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Episode 41: How to go from prototype to proof of concept with Team VKTRY Vice President, Matt Kramer

Team VKTRY executive shares how VK sports insoles increase explosiveness by 9.3%

Matt Kramer, engineer turned entrepreneur took his carbon fiber knowledge from helicopter design to insoles and helped outfit over 150 NCAA & Pro teams in an energy-returning insole. Proven to make you run faster (+9.3%), jump higher (1.6”) and protect from injury, Team VKTRY insoles are changing the sports world. 

MATT SHARES

  • The grind of launching a startup
  • Why he left a secure job to help launch VKTRY insoles
  • Why he thinks being at a recently funded startup is the best place to be
  • How VKTRY insoles helps athletes run faster and jump higher 
  • The biggest difference between being an employee and an owner
  • How he secured a meeting with the New England Patriots without an appointment
  • Sales best practices
  • What sets VKTRY insoles apart from others in the industry
  • How he established relationships with athletes, agents, and manufacturers
  • His definition of entrepreneurship- “Problem Solving”
  • The number one app he uses to manage VKTRY

THEY SAID IT BEST

“I worked in my parents attic for about a year and a half, everyday, after work.

“Anything slightly relating  to math or science I have to have an answer on.

“I love disruptive technology.

 

CONNECT TEAM VKTRY

Website-  vktrygear.com 
Instagram- @teamvktry
Twitter- @teamvktry
Facebook- Team VKTRY

RESOURCES MENTIONED

Lauren Valentine of Sandler Sales
Lafayette College
Hootsuite
How I built This with Guy Raz

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