May 20, 2020

Meghan Klingenberg — World Cup Winner on Speaking Truth to Power & Re-imagining the "Lifestyle" Brand

Meghan Klingenberg — World Cup Winner on Speaking Truth to Power & Re-imagining the "Lifestyle" Brand

FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Meghan Klingenberg joins The Game Plan to share her experience as a key member of the electric 2015 US Women's National Team, and how bonds made on the pitch led to the founding of an apparel and lifestyle brand built to challenge the status quo.

FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Meghan Klingenberg joins The Game Plan to share her experience as a key member of the electric 2015 US Women's National Team, and how bonds made on the pitch led to the founding of an apparel and lifestyle brand built to challenge the status quo.

On this episode, "Kling" shares the founding story of re-inc alongside her USWNT teammates Christen Press, Tobin Heath, & Megan Rapinoe. Listeners will enjoy hearing Meghan's unvarnished perspective on the challenges she faced when starting the company, including everything from supply chain management to navigating a fundraising process that ended in a term sheet from a storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins.

Listeners won't want to miss hearing Meghan's contagious personality and nothing-but-real perspective. We also explore her role as an investor and ambassador for startups. An interest she picked up early in her childhood growing up near Pittsburgh.

Make sure to follow Meghan on both Twitter and Instagram to keep up on all her moves off the pitch. You can also check out her company, re-inc, and order products at https://re-website.com/.

Follow co-hosts Jay Kapoor (@JayKapoorNYC) and Tim Katt (@Tim_Katt) for all things sports, media, tech, and venture capital.

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