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Learn anything faster by learning how to set achievable learning goals and good learning habits. In each episode we dive into a different aspect of how learning works looking at the brain, motivation, and habit-forming. Based on years of teaching adults technology as well as text on a wide variety of subjects from behavioral economics to psychology.
 
The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech ...
 
Consumers are weird. They don't do what they say they will do and don't act how we think they "should." Enter Melina Palmer, a sales conversion expert with a personal mission to make your business more effective and brain friendly. In this podcast, Melina will take the complex concepts of behavioral economics (the study and science of why people buy - or not) and provide simple, actionable tips you can apply right away in your business. Whether you're a small business or thriving corporation ...
 
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In today’s episode, I’m excited to introduce you to Nate Andorsky, CEO of Creative Science and author of Decoding the Why. Nate’s book is all about how to apply behavioral economics into consumer-facing software products and websites. It’s about experience, behavior, flow, and shares a bit about the process he and his team at Creative Science use w…
 
Davis Mattek is joined by Jordan Cooper to discuss his audiobook "The Theory Of Daily Fantasy Sports" & how the average DFS player can improve their game overnight. You can purchase Jordan's book here: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass PROMO: TAEKCAST for 10% off www.patreon.com/taekcast Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart…
 
In today’s episode, I’m so honored to introduce you to four of the founding members of the newly formed GAABS, the Global Association of Applied Behavioral Scientists, which officially launched in September of 2020. I’m joined by Torben Emmerling of Affective Advisory, Nuala Walsh of Mindequity, Madeline Quinlan of Salient Behavioural Consultants, …
 
Our guest today is Yury Lifshits, founder and CEO of Openland. a modern social platform for communities. Yury is a serial entrepreunor, founding Zonaspace, Blended Labs and Entangled Solutions. On this episode we talk about Openland, how he thinks about the future of online social, how he thought about friction when downloading a new app, and pivot…
 
Ben Baldwin joins the show to discuss #LetRussCook, the race for the #1 Seed in the AFC and why defenses are so far behind offenses to start the year. www.patreon.com/taekcast www.sportsgrid.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy Davis Mattek
 
Today, we are talking about precommitment and how it can be used in life and business. As far as concepts go, I’m guessing this is one of those you’ve heard of and think you know everything about, so I’m going to challenge that belief and hopefully teach you some new insights and ways to use precommitment on today’s show by sharing a personal examp…
 
Today I’m very excited to be sitting down with Bec Weeks, co-founder of the app Pique. Her co-founders include Sendhil Mullainathan who has taught traditional and behavioral economics at MIT, Harvard, and The University of Chicago, and Michael Norton, another Harvard professor and part of the Harvard Behavioral Insights Group, he also previously ta…
 
Davis Mattek is joined by high stakes DFS grinder PewPewPew to discuss his transition from pro poker to DFS and how his DFS life changed during the worldwide sports stoppage. www.patreon.com/taekcast Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy Davis Mattek
 
My guest today is Jordan Odinsky, investor and head of platform at Ground Up Ventures. GroupUp is an early stage venture capital firm investing in pre-seed and seed stage startups in the United States and Israel. Some of their investments include Fast, Shapeshift Gaming, and Neighborhood Goods. In this episode, we discuss cult brands and unique pro…
 
Today I am so excited to talk about a fantastic club that started a few months ago on LinkedIn. You’ll learn about the serendipitous nature of how this group was founded during my conversation with one of the catalysts of creating it, Louise Ward. The group is called the Behavioural Science Club, and (while it has had limits on how many people can …
 
Nick Kostos joins the show to discuss the return of the NFL in the middle of a global pandemic, FOMO of live sports, what habits they miss from quarantine and much more. www.patreon.com/taekcast www.sportsgrid.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy Davis Mattek
 
Our guest today is Wayne Wu, General Partner at VMG. VMG focuses on investing and building iconic consumer brands. They've invested in some incredible companies like Kind Healthy Foods, Justin's, Drunk Elephant, Health Warrior, Quest Nutrition. Disclaimer: This is the opinion of Wayne Wu, and does not necessarily reflect the opinions and thoughts o…
 
Today, we are digging in on the Hawthorne Effect. This effect is named after a series of tests done at Western Electric’s Hawthorne location back in the 1920s. The aim of the study was to see how changes in worker conditions would impact productivity, and it was one of the first bits of research into determining worker opinions and mindset into the…
 
Thank you Soraya Darabi for the intro to our guest today Maya Horgan Famodu. Maya's the partner and founder of Ingressive Capital. Ingressive Capital is an early venture capital fund located in Nigeria and invests in founders and companies in sub-saharan Africa. Some of her investments include Paystack, AWA Bike, and Vesicash. I highly recommend fo…
 
Davis Mattek is joined by the GIllcast crew (Sammy Reid & Nate Nohling) to break down a load of 2020 NFL season prop bets, some Week One DFS chat and an overall preview of the 2020 season. www.patreon.com/taekcast www.sportsgrid.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Our guest today is Nate Cooper, partner at Barrel Ventures. Barrel is seed stage fund based in the heart of the midwest. Some of their investments include Haus, Olipop and Clove. Previously, Nate founded L3 Hospitality Group and Wise Apple. If you want to keep up to date on him, follow him on Twitter @Nrcoope. You can also follow your host, Mike, o…
 
Patrick Laird of the Miami Dolphins joins Davis Mattek and Peter Overzet to get their guidance as he drafts a fantasy football team against his buddies from college. The guys explain the ZeroRB concept to Patrick (and also Value Based Drafting) while trying to get some insight on the Miami Dolphins and what the NFL will look like in 2020. www.patre…
 
Due to Labor Day, new episodes this week will be Wednesday and Friday rather then Tuesday and Thursday. Link to purchase tickets to The Consumer VC Summit. The Consumer VC Summit is a three day event on October 13-15th that will feature many of the top investors that focus on investing in CPG and physical goods categories. This will be a mix of tal…
 
While Camp Menominee has been around since 1928, we have only been on our grounds on County D since 1947. Before that, our land was famously used as the Comiskey Family Far. Today on this very special episode of the Podcast, Jason is joined by life long Northwoods resident Maxine Drager. Maxine’s parents were the caretakers of the Comiskey Farm bef…
 
Today I am very excited to introduce you to Steve Wendel, author of Designing for Behavior Change, head of behavioral science for Morningstar, founder, chairman of the board for Action Design Network, and more. In today’s chat, you will hear about confirmation bias, the power of novelty and story, behavior change, the IKEA effect, incentives, and m…
 
Colin Drew and Brian Jester, the two most profitable DraftKings Showdown NFL players ever, sit down with Davis Mattek to discuss their strategies for single-game DFS heading into 2020. www.patreon.com/taekcast www.sportsgrid.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Thank you Soraya Darabi for the intro to today's guest Sarah Kunst, managing director of Cleo Capital. Cleo Capital is an an early stage VC fund focused on the preseed & seed stages. Some of their investments include 42 Birds, Athena and Lovewellness. She's also a contributing editor at Marie Claire Magazine and previously served as a senior adviso…
 
Peter Christensen joins the show to discuss the fantasy football landscape in 2020 as he and millions of others prepare to draft their FF teams in a Q&A style discourse. www.sportsgrid.com www.patreon.com/taekcast Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy Davis Mattek
 
Link to pre-register for The Consumer VC Summit Join The Consumer VC Summit in its inaugural online event connecting consumer packaged goods investors with emerging brands. Gain valuable insight into the CPG landscape from the venture capital perspective over two days. It will be a mix of panels, talks, and networking events. Advertising Inquiries:…
 
Our guest today is Sunny Dhillon, one of the Managing Director of Signia Ventures. Signia invests at the seed & series A stages in great entrepreneurs that are applying new technologies and innovative business models to old industries. Sunny's investments include Manscaped, Boxed, and MomentFeed. Previously Sunny cofounded Barstool, one of the firs…
 
Today I am so, so, so excited to announce something that has been in the works for many months. On Friday, August 21, 2020 it was officially announced that I am joining the team at the Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab as an Instructor for the brand new Certificate in Applied Behavioral Economics, which is enrolling now for the Fall. The core faculty fo…
 
Evan Silva, Davis Mattek, Rich Hribar and Pat Thorman live draft a $1,900 FFPC Main Event team and record their thought process throughout. Draftboard: https://twitter.com/DavisMattek/status/1298785284272918528 www.sportsgrid.com www.patreon.com/taekcast Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Our guest today is Hilary Quartner, one of the founders and Co-CEOs of Hilma. Hilma creates natural remedies for your medicine cabinet that are backed by science. Previously Hilary worked at The Wonderful Company, FIJI Water and was part of the founding team at Jet Black. You can Hilary on Instagram @hilarykquartner and Hilma @hilma_co. You can als…
 
Thank you Fernando Gentil for the introduction to today's guest, Alix Peabody, CEO and founder of Bev. Bev is a wine company that is breaking down barriers in the heavily male dominated alcohol space. Feel free to follow Alix on Instagram and Bev @alixpeabody and @drinkbev. You can also follow your host, Mike, on Twitter @mikegelb. You can also fol…
 
This episode is part of a live recording Office Hour / AMA with David Goldberg. David Goldberg is a General Partner at Corigin Ventures. Corigin Ventures is a New York based venture capital firm leading seed stage investments in the founders defining the future of daily living. Some of their investments include Perch Interactive, The Inside, Classp…
 
Today, we are going to be digging in on a particular aspect of optimism bias called the planning fallacy. Essentially, we humans are pretty much doomed with underestimating how much something will cost or how long it will take, even if we have evidence showing otherwise. This is why projects like the Big Dig come in years late and billions of dolla…
 
I'd like to thank Adelle Archer for introducing me to today's guest, Jiake Lu, CEO of Outer. Outer is an extraordinary company that is reengineering outdoor furniture. Business Insider named them the #1 fastest growing DTC brands. I chat with Jiake about how he went from founding a B2B business to B2C, his really unique showroom strategy. And there…
 
Denny Carter joins the show to discuss his experience in re-discovering professional basketball, getting owned online, the concept of going back out in the world and being stuck in the infinite content loop with Davis Mattek. www.sportsgrid.com www.dailyroto.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Our guest today is Dan Gluck, Managing Partner of Powerplant Ventures a growth equity fund investing in emerging consumer food, beverage, and foodservice companies leading disruptive plant-centric brands. Some of their investments include Beyond Meat, Thrive Market, and Veggie Grill. Previously, Dan co-founded Health Warrior, which was acquired by …
 
Davis Mattek and Patrick Daughtery discuss Kamala Harris' vice presidency, the possible cancellation of college football and why on Earth we even have to have an opinion about the Post Office in 2020. www.patreon.com/taekcast www.sportsgrid.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
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