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#117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset

October 02, 2023 Christian Soschner, Jon Chee Season 4 Episode 44
#117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset
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#117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset
Oct 02, 2023 Season 4 Episode 44
Christian Soschner, Jon Chee

🎯 Challenging the Biotech Status Quo with Jon Chee of Excedr!
Dive into a transformative conversation with Jon Chee, the CEO and Co-founder of Excedr, as he shares his journey from the wet labs of UC Berkeley to revolutionizing the way life science startups access mission-critical equipment.

🚀 Main Points:
1️⃣ The Excedr Mission: Discover how Excedr is bridging the gap between life sciences and financial services, offering founder-friendly equipment leases to accelerate high-impact research.
2️⃣ The Power of Leasing: Uncover the benefits of leasing over purchasing, from improved cash flow to accelerated research timelines.
3️⃣ The Vision for the Future: Jon's long-term vision for Excedr and how it aims to improve health outcomes globally.

👤About Jon Chee:
With over a decade in the life sciences industry, Jon Chee co-founded Excedr to alleviate the financial burdens faced by early-stage life science companies. His academic background in Molecular Toxicology from UC Berkeley and his passion for entrepreneurship drive his mission to support groundbreaking research.

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🗣️ Top Quotes from Jon Chee:
(00:12:45) "Entrepreneurship started when I wanted to alleviate obstacles impeding our lab's ability to research."
(00:28:41) "I enjoy challenging the status quo and constantly asking, 'Why?'"
(00:56:34) "Having a mission you truly believe in makes facing rejection worthwhile."
(01:09:03) "Finding win-win situations is more than just business; it's about living a life worth remembering."
(01:45:58) "Over time, challenges net out and head in the right direction. As long as our North Star is clear, we'll be just fine."

⏰ Timestamps:
(00:02:26) The Art of Starting a Podcast: Joe Rogan and Lex Fridman
(00:06:31) Conversations Over Drinks: The Essence of Podcasting
(00:13:13) From Gaming to Entrepreneurship: A Journey of Building
(00:15:35) The Art of Game Theory in Poker
(00:16:28) Disrupting Predictable Strategies
(00:19:39) Poker's Parallels to Business and Investing
(00:28:41) Challenging the Status Quo: The Power of Asking Why
(00:29:56) Growing the Pie: Value for All Stakeholders
(00:38:22) Expanding Horizons: Serving the US Research Community
(00:42:03)

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🎯 Challenging the Biotech Status Quo with Jon Chee of Excedr!
Dive into a transformative conversation with Jon Chee, the CEO and Co-founder of Excedr, as he shares his journey from the wet labs of UC Berkeley to revolutionizing the way life science startups access mission-critical equipment.

🚀 Main Points:
1️⃣ The Excedr Mission: Discover how Excedr is bridging the gap between life sciences and financial services, offering founder-friendly equipment leases to accelerate high-impact research.
2️⃣ The Power of Leasing: Uncover the benefits of leasing over purchasing, from improved cash flow to accelerated research timelines.
3️⃣ The Vision for the Future: Jon's long-term vision for Excedr and how it aims to improve health outcomes globally.

👤About Jon Chee:
With over a decade in the life sciences industry, Jon Chee co-founded Excedr to alleviate the financial burdens faced by early-stage life science companies. His academic background in Molecular Toxicology from UC Berkeley and his passion for entrepreneurship drive his mission to support groundbreaking research.

💡 LINKS TO MORE CONTENT
Host:
Speaker

🗣️ Top Quotes from Jon Chee:
(00:12:45) "Entrepreneurship started when I wanted to alleviate obstacles impeding our lab's ability to research."
(00:28:41) "I enjoy challenging the status quo and constantly asking, 'Why?'"
(00:56:34) "Having a mission you truly believe in makes facing rejection worthwhile."
(01:09:03) "Finding win-win situations is more than just business; it's about living a life worth remembering."
(01:45:58) "Over time, challenges net out and head in the right direction. As long as our North Star is clear, we'll be just fine."

⏰ Timestamps:
(00:02:26) The Art of Starting a Podcast: Joe Rogan and Lex Fridman
(00:06:31) Conversations Over Drinks: The Essence of Podcasting
(00:13:13) From Gaming to Entrepreneurship: A Journey of Building
(00:15:35) The Art of Game Theory in Poker
(00:16:28) Disrupting Predictable Strategies
(00:19:39) Poker's Parallels to Business and Investing
(00:28:41) Challenging the Status Quo: The Power of Asking Why
(00:29:56) Growing the Pie: Value for All Stakeholders
(00:38:22) Expanding Horizons: Serving the US Research Community
(00:42:03)

How to Start a Podcast Guide: The Complete Guide
Learn how to plan, record, and launch your podcast with this illustrated guide.
Coaching Conversations in 2024

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(Cont.) #117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset
(Cont.) #117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset
(Cont.) #117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset