Urologist David Canes, MD joins Side Ventures to tell us all about the company he’s growing “on the side”.

We cover:

  • the company he founded, WellPrept
  • buying different underwear brands – a tip
  • niching down in the beginning
  • building a product that people love
  • hiring agencies for coding apps
  • building a team
  • the “best thing” about the Friends & Family round
  • getting foot traffic through a small conference booth
  • explaining your value proposition without having to show users
  • generating revenue on its own versus raising another round
  • giving yourself permission to become an entrepreneur, despite not feeling like you can



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Shoutouts & Links from this Episode:

WellPrept, Dr. Canes’ company.

The article To MBA or Not to MBA (as an MD), by Manpreet Samra.

The Private Practice 101: Starting Your Own conference


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