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FTX scandal and the fall of the tech CEO hero w/ Kirin Kalia

By December 6, 2023No Comments

In this episode of Make Sense, I sit down with Kirin Kalia, founder of Grow Through Story, a platform to help startup founders and visionary leaders share compelling stories that deliver business results. Kirin has coached 1000+ startup founders to pitch angels, VCs and companies including Visa, P&G Ventures, the Estée Lauder Companies and more.

Show Notes

00:00 – How do we make sense of the financial industry right now?
00:19 – Meet Kirin and Lindsay
02:25 – Fintech is regenerating
11:07 – Will credit scoring become more accurate?
14:17 – Widespread adoption of crypto… yay or nay?
20:28 – The lowdown on the FTX trial
33:07 – What regulations can we expect with crypto?
37:48 – Should you invest in crypto?
40:34 – Silicon Valley Bank is still around


Make Sense is a weekly series dedicated to talking about startup stories from the past, hysterical or mind-numbing blunders, how to do better. We also discuss how tech impacts us and how we can raise the bar when it comes to the ethics, morals, and standards in the tech industry.

Startup veteran Kirin Kalia has coached 1k+ founders globally to pitch corporates including Visa, P&G, Estée Lauder Companies, the American Heart Association and more. Now the Founder and CEO of Grow Through Story, she previously spent 7 years building KITE, a SaaS startup targeting corporate innovation and other business leaders, and served as the first editorial director of LAUNCH, which is dedicated to supporting founders.

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