Be Bolder is hosted by Lindsay Karas Stencel, venture capitalist and lawyer, who is always striving to Be Bolder. In this show she’ll share her experiences with listeners on how living your authentic life will lead to success in life and business.

Latest Episodes

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable – Feat. Ash Ainbinder – Episode 40

This week Lindsay is joined by Ash Ainbinder, the Director of Business Development for CLEAR. She shares her journey to how she said yes to A LOT of things to learn what she was truly passionate about, getting burned out by college sports, finding that competitive...

Life is a Roller Coast Feat. Danielle Blount – Episode 38

Sometimes you are along for the ride, but have to understand where and when the peaks and valleys will happen. This week Lindsay is joined again by Danielle Blount, to talk about how life is full of ups and down, and how we can continue to improve how entrepreneurs...

Tiny Gang Feat. Alex Killian – Episode 37

This week, Lindsay is joined by Danielle Blount and Alex Killian, who help make up their Tiny Gang! Alex shares with us his journey into venture capital, the good, the bag, the sexy, and the ugly sides of it. If you are hoping to get into vc, this episode gives you...

Imitated Never Duplicated – Episode 36

What does it mean to be authentic? This week Lindsay dives into why you should always be you, don't replicate others, it rarely works out. People also pick up that you're hiding your true self. There's a lot of other people in the world, so just be you, whatever that...

Let Guilt Go: Sleep, Sex, and CBD – Feat. Amanda Goetz – Episode 35

This week Lindsay is joined by Founder and CEO of House of Wise, Amanda Goetz. Amanda shares her journey to living BOLDLY and about her latest, venture, House of Wise. We'll be breaking down some stigmas around life, partnerships, and CBD. Be sure to have your...

If You Can’t Track It, You Can’t Change It – Episode 34

This week we are digging in a bit more in physical wellness and on using devices to better help track and make healthier changes in our life. If you don't have the data to help you make good decisions, we may lean too far in and overdo and then when needed, you'll...

Whoop There It Is Ft. Dr. Alex Hajduczok – Episode 33

What happens when you combine science and data to better optimize recovery results? Well, you get a WHOOP. This week Lindsay and Danielle are joined by Dr. Alex Hajduczok to dig into fitness, burnout, and recovery, and how we can use wearable devices to better predict...

Not All Humans Are Trash – Episode 32

This week Lindsay shares why not all humans are trash. Sometimes the world seems like a dark place, but then someone or some thing can turn it all. She dives into the short episode this week on why we need to look for the light and good in our fellow humans. Listen Now

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay – Episode 31

It’s okay to not be okay. We say this phrase a lot, but it's important that we all believe it. This week Lindsay is joined again by Danielle Blount to dive a bit into their experiences with therapy, why it's important that people support you in your recovery, and why...

Tribe Up – Episode 30

This week Lindsay is talking about why you need your tribe, your ride or dies. These are the people who know you best, challenge you to be better, and support you are your worst. Sometimes though, as you start to accelerate and vibrate higher, you might need to change...

Our Guests

Michael Redd

Michael Redd Founder, Twenty Two Ventures Michael Redd has been building, developing and investing in tech-focused startups since he retired from the NBA in 2013. After twelve seasons as a professional basketball player, both in the NBA and the US Olympic team in...

Calvin Cooper

Calvin Cooper CEO & Co-Founder, Rhove Calvin Cooper is the co-founder and CEO of Rhove, a fintech company founded to turn every renter into an owner. Prior to founding Rhove, Calvin was a Director and Venture Partner at an early stage venture capital firm located...

Celine Krzan

Celine Krzan PR & Marketing Specialist Celine Krzan graduated from Niagara University receiving a dual degree in Theatre Performance and Political Science in 2013 and graduated from the University at Buffalo MBA Program in 2017. Currently, Celine works at Shea’s...

Elsa Isaac

Elsa Isaac Founder & Wardrobe Stylist, Elsa Isaac & Co Elsa Isaac is Founder and Wardrobe Stylist at Elsa Isaac & Co, a professional styling service to C-Suite & professional women. Prior to transitioning to styling C-Suite women, entrepreneurs, and...

Ash Ainbinder

Ash Ainbinder Long island native, played DI softball at Hofstra. Went to U. South Florida for grad school where I completed my MBA + MS in sport & entertainment management. While in grad school, I worked for WME/IMG as a corporate partnership specialist for USF...

Amanda Goetz

Amanda Goetz Amanda Goetz is the founder & CEO of House of Wise, the luxury CBD brand empowering women to give more purposeful intention of their routines so they can take control of their lives.After realizing the potential of CBD in her own life, Amanda made it...

Alex Killian

Alex Killian Alex Killian currently serves as a Corporate Development Associate for Founders Holding Co. where he manages deal flow and investments into niche software companies and hard asset operating businesses in the transportation and logistics space. Previously,...

Madeline McIntyre

Madeline McIntyre Madeline McIntyre comes to TwentyTwo after a long sting with the Ohio State Athletics Department. There, she played for the Ohio State softball team from 2011-16 as a three time captain, earned a bachelor’s, master’s and MBA, and began he career as a...

Danielle Blount

Danielle Blount Chief of Staff, Lindsay Karas Stencel Danielle has been working with startups and entrepreneurs for over five years, helping to connect them to the resources and people they need to be successful. That’s where she met Lindsay Karas Stencel, and in 2020...

Dr. Alex Hajduczok

Dr. Alex Hajduczok Dr. Alex Hajduczok is a third-year internal medicine resident physician at Penn State Hershey in Pennsylvania. He will be joining the cardiology fellowship program at Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia in July 2021, and is pursuing an academic career...