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Each week, we feature early-stage startup founders to hear first-hand accounts of the real stories behind startups. Produced by Maggie Stamets. Edited by Kell.


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Dominic-Madori Davis

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Joselyn Lai appeared on TechCrunch’s Found to discuss her company and its hopes of driving down the cost of a proven technology to address the…

Bringing down skyscrapers’ sky-high carbon footprint with Joselyn Lai from Bedrock

Founded by Louis Tremblay, FLO is looking to build robust EV charging infrastructure that will create a reliable web for drivers to get to where…

FLO is improving EV charging infrastructure

The global demand for wood could grow by 54% between 2010 and 2050, according to a study by the World Resources Institute. While some building…

Cambium is building a recycled wood supply chain

Nick Green, one of the company’s co-founders, stopped by Found to chat about his company and the market’s evolution since he first launched it.

Thrive Market’s Nick Green talks building a billion-dollar grocery company

As the planet warms due to human-caused climate change, damage from wildfires has increased with it. The amount of forest area burned by wildfires increased…

Vibrant Planet uses AI for land mapping and improving climate resiliency

Fintech exploded over the last five years. Startups in the category raised more than $350 billion in VC funding from 2019 through 2023, according to…

Ramp CEO says the fintech startup is just scratching the surface

This week, Glacier co-founder Rebecca Hu chats with Found about wish-cycling and robots.

Glacier is training AI-powered recycling robots

Founders have spent a lot of time over the past few years trying to build practical consumer use cases for AI and machine learning. AI…

AI could be the solution for bureaucracy, with Emilie Poteat from Advocate

This week, Dom spoke with Ariel Kaye, the founder of the home lifestyle brand Parachute.

Ariel Kaye built a brand that’s outlasted the DTC boom

Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. This week Becca and Dom are joined by Shan-Lyn Ma, the co-founder and…

Zola wants to bring the wedding industry into the 21st century