This episode rocks, because it combines 3 of the hottest themes in the venture world:
Fintech + Outdoor power sports + Talent
Adam Redlich is VP Talent Acquisition of Octane, the specialty fintech company that makes your ‘passion purchases’ seamless. They’ve started with the $21B powersports equipment industry (motorcycles & ATV’s for example)
Instead of processing a loan in days or weeks, their team of 400 people do it nearly instantaneously.
Clearly they’re onto something big…
Octane has raised over $190M in venture capital from IA Ventures, Valar Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Upper90, Parkwood, Progressive Insurance, Alive Capital Partners, Third Prime, Citi Ventures, Dreamt Ventures
Prior, Adam was an early key member of Google’s talent team during the company’s largest period of growth (1K to 40K employees)
And he led People Operations at some of the hottest early-stage companies including Elysium Health & Zest Finance.
In this 20-minute conversation, Adam reveals the 3 things you must do to put a Rockstar in every seat of your company