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May 20, 2021

$300 Million In Acquisitions Without a Product with Chemistry Holdings & Made By Science’s Josh Held

One scientific breakthrough, two companies, zero products, and $300 Million. It all began at a party where Rob’s father-in-law cut a rug like he never had before. The reason: chewable vodka he’d been given by the host. Fascinated, Rob invested in Josh and two companies anchored by the same microencapsulation IP. They attacked multiple product verticals, but before the amazing brands they created could launch, both companies were acquired for nearly $300 million. With game-changing IP, sometimes making a product isn’t always the best move.

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IS A TRUE DO-OR-DIER WIZARD WHOSE MAGIC WILL CHANGE THE WORLD.

Josh Held is a visionary innovator that is leading the wellness industry in a new age of possibilities. Having successfully launched and exited his companies, Chemistry Holdings and Made by Science, Josh has set out to change the standards of molecule delivery.

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Another group of hungry, relentless entrepreneurs proved their merit by submitting detailed pitch videos with their experience and ideas for the chance to Build With Rob. While they may not be exact fits for the Dyrdek Machine’s hyper-specific criteria (see: EP01 Welcome to the Machine) for creating a company, Rob still believes all of these founders have what it takes to be successful and wants to lend his unique point-of-view to help them keep pushing forward to achieve their dreams.