Minter Dialogue with Alex Tonellialex tonelli

Alex Tonelli is a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, having been among other ventures, co-founder of Funding Circle USA, the immensely successful peer to peer lending network. He’s now founder and CEO of Vocate, an online career centre, that looks to help college kids get jobs, filling a void in most universities. Alex is a man on a mission, with a strong passion and defined purpose. In this podcast we discuss the challenges of building a purpose-led business, how to raise money effectively and some insights in marketing.

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.”
-Ernest Shackleton advertisement for his Endurance expedition

Below, you’ll find the show notes and, of course, you are invited to comment. If you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to iTunes to rate the podcast.

To connect with Alex Tonelli & Vocate:

  • Alex Tonelli on Linkedin
  • Check out the Vocate Blog (UPDATE APRIL 2019: NOW CLOSED DOWN!)


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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “Finger Paint,” written and performed by Josh Saxe, produced by Chase Geiser. Here’s a link on iTunes. I invite you to take a spin on Pierre’s podcast or listen to more of Josh’s music!

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