Feb 13, 2021 • 26M

Sara Mauskopf (Co-founder & CEO of Winnie)

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Hey everyone 👋,

Psyched to bring you our newest podcast episode with Sara Mauskopf of Winnie. I hope you enjoy the episode.

— Michael

Sara Mauskopf (@sm) is co-founder & CEO of Winnie, the leading marketplace for child care. To date, Winnie has raised over $15M from investors including Rethink Impact, Reach Capital, Afore Capital, Homebrew, and Ludlow Ventures, among others.

Prior to founding Winnie, Sara was Director of Product at Postmates. Before that, she spent a number of years at Google, YouTube, and Twitter.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  1. What Winnie is and the company’s mission.

  2. How Winnie approaches content moderation on its platform.

  3. PM v. CEO.

  4. Hiring great talent.

  5. Advice for aspiring female founders and why female founders often have more sustainable businesses.

  6. Joining a big company v. a small company.

  7. The importance of relationships.

  8. Advice for aspiring founders

If you want to learn more about Winnie, head over to https://winnie.com/ and follow their journey on Twitter @winnie. Likewise, you can find Sara on Twitter @sm.

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That’s all from me. I hope you enjoy the episode!

— Michael (@mspiro3)