Forward Thinking Founders

Forward Thinking Founders

Forward Thinking Founders is a podcast where Mat interviews high potential founders with early stage companies. This allows us to see inside the brain of genius founders before the rest of the world knows they even exist. On this show, you'll learn all about how to start a startup, pros and cons of different verticals, and learn the backstory and vision of tomorrow's billion-dollar companies, straight from the founders. With guests coming from Y Combinator, The Thiel Fellowship, Pioneer, and the Growthmeter network, you're sure to get a sneak peek at world-class founders at work, every day. This is Forward Thinking Founders.

Recent Episodes

Founder Interviews

743 - Abu Bakr Kamal (Let's Dunch) On Helping Professionals Collaborate Over Food And Events

Sept. 21, 2021

Abu Bakr Kamal is the founder of Let's Dunch. They helping like-minded professionals collaborate over food and events around the globe.

742 - Chris McCann, General Partner at Race Capital

Sept. 20, 2021

Chris McCann is a General Partner at Race Capital.

741 - Matt Caplan (Biscuits n Groovy) On Creating a More Equitable Music Industry

Sept. 19, 2021

Matt Caplan is the cofounder of Biscuits n Groovy. They partner with artists to debut exclusive music and album art to their most devoted fans. Biscuits n Groovy can be found on

740 - An Early Bet On Diana Chen

Sept. 15, 2021

Diana Chen runs the Unstoppable Domains podcast and worth on their content team to spread the word about their company, web3, and the greater blockchain ecosystem. This episode is an early bet on Diana. In this episode, …

739 - Daniel Lewis (Winno) On Mastering Short Form News Consumption

Sept. 15, 2021

Daniel Lewis is the cofounder of Winno. Winno helps people understand the world better.

738 - Rebecca Jones (Clutch) On Enabling More Women To Invest in Crypto

Aug. 23, 2021

Rebecca Jones is the founder of Clutch. Clutch is a crypto wallet built by women, for women, to invest in digital currencies.