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July 29, 2019

The VentureFizz Podcast: Sam Dunn - Co-Founder and CEO at Robin

For the 118th episode of our podcast, I interviewed Sam Dunn, Co-Founder and CEO at Robin.

I have a strong appreciation for entrepreneurs, as it is really hard to build and scale a business. But, starting a company while you are still in college is a whole different ball game that requires guts and determination.

Sam, along with his twin brother Zach, and Brian Muse, the 3rd co-founder and CTO, have never worked professionally for anyone else. They started One Mighty Roar while they were still in college and this business eventually evolved into Robin.

Robin is a SaaS workplace scheduling and management platform that is modernizing the open office. Back in May, the company raised a $20M Series B round of funding to help fuel their growth.

In this episode of our podcast, we cover lots of topics, like:

  • Office trends, and some interesting hacks on how to set up workplaces.
  • The background story of Robin and how the company evolved from an agency to a product company.
  • A deep dive into Robin, its platform and the value it provides for their customers.
  • The experience of raising capital through multiple rounds.
  • Their thought process behind their pricing model.
  • The three questions Sam uses to evaluate talent.
  • And so much more.

Have you checked out our YouTube channel? You’ll find videos from our podcast, plus lots of other interviews with founders and our very popular Inside: series, which gives you an inside look at a functional area in one of the fastest-growing tech companies. Go to youtube.com/venturefizz to check it out.

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Keith Cline is the Founder of VentureFizz. Follow him on Twitter: @kcline6.

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