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20VC: Startups Only Fail When Founders Stop Trying, Why the Two Weeks Following Our IPO Were the Worst of my Life & Why Tieing Your Identity to Your Company is the Most Dangerous Thing and How to Avoid It with Sami Inkinen, Co-Founder & CEO @ Virta Health

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Sami Inkinen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Virta Health, the company reversing type 2 diabetes. Before Virta, Sami was the Co-Founder of Trulia, steering the company to a successful IPO and its eventual sale to Zillow Group. Outside of the boardroom, he launched Fat Chance Row, a daring venture to row 2,750 miles across the Pacific, unsupported with his wife, rowing 18 hours straight per day.

In Today's Episode with Sami Inkinen:

1. From Farm in Finland to IPO Founder: Relationship to Money

  • How did Sami's humble upbringing on a farm in Finland impact his early mindset and ambition?
  • How does Sami analyze his relationship to money today? How has it changed over time?
  • Why was the two weeks following Trulia's IPO the worst two weeks of his life?

2. The Secret to Marriage: Rowing 2,750 Miles Together:

  • What are some of the biggest lessons on marriage Sami has from spending 45 days rowing the Pacific with only his wife for company?
  • What was their single biggest argument over the 45 days? What did Sami learn from it?
  • Sami worked with his wife, what are the biggest pros and cons of working with your spouse? Would Sami recommend it?
  • What does Sami believe are the core fundamentals that underpin the best marriages?

3. The Secret to Parenting: The Regret of Delegation:

  • What is Sami's biggest regret when it comes to parenting?
  • How does Sami think about what it means to be a great father today? How has that changed?
  • How did Sami's relationship with his wife change when they had kids?

4. Relationship to Identity:

  • Why does Sami believe tieing your identity to the company, as a founder, is so dangerous?
  • How does Sami advise on creating multiple personas to prevent this?
  • Why does Sami believe that all the best founders are addicts to some extent?

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Innehåll tillhandahållet av The Twenty Minute VC and Harry Stebbings. Allt poddinnehåll inklusive avsnitt, grafik och podcastbeskrivningar laddas upp och tillhandahålls direkt av The Twenty Minute VC and Harry Stebbings eller deras podcastplattformspartner. Om du tror att någon använder ditt upphovsrättsskyddade verk utan din tillåtelse kan du följa processen som beskrivs här https://sv.player.fm/legal.

Sami Inkinen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Virta Health, the company reversing type 2 diabetes. Before Virta, Sami was the Co-Founder of Trulia, steering the company to a successful IPO and its eventual sale to Zillow Group. Outside of the boardroom, he launched Fat Chance Row, a daring venture to row 2,750 miles across the Pacific, unsupported with his wife, rowing 18 hours straight per day.

In Today's Episode with Sami Inkinen:

1. From Farm in Finland to IPO Founder: Relationship to Money

  • How did Sami's humble upbringing on a farm in Finland impact his early mindset and ambition?
  • How does Sami analyze his relationship to money today? How has it changed over time?
  • Why was the two weeks following Trulia's IPO the worst two weeks of his life?

2. The Secret to Marriage: Rowing 2,750 Miles Together:

  • What are some of the biggest lessons on marriage Sami has from spending 45 days rowing the Pacific with only his wife for company?
  • What was their single biggest argument over the 45 days? What did Sami learn from it?
  • Sami worked with his wife, what are the biggest pros and cons of working with your spouse? Would Sami recommend it?
  • What does Sami believe are the core fundamentals that underpin the best marriages?

3. The Secret to Parenting: The Regret of Delegation:

  • What is Sami's biggest regret when it comes to parenting?
  • How does Sami think about what it means to be a great father today? How has that changed?
  • How did Sami's relationship with his wife change when they had kids?

4. Relationship to Identity:

  • Why does Sami believe tieing your identity to the company, as a founder, is so dangerous?
  • How does Sami advise on creating multiple personas to prevent this?
  • Why does Sami believe that all the best founders are addicts to some extent?

  continue reading

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