50. “The Pitch,” “Babyscripts (S02 Ep01)”
What “The Pitch” has been able to do, before and after becoming part of Gimlet Media, is bring a frank, unvarnished approach to the complex details of the startup world. Not completely loaded down by industry jargon, Josh Muccio still lets these heavy investment conversations exist as they do in conference rooms the world over. What this first official Gimlet episode does is show that sometimes spur-of-the-moment success and the initial appeal of an idea don’t necessarily equate to a winning business model. “The Pitch” is more than a reality show set up — it’s a fundamental look at a series of blink-and-it’s-gone opportunities.
Listen to the full episode here.