Episode: Episode 4: Jesse Horwitz, Hubble Contacts


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Episode 4: Jesse Horwitz, Hubble Contacts
In this episode you’ll hear about: -How Hubble got its name from the Hubble Space Telescope, which actually needed a contact lens to correct its vision. -Jesse’s experiences starting a movie club and a mentoring group that showed him he could build something from nothing. -How his experience investing at Bridgewater gave him and his co-founder Ben a network of advisors. -The decision to be Co-CEO’s versus pursuing a more traditional organizational structure, and why titles don’t really matter. -Why a healthy dose of individual pessimism can actually foster collaborative optimism in a startup. In typical form, we’ll end with a few fun questions about companies Jesse admires and who he most would want to interview given the chance.

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