May 26, 2020
*Note* This episode was
recorded in February 2020
On Episode 39 , Kevin McArdle, owner of SureSwift Capital, and Jac Stark, community manager for tech.mn, welcome Eric Martell, Co-founder of Pear Commerce to talk about raising funds and rotten pears.
We kick off the conversation with our favorite topic: Food. Eric talks about starting a food delivery company during college and about what eventually lured him to the Twin Cities. He tells us about his transition into the role of general manager for gener8tor. We discuss the difference between raising a fund for a company and a fund and Eric tells us about his new endeavor, Pear Commerce.
Thank you to Arthur Ventures for sponsoring this episode of The tech.mn Podcast. Arthur Ventures invests in B2B software founders beyond Silicon Valley and takes a partner approach to venture capital. They support tech entrepreneurship in Minnesota. You can learn more about them at their website and hear about their latest raise here.