Episode 111

Jumping on Trends with Brett Martin

This week on The Exit: Brett Martin is changing the world of virtual office space and events but he wasn’t always so focused on solving real problems. His first big venture involved building a proximity based social media app. The hype before launch was huge, but when users got their hands on the app they weren’t impressed. The business lost a lot of money fast, and Brett was forced into an exit. Listen to learn what he’s learnt and why he jumps on trends when the opportunity comes along.

Company Bio: Kumospace enables remote and hybrid teams to work together in a virtual office and allows them the ability to meet for all-hands, brainstorm on whiteboards, and work side-by-side. Charge Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New York that invests with passionate founders that are building world-class products and services addressing the problems of the future.

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/brettlucasmartin/

Website – https://charge.vc/

Website – https://www.kumospace.com/

 

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