Thejo Kote of Automatic

Startup Exits Podcast with Thejo Kote, founder of Automatic. The $115 million sale to Sirius XM: how Thejo started, ran and sold Automatic
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Thejo Kote,

founder of Automatic – Startup Exits Podcast – StartupSoft

Startup Exits Podcast with Thejo Kote, founder of Automatic. The $115 million sale to Sirius XM: how Thejo started, ran and sold Automatic

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We chat with Thejo about:

  • How a school project turned into a successful startup
  • Getting into and life after Y Combinator
  • Failing to raise at YC demo day
  • How raising from top tier VCs can lead to negative signaling
  • Pivoting from software to hardware, B2B to B2C

Thejo Kote is now working on giving companies more financial control via his new company Airbase.

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This podcast is brought to you by Andrew Vasylyk, a host of Startup Exits Podcast and a founder of StartupSoft, your reliable partner in hiring, managing & retaining remote employees. Andrew is passionate about startups, technology, and Ukraine.

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