EC Founder Interview
Gatik’s Gautam Narang on the importance of knowing your customer
We sat down with Gatik CEO and co-founder Gautam Narang to learn more about why Gatik doesn’t do free pilots, the importance of knowing your customer and what investors are looking for today.
Einride founder on building an underlying business to support future tech goals
We sat down with Einride CEO Robert Falck to talk about the challenges of reaching autonomy when connectivity on the roads is lacking, among other hot topics.
Sila’s Gene Berdichevsky on the ‘5-year roller coaster’ facing battery companies
Sila finds itself in a perfect storm of product-market fit and is steadily advancing on its path to produce battery cells for automakers on U.S. soil.
Treepz founder Onyeka Akumah on how to succeed in transportation tech
We caught up with Treepz co-founder and CEO Onyeka Akumah, whom we first interviewed a year ago, to check in on the African startup's progress.
Drover AI’s Alex Nesic on using tech to regulate the scooter market
We sat down with Drover AI CEO Alex Nesic as part of an ongoing series of interviews with founders who are building transportation companies.
Zūm founder strikes balance between accessibility and a massive logistics network
As part of our ongoing series of interviews with transportation founders, we sat down with Zūm founder Ritu Narayan to catch up on the past year.
Empathy is essential for building a loyal team, says Kolors co-founder Anca Gardea
Kolors is following a model that it describes as “if Uber and Southwest Airlines had a baby," providing a technology layer to bus operators to help them operate more smoothly.
7 first-time funds see an advantage in entering a downturn without a large portfolio
Last year saw a record 270 first-time funds close, which means there are almost 300 new managers who raised their fund in a bull market and are now deploying it in very different market conditions.
7 first-time fund managers detail how they’re preparing to thrive during the downturn
Who will fare better in the current venture downturn? Will it be legacy investors with years of experience and sizable portfolios to worry about or emerging managers starting with a clean slate?
Kodiak Robotics’ founder explains why autonomous freight could brush off inflation
If solving the problems of autonomous driving were a question of money, it'd have been solved long before now.