Pete Flint from NFX on network effects, VC as a platform, and how they think about fund siz…Listen now (38 min) | Follow me @samirkaji for my ongoing thoughts on the private fund markets. Over the last decade, we’ve seen a surge of VC firms fo…
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Jamie Rhode of Family Office Verdis Investment Management on using decision science to driv…Listen now (42 min) | Limited partners come in a few different varieties, one of the largest, but also most opaque groups is that of the Family Offices…
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Paul Martino from Bullpen Capital on being an early pioneer in post-seed, conviction to bac…Listen now (34 min) | Contrarian based investing requires extreme conviction, and the ability to consistently invest in founders and businesses that do…
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Ashmeet Sidana on moving from a partnership with Foundation Capital to being a Solo GP, inv…Listen now (41 min) | On this week’s show, we are joined by Ashmeet Sidana, founder and chief engineer at Engineering Capital, a seed stage firm with $…
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Katie Jacobs Stanton on moving from angel investing to starting Moxxie, experiences with LP…Listen now (35 min) | Non-traditional paths into venture have been a common theme among many emerging managers, and our guest this week, Katie Jacobs S…
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Daniel Leff of Waverley Capital on media tech, how he's crafted a successful VC career by b…Listen now (43 min) | In venture, many people speak about being contrarian, but very few investors truly are comfortable with consistently thinking out…
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Brian Garrett of Crosscut Ventures on building a regionally based seed firm outside of SV, …Listen now (41 min) | Today, we’re seeing major startup hubs emerge across the US (and globally). Up until fairly recently, LA was not considered a maj…
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Follow me @samirkaji for my thoughts on the venture market, with a focus on the continued growth with the emerging manager landscape. A few weeks ago, …
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Kelsey Chase of Aumni on using data to become institutional quicker, and what LPs now expec…Listen now (21 min) | The use of data is playing a bigger and bigger role in our everyday lives. Venture is no exception, but most of data use in VC is…
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Clara Brenner of Urban Innovation Fund - Venture Unlocked 026Listen now (36 min) | Working with special interest strategic LP's, building companies that face regulatory hurdles, and LPAC's.
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Lindsay Lee of Authentic Ventures on operationalizing networks & creating an edge through d…Listen now (39 min) | Our guest today is Lindsay Lee, managing member of Authentic Ventures. Lindsay has over 20 years of investing experience in techn…
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Listen to Ryan Hoover of Weekend Fund on collaborative based investing, building founder NP…Listen now | The transition from founder to VC can sometimes be complicated, but Ryan Hoover, founder of Weekend Fund and Product Hunt, makes it look e…
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