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featuring Lloyed Lobo, founder of Boast.ai

Happy Friday, founders and friends.

Thanks for joining us for another edition of the weekly bloom. We dropped a new podcast episode overnight, and you’re getting the first listen!


the full bloom🎙

Lloyed Lobo joins Bart Macdonald, Managing Partner of Bloom, on this episode of the full bloom to talk about his experience scaling software companies, and building communities in the tech sector. Lloyed Lobo shares the lessons he's learned as a software engineer, operator and multi-company founder.

Lloyed is the co-founder and president of Boast.ai, which automates access to billions in R&D tax credits and innovation incentives so companies can fuel their growth while preserving equity.

Lloyed also co-chairs Traction, a community of over 90k+ founders and tech professionals from companies like Shopify, Twilio, Slack, LinkedIn, GitHub, Cloudflare, and many more to share learnings on building, growing, and scaling startups via weekly webinars, regular meetups, and an annual conference.

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