Arlan and Backstage are the subject of Season 7 of Gimlet Media’s podcast StartUp. Fair warning: there will be spoilers for the episode discussed, so go listen to the episode before listening to the reaction! We’ll be recording our reactions to each StartUp episode as they’re released so you can get our take on what really happened and how we felt about it.
In this reaction to StartUp Season 7 Episode 5, penultimate in the series, things brighten up a bit. Learn more about Mrs. Simms, what Arlan would do if she were producing StartUp, as well as super geeky VC stuff like returns sustaining impact, angel vs institutional investors, and different types of institutional funds. Oh, and do stick around for a musical finale you will not want to miss…or maybe after you’ve heard it you’ll wish you had missed it, but that’s for you to decide.