Capital Success Podcast

Jason Woods

June 30, 2019 Season 2 Episode 26
Capital Success Podcast
Jason Woods
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Capital Success Podcast
Jason Woods
Jun 30, 2019 Season 2 Episode 26
Lawrence Faulkner
Kymera Body Board
Show Notes

Growing up in the Napa area, Jason Woods always had a knack for putting things together and taking them apart. For his senior project in high school Jason successfully entered and competed in the original "BattleBots" on Comedy Central where contestants needed to engineer and build robots from scratch. He later invented the Kymera Body Board where he his the CEO today.

In this episode we discuss his experience participating in BattleBots (4:00), why he decided to skip college (7:00), the first Kymera prototype (18:00), Kymera Body Board being voted invention of the year in Popular Science Magazine (19:30), his first "failed" appearance on Shark Tank (21:00), succeeding on Shark Tank the second time around (36:00), and the challenges with a seasonal product (41:30). 




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