides support to early-stage startups looking to tackle financial exclusion around the world. Zendesk’s Adam O’Donnell sat down with Accion’s Senior Director Matt Schaar for a chat about:

  • Strategy development with founders
  • The importance of product market fit
  • Why low-income customers...


Nov 2, 2021

Guava is a banking hub for Black entrepreneurs, aimed at closing the wealth gap. CEO & Founder, Kelly Ifill has a virtual coffee chat with Adam about: 

  • Authenticity in startups
  • Guava’s customer journey
  • How they are helping to shrink financial inequality among small business owners


Oct 26, 2021

Rapidly expanding Fintech company, Capchase, partners with startups to help them tap into upfront capital in order to grow. Zendesk’s Adam O’Donnell and Capchase CEO & Co-Founder Miguel Fernandez dive into: 

  • His personal path to entrepreneurship 
  • What it takes for a startup to succeed
  • Customer centricity: the...


Oct 19, 2021

Combining seed capital and hands-on support, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator has gained the title of NYC’s top technology accelerator and early-stage venture capital firm. We sat down with serial entrepreneur and ERA Co-Founder, Jonathan Axelrod to talk about: 

  • How ERA helps founders learn, fail and...