Welcome to episode 267 of the Startup Junkie's Podcast!
Caleb Talley and Jeff Amerine are joined by TJ Sangam, CEO and co-founder of SupplyPike. This company seeks to help suppliers focus on growing their business while they do the other work of building and informing collaborative products through machine learning and artificial intelligence. From topics circling the disruptions within supply-chain in 2020, to the wild wild west of NFT’s and cryptocurrency, to a future of deep fake and AI, buckle up and get ready for this episode!
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(1:22) Introducing SupplyPike
(3:13) Entrepreneur Journey of TJ Sangam
(5:20) SupplyPike’s Response to Disruptions in Global Supply Chain
(8:44) Surprising Data in 2020-2021
(9:27) Supply Community
(11:20) Anticipated Supply Acquisitions in the Future
(13:36) A Dip into Cryptoworld & AI
(22:40) What’s Next for SupplyPike?
(26:50) New Product Launch: Data Lab
(41:17) Advice To Younger Self
(43:32) Wrap Up
“A lot of times suppliers don't even know that they're hemorrhaging tons of money So we help identify that.”
(2:28) - TJ Sangam
“[Small CPG’s] expertise is in making the product, not necessarily supplying them.”
(6:19) - TJ Sangam
“We want to use this data to model supply chain behavior.”
(23:42) - TJ Sangam
"We want to automate replenishment, which is the bulk of what happens in supply-chain."
(24:36) - TJ Sangam