Episode 131: Bradley Davis, Co-Founder and CEO of Podchaser, talks about launching a start up, fundraising, and his evolving views on money. Guest Biography Podchaser is a Venture Capital-backed podcast database company founded in 2016 and led by CEO Bradley Davis. Sometimes called "the IMDb of podcasting," the company is currently focused on three core initiatives: advanced search and discovery, industry-wide data standardization, and data-driven marketplaces for connection. Features include ratings and reviews, shareable lists, detailed tagging, and more than 4 million creator and guest credits. Leveraging its unique database of credits, Podchaser recently announced its Podchaser Connect service that will pair compelling guests -- brand representatives, university professors, authors, domain experts, and more — with podcasts to unlock the tremendous influence of the intimate medium and grow podcast audiences. In this episode, you'll learn: How Podchaser started as a side-hustle with a Reddit post. Fundraising from scratch and how Podchaser recently closed on a $1.65 million seed round. Why Bradley is excited to be heading Podchaser and how fundraising is changing his views on money. Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/131 Find more from our guest: Twitter LinkedIn Mentioned in this episode: Podchaser.com Twitter Podchaser raises $1.65M in round with prominent Louisville investors Rocketreach Write a review for Inspired Money at Podchaser.com Runnymede Money Tip of the Week The Rule of 72 Thanks for Listening! To share your thoughts: Leave a note in the comment section below. Share this show on Twitter or Facebook. Join us at the Inspired Money Makers groups at facebook and LinkedIn To help out the show: Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read each one. Email me your address, and I'll mail you an autographed copy of Kimo West and Ken Emerson's CD, Slackers in Paradise. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts. Special thanks to Jim Kimo West for the music.